Spotlight: JOANNA SWAN


JOANNA SWAN by Al Pulford
Photo: Al Pulford
Phone: 020 3488 1998
Mobile: 07729 738317
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
UK Dress Size:12
UK Shoe Size:5
Playing Age:28 - 45 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Light

About me:

Audio Rehearsed Reading Role Play Short Film Site Specific Stage Television Training Film Film Interactive Video Further Credits
2020, Audio, Voiceover, Recorded Corporate Presentation, Rebecca Osborne Graphic Recording, Paul Osborne
2018, Audio, Presenter, Safer Sex Video, Alice C Films, Alice Childerhouse
2017, Audio, Narrator, The Story Machine - The Quiet by Carys Davies, Norwich Writers Centre, Sam Ruddock
2016, Audio, Honor Dickerson, Gressenhall Workhouse Museum Voice Exhibits, Voices from the Workhouse Project
2012, Audio, Aristocratic Woman/Woman of Norwich, Bridewell Museum Audio Exhibits, Renvision, Brian Gardner
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Various characters, Mainspring Arts Playwriting Showcase, Mainspring Arts, Sam Holley Horseman
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Julia, Separate Gables, New Eye Theatre, John Gleeson
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Various characters, UEA MA Scriptwriters' Showcase, University of East Anglia, Tom Francis
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Debbie, Room 38, New Eye Theatre, John Gleeson
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Narrator, The Story Machine - Bad Dreams by Tessa Hadley, Norwich Writers Centre, Sam Ruddock
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Penny and Abi, Can This Be England?, Minerva Theatre Company, Joanna Swan
Role Play
2020, Role Play, Simulated Patient, Consultations Skills Training for Med. Students since 2012, University of East Anglia
2019, Role Play, Roleplayer - Various Mental Health Issues, Medical Role Play since 2013, Professional Role Players
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Phyllis, Who is This Alan Cumming?, Pulled Swan Productions, Alan Pulford
2019, Short Film, Woman, Blessed, BFI Film Academy, BFI Film Academy
2018, Short Film, Teacher, Terrorist, Signature Pictures, Jon Max Spatz
2008, Short Film, Soul Technician, Lost Soul, Intrepid Banana, Lee Chapman
Site Specific
2019, Site Specific, Varied Character roles incl Carry On's Barbara, Various murder Mysteries ongoing since 2016, The Foul Players, Sheila Welland
2019, Site Specific, Varied Character roles, Various murder Mysteries ongoing since 2014, Dreamstone Productions, Jo Berry
2018, Site Specific, Octavia de Lacey, Hillbilly Ball - Immersive Speakeasy, Pickled Events at Rustic Hire, Nick Rutter
2016, Site Specific, Various characters, Various murder mysteries, Blackwatch Entertainment, Brad Shaw
2016, Site Specific, Various characters, Various murder mysteries, Strange Fascination Immersive Theatre, Simon Morgan
2014, Site Specific, Tad the Dragonseeker, Dragon Seeker Quest, The Greenword Tree, Belona Greenwood
2014, Site Specific, Narrator - Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau, Living Literature Walk - Thetford, Scary Little Girls, Rebecca Mordan
2013, Site Specific, Martha Alden, The Trial of Martha Alden, Leeway Domestic Abuse Charity, Graham Creelman
2010, Site Specific, Matron, Jono, Workhouse Stories, Pand A. Monium
2020, Stage, Lootie, The Princess and The Goblin, Goblin Market Theatre Co, Donna Triggs
2020, Stage, Maggie, At The Turning of The Tide, Crude Apache Theatre Company, Jo Edye
2018, Stage, Etty Hillesum, The Girl Who Learned to Kneel, Life, Love and Death Co, Charlotte E. Carter
2018, Stage, Julia Knight-Bishop, Power Play, Fourth Sector Theatre, Tom Levitt
2018, Stage, Jacintha Talbot, The Audition, The Norwich Players, Pand A. Monium
2017, Stage, Coachman, Narrator, Ensemble, Peter Bellamy's The Transports - A folk opera, Crude Apache Theatre Company, Pand A. Monium/ Tim Lane
2017, Stage, Veronica, Magnificence (Brenton), Crude Apache Theatre Company, Tom Francis
2017, Stage, Bella Manningham, Gaslight, Moss Banks Productions, Alexander Banks
2016, Stage, Queen Margaret, Second Murder and others, Richard III, Crude Apache Theatre Company, Tim Lane
2015, Stage, Margery Kempe, Margery Kempe of Lynn, Room at the Hanse, Joanna Swan
2015, Stage, Fanny Billings, The Poisoners' Pact, Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company, Cordelia Spence
2014, Stage, Prince Escalus, Romeo or Juliet?, The Keeper's Daughter, Mark Finbow
2013, Stage, Saul Baddun / Nanny Butler, The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Baroque Theatre Company, Adam Morley
2012, Stage, Phoebe, Self Defence, Empowerment Theatre, Lucinda Bray
2012, Stage, Fairy Godmother/ The Witch, Hansel and Gretel, Response Theatre, Joe Ballard
2012, Stage, Jenny Beales, Roots (Wesker), Crude Apache Theatre Company, Jo Edye
2011, Stage, Polly Garter, Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard and others, Under Milk Wood, Crude Apache Theatre Company, Jo Edye
2010, Stage, Gloucester, King Lear, Ginger Tom, Dani Doughty
2018, Television, Catherine (Happy Valley Extract), BBC Class Act Showcase, BBC, Paulette Randall
2017, Television, Sophie Enston, Doctors, BBC, David Beauchamp
Training Film
2016, Training Film, Catherine Musgrage, Training Video for School of Social Work, University of East Anglia, Peter Jordan
2014, Training Film, School Business Manager, English language training video for Dutch professionals, Tin Can Island, Tessa O'Neil
2019, Film, Jessica, Hellthy, IW Films, Stephen Willis
2013, Film, Anna, I'm Still Here, Television Bandits, Kris Smith
Interactive Video
2012, Interactive Video, Offended Shopper, Projective Immersive Simulated Controlled Environments, Xenodu, Paul Strickland
Further Credits
2020, PC Gaming, Honoria Orange, Falloby Mysteries - a series of online games, The Foul Players, Burtie Welland
2019, Commercial, Various lead characters and talking heads, Online Commercials Series, e-Surgery, Amie Marie
2019, Corporate, Tallulah D'Amour, Birthday Bonanza - Murder Mystery, Murder Mystery Events, Mark Hayden
2019, Corporate, Miss Scarlet, Live Cluedo, Right Angle Events, Burtie Welland
2019, Corporate, Lucinda Head, The Game's Afoot - a Murder Mystery, The Foul Players, Burtie Welland
2019, Corporate, Tipsie Floozie / Octiavia de Lacey, The Great Gitsby, Murder Mystery Events, Mark Hayden
2018, Event, Rat Girl, Loco Horror Train, Loco UK, Paul Goldsmith
2018, Corporate, The Informant, Taken - Live Kidnap Event, Right Angle Events, Burtie Welland
2018, Corporate, M., Skyfinger - Murder Mystery Musical, Bighead Events, Paul Goldsmith
2018, Cabaret, Character Compere (as Phyllis), The Sound of Musicals, Musicality, Jon Bennett
2018, Commercial, Office Worker, Adnams - The Escape, Ember Films, Jonathan Jones


