ARIYA LARKER by Michael Shelford
Photo: Michael Shelford
Phone: 07495 127430
West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Playing Age:18 - 35 years
Appearance:Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Precise
Voice Quality:Velvety

About me:

Confirmed as the lead role in an upcoming feature film production titled 'Amara & Family'. Filming to begin April 2021.

Stage Corporate Commercial Film Further Credits
2020, Stage, Sarla, What We Are Made Of- Migration Matters Festival, Migration Matters Festival- Sheffield University, Wersha Bharadwa
2020, Stage, Shobha, What We Are Made Of, Sampad Arts, Sooree Pillay
2019, Stage, Body, Quietus, Lying Lips Theatre Company, Nathalie Bazan
2019, Stage, Mrs Brodie/Mrs X, The Misogyny Trails (Version 3), Shakiti Women and Womanly Words, Shirley Lloyd
2019, Stage, Mrs Brodie- Prosecutor, The Misogyny Trails, Shakiti Women, Shirley Lloyd
2017, Stage, Rumpelstiltskin/The Queen/The King, Rumpelstiltskin, University of Warwick, Joe Winston
2016, Stage, Sarah, Belonging, Work in Progress Ltd, Ruth Richardson
2015, Stage, Cadence, Letters, University of Wolverhampton, Chislaine Lewis
2020, Corporate, Charlie Darr, PPF Open Minds Zoom Delivery, Enact Solutions, Daniel McClelland
2020, Corporate, Various Roles, Leading Others- National Grid workshop, Enact Solutions, Dan McClelland
2020, Corporate, Jo, WMG THAWS PROJECT- University of Warwick film, Lightyear Films, Andy Rutter
2020, Corporate, Various Roles, Bullying and Harassment Film Scenarios, Enact Solutions, Dan McClelland
2019, Corporate, Charlie Dar, PPF New Starters training, Enact Solutions, Dan McClelland
2019, Corporate, Customer, In the moment- Scenario filming for Volkswagen e Golf, Second Sight, Guy Shayler
2019, Corporate, Aisha- Appeals Manager, ER Project -Appeals, Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd, Kevin Gale
2020, Commercial, Lead- only character, Oxbridge Social Media Advert, Grand Tour Media, Shei Ahmed & Jonathan Sarabadu
2019, Commercial, Sally, Resorts World Christmas Campaign, Starstruck Media, James Delow
2019, Film, Singer/Friend, Palindrome, Palindrome Pictures/HKZ Productions, Marcus Flemmings
Further Credits
2020, Still Photography, Eyelash model, Pure Cabelo Eyelashes, Karen Shamiso
2020, Still Photography, Model, LOVERAID AW Collection, Inese Golde, Stephanie Stiers
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Chorus - Slave Sister, Hecuba, Lying Lips Theatre Company, Nathalie Bazan
2020, Web Series, Aliya, Turf, Ahmed Zaman
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Body, Quietus, Lying Lips Theatre Company, Nathalie Bazan
2018, Television, Sarah- Student protestor, Doctors, BBC, Fi Kelly
2018, Short Film, Penny, Eva's God, University of Birmingham, Lorhren-Rose Joseph
2018, Short Film, Olivia, The interview, University of Birmingham, Bethany Davies
2018, Short Film, Lucy, Lucy's problem, Snap and Motion Birmingham, Enzo Iantosca
2018, Street Theatre, Yasmine, Women of Longbridge, Women & Theatre, Jo Gleaves, Hannah Graham


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard*, Essex, Indian, Irish RP, Midlands-West*, Northern, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Contemporary Dance, Dance (general), Guitar, Songwriter
Performance:Poetry Reading, Presenting, Public Debating, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Radio News Reader, Radio Presenting, Role Play, Scare Actor, Spoken Word, Story Telling, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Skipping Rope, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Blogger, Computer Literate, Cooking/Baking, DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Workshop Leader, Hair Model, Photographic Model, Photography, Producer (professional), Production Assistant (experienced), Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


University of Warwick, MA Drama and Theatre Education, 1 year, 2016 - 2017

Acting for Screen (6 week course), 2018

Acting for Screen (12 week course), 2018

Devising and Composition (6 week course), 2019

Screen Acting (5 week course), 2019

Accents and Phonetics (5 week course), 2020

Uta Hagen (5 weeks course), 2020