Spotlight: AMANDA LARA KAY

AMANDA LARA KAY

AMANDA LARA KAY by M.A.D. Photography
Photo: M.A.D. Photography
AUDERE TALENT MANAGEMENT
Phone: 020 7971 1340
E-mail: info@auderetalent.com
WWW: www.auderetalent.com
Artist's Website: www.amandalarakay.com
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:35 - 45 years
Appearance:White
Nationality:South African, British
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Blue-Green
Hair Colour:Auburn
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Enthusiastic

About me:

Festival Award Nominee- Best Supporting Actress in a feature Film (Vampire Resurrection) - New York City International Film Festival - 2016

Stage Television Film Commercial Short Film Promo Further Credits
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Stage
2016, Stage, Anna Karenina, Anna Karenina, Teatro Technis, Chris Diacopoulos
2015, Stage, Medea, Medea, The State of Grace/ The London Theatre, Grace Smith
2015, Stage, Popova/Natalya, The Bear & The Proposal, The State of Grace/The London Theatre, Grace Ward
2014, Stage, Valery Danby-Smith, Behan's Woman, London Irish Theatre, Jhon Dunn
2012, Stage, Katya, The Boss, She, Varya, Checkov's Farces, Theatre Collection, Shaban Arifi
2012, Stage, Geschwitz, Lulu, Theatre Collection, Shaban Arifi
2011, Stage, Marquis de Marteuil-Lead, Dangerous Liaisons, Theatre Collection, Shaban Arifi
Television
2020, Television, Dawn Ellis Rose, Circus, Fusion Universal, Ryan McBride
2016, Television, Victim, Ratting, BBC3, Tom Randall
2011, Television, Ballerina, Britain's Got More Talent, ITV2, Tim Dean
Film
2015, Feature Film, Dana Ackerman- Lead, Return of the Don, BenAlex Media, M A Benson
2015, Feature Film, Anne- Female Lead, Vampire Resurrection, Stormdrain Films, Mark Morris
2015, Feature Film, Lady Sarah-Jane Grace, Witch, Seventh Dream Ventures, Trev Hayward
2015, Feature Film, Joanne, Silvertown, Nexpage Productions (Nollywood), Chinedu Ben
2015, Feature Film, Mandy, Gold Dust Ikenga, BenAlex Media, Silver Achugamonye
2011, Feature Film, Dixie, Ill Manors, Film London Microwave, Ben Drew (Plan B)
Commercial
2016, Commercial, Mother, Optics Eye Care, 2AM Films, Dale Healy
2016, Commercial, Customer, Crabtree & Evelyn, Feed Films, Dan Ruttley
2016, Commercial, Mother, Madriba Web Sport, Raven Flight, Robin Rippmann
2016, Commercial, Camera Woman, Save the Children, Stink
2016, Commercial, Wife, Lurgashall Mansion, Panvista Productions, Ian Gibbons
2015, Commercial, Beauty Client, Nuffield Health Gyms, Creative Communications, Luke Logan
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Fiona, After Quarantine, Family Film Productions, Ben R. Robles-Acosta
2017, Short Film, Camilla, Claire and Me, Camelot Films, Daniella Dahoui
2017, Short Film, Auntie, The Balfour Declaration, Ima6ine, Adelmuti Altirawi
2017, Short Film, Self, I thought there was one Jesus, but there are loads, Goldsmiths, Henry Bradley
2016, Short Film, Hysteria Performer, Rehearsing Hysteria, Goldsmiths, Henry Bradley
2016, Short Film, Vixen, The Love Machine, JT Productions, Jill Thrussell
2015, Short Film, Fiona, Talk Show, Kacper Westphal
2015, Short Film, Bettina, Sooner Or Later, Fifty Mill Productions, Gary Wigz
2014, Short Film, Emma, CV, Black Bird Films, Richard Saunders
2013, Short Film, Mummy, The Cake, Black Bird Films, Richard Saunders
2013, Short Film, Miss Hayley Two-face, Sexual Networking, Day Two Productions Ltd., Eric Loren
2011, Short Film, Zara, Good Night, Blind Eye Films, Muriel D'ansembourg
2011, Short Film, Alice, Extreme (w/Caroline Quentin), Steve Coe Productions, Gavin Toomey
Promo
2017, Promo, Presenter, UK Nollywoood Expo, Actors Guild of UK Nollywood LTD., Dele Williams
2017, Promo, Presenter, Gold Dust Ikenga Red Carpet Premier, Ben TV, Silver Achugamonye
2016, Promo, Presenter, Return of the Don - Screening, BenAlex Media, Malcolm Benson
2015, Promo, Presenter, LA Lounge Promo, BenAlex Media, M A Benson
2015, Promo, Presenter, Shaftesbury Primary School, SeriousHit Productions, Clifton-Lloyd Brian
2014, Promo, Presenter, Ortega and his Enemies- Screening, BenAlex Media, Malcolm Benson
Further Credits
2019, Internet, Jesse, Paulton's Park, Global Fire Creative, Luke James
2019, Improvisation, Interactive theatre performer- various characters, The 9th Life, The Laine Pub Company, Claire Macneil
2019, Web Series, Ava Hemingway, Alzheimers Research UK, SSCOM Group, Simon Shiekh
2019, Corporate, Sarah - lead, Cisco VOICEA, The Keep Productions, Michael P. Spencer
2016, Infomercial, Presenter, Halowave Air Cooker, JML Shopping Channel, Harriet Hudson
2016, Infomercial, Presenter, Homedics Duo Quartz, Smart Response TV, Hannah Treble
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Clarissa, Black is Black, Sanscript Productions, Paul Duncan
2012, Infomercial, Presenter, Ayvo, JML Shopping Channel, Ian Copestake

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard, French, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Italian, RP, Russian, South African*
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
Afrikaans, English*, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, African Dance-Contemporary, Argentine Tango, Ballet*, Ballroom Dancing, Burlesque*, Cabaret Dancing, Castanets, Charleston, Contemporary Dance*, Flamenco, Freestyle Dance*, Freestyle Disco, Funk-Style Dance, Greek Dancing, Jazz Dancing*, Rock 'n' Roll Dance, Street Jazz, Swing Dance
Performance:Audio Books, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Commentating, Dancer-Professional, Master of Ceremonies, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Radio Presenting, Story Telling, TV Presenting, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Aikido, Athletics, Horse-riding, Pilates*, RollerSkating, Swimming*, Table Tennis, Tai Chi, Trampoline, Yoga*
Other Skills:Club Swinging, Dance Teacher, Improvisation, Pilates, Reiki, Story Telling

Training:

Education: BA Social Work (First Class Honours) - London South Bank University

Training: National School of the Arts - South Africa

Alvin Ailey American Dance Centre - New York City

The Actors Centre - London

The Presenters Studio - London

Theatre Actors Guild - ongoing masterclasses with various casting directors

Anarchy Actors Studio - Screen Acting

Nathan Osgood - Performance

Kate Maravan - Meisner Technique

Currently Studying under Dan O'Meara - The Actors Crib