Spotlight: EMMA CATER


EMMA CATER by Sheila Burnett
Photo: Sheila Burnett
Holy Cross Church Crypt, Cromer Street, London WC1H 8JU
Phone: 020 3394 0079
Mobile: 07956 322202
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:8st. 6lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:45 - 55 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Currently on tour as Edna in Stephen Daldry’s acclaimed National Theatre production An Inspector Calls.

**** Review of Beauty and the Beast: “Emma Cater’s Housekeeper has a real Mrs Danvers chill about her” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian.

Film Television Stage Site Specific Commercial Voice Over Choreography Corporate Dance Concert Role Play Educational Further Credits
2020, Film, The Woman, Charged, Dead Unicorn Films, Gillian Simpson
2019, Feature Film, Kate Harris (Joe’s Mum), The Grass Is Always Grindr, 56 Dean Street/ Brown Boy Productions, Luke Davies
2018, Feature Film, Kathy, Profile, Bazelevs Productions/ Sapphire Films Ltd, Timur Bekmambetov
2018, Film, Mum, Eye Of The Beholder, True Tube, Jonathan Green
2017, Film, Frances, Wild Horses (Official Selection Cannes, RTS Awards winner), NFTS, Rory Alexander Stewart
2016, Film, Laura, Veterans, White Boat, Chris Godwin
2016, Film, Sandy -Mother, Seen And Heard, The Children's Society/White Boat, Chris Godwin
2016, Film, Susie- Gas Safe Engineer, Get Gas Safe, EdCom, Mark Tufnel
2015, Feature Film, Marie, Lou Lou, Met Film, Edward Little
Feature Film, Leeanne, Night Swimming, U4 Me Films Limited, Jack Rochon
2021, Television, Boring Don’s Wife, THE PURSUIT OF LOVE, BBC / Amazon Sudios / Open Book, Emily Mortimer
2020, Television, Waitress, Goldie’s Oldies, Viacom / Nickelodeon, Jonathan Gershfield
2019, Television, Donna Moona, Highway To Hell - Murder in the Fast Lane, October Films/ Discovery id, Richard Turley
2019, Television, Kate Harris Joe’s Mum, The Grass Is Always Grindr, Brown Boy Productions/Dragonflies Productions, Luke Davies
2017, Television, TV Interviewer, THE STRIKE SERIES - THE SILKWORM, Brontë Film/BBC/HBO, Kieron Hawkes
Television, Sharon Reid, Class of '76, Zenith, Ashley Pearce
Television, Sally, Wire In The Blood, Coastal Productions, Tony McDonagh
Television, Woman, Twenty Steps To Better Management, BBC, Andrew Pratt
Television, Amy Fairbrother, House of Eliott, BBC, June Howson
Television, Various reconstructions, Crime Monthly, LWT
2020, Stage, Edna, An Inspector Calls, PW Productions / National Theatre, Stephen Daldry / Julian Webber
2019, Stage, Alex McKay, The World We Made, Change Festival / Becky Birchill, Sophie Austin
2018, Stage, Ugly Sister, Imaginarium, New Wimbledon Theatre / Polka Theatre, Roman Stephanski
2017, Stage, Cassius & Calphurnia, Julius Caesar, PSC, Neil Carter
2016, Stage, The House Keeper & Choreographer, Beauty and the Beast, Polka Theatre, Roman Stephanski
2015, Stage, Tansy's Mum. Puppeteer. Movement Director, The Girl Who Never Looked Up, Theatre First, National Theatre Dorfman, Ria Parry
2014, Stage, Tansy's Mum/Puppeteer/Movement Director, The Girl Who Never Looked Up, National Theatre Studio, Ria Parry
Stage, The Bride, Into Our Dreams, Almeida Theatre/Shakespeare In Shoreditch, Ben Harrison
Stage, Gretel, The Red Thread, Young Vic Theatre & International tour, David Glass
Stage, Kitty Abergarew, The Town That Went Mad, Volcano Theatre Company QEH & International tour, Fern Smith & Paul Davis
Stage, Lilith, Angels And Demons, Tricycle: Besht Tellers & tour, Rebecca Woolman
