TAYA JAMES

TAYA JAMES by Michael Wharley
Photo: Michael Wharley
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SPOTLIGHT
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:17 - 30 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Mediterranean, White
Nationality:British
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Girlish
Voice Quality:Sweet
  

Credits:

Taya has just wrapped shooting on the latest commercial campaign for Mobiles.co.uk.

Film Stage Commercial Voice Over Still Photography Further Credits
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Film
2018, Film, Actor, Raindance: Directors Training Course, Raindance, Chris Thomas
2017, Film, Carla (lead), Underground Trade, Digital Verve, Alex Hunter
2016, Feature Film, Annabel (lead), Montage, Angels With Shotguns, Phil Moor
2015, Film, Sarah O'Reilly, Turtle Eggs, Wolf Scriptures, Errol Thomas
2014, Feature Film, Miranda Grey, The Collector, LS Productions, Lloyd Spencer
2013, Film, Waitress (lead actress), Jumpers, CJR Films, Chris Reith
2013, Film, Susan (lead), Conscious, Steven Edwards Productions, Steven Edwards
2013, Film, Lead, Innocence, Steven Edwards Productions, Steven Edwards
2012, Film, Eve, After The Fall, Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge, Chris Presswell
2012, Film, Jill (lead), Dessert, Steven Edwards Productions, Steven Edwards
2011, Film, Ruby, Brown's Soliloquy, Dark City Pictures, Chris Michael Fretwell
Stage
2014, Stage, Class Photographer, Dead Poets Society, Secret Cinema - The Troxy, Vicky Flo
2012, Stage, Beggar Woman & Mourner, The House of Bernarda Alba, The Almeida Theatre, Bijan Sheibani
2012, Stage, Ensemble, The Vagina Monologues, The Seagull Theatre, John Hales
2012, Stage, Sooze, Surburbia (Showcase), Arcola Theatre, Phil Moor
2011, Stage, Alice, Closer, The Seagull Theatre, John Hales
2010, Stage, Sue, Chrysanthemums, The Almeida Theatre, Jane Fallowfield
2010, Stage, Little Bo Peep, Red Riding Hood, Soho Stars, Jessica Higgs
2008, Stage, The Happy Girl, The Girl In The Forest, The Cochrane Theatre, Emma Bernard
2008, Stage, Fairy Twinkle, Jack & The Beanstalk, Wheelhouse Productions, The ColourHouse Theatre, Elizabeth Crawford
2007, Stage, The Maid, Blue Beard, The Cochrane Theatre, Emma Bernard
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Laura, Mobiles.co.uk, Epiphany Search, Chris Reith
2018, Commercial, Laura, Mobiles.co.uk - Christmas Campaign, Epiphany Search, Chris Reith
Voice Over
2017, Voice Over, Angel (lead), Masked Crusaders, Angels With Shotguns, Phil Moor
2010, Voice Over, Violetta, Is It Cos I'm Blonde? - ADR, ECFilms, Emma Corbett-Ashby
Still Photography
2017, Still Photography, Cinderella, Fairytale Fashion Shoot, Couture Angel, Michaela Scot
2017, Still Photography, Model, Bridal Fashion Shoot, Couture Angel, Michaela Scot
2016, Still Photography, Juliet, Romeo & Juliet Photo Shoot, Couture Angel, Michaela Scot
2016, Still Photography, Pride, Lust, Sloth & Wrath, Seven Deadly Sins Fashion Photo Shoot, Couture Angel, Michaela Scot
2015, Still Photography, Model, Fashion Shoot, Couture Angel, Michaela Scot
Further Credits
2016, Workshop, Sheila, Raindance: Director's Foundation Certificate, Raindance, Chris Thomas
2011, Event, Presenter/Interviewer, Offies Theatre Award Ceremony, OffWestEnd.com, Wilton's Music Hall, Chris Reith
2015, Role Play, (2013, 2014 & 2015), Corporate Roles, Solicitors & Barristers - Final Exams, University of Law, David Bostock
2011, Workshop, Becky, Miss Conception - Script Reading, ICA Lab, Lucy Hay
2011, Workshop, Zoe, Killing on a Concrete Campus - Script Reading, ICA Lab, Kas Graham

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Standard*, Australian, Cockney*, English-Standard*, Essex, Kent, London*, RP*, Scottish-Standard
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Dance (general), Sight-Reading
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, BASSC-Knife (distinction), BASSC-Rapier/Dagger/Unarmed (distinction), Comedy, Comedy Improv, Green Screen, Meisner Technique, Presenting, Skin Work, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Mountain Hiking, Running, Shooting, Stage Combat*, Sword Fighting
Other Skills:Dog Handler/Trainer (professional), Fashion Designer (professional), Florist (professional), Improvisation, Make Up Artist (professional), Model-professional, Photography

Training:

RADA - Shakespeare

Che Walker - Acting

Mike Bernadin - Advanced Meisner

Georgina Sowerby (Dirty Market Theatre) - Advanced Stanislavski

City Lit - Improvisation

SAFD (Society of American Fight Directors) - Certified Knife Fighting

Battlefield Vegas SWAT Team - Armed Combat (Machine Gun, Sniper Rifle, Glock Pistol)

The Place Contemporary Dance School

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Press Reviews (The House of Bernarda Alba);

Rosamund Urwin, Evening Standard "A triumph: the acting faultless";

Paul Taylor, The Independent - ★★★★ "A marvel..a mesmerically haunting and handsome production";

Naima Khan, Spoonfed - ★★★★ "This production is superbly acted with a uniformly strong cast.";

Kate Kellaway, The Observer - "It's hard to imagine a more perfect House of Bernarda Alba than this one";

Caroline McGinn, Time Out - Show of the Week ★★★★

Michael Billington, The Guardian - ★★★★