CORAL MESSAM by Pete Bartlett
Photo: Pete Bartlett
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Represented by Samantha Dodd
78 York Street, London W1H 1DP
Phone: 020 7993 4992
Artist's Website:
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Playing Age:35 - 43 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-African, Black-Caribbean
Other:Equity, Equity Minority Ethnic Members Register
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Light
Voice Character:Natural


Coral has extensive work as an Physical actor and Movement Director. For Videos of her MOVEMENT and CHOREOGRAPHY work please click this link:

Stage Film Television Commercial Music Video Musical Choreography Further Credits
2019, Stage, Movement Director, Small Island, The National Theatre, Rufus Norris
2018, Stage, Movement Director, The Convert, Young Vic, Ola Ince
2018, Stage, Director, Run it Back, Talawa Theatre, Coral Messam
2018, Stage, Movement director, Winters Tale, The Globe Theatre, Blanche McIntyre
2018, Stage, Movement director, Fantastic follies of mrs rich, Royal Shakespeare Company, Jo Davies
2017, Stage, Movement director/ choreographer, One love The Bob marley musical, Playful Productions, Kwame Kwei Armah
2016, Stage, Actor, Monster Calls, Bristol Old Vic and The Old Vic in London, Sally Cookson
2016, Stage, Movement Director, Macbeth, Shakspeare Globe, Iqbal Khan
2016, Stage, Performer, R & D, Gyre and Gimble, Tobie Olie
2015, Stage, Sinead/Conscience, Everyman, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
2015, Stage, Movement Director, wolf in snake skin shoes, Tricycle Theatre, Indu Rubinsingham
2014, Stage, Movement Director/AD, Hamba and Nhamo, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
2014, Stage, Movement Director, Lie With Me, Talawa Theatre, Ola Animashawun
2013, Stage, Mynad, Lightening Child, Shakespeare Globe, Mathew Dunster
2013, Stage, Movement Director, Amen Corner, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
2013, Stage, Oya, Feast, Young Vic Theatre, Ruffus Norris
2013, Stage, Movement Director, Dolls House, Royal Exchange, Greg Hershov
2013, Stage, Movement Director, gods property, Talawa Theatre, Micheal Buffong
2013, Stage, Movement Director, Crowning Glory, Stratford East, Dawn Reed
2012, Stage, Movement Director, Enter, Talawa Theatre, Anthony Ekondayo
2011, Stage, Movement Coach, As You Like It, Royal Exchange, Greg Hersov
2010, Stage, Helen Of Troy/Hostess/Choreographer, The Tragic History of Doctor Faustus, Royal Exchange Theatre, Toby Frow
2009, Stage, Market Woman/Dance Captain, Death And The Kings Horseman, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
2009, Stage, Fiona, Your Fault, Soul Productions, Vince Tycer
2008, Stage, Tandi, To Be Straight With You, DV8 Physical Theatre, National Theatre, Lloyd Newson
2007, Stage, Marcia, Mami Wata and The Black Atlantic, Sameboat Productions, Dr Osita Okagbue
2006, Stage, Rosa/Dorothy/Dancer, La Boheme, Raymond Gubbay Productions Royal Albert Hall, Francesca Zambello
2005, Stage, Oshun, Shango, Sakoba Dance Theatre, Bode Lawal
2019, Film, Movement director, Small Axe, BBC, Steve McQueen
2014, Film, Market Woman & TV Producer, London Road, Cuba Productions, Rufus Norris
2019, Television, Movement Director, 22nd Jan, BBC, Co directed by Sam Miller and Micheala Cole
2019, Television, Movement coach and choreographer, Cursed, Netflix, Daniel Nettheim
2019, Television, Movement director, Brittania Season 2, Sky, Luke Watson
2016, Television, Synth, Humans 2, Channel 4, Lewis Arnold
2010, Television, Dothraki Woman, Game Of Thrones, Fire and Blood Productions, Tim Van Patten, Daniel Minahan
2001, Television, Dancer, Kylie Minogue on tour, ITV
2004, Commercial, Actor, Muller Yogurt
2003, Commercial, Actor, UK Food, Sky Television
Music Video
2016, Music Video, Movement Director, Emili Sande - hurts, Somesuch & Co, Dawn Shadforth
2011, Music Video, Queen Victoria, Flashman - To the victor the spoils, Airside, Tim Bricknell
2017, Musical, Choreographer, One Love, Birminham Rep Theatre, Kwame Kwei-Armah
2000, Musical, Sarafina (Singer/Dancer), The Lion King, Walt Disney, Julia Teymour
2016, Choreography, Choreographer/Movement director, Macbeth, Shakespeare Globe, Iqbal Khan
2016, Choreography, Movement Director, King Lear, Royal Exchange Theatre, Micheal Buffong
2015, Choreography, Movement Director, Ma rainey's black bottom, National Theatre, Dominic Cooke
2015, Choreography, Movement Director, Wolf in Snake skin shoes, Tricycle Theatre, Indu Rubinsingham
2011, Choreography, Choreographer, Project A: celebrating the 40th anniversary In Abu Dhabi, Generating Company, Abigail Yeates
2011, Choreography, Choreographer, Private Lives, Royal Exchange, Micheal Buffong
2010, Choreography, Choreographer, Ruined, Almeida Theatre, Indu Rubinsingham
Further Credits
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Movement Director, Brittania Waves The Rules, Royal Exchange
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Movement Director, Houseboy, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
2011, Workshop, Movement Director, House Boy, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Black Country, Cockney, Jamaican, London, Midlands-West, South African, West Indies
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Patois*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Contemporary, African Dance-Traditional, Alto*, Choreography*, Contemporary Dance*, Jazz Dancing*
Performance:Dancer-Professional, Motion Capture, Physical Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
RollerSkating*, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Choreographer (professional), Dance Teacher, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Motion Capture


MA Theatre Ensemble, Rose Bruford University, 2013-2014

Burlesque Baby in London, 2012

Central School of Speech & Drama, Actor Centre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, 2010

Master workshop in Motion Capture, Mocap Volt