Stage, Huru, On The Road To Baghdad, Saddlers Wells, Fergus Early
Stage, Performer, In The Privacy Of My Own, V-TOL, Mark Murphy
Stage, Various, The Lost Child International Tour, David Glass Ensemble, David Glass
Stage, Gretel, The Hansel Gretel Machine European Tour/QEH, David Glass Ensemble, David Glass
Stage, Chief Purser, 109 The Boat Show, People Show, Emil Wolk & Mark Long
Stage, After The Orgy, Volcano at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Fern Smith
Stage, Baby/Nomie, Family Wolf, Soho Theatre, Astrid Hilne
Stage, Mother and her daughter, 106 Wessex House, The People Show, Mark Long & George Khan
Stage, Female Lead, Theseus And The Minotaur, Polka Theatre, David Glass
Stage, Lead Role, Skin, Absolute Theatre, Andrew Harries
Stage, Dorothy, The Wizard Of Oz, Taunton Brewhouse Theatre, Andrew Harries
Stage, Lead Role, Star Gazer/Moon Shadow, Polka Theatre/Web Play-Los Angeles, Roman Stephanski
Stage, Atranox/Lettice, Beauty & The Beast, Polka Theatre, Roman Stephanski
Stage, 32 Feet Per SecPer Second, V-TOL, Mark Murphy
Stage, Priscilla, Mother Goose, Northampton Royal Theatre, Michael Napier Brown
Stage, Tom Cat, Dick Whittington And His Cat, Royal Theatre Northampton, Michael Napier Brown
Stage, Lady Macbeth/Witch, Macbeth, Suspended Animation, Vic Davies
Stage, Hermia, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Grassy Knoll, London's Southbank, Alan Sturn
Stage, Female Lead, The Rise And Fall Of The Male Chauvinist Pig, Tristan Bates Theatre, Antonio Ribiero
Site Specific
Site Specific, Ann Marie, The Great British Wedding - immersive theatre duration show, Teatro Vivo, Mark Stevenson
Site Specific, Actress in a glass case, Spellbound, Hayward Gallery, Peter Greenaway
Site Specific, The Bride, Into Our Dreams, Almeida- Shoreditch Town Hall, Ben Harrison
Site Specific, Lucy, Flamingo-Immersive Theatre Event, Flamingo Group, David Moir
2019, Commercial, Reporter, Vauxhall - Legit Tax, Merman London, Will Clark
2019, Commercial, Mum, Tena Silhouette, Merman/Abbott Mead Vickers, Zac Emerson
2017, Commercial, Buyer, IKEA, Tantrum, Stephen Pipe
2016, Commercial, Mother, Amazon Christmas, Moxi Pictures, Neil Gorinnge
2015, Commercial, Donna - Checkout Colleague, Tesco - Haggling, Rattling Stick/BBH, Daniel Kleinman
Commercial, Customer, American Airlines, Partisan Midi Miduit, Eric Lynne
Commercial, Wife, Volkswagen, Partisan, Eric Lynne
Commercial, Wife, Belgacom, Roses Are Blue Film Productions, Thor Saevargsson
Commercial, Mother, EDF “Kid’s Park”, Big Fish / Stink, Nacho Gayan
Commercial, Wife, Dutch Tax Office, Will Van der Vlueg, Keith English
Commercial, Mum, Pizza Hut “Stuffed Crust”, Great Guns
Voice Over
2015, Voice Over, Tesco Checkout Colleague, Tesco Brand Guarantee "Haggling" (Radio), BBH, Daniel Kleinman
2015, Voice Over, Mrs Darling, Neverland, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Martin Berry
2019, Choreography, Choreographer of the film, Cricket World Cup / Chance To Shine, Ed Coms, Dashka Zagorac
2017, Choreography, Movement Director, Julius Caesar, Primary Shakespeare Company, Neil Carter
2015, Choreography, Movement Director, The Girl Who Never Looked Up, National Theatre - Theatre First, Ria Parry
Choreography, Movement Director/Choreographer, The Big Magic, Polka Theatre, Roman Stephanski
Choreography, Movement Director/Choreographer, Stomp, Shout, Let It All Out, The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath, Lee Lyford
Choreography, Choreographer, All Change, Cochran Theatre
