MICHAELA SHORT by Cameron Prudames
Photo: Cameron Prudames
11A Shakespeare Crescent, Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1NB
Phone: 07855 527345
South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:9st. 2lb. (58kg)
Playing Age:42 - 55 years
Nationality:British, Irish
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Michaela has just been cast as Bet the straight talking Yorkshire Mother in Orange Productions Postcards From The Ages in Leeds in Spring 2021. Michaela has beaten over 500 applicants worldwide in the Endurance round of the World Monologue Games & is through to the last 6 in the finals with a self penned monologue!

Earlier this year she played Mum in brand new play about autism 'Fading Into Nothingness'.

Winner of an online monologue competition in lock down!

Stage Television Commercial Corporate Film Musical Dance Internet Role Play Short Film Further Credits
2020, Stage, Bet, Maureen's Promise - Postcards From the Ages, Orange Horse Productions, Karen Richardson
2020, Stage, Mum, Fading Into Nothingness, Merlin Theatre, Sheffield, Sarah Spencer
2019, Stage, Elsie, The Meeting, Slung Low Shorts, Sarah Applewhite
2018, Stage, Nellie Wilde Principal Role, Painters of Light & Shadow, Sheffield Theatres, Kate Rutter
2015, Stage, Mrs Lovett, Womberang, Montgomery Theatre, Catherine North
2010, Stage, Ensemble, An Enemy of The People, Crucible Theatre, Daniel Evans
2020, Television, Auntie Tracey, Tea for 3, Ltbl Productions, Hugh Mann Adamson
2018, Television, Dancing Neighbour, BBC Supermovers, Chief Productions, Luke Filz
2018, Television, Body double for main actress Alice Lowe, Dark Encounter, GSP Studios, Carl Strathie
2017, Television, Ballroom Dancer, Father Brown Episode 7 Series 6, BBC, Piotr Szkopiak
2016, Television, Mary Clarke Personal Assistant, DCI Banks, Left Bank Pictures, Craig Pickles
2016, Television, Regular DCi Series 2, Happy Valley, Red Production Company, Sally Wainwright
2016, Television, Narcotics Anonymous Group Leader, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Alex Grint
2015, Television, Clown Mum, 4 o'clock Club, CBBC, Tim Hopewell
2015, Television, CPS Solicitor, Coronation Street, ITV, David Kester
2015, Television, Minister, Hollyoaks, Channel 4, Pip Short
2015, Television, Lost Hope Dancer, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, BBC Television, Toby Haynes
2014, Television, Sue Prospective Nanny, Emmerdale, ITV, Tim O'Mara
2018, Commercial, News Reporter, Bereco windows sound advert, Bereco Windows, Dan McCarthy
2016, Commercial, Pretty but Powerful, the Boss, Accident Response Force, WINN SOLICITORS, Media Productions, Mark Lediard
2016, Commercial, Auntie, Oakland Christmas Advert, Phil Hawkings
2020, Corporate, Social Worker, CHILDLINE, Cuckoo Films, Helene Michaelides
2019, Corporate, Sam, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Public Notice Film, Cuckoo Films, Helene Michaelides
2018, Corporate, Teacher, Bett Exhibition Promotion, WhiteNoise Media, Natalie Meziani
2016, Corporate, Employee in Pension Scheme, Rolls Royce Pension Scheme Benefits, Fanatic Films Ltd, David Easton
2016, Corporate, Business Manager, Safety business Learning, Tom Hughes
2015, Corporate, Donna Staff Member, Co-operative Vidoe x4 Getting it right/Getting it wrong, Summer Rain Films, Jonathan Glendening
2016, Film, Courtier, The Black Prince, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Kavi Raz
2010, Film, Miss Fultern, Oranges and Sunshine, Jim Loach
2020, Musical, Mrs Evans, Rooftops, Adrian Atkinson
2014, Musical, Ensemble, Evita, Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Bill Kenwright
2014, Musical, Teacher/Ensemble, Grease, Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Adrian Allsop
2013, Musical, Community Ensemble Dancer/Singer, Evita, Really Useful Group, Seth Sklar-Heyn
