BENEDETTA CASTELLO by Claire Newman-Williams
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Phone: 020 3637 8631
Mobile: 07816 631754
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Playing Age:44 - 48 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Fair
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Intimate
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Stage Site Specific Short Film Television Multimedia Workshop
2018, Stage, Co-director, Seven Short Blasts, Alessandro Ananasso, The Cumbria
2018, Stage, Various Roles, Actions and Post-Theatre of Joan Brossa, PartSuspended-Hari Marini
2017, Stage, Old Woman, Iceland, PartSuspended, Hari Marini
2015, Stage, Chorus, Haters, Odd Eyes Theatre, Rich Mix, Emilia Teglia
2015, Stage, Evelyn, Independence, John Thaw Studio, Nathan Osgood
2013, Stage, Charlotte, Beyond Therapy, John Thaw Studio, Nathan Osgood
2013, Stage, Annie, The Voice That Bleeds In, Fox Trotter, Marta Noguera Cuevas
2012, Stage, Dorothea Wesbrook, Eleemosynary, John Thaw Studio, Nathan Osgood
2009, Stage, Stella Bellini, Night London, Tristan Bates Theatre, Fluxx-Chris Johnston
2005, Stage, Clara - Hermit, The Trail of Crumbs, Luke Kernaghan
2005, Stage, Jocasta, Oedipus Rex, L. Maxwell - F. Mc Glinchey
2005, Stage, Margarit, Shivers, Embassy Theatre, Luke Kernaghan
2002, Stage, Chorus, Miss Julie, Schapiro Theatre-NYC, Dana Edell
2002, Stage, Bride, Bloody Marriage, Columbia University-NYC, Jisella Cardana
2000, Stage, Cain-Stowaway, Arcanova, Washington Sq. Church-NYC, NACL, Brad Krumholtz
1999, Stage, Cathleen, Cathleen's Carnage, NYC Fringe Festival, Martin Russell
1998, Stage, Countess de Lage, The Women, Atlantic Theatre-NYC, Amanda Charlton
1997, Stage, Wife, The Middle Kingdom, Atlantic Theatre-NYC, Paul Urcioli
1995, Stage, Anita, La Donna e il Mare, Arsenale Theatre-Milan, Mary Payne
1994, Stage, First Woman, Il Marinaio, Antoniano Theatre-Bologna, Giuseppe Caruso
1993, Stage, Giulia, Passaggio Dalla Vergine Alla Sposa, Fiuggi Festival-Rome, Pino Pelloni
1992, Stage, Drusilla, Caligola, Spazio Piu' Theatre-Milan, Alberto Ferrari
1992, Stage, Fetus, Noun, La Fura dels Baus, Ansaldo Theatre-Milan
1991, Stage, Poet, Camille Claudel, Spazio Piu' Theatre-Milan, Alberto Ferrari
1990, Stage, Miss Chauvenet, Harvey, Verdi Theatre-Milan, Anna Giuliani
1990, Stage, A, Memento (from Beckett), Spazio Piu' Theatre-Milan, Marco Rampoldi
Site Specific
2019, Site Specific, Spiralling Woman, Spirals, PartSuspended, Hari Marini, Coventry Welcomes Festival
2017, Site Specific, Myself, Make Our Own Air, SPACE London, Zoe Kreye
2014, Site Specific, Various Roles, The Antidote: a Modern Fairytale, Telegraph Hill Festival, Devised
2012, Site Specific, Various Roles, You Me Bum Bum Train, Empire House, London, Kate Bond, Morgan Lloyd
2012, Site Specific, Babel Citizen, Babel, Wildworks/BAC, Bill Mitchell
Short Film
2016, Short Film, Mother, Spirited Away, QMFilm, Hannah Santos
2016, Short Film, Feminist, Razor Blade, Jade Joseph Production, Katrina Cotta
2012, Short Film, Phoebe, Obsidian, Bad House Film, Sky Ainsbury
2010, Television, Myself, For Crying Out Loud, What Larks! Productions, BBC4, Claire Whalley
1999, Television, Viewer Actress, Yianni Stamas Diary, YSEC Productions-NYC, Yianni Stamas
2012, Multimedia, Performer, Quorn, The-Next-Room, Devised
2013, Multimedia, Clown, Film Night Project, The-Next-Room, Devised
2013, Multimedia, Performer, Arbeit Project, The-Next-Room, Arbeit Studios, Devised
2020, Workshop, David Glass Ensemble, David Glass, Creative Retreat on Devising, (5 days)
2019, Workshop, Cheek by Jowl, Declan Donnellan, The Space Workshop, (5 days)
2017, Workshop, Improbable Theatre, Permission Improbable Summer School (5 days)
2015, Workshop, The Body Alphabet, developed by Zygmunt Molik, Jorge Parente
2014, Workshop, ROY HART, Free the Body, Free the Voice, M. Pikes and N. Paris
2010, Workshop, Contemporary Grotowski Workshops, Przemek Wasilkowski and Magdalena Tuka


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, Italian*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
5Rhythms, Choral Singing
Performance:Meisner Technique, Physical Theatre, Viewpoints
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding, Judo, Sailing, Skiing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Yoga*
Other Skills:Crochet, Devising, Improvisation, Knitting, Translating


MA Advanced Theatre Practice (Performance), Central School Of Speech And Drama

Atlantic Theatre Company Acting School, NYC (2 Years professional programme)

Siti Company, Suzuki and Viewpoints, beginning and Intermediate, NYC

Lecoq's Method, Milan