Choreography, Choreographer, Cabaret, Honey Bee Productions for Croydon Clock Tower, Lisa Wellman
Choreography, Choreographer, Resolution at The Place, Emma Cater
Choreography, Movement Director, Movie Mania, Barclays at EXCEL, Sandy Wicks
2004, Corporate, Office Manager, Blended Learning “Designed Around You “, Department for Work and Pensions / Jack Morton, Stewart Sugg
Corporate, Wife and Mum, Chemicals, Safety Commission
Dance, Dancer/ Actor, In The Privacy Of My Own, V-TOL Dance Company, Mark Murphy
Dance, Dancer, 32 Feet Per Second Per Second, V-TOL Dance Company, Mark Murphy
Dance, Dancer, Turning Tables, Angela Woodhouse Dance Theatre, Angela Woodhouse
Dance, Dancer, Repertory by Claude Brumachon, Aletta Collins,Yolanda Snaith, Transitions Dance Company, Bonnie Bird
Dance, Dancer, Spring Loaded, Karen Greenhough Dance Theatre, Karen Greenhough
Dance, Lead, Sadlers Wells opening production: On the Road to Baghdad, Green Candle Dance Company, Fergus Early
2019, Concert, Choir-Second Soprano, Royal Festival Hall with soloist Erin Manahan Thomas, London Mozart Players/Hackney Singers/LCS, Dan Ludford-Thomas
2019, Concert, Singer, Repertory: Vaughan Williams , Benjamin Britten & others, The Elm Singers, John Webber
2016, Concert, Choral singer, Christmas With The Stars at The Royal Albert Hall, Blood Wise/ Radio 2 Listen to the Band, Frank Renton
2016, Concert, Singer (Guests Soloist & Choir), Dark Matter, The Membranes, John Robb & Kelly Lovelady
2015, Concert, Second Soprano Choir, Mozart Requiem, Royal Festival Hall, Mark Shanahan
2015, Concert, Second Soprano Choir, Carmina Burana, Cadogan Hall, Dan Ludford-Thomas
2014, Concert, Second Soprano, chorus, Verdi Requiem, LCS Fairfield Halls, Dan Ludford-Thomas
Concert, Lead Singer, Fear Of The Dark
Concert, Singer ( 2nd soprano), Elm Singers, Elm Singers, John Webber
Role Play
Role Play, Customer, The Colt, Mitsubishi
Role Play, CEO, Communications, Dramatic Resources, Peter Bailie
Role Play, Customer, The Leaf, Nissan
Educational, Associate, NT Primary Learning, National Theatre, Jackie Tait
Educational, Associate Cross Arts Artist, The Big Barbican, Barbican, Jenny Mollica
Educational, Movement Teacher, Acting Course, Drama Studio London, Peter Craze
Educational, Movement Teacher, Physical Theatre, Shared Experience Youth Theatre, Kate Saxon
Educational, Director, Romeo and Juliet, Primary Shakespeare Company, Emma Cater
Further Credits
2019, Short Film, Sue, Pratfall, BFI, Django Pinter


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, London*, Northern, RP, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Choral Singing, Choreography*, Contact Improvisation*, Contemporary Dance*, Dance (general)*, Dance Captain, Harmony Singing, Laban*, Mezzo-Soprano, Modern Dance, Singing (general)
Performance:Children's Theatre, Dancer-Professional, Immersive Performance, Laban Training, Mask, Physical Theatre, Promenade Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Body Combat, Fitness Instructor (qualified), Horse-riding, Running, Swimming, Yoga*, Yoga Teacher
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Choreographer (professional), Dance Teacher, Devising, Hatha Yoga Instructor (experienced), Improvisation, Mime, Movement Director/Coach, Movement Tutor, Personal Fitness Trainer (professional), Presentation Coach, Puppetry, Shadow Puppetry, Workshop Leader
Vocal Range:E3 to A5


Trinity Laban

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