2012, Musical, Banker's Wife/Ensemble, A Christmas Carol, Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Mark Feakins
2012, Musical, Chiffon, Little Shop of Horrors, Montgomery Theatre, Val Mills
2009, Musical, Singer in Ensemble, The Crucible Awakes, Croft House Musical Theatre Company, Ruth Carney
2016, Dance, Pit Wife, COALUK Tour, Gary Clarke Company, Gary Clarke
2016, Internet, Customer, Sheffield Credit Union, Let There Be Light Productions, Hugh Adamson
Role Play
2019, Role Play, Various Patient Scenarios, Psych CASC Final Examinations NHS, Prplayers, Phill Doulton
2018, Role Play, Mother of child patient, Dental OSCE, Sheffield University NHS, Frances Parsons
2018, Role Play, Various Patient Scenarios, Understanding GP Course for Overseas Doctors, Sheffield University NHS, Frances Parsons
2018, Role Play, Alcoholic Patient, Ward Intensive Simulated Encounters (WISE), Sheffield University NHS, Frances Parsons
2017, Role Play, Patient, OSCE GP Final Medical Examinations - Patients as Educators, Sheffield University, Emma Hudson
2015, Role Play, Doctor, Health Innovations, Salford Hospital
2010, Role Play, Mental Health Patient, Understanding Mental Health, Gilded Lily
Short Film
2017, Short Film, June Principal Female, Man with the Worried Eyes, Sheffield University, Kelly Purcell
2011, Short Film, Jane, Out o' Date, Fuzzy Jumble Films, Jimmy May
Further Credits
2020, Web Series, Dr Rebecca Roddam, Murder Trial Live, ITAE Group, Alex Dee
2020, Training Film, Social Worker, Childline, Cuckoo Films, Helene Michaelides
2020, Workshop, R&D Workshop, Everybody's Got to Leave Sometime, Dante or Die, Anna Richmond
2019, Site Specific, Detective Chief Inspector, Various Scripts, Murder One, Aiden Pugh
2019, Training Film, Pat Care Home Manager, Delirium NHS Training Video, Arc Research & Consultancy, Maggie Hinchley
2019, Training Film, Social Worker, What is Abuse - NSPCC Training Vidoe, NSPCC, Helene Michaelides
2019, Workshop, R& D Workshop, Building Planes, Trish O'Shea/Simon Birch/Joanne Davies, Trish O'Shea
2018, Still Photography, Principal Tourist, The Explorer's Road, English Heritage Tourism, Ioan Said
2017, Educational, Abusive Mother, Average Joe, [email protected] DePaul Charity, Jay Yerrell
2017, Training Film, Donna Customer Service Operateor, Co-operative Videos x4 Getting it Right/Getting it Wrong, Summer Rain, Jonathan Glendening
2012, Training Film, Psychiatric Nurse/Staff Nurse, Queen's Hospital Medical Training Video, Queen's Hospital


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Polish, RP, Russian, Yorkshire*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing, Cha Cha, Contemporary Dance, Country Singing, Disco Dancing, Foxtrot, Jazz Dancing, Latin American, Mambo, Mezzo-Soprano, Northern Soul Dancing, Old Time Dancing, Quick Step, Rock 'n' Roll Dance, Rumba, Salsa Dancing, Samba, Singing (general), Tango, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, After Dinner Speaker, Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Green Screen, Live Roleplay, [email protected] Knife, Murder Mystery Events, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Radio Drama, Role Play, Theatre In Education
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Hockey (field), Horse-riding, Mountain Hiking, Netball, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:IT Literate, Shorthand, Typing (touch)


Northern Drama Acting School (N:das) Current

Cameron Prudames Private Acting Classes 2018

Anita Gilbert Voice Coaching 2018

Act4TV Lee Toomes 2017

Carney Academy of Performing Arts 2016

Sheffield Theatres, Acting for Adults 2015

ActupNOrth Workshops 2014

Voice skills for Confidence Colette Murray Sheffield Theatres 2015

Acting for Adults Training Course Steve Haythorne Sheffield Theatres 2012

Jane Elwood School of Dancing

Nicci Topping Casting Workshop