Spotlight: RAJAN SHARMA

RAJAN SHARMA

RAJAN SHARMA by Nathan Amzi
Photo: Nathan Amzi
SPOTLIGHT
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Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:25 - 38 years
Appearance:Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Serious
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Writer-performer of THE MARINER'S SONG; Theatre Weekly Award Winner [Perth Theatre Trust, FringeWorld 2020]; 10-Must-See Spoken Word Shows [EFC, EdFringe 2019]; Three-to-See Poetic Shows [ThreeWeeks, EdFringe 2019]. Reviews: "flows with a rhythm true to its ancient predecessors...delivery runs seamless and confident for the entire 50 minutes" [EFR, EdFringe 2018]; "...it’s no easy task for one man and his words to captivate an entire audience’s attention, yet Rajan Sharma does so beautifully in this spoken word piece..." [ThreeWeeks, EdFringe 2018].

Stage Film Rehearsed Reading Short Film Further Credits
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Stage
2020, Stage, Writer/Performer, The Mariner's Song, KinkyFish/VAULT Festival 2020
2020, Stage, Writer/Performer, The Mariner's Song, KinkyFish/FringeWorld 2020 (Perth, AU)
2019, Stage, Writer/Performer, The Mariner's Song, KinkyFish/2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2019, Stage, Writer/Performer, The Mariner's Song, KinkyFish/2019 Reading Fringe Festival
2018, Stage, Writer & Performer, The Mariner's Song, KinkyFish/2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Matt Beresford
2017, Stage, Writer/Performer, The Mariner's Song: ORIGINS, 2017 Five Minute Festival/Stockwell Playhouse
2016, Stage, Alan, Consequences, KinkyFish/The Space/Isle of Dogs, Jaymes Aaron
2016, Stage, Prisoner (2015/2016), The Book, KinkyFish, Jaymes Aaron
2014, Stage, Adam, Spoofing For Gordon, KinkyFish / 2014 Camden Fringe Festival, Rajan Sharma
2013, Stage, Clarence/Rivers/Catesby, Richard III, Windsor Globe, Bart Lee, Rajan Sharma
2013, Stage, Danny, Consequences, KinkyFish/2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Rhys Wilson
2012, Stage, Benvolio, Romeo and Juliet, Artemis/Windsor Globe, Bart Lee
2011, Stage, Narrator, Too Busy To Think Of A Title, KinkyFish, Larissa Moran
2011, Stage, Benvolio, Romeo and Juliet, Fast & Loose, Bart Lee
2010, Stage, The Tartar [The Muslim], The Lower Depths, Cogs Theatre, Matt Beresford
2010, Stage, Officer/Lawyer/Ensemble, A Dream Play, KinkyFish/2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Gregory Lecointe
2009, Stage, Sal, Awk-Word, MSFT, Chryssanthi Kouri
Film
2018, Feature Film, Shiva Kumar, RideBy, Ockham Film Production Ltd, Ian Dray
2014, Feature Film, Asif, Hackney's Finest [UK] / London's Finest [US], Rickety Shack Films, Chris Bouchard
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Prithiraj 'Pritz' Dullay, Salt Water Runs In My Veins, Tribal Soul/Decolonial Salon/Arcola, Patrice Naiambana
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Chandra, Vijaya, Srabani Sen, Cat Clancy
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Kadeem (Buyer)/Joe (Housing Benefit Recipient), Subject To Contract, TAORA Productions, Jennifer Tang
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Maxim, Indira's Daughters, Oxford Shakespeare Company, Ron Song Destro
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Hugo/Orestes/Fred, An Evening with Sartre, Mesmerise Me/Brighton Festival Fringe 2011, Gregory Lecointe
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Andil, English Psycho, C.A.F. Productions, Dominic Hughes
Short Film
2013, Short Film, Jaggy, Fugee, Sand Pebble Films, Satnam Bhogal
2012, Short Film, Mark, Entropy, ARCA Film Collective, Abi Stevens
2011, Short Film, David, After It Fell, Change Films/SciFi London 48hr Film Challenge, Louisa Fielden
2010, Short Film, Hockney, The Usual Suspects, Film QM, William Preisner
2010, Short Film, Hassan, Behind the Yellow Line, University of Westminster, Milad Latoof
2009, Short Film, Ray, Some Voices, Arts Educational Schools London, Damien Goodwin
Further Credits
2021, Recording, Jai, PEN (monologue for Hear Me Now podcast), Hear Me Now + Tamasha, Adrian Tang [Dir] ; Dannielle Sadiq [Writer]
2019, Educational, Nana Sahib, In India's Image - The Maharajah's Well, Arts Asia, Sati Sohal
2014, Still Photography, Supermarket consumer, Forest Stewardship Council campaign, Futerra Sustainability Communications, Rachel Jones (Ceative Producer)
2012, Mobile Phone, Mohammed, Making Sparks, App Media, Jack Delaney
2010, Television, Cashier, Derren Brown - Hero at 30,000 Feet, Objective Productions (for Channel 4), Nick Martin, Simon Dinsell
2010, Corporate, Karim, Making it Count, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Mike Martin

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Indian, Irish-Southern, London*, Middle Eastern, RP, Scottish-Standard
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing, Choreography, Contemporary Dance, Flamenco, Jazz Dancing, Latin American, Tango
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Green Screen, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Spoken Word, Story Telling
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Sailing
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Business Management (BA hons), Devising, Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), IT Literate, Military Training/Experience, Narration, Theatrical Gun Handling training, Writer

Training:

So & So Arts Club, "Auditioning & Acting for Screen Workshop" with Laurence Moody (Dir) and Caroline Goodall (Act), 2015

Bold Over Theatre, Workshop - Shakespeare's Macbeth, 2015

Bold Over Theatre / Shark Legs Theatre, Puppetry for Beginners, 2015

Tamasha Developing Artists, Actors' Masterclass with director Kristine Landon-Smith, 2015

Tamasha Developing Artists, Actors' Masterclass with director Iqbal Khan, 2014

Arts Ed London School of Acting, MA Acting, 1 year, 2008 - 2009