Spotlight: JON CHEW


JON CHEW by Jon Holloway
Photo: Jon Holloway
Studio 7C, Clapham North Arts Centre, Voltaire Road, London SW4 6DH
Phone: 020-7720 3355
Fax: 020-7720 5565
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:10st. 1lb. (64kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:Asian, Chinese, Filipino/Malay/Thai
Nationality:Malaysian, Chinese, British
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short

About me:

Jon can be seen in 3 episodes of the new comedy sitcom 'The First Team' airing on BBC2 from June 2020

Stage Television Further Credits
2020, Stage, Zheng He, Asian Pirate Musical, Vault Festival, Zhui Ning Chang
2019, Stage, Ensemble, WILD GOOSE DREAMS, Ustinov Theatre, Bath, Michael Boyd
2018, Stage, Headman Zhang/Wild Swan, Forgotten, Arcola Theatre, Kim Pearce
2018, Stage, Prince Chulalongkorn, The King & I, West End, Bartlett Sher
2018, Stage, Ido, The Bee, Theatresauce, Kelvin Wong
2017, Stage, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, LAMDA, Vik Sivalingam
2017, Stage, Fainall, The Way of the World, LAMDA, Penny Cherns
2017, Stage, Hippolytus, Phaedra, LAMDA, Jenny Lipman
2017, Stage, Teodoro, The Dog In The Manger, LAMDA, Ollie Birch
2017, Stage, Bosola/Delio, The Duchess of Malfi, LAMDA, Ian Brown
2016, Stage, King Henry VI, Henry VI Parts 1, 2, 3, LAMDA, Matt Peover
2016, Stage, Orlando, As You Like It, LAMDA, Hannah Eidinow
2014, Stage, Louis Ironson, Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches, Theatrethreesixty, Christopher Ling
2013, Stage, Danny, Philadelphia, Here I Come, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, Joe Hasham
2013, Stage, Jamie, The Last Five Years, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, Christopher Ling
2012, Stage, Jules, Boom, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, David Lim
2010, Stage, Birdy, Birdy, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center, Christopher Ling
2010, Stage, M, Cock, The Actors Studio, David Lim
2020, Television, David Li (3 episodes), The First Team, BBC Two, Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
Further Credits
2020, Corporate, John (Lead), Resort World Genting, The Storytellers Ltd, Adam Sibbald
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Kenneth, Tango, Yellow Earth, Zhui Ning Chang
2019, Corporate, Li/John, Standard Chartered - It Matters, The Edge Picture Company, Grisha Nikolsky
2019, Film, Man, The Wayback, Thomas Thomas Films, Various Directors
2019, Workshop, Bao/Ensemble, Wolf Totem, Handspring and National Theatre Studio, Tom Morris
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Indonesian Dramatic Reading Festival, Ovalhouse Theatre, Various Directors
2019, Corporate, Doctor, Avaya Corporate, A-Vision, Andrew Smith
2018, Voice Over, Wiseman/Tallman, Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (English-dubbed), Pinewood Studios, Various Directors
2017, Commercial, Failed Start-up Guy, Qualcommm, Knucklehead, Rob Leggatt
2014, Short Film, Boy, The Last Flight, Tropfest Asia, Ezequiel Paolinelli
2014, Short Film, John, Kopi Cinta, Amir Muhammad Anthology, Sheryl Chong
2020, Corporate, John, Genting, The Storytellers, Jon Bentley


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard*, Asian, Chinese, English-Standard*, Malay, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
Cantonese, Chinese, English*, Indonesian, Malay*, Mandarin
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Drums, Guitar, Laban, Period Dancing, Singing (general), Tenor
Performance:Actor-Singