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SHALA NYX by Ruth Crafer
Photo: Ruth Crafer
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108 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4XS
Phone: 020-7613 5353
Fax: 020-7613 4848
Hudson House, 8 Tavistock Street, London, WC2E 7PP
Phone: 020-7240 2345
Phone: 00 972 505902255
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:8st. 1lb. (51kg)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:Asian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Nationality:British, Afghan
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Velvety

Currently appearing:

Currently appearing as ‘GITA’ in ‘The Old Guard’ for Netflix Films

Stage Film Television Short Film Radio Voice Over Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2020, Stage, Sam, The Gravity, Bristol Old Vic, Maddie Shann
2019, Stage, Aziza and Young Mariam, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Birmingham Rep, Northern Stage, Roxana Silbert
2019, Stage, Polly Stride, The Shadow Factory, The Nuffield, Anthony Lau
2018, Stage, Aisha, The Croydon Avengers, Maya, Suzanne Gorman
2018, Stage, Polly Stride, The Shadow Factory, The Nuffield, Sam Hodges
2017, Stage, Rayah, Cookies, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Anna Ledwich
2017, Stage, 1, Every You Every Me, Oxford Playhouse and Reading Rep, Paul Stacey
2017, Stage, Her, Her, Brolly Productions, Dominic Hingorani
2017, Stage, Moo Moo & Wify, Bollywood Jack, Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma
2016, Stage, Pheobe, As You Like It, GB Theatre, Nancy Medina
2015, Stage, Somerset/Clarence, HENRY VI, Wales Millennium Centre, Yvonne Murphy
2015, Stage, Katie, Dogtag, Theatre West, Nancy Medina
2015, Stage, Older Sister, Stoning Mary, The Lonon Criterion, Jenny Stephens
2015, Stage, Miss Prue, Love for Love, The Bristol Old Vic, Jenny Stephens
2014, Stage, Claire/Lane, Road, Circomedia, Gemma Fairlie
2014, Stage, Heidi, Sauce for the Goose, West Country Tour, Chris Scott
2014, Stage, Freya, Ragnarok, BOVTS Studio, Hal Chambers
2013, Stage, Saint Monica, Last Days of Judas Iscatriot, BOVTS Studio, Gemma Fairlie
2012, Stage, Sophie Fevvers, Nights at the Circus, Fourth Monkey Theatre Company, Space Niddry Street, Steve Green
2011, Stage, Crookfinger Jake, The Threepenny Opera, Fourth Monkey Theatre Company, Teatro Technis, Steve Green
2009, Stage, Hayley, We, The Undersigned, Imaginary Forces, Southwark Playhouse, Imogen Brodie
2020, Stage, Jazilla Bee, Sxsterhood: An act of resistance, CPT, Ruby Wild
2019, Feature Film, GITA, The Old Guard, Netflix, Gina Prince-Bythewood
2017, Film, Josepha Macgregor, Gregor Macgregor, Atantis Film, Phillip Grieg
2016, Film, Rachel, Knock Down Ginger, BFI London Film Festival, 2016 Official Selection, Cleo Samoles
2015, Film, Shiva, Bare All, Tim Newton
2013, Television, Meena Mander, Bottom Knocker Street, ITV, Fubaloo productions, Keith Littler
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Munira, Home, Isobel Clarke
2017, Short Film, Tia, Unlike, Channel 4, Bashart Malik
2013, Short Film, Electro Girl, Elecrtro Girl, Khalila Hisham
2012, Short Film, Girl 1, Candle To Water, Nihat Seven
2015, Radio, Soraya, Carleton Hobbs, BBC, Sunny Ormonde
2014, Radio, Florence, Upside Down And Back To Front, Kate Chapman
2013, Radio, Amy, The Incident, James Peries
Voice Over
2015, Voice Over, Gemma, Internet Promo, Chatterbox
2014, Voice Over, All Character Voices, The Frog Prince, Larry Golland
Rehearsed Reading
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Glauke, London Medea, Dyspla, Lefteris Parasyris
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Devika, Speak Up, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Jacqui Honess-Martin
Further Credits
2019, Workshop, Artist, Fundamental, RSC, Jennifer Tang
2019, Workshop, Hagar, Desert Project, Splitmoon, Peter Sturm
2019, Music Video, Handmaiden, Ebony Frainteso, Ali Kurr
2019, Street Theatre, Cast, Routes, Theatre Temoin, Ailin Conant
2018, Street Theatre, Lady, Routes, Theatre Temoin, Ailin Conant


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, Arab, Asian, Bristol, Farsi, Italian, Lancashire, Liverpool, London*, Manchester, Middle Eastern, Multicultural London English (MLE), RP, Scottish-South, Sheffield, Shropshire, Syrian, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic, Farsi, French, Pashto, Persian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dancing, Laban, Mezzo-Soprano, Period Dancing, Persian Dance, Recorder, Street Dance, Waltz
Performance:Audio Books, Children's Theatre, Clown, Commedia Dell'Arte, Laban Training, Physical Theatre, Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Pilates, Swimming, Sword Fighting
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Drama Workshop Leader, Puppetry-Bunraku, Puppetry-Hand, Writer


BRISTOL OLD VIC THEATRE SCHOOL, Ba acting , 2012 - 2015

FOURTH MONKEY THEATRE COMPANY, 1 year rep, 2011 - 2012

THE BRIT SCHOOL, 2003 - 2008