Spotlight: BELLA MERLIN

BELLA MERLIN

BELLA MERLIN by Jennie Scott
Photo: Jennie Scott
STEVENSON WITHERS ASSOCIATES
Studio 7C, Clapham North Arts Centre, Voltaire Road, London SW4 6DH
Phone: 020-7720 3355
Fax: 020-7720 5565
E-mail: talent@stevensonwithers.com
WWW: www.stevensonwithers.com
Location:
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'1" (154cm)
Weight:7st. 12lb. (50kg)
Playing Age:45 - 55 years
Appearance:White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Blue-Green
Hair Colour:Fair
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Engaging

About me:

Stage Further Credits
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Stage
2019, Stage, Maria, Twelfth Night, Shakespeare & Company, Allyn Burrows
2019, Stage, Sir Hugh Evans, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts, Kevin G. Coleman
2016, Stage, Hostess (and others), The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Shakespeare and Company, Jonathan Croy
2016, Stage, Nerissa, The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare and Company, Tina Packer
2016, Stage, Susan, Wilderness of Mirrors, University of California, Riverside, Root Park
2015, Stage, Director, Mrs Packard, University of California, Riverside, Bella Merlin
2014, Stage, Director, The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare On a Shoestring, Bella Merlin
2013, Stage, Director, Richard III, Shakespeare on a Shoestring, Bella Merlin
2008, Stage, Barbara Williams, Sarajevo Story, Lyric Hammersmith/ Lightwork, Andy Lavender
2007, Stage, Laina/Chemist's Assistant, Puntilla And His Man Matti, Coventry Belgrade Theatre, Hamish Glen
2007, Stage, Kennedy, Topless Mum In Dead Hero Shocker, The Tobacco Factory, Caroline Hunt
2009, Stage, Eve (Leading), Elephant's Graveyard, Sideshow TC, Mondavi Centre for the Arts, Jade McCutcheon
2005, Stage, The Permanent Way, Out of Joint/RNT, Max Stafford Clark
2003, Stage, Pimple, She Stoops To Conquer, Out of Joint/RNT, Max Stafford Clark
2003, Stage, Mrs Cibber, A Laughing Matter, Out of Joint/RNT, Max Stafford Clark
2002, Stage, Addy, Hit, Bolton Octagon Theatre, Katya Kamotskaya
2001, Stage, Anna Sergeyevna, Don Juan In Love, Midland Arts Centre, Alexander Delamere
2000, Stage, Princess Betsy/Ass Dir., Anna Karenina, Bolton Octagon Theatre, Mark Babych
1996, Stage, Louisa Gradgrind, Hard Times, Worcester Swan Theatre, Mark Babych
1996, Stage, Florence Bravo, The Malvern Widow, Worcester Swan Theatre, Jenny Stephens
1995, Stage, Leanne, The Queen And I, Out Of Joint, Max Stafford Clark
1995, Stage, Celia, As You Like It, Tamara Theatre Company, Robert Leach
2010, Stage, Arkadina, The Seagull, University of California, Davis, Katya Kamotskaya
2010, Stage, Tilly Wedekind, Tilly No-Body, Sideshow Theatre Company, Miles Anderson
2009, Stage, Marion, Mind Games, Black Box, Los Angeles, Paul Elliott
2012, Stage, Margaret, Richard III, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Tina Packer
2012, Stage, Mary Reade, Treasure Island, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Carolyn Howarth
2015, Stage, Nell Gwynne, Nell Gwynne: A Dramatick Essaye on Acting and Prostitution, DR ACT Presents..., Miles Anderson
2017, Stage, The Queen & Arviragus, Cymbeline, Shakespeare & Company, Tina Packer
2017, Stage, Trinculo, The Tempest, Shakespeare & Company, Allyn Burrows
Further Credits
2016, Film, Sal, The Objective, Independent, Collin Davey
2006, Television, Mademoiselle Boyce, Gina's Laughing Gear - Life In The Underpass, BBC Television, Simon Hepworth
2006, Radio, Tyche, Falco, BBC Radio 4, Peter Leslie Wild
2005, Television, Cathy Swale, Casualty, BBC Television, Brett Fallis
2004, Radio, Amelia, Gilbert Without Sullivan, BBC Radio 4, Jenny Stephens
2004, Television, Lizzie, Doctors, BBC Television, Rupert Such
2004, Radio, Marlene Dietrich, Garbo & Gilbert In Love, BBC Radio 4, Peter Leslie Wild
2004, Radio, Carla, Solitaire, BBC Radio 4, Peter Lesley Wild
2004, Commercial, Mum, Pizza Hut, Abbot Mead Vickers BBDO Ltd, Jon Greenhalgh
2003, Radio, Various Roles, Bloody Steffi, BBC Radio 4, Peter Leslie Wild
2002, Radio, Shroud, The Raft, BBC Radio 4, Peter Leslie Wild
2000, Television, Stella, Doctors, BBC Television, Rebecca Surridge
2000, Radio, Shirley, I Can Do That, BBC Radio, Bruce Hyman
2005, Radio, Eve, Mapping The Soul, BBC Radio 4, Peter Lesley Wild
2010, Musical, Narrator, Egmont, UC Symphony Orchestra, Christian Baldini
2013, Musical, Chantreuse, Stranger, Beware..., Independent/Mondavi Centre for the Performing Arts, Miles Anderson
2013, Film, Joyce, Regression, Independent, Collin Davey
2017, Concert, The Stage Manager (Catastrophe); Vi (Come and Go), Nights and Dreams/Schubert and Beckett, LA Philharmonic, Yuval Sharon
2018, Feature Film, Jenny (Lead), Revolver Mind, UNAM-CUEC, Alejandro Ramirez

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, French, German, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Northern, Russian, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Worcester*
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German, Russian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad*, Blues*, Cabaret Singing*, Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Singing, Country Singing, Folk Singing*, Guitar*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Percussion, Period Dancing*, Piano, Tap
Performance:Comedy, Live Roleplay, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Role Play, Singer-Professional
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Fencing, Stage Combat, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Composer, Computer Literate, Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), Improvisation, Lyricist, Narration, Puppetry, Teacher (qualified), Translator, Typing (touch), Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer
Vocal Range:E3 to E5 (belt to A3)

Training:

State Institute of Cinematography, Moscow

University of Birmingham, UK (PhD. & BA Hons)

Guildford School of Acting, UK

Shakespeare & Company Month-Long Intensive 2016