TAREK MERCHANT

TAREK MERCHANT by Ori Jones
Photo: Ori Jones
MICHELLE BRAIDMAN ASSOCIATES LTD
2 Futura House, 169 Grange Road, London SE1 3BN
Phone: 020-7237 3523
E-mail: info@braidman.com
WWW: www.braidman.com
Location:London
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:10st. 9lb. (68kg)
Playing Age:31 - 40 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm
  

Credits:

Soon to be seen in 'Our Town' at the Royal Exchange Theatre, having recently performed in their production of 'Twelfth Night'. Recent work includes the critically acclaimed 'The Grinning Man' at Bristol Old Vic.

Stage Workshop Rehearsed Reading Site Specific Recording
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Stage
2017, Stage, Simon Stimson & Musical Director, Our Town, Royal Exchange Theatre, Sarah Frankcom
2017, Stage, Valentine/ Musical Director, Twelfth Night, Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Jo Davies
2017, Stage, Musical Director, Anita and Me, Birmingham Rep Theatre/ Tour, Roxana Silbert
2016, Stage, Mr Norman, Extra Yarn, Orange Tree Theatre, Imogen Bond
2016, Stage, Composer/Musical Director, Sleeping Beauty, Watermill Theatre, Bill Buckhurst
2016, Stage, Musical Director, The Grinning Man, Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris
2016, Stage, Musical Director/performer, Fairytales on Foot, Octagon Theatre, Elizabeth Newman
2016, Stage, Musical Director, A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Play For The Nation, Royal Shakespeare Company, Erica Whyman
2015, Stage, Ned & Bazzer/ MD, ANITA AND ME, Birmingham Rep/ Theatre Royal Stratford East, Roxana Silbert
2015, Stage, Man with Suitcase/Pianist, The Velveteen Rabbit, Unicorn Theatre, Purni Morell
2015, Stage, Composer & Arranger, Britain's Best Recruiting Sergeant, Unicorn Theatre, Lee Lyford
2014, Stage, Mr Jackson / MD & Arranger, Swallows and Amazons, Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris / Pieter Lawman
2014, Stage, Doctor/MD & Arranger, Love Story, Bolton Octagon Theatre, Elizabeth Newman
2014, Stage, Laertes, Sonnet Walk, Shakespeare's Globe, Jonathan Moore/Mark Rylance
2013, Stage, Avram / MD, Fiddler on the Roof, Music and Lyrics, Craig Revel-Horwood
2013, Stage, Ivan, Larisa and the Merchants, Arcola Theatre, Jacqui Honess-Martin
2012, Stage, King Dara Al-Saeed, Arabian Nights, The Watermill Theatre, Robin Bellfield
2012, Stage, Trinculo, The Tempest, The Watermill Theatre, Paul Hart
2012, Stage, The Expert, Close the Coalhouse Door, Live Theatre/Northern Stage, Sam West
2011, Stage, Fox & Stoat/MD, The Wind in the Willows, Manchester Library Theatre @ The Lowry, Chris Honer
2011, Stage, Iwain, Merlin and the Woods of Time, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Alex Clifton
2011, Stage, Dennis/Forester Lord, As You Like It, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Nikolai Foster
2010, Stage, White Pawn/Embassy Official/Assistant MD, Chess, Michael Harrison Productions, Craig Revel-Horwood, Sarah Travis (MD)
2010, Stage, Bagatelle/Dermot, The Poor Soldier, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Colin Blumenau
2010, Stage, Chaplain/Pierrot, Oh What a Lovely War, Northern Stage, Erica Whyman & Sam Kenyon
2009, Stage, Nephew, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Manchester Library Theatre Co, Chris Honer
2009, Stage, Dr Edwards, To Die A Second Time, Arcola, Teunkie Van Der Sluijs
2009, Stage, Hog-Eye/Show MD, Sunset Boulevard, Comedy Theatre, West End. ATG, Craig Revel-Horwood (4 Olivier Award Nominations)
2008, Stage, Hog-Eye/Show MD, Sunset Boulevard, The Watermill Theatre, Craig Revel-Horwood
2007, Stage, Alfonso The Boxer, Instant Epic, NIE @ BAC, Alex Byrne
2006, Stage, Actor-Musician, Latitude Scratch Performance, Thrift Theatre, Tim Godwin
Workshop
2015, Workshop, Arranger/Musical Supervisor, Gulliver's Travels, YMT, Des Kennedy (Composer: Duke Special)
2010, Workshop, Composer/MD, The Fall of the House of Usher, Watermill Theatre, Paul Hart
2013, Workshop, Londoner, Round the World in 80 Days, Runaway Entertainment, Sean Foley
Rehearsed Reading
2010, Rehearsed Reading, The Singer, A Day In Turkey, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Colin Blumenau
Site Specific
2015, Site Specific, Composer/MD/The Prince, Fairytales on Foot, Bolton Octagon Theatre, Elizabeth Newman
Recording
2016, Recording, Musical Director, A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Play for the Nation, Royal Shakespeare Company, Erica Whyman

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Irish-Southern, RP*, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Cabaret Singing, Country Dancing, Flute*, Folk Singing, Percussion, Piano*, Recorder, Saxophone, Tenor*, Violin*
Performance:Musical Comedy, Musician-Professional
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Badminton, Yoga
Other Skills:Composer, Computer Literate, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation

Training:

Rose Bruford College