DANUSIA SAMAL by Daniel Sutka
Photo: Daniel Sutka
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40 Whitfield Street, London W1T 2RH
Phone: 020-7636 6565
Fax: 020-7323 0101
E-mail: casting@independenttalent.com
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Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:16 - 35 years
Appearance:Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm


Danusia stars as Section 9 member Ladriya in the movie adaptation of 'Ghost in the Shell' with Scarlett Johansson. Recent reviews: "Danusia Samal... was impressive throughout, and gave one of the best portrayals of a mad woman I’ve ever seen". (Gloucestershire Live) "The show part is the jailer’s daughter who loses her wits for love and who Danusia Samal plays...with just the right injured innocence. (The Guardian)

Stage Television Film Radio Writing Musical
2017, Stage, Alejandra, B, Royal Court Theatre, Sam Pritchard
2017, Stage, Woman 5, What If Women Ruled The World, Manchester International Festival, Vicky Featherstone
2016, Stage, The Jailer's Daughter, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Royal Shakespeare Company, Blanche McIntyre
2016, Stage, Astrea, The Rover, Royal Shakespeare Company, Loveday Ingram
2015, Stage, Circe, Anticlea, Briseis, The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead, English Touring Theatre & Liverpool Everyman, Nick Bagnall
2015, Stage, Alice, The Broker (5 plays, 5 days), Young Vic, Caitriona Shoobridge
2015, Stage, Clara & Interviewer, How To Hold Your Breath, Royal Court Theatre, Vicky Featherstone
2014, Stage, Maude-Lynn, The House That Will Not Stand, Tricycle Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham
2014, Stage, Jas, Still Ill, Kandinsky, James Yeatman
2014, Stage, Demi, Circles, Birmingham Rep/Tricycle Theatre, Tessa Walker
2013, Stage, Billy, Billy The Girl, Soho Theatre / Clean Break, Lucy Morrison
2013, Stage, Noor, Finding Noor, Citizens Theatre/ Ankur Productions, Guy Hollands
2013, Stage, Lulu, The Birthday Party, Manchester Royal Exchange, Blanche McIntyre
2013, Stage, Shahrazad, 1001 Nights, The Unicorn Theatre/Transport, Douglas Rintoul
2013, Stage, Grace, Liar Liar, The Unicorn Theatre, Blanche McIntyre
2012, Stage, Grace & Sammy, After the Rainfall, Watford Palace/ Curious Directive, Jack Lowe
2008, Stage, Shebeen Queen, The Suit, Young Vic, Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway
2015, Television, Ru'a (recurring character), Tyrant Series 2, Fox 21 for FX, Kari Skogland/ Andrew Bernstein
2013, Television, Tess, Boom! (Pilot), Snap B TV, Steve Rehman
2017, Film, Woman 5, What If Women Ruled The World, Jacqui Davies Ltd, Yael Bartana
2016, Feature Film, Ladriya, Ghost in The Shell, Amblin Partners, Rupert Sanders
2012, Film, The Girl, Do You Want to Try Again?, Roundhouse, Ferghal Crowley
2016, Radio, Rebecca, The Rage, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
2016, Radio, Lily, The Skriker, BBC Radio 3, Sarah Frankcom
2015, Radio, Circe, Anticlea, Briseis, Missing Presumed Dead: The Odyssey, BBC Radio, Susan Roberts
2015, Radio, Lt. Freya Jennings, Dr. Who - Aquitane, Big Finish, Ken Bentley
2017, Writing, Writer & Performer, Langhtorne Stories, Soho Theatre/Waltham Forest
2017, Writing, Writer & Performer, Busking It, RSC Making Mischief, Guy Jones
2011, Musical, Chorus, Street Scene, The Opera Group & The Young Vic, John Fulljames


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard, Essex, Irish-Northern, London*, Middle Eastern, Northern, RP, Spanish, Turkish
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Contemporary Singing*, Jazz Singing*, Merengue, Mezzo-Soprano*, R & B Singing, Rap, Salsa Dancing, Singer-Songwriter*, Street Dance, Zumba
Performance:Actor-Singer, Clown, Comedy, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Professional Singer, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Story Telling, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, Voice Acting
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Canoe, Football, Kayak, Stage Combat, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do, Yoga
Other Skills:Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Voice Coach (professional)


GRAVITY, Basic circus skills week, 2017

GHOST IN THE SHELL for Paramount & Dreamworks, Stunt, firearms, and military training, 2016

TYRANT SERIES 2 for FX, Basic Firearms training, 2015

THE VOCAL ACADEMY, Diploma in Contemporary Vocal Teaching, 2012 - 2013

CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH & DRAMA, BA Acting, 3 years, 2009 - 2011

THE BRIT SCHOOL for Performing Arts, Theatre studies, 2005 - 2007