CHRIS MCLEISH by John Cooper
Photo: John Cooper
49 Greek Street, London, W1D 4EG
Phone: 020 7998 7861
Mobile: 07932 022635
Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:6'2" (187cm)
Playing Age:20 - 32 years
Actual Age:29 years
Appearance:Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Sympathetic
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Will be playing Donalbain in a Lockdown production of Macbeth with Action to the Word

Stage Musical Short Film Pantomime Educational Opera Site Specific Street Theatre Cabaret Voice Over Concert Internet
2020, Stage, John, One Good Friday, Drama Kirk, Liz Blackhall
2019, Stage, New Star, The New Star, Drama Kirk, Liz Blackhall
2019, Stage, John, People's Passion, Drama Kirk, Liz Blackman
2017, Stage, Val Burnett and Harry Nixon, Merrily We Roll Along, Our Time Theatre, Paul Murphy
2016, Stage, Rick, Irrelevant, Pandorum Theatre, Emma Harley
2016, Stage, Sebastian, The Gay Disease, Lisa Christie
2015, Stage, Undead King, Hamlet VS Zombies, Bugsy Productions, Jon Degnan
2015, Stage, Cobweb (Puck Understudy), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bard in the Botanics, Emily Reutlinger
2015, Stage, Daniel, San Diego, Drew Taylor
2014, Stage, Various, Love and Information, Gregor Duncan
2014, Stage, Various, The Street, Cumbernauld Theatre Company, Ed Robson
2014, Stage, Lasalle, Vernon God Little, Gregor Duncan
2013, Stage, Joseph K, The Trial, Richard Addison
2019, Musical, Cookie, Piramania: The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical, Sloshed Theatre, Alex Howarth
2018, Musical, John Wilkes Booth, Assassins, Green Door, Andi Denny
2018, Musical, Macduff, Brave Macbeth, Captivate Drama, Sally Lyall
2018, Musical, Wolf, Into the Woods, Pantheon, Graeme Shields
2018, Musical, Angel, Rent, Captivate Drama, Tom Mullins
2018, Musical, Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, GMT, Laura McMeechan
2017, Musical, Audrey II, Little Shop of Horrors, TBC Productions
2017, Musical, Hänschen Rilow, Spring Awakening, Glasgow Live Productions, Claire Ramsey
2016, Musical, Tom Collins, Rent, Glasgow Live Productions, Claire Iona Ramsey
2015, Musical, Paul (Ensemble), Rent, Uncompromising Artistry Productions, Nicola Murphy
2012, Musical, Hanschen Rilow, Spring Awakening, Captivate, Sally Lyall
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Robert/Martin, The Other
2019, Short Film, Adam, A Trillion Miles West of Bradford, Hamish Robertson
2019, Short Film, Jesus, Scripture Screwups, Jasmine Lauderman
2018, Short Film, Barbershop Quartet Tenor, Romance Is Dead, One More Stone Productions, Mark Wilson
2017, Short Film, David, For Half a Loaf, Briac Ragot
2017, Short Film, Spirit, Local Council Ghostbusters, Robbie Duncan
2016, Short Film, Roger, Chauncey, Kara Davidson
2016, Short Film, John, Chloe, Edinburgh College of Art, Francesca Challis-Thompson
2016, Short Film, Folan, Sleep, Ross Boyle
2017, Pantomime, The Beast - Prince Sebastian, Beauty and the Beast, New Lanarkshire Council, Francis Lyons
2015, Pantomime, Ensemble (Beast Understudy), Beauty and the Beast, Horsecross Arts, Ian Grieve
2018, Educational, Macduff, Brave Macbeth, Captivate Drama/ English Theatre of Poland, Sally Lyall
2017, Educational, Macduff, Brave Macbeth, Captivate Theatre, Sally Lyall
2013, Educational, King Duncan, Brave Macbeth, Captivate, Sally Lyall
2019, Opera, Blind/Ivan, Die Fledermaus, Clyde Opera Group, Hannah Brown
2018, Opera, Co-Director, Cosi Fan Tutti, Clyde Opera Group, Hannah Brown and Chris McLeish
Site Specific
2019, Site Specific, Frank/Alver, Shoaps, Victor Kennedy
2014, Site Specific, Monk, Bloody Boyds, Conflux, Alan Richardson
Street Theatre
2015, Street Theatre, Core Performer, SURGE Festival, Conflux, Alan Richardson
2019, Cabaret, Tenor 1, Big Band Does Broadway, Big Band Does, Scott Coltman
2019, Cabaret, Singer, Steven and Steven, Acquire, Jimi Mitchell
2018, Cabaret, Singer, GLP Do Pasek and Paul, Glasgow Live Productions, Claire Ramsey
Voice Over
2018, Voice Over, Hystool Instruction Video, Hystool, Eilidh Fraser
2019, Concert, Tenor, Pure Imagination, Acquire, Graeme Duffy
2020, Internet, Composer, Carnage, M.J. Lee
2020, Internet, Macbeth, Tomorrow and Tomorrow, Action to the Word, Collaborative
2020, Internet, Donalbain, Macbeth, Action to the Word, Alexandra Spencer Jones


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Central Scottish, Edinburgh*, English-Standard, Glasgow, Highlands, Irish-Northern, RP, Scottish-Standard, Scottish-West Coast
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Ceilidh Dancing, Choral Singing, Guitar, Marimba, Piano*, Recorder, Scottish Dancing, Sight-Reading, Tenor Baritone, Tuned Percussion, Vibraphone
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Commedia Dell'Arte, Meisner Technique, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Street Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Barista (experienced), Bartender, Choir Conductor, Composer, Computer Literate, Life Modelling
Vocal Range:F2 to D5


First Class BA Honours Acting, New College Lanarkshire, 3 year, 2012 - 2015

Acting for Screen, David Goodall

Commedia dell'Arte, Joe Gallagher

Screen Auditions, Danny Jackson

Estill Voice Training Level 1 & 2, Gillian McLaren Scott?

Stage Combat, Raymond Short

Street Theatre,  Conflux

Uta Hagen, Gayle Telfer Stevens

Winter Training, Company of Wolves

Unsub Actor Workshop with Graham McLaren