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New England, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, East Anglian, English-Standard, Essex, Heightened RP, Hull, Irish-Southern, London, Norfolk*, RP, Somerset, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Butoh Dance (Japan), Cabaret Singing, Choral Singing, Folk Singing*, Greek Dancing, Mezzo-Soprano, Recorder, Singing (general), Soprano
Performance:Actor-Singer, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Corporate Roleplay, Immersive Performance, Live Roleplay, Meisner Technique, Murder Mystery Events, Outdoor Performances, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Promenade Theatre, Recording Artist, Role Play, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Medieval Sword Fighting, Yoga
Other Skills:Assistant Stage Manager (ASM), Bartender, IT Literate, Lyricist, Photographic Model, Photography, Typing (touch), Writer


2017 BBC CLASS ACT: 3 days TV Acting Masterclass with Paulette Randall, New Diorama Theatre, London

2014 CLOWNING MASTERCLASS: 1 week intensive full-time course with Joel Colas, Seachange Arts Centre, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

2013 A WEEK WITH CHEKHOV: 1 week intensive full-time residential course for international students using the Meisner Technique, taught by Michael Bernardin at Westacre Riverside Studios, Norfolk.

2012 ACTING TO THE GODS: 2 week intensive full-time residential course for international students at Hydrama Theatre & Arts Centre, Vlychos, Hydra, Greece.


2000 CROSSING BORDERS: PHYSICAL THEATRE: 1 week intensive full-time residential course with Cris Ferris of Theatre Mélange, Battle, Sussex

1999 ACTING TECHNIQUES: 2 week part time course of daily workshops with Brighton Academy of Creative Training