ASTA RENTOLA by Nicholas Dawkes
Photo: Nicholas Dawkes
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Helsinki, Finland
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Playing Age:25 - 40 years
Appearance:Scandinavian, Eastern European, White
Other:Finnish Actors' Union
Eye Colour:Grey-Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length

About me:

'Amsterdam' - play by Maya Arad Yasur at Valtimonteatteri 15th of Oct - 14th of Nov 2020

Currently writing a one person show 'Skeletons'

Stage Television Film Commercial Short Film Further Credits
2020, Stage, Ensemble, Amsterdam, Valtimonteatteri, Heikki Häkkä
2020, Stage, Aino Virta, Alasti, Valtimonteatteri, Kari Rentola
2018, Stage, Several, Grimm Tales, Guildford School of Acting, Jaq Bessell
2018, Stage, Lydia Miller, The Gathering, Guildford School of Acting, Grainne Byrne
2018, Stage, Cleopatra Maximovna, The Suicide, Guildford School of Acting, Katarzyna Deszez
2017, Stage, Sex, Poetry, Spirit of 1800's & Our Lady of Purity, Orlando, Theatre Vertigo, Finland, Ishwar Maharaj
2017, Stage, Mari, Veronika Decides To Die, Theatre Metropolia, Finland, Kaisa Jaatinen
2016, Stage, Crazy Lena (Lead), Archangel in Oulu, Helsinki City College Finland, Ulla Tarvainen
2016, Stage, Mercutio & Ensemble, Romeo And Juliet, Laajasalo Folk High School Finland, Eero Järvinen & Janne Lonka
2015, Stage, Cristine Linde, Dollhouse, Laajasalo Folk High School Finland, Ullariikka Koskela
2020, Television, Prosecutor, Pohjolan laki, Yellow Film and TV, Teppo Airaksinen
2018, Television, Nurse, Deadwind, Netflix, Rike Jokela
2017, Television, Tiina (2 episodes), President, Zodiak Finland, Lauri Nurkse
2017, Television, Receptionist, Wingman, YLE Finland, Lauri Nurkse
2017, Film, Viki, Thick Lashes of Lauri Mäntyvaara, Aamu Film Company Finland, Hannaleena Hauru
2020, Commercial, Neighbour, Verisure, Pegasus Production, Michael Sauer Christensen
2019, Commercial, Female Lead, Arla Foods, BTWA Finland, Jappe Päivinen
2018, Commercial, Mother, Holiday Club Finland, Drama Finland, JP Siili
2018, Commercial, Anna (Lead), Radio Nova Finland, SEK Finland, Miikka Lommi
2017, Commercial, Pregnant Woman, Mobile Pay, Woodpecker Films Finland, Markus Kontiainen
2016, Commercial, Woman, Terveystalo (Health Center), Kennel Helsinki, Miikka Lommi
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Ensemble, Lakipykälä 999, Hilpeät pojat, Jarkko Lehtiranta
2020, Short Film, Mara (lead), Favours, Keuda, Maria Valkama
2019, Short Film, Miia, Taste, GSA, Hywel Williams
2018, Short Film, Adela, Kirje, Giant Owls Films, Tuomas Aho
2016, Short Film, Noora (Lead), I Do, Hilpeät Pojat Finland, Jarkko Lehtiranta
2016, Short Film, Eeva, Magical Marla, YLE Folk Finland, Laura Palanne
Further Credits
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Storyteller, Cousin, Journalist, L'accident de Bertrand, European Theatre Collective, Aino Kivi
2016, Music Video, Female Lead, Appiukko - Kallion kundi, Appiukko Band, Jorgen Lether


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Finnish*, Nordic, RP, Scandinavian
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Finnish*, French, German, Spanish, Swedish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Contact Improvisation, Dance (general), Guitar, Laban, Mezzo-Soprano, Singing (general), Violin, Waltz
Performance:APC Basic Knife, APC Basic Single Sword, APC Basic Unarmed, APC Intermediate Group Fighting, APC Intermediate Knife & Rope, APC Intermediate Staff, Children's Theatre, Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Immersive Performance, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Presenting, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Role Play, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Story Telling, Viewpoints, Voice Acting
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Kayak, Pilates, Running, Sailing, Skiing, Yoga


Guildford School of Acting, MFA in Acting, 2 years, 2017 - 2019