Spotlight: LINA JALALA


LINA JALALA by Jaro Waldeck
Photo: Jaro Waldeck
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
County Dublin, Ireland
Riga, Latvia
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Playing Age:25 - 40 years
Appearance:White, Eastern European, Scandinavian
Eye Colour:Grey
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long

About me:

Lina Jalala began acting in 2004 in Riga. She then moved to Dublin in 2005 and continued training in both acting and improvisation. Lina has appeared in short films "If I Would Have Been Back Home”, "Night Out In Killashandra”, “What?" and feature film "Sonny Capone". Lina also has experience in recording voice overs and is fluent in Russian, Latvian and English.

2020, Feature Film, ADR - voice of A.I. system and multiple characters, Zone 414, Andrew Blaird
2018, Corporate, Voice Over, Multiparty privacy, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Napoleon Ramos
2018, Short Film, Nieve/lead, Night Out in Killashandra, LiMiNi Creative, Lina Jalala
2018, Feature Film, Tina/supporting, South West Side story, Independent, Gerard Daly
2018, Short Film, Jane/supporting, What?, Iceboy Films, Martin O’Donoghue
2016, Short Film, Jana/lead, If I Would Have Been Back Home, LiMiNi Creative, Lina Jalala
2014, Short Film, Claire/lead, Time, Independent, William Morais
2013, Short Film, Woman/lead, On The Other Side, Student Film/Pulse College, Jaroslav Skola
2012, Concert, MC/Interviewer, NANA concert and Q&A, Arena Stars, Aleksey Matveev
2011, Dance, Party goer/myself, Countdown to Innerspace, Sensation | ID&T, Danny Maas
2011, Short Film, Dawn/supporting, Ice Boy, Iceboy Films, Martin O’Donoghue
2011, Stage, Various/lead, Latvian Tales, Theatre Club Hamlets, Rolands Zagorskis
2011, Stage, Storyteller/lead, The Wedding Story, No Drama Theatre, The Teachers Club, Keith Cooper
Stage, Desiree/supporting, The O2, No Drama Theatre, The Teachers Club, Brian Quinn


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, East European, Irish-Southern, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Latvian*, Russian*
Performance:Voice Acting, Voice Over + Access to Studio
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Kayak, Running, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence



HONOURS BACHELOR DEGREE by Information Systems Management Institute (LV)- Business Administration with specialization in Enterprise and Event Management. Specialized subjects: directing and scenography foundations, speech, body language, image creation and PR, improvisation theatre, acting, TV & Radio production and more, (LV) 2004-2008

CERTIFICATE by Gaiety School of Acting - Acting for Camera, 2011

DIPLOMA by Irish Board of Speech and Drama - Associate in Acting Performance, 2012


ADVANCED SCENE-WORK (ACTING) summer adult intensive course by David Scott, 2019

DIRECTING AND ACTING FOR INTIMATE SCENES course by Ita O’Brien (Screen Skills Ireland), 2019

ACTING course by Terry McMahon (Dublin Acting Classes), 2018

ACTING, IMPROVISATION, STANISLAVSKI METHOD, MOVEMENT, SPEECH training by Neil Curran, Margaret Curran, Darragh Beirne at “No Drama Theatre” group, 2011 -2012

ACTING, MOVEMENT, SPEECH training at Theatre Club Hamlets & Film Box Studio, thought by Rolands Zagorskis (LV) 2003 - 2004