ZARA BANKS by Ruth Crafer
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74 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LP
Phone: 01708 732350
Mobile: 07790 466206
Location:London, London
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Playing Age:36 - 44 years
Appearance:White, Eastern European, Middle Eastern
Nationality:British, Armenian, Lebanese
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Smooth
Voice Character:Sympathetic


Review of Candida from British Theatre Guide: " Zara Banks as devoted secretary Miss Garnett is both pert and very funny as a “beer teetotaller not a champagne teetotaller” who’s been knocking back the bubbly."

Short Film Film Commercial Film school Stage Further Credits
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Suzanne, We Must Smile, RDC Productions, Raghav Mukerji
2016, Short Film, Catherine, We Are All Artists, Woolf Bros, James Woolf
2016, Short Film, Jen, Devil's Dance, Flyaway Films, Bryan Oliver
2015, Short Film, Clara, Death of the Author, Federica Pacifico, Federica Pacifico
2015, Short Film, Dominatrix, Two of a Kind, Roki Pictures, Roki Verbosek
2015, Short Film, Mother, Gabriel, Stumpp Pictures, Kyle Stumpp
2015, Short Film, Janet, Francis, Golden Ratio Productions, Sandra Mitrovic
2014, Short Film, Hannah, Jarvis, The Gargoyle Club, Patrick Jones
2014, Short Film, Ama (lead), Onye Ama, Deeyou Films, Dera Ugwuegbu
2014, Short Film, Natalie, Loose Ends, Granite House, Rory Campbell
2014, Short Film, Mum, Violet, Fallen Pear, Charlotte Rose Waters
2011, Short Film, Mother, Fur Isn't Innocent, Cat and Bear Pictures, Samuel De Ceccatty
2016, Feature Film, Eva, Born to Run, Reaper Studios, Brendon Fleming
2015, Feature Film, Natasha, Lovesick, Reaper Studios, Brendon Fleming
2015, Feature Film, Receptionist, Forever Tomorrow, Riding High, Benjamin Rider
2015, Commercial, Interviewer, Shop A Lidl Smarter - Cola Bottles, Moxie Pictures, Keith McCarthy
2016, Commercial, Hostess, Macmillan Cancer support Coffee Morning, Jack Films, Lawrence Page
Film school
2017, Film school, Consuela Jones, My Father Esteban, LAFFilms, Gary Renalds
2017, Film school, Mrs Black, Hacked Off!, KittWoolfie Films, Ian Kirkup
2015, Film school, Rachel, Incomplete, Regent University, Monika Wilczynka
2015, Film school, Rophelia, Rophelia, LCC, Simona Venckauskaite
2014, Film school, Joan, Other Line, Free Your Style, Lauren Gillespie
2013, Film school, Erica, Dans Leurs Yeux, Less Is Poor, Daria Lazo
2017, Stage, Natalia, The Proposal - Chekhov, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2016, Stage, Lady Capulet, Romeo & Juliet, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2016, Stage, Gertrude, Hamlet, The Malachites, Benjamin Blyth
2016, Stage, Margaret Beaufort, Good King Richard, Golden Age Theatre Co, Courtney Larkin
2015, Stage, Maria, Twelfth Night, The Malachites, Benjamin Blyth
2015, Stage, Miss Proserpine Garnett, Candida, Logos Theatre Company, Bryan Hands
2014, Stage, Margaret, Richard 3rd, Little Goblin, Victor Sobchak
2014, Stage, Rose, Porn Virgins, Camden Fringe, Charlotte Drayzic
2014, Stage, Mira, The Tree, Cordial Productions, Stuart Clarke
2013, Stage, Rimsky, Master and Margarita, Theatre Collection, Victor Sobchak
2013, Stage, Annie/Gabriele, Anatol, AIS, Chris Obi Ogugua
2012, Stage, Mme Merteuil, Les Liaisons Dangereous, Actor In Session, Chris Obi Ogugua
2012, Stage, Counsellor/Woman, San Diego, Actor In Session, Louise Bush
2017, Stage, Professor/ Mother, The Test, Golden Age Theatre Co, Ian Dixon Potter
1999, Stage, Prostitute, La Ronde, 2 Way Mirror, Bryan Hands
1998, Stage, Lady Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, 2 Way Mirror, Ricardo Pinto
1998, Stage, La Poncia, House of Bernarda Alba, 2 Way Mirror, Ricardo Pinto
Further Credits
2017, Television, Veronica, Support, Peace Roki Entertainment, Sacha Lewis


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard*, French, Heightened RP, Irish RP, Italian, Latin American, Liverpool, RP, Spanish, Welsh-Standard
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Argentine Tango, Bachata, Ballroom Dancing, Cha Cha, Merengue, Mezzo-Soprano, Salsa Dancing*


Arts Ed, 3 Years Diploma in Acting,

3 Years Meisner Technique, Actors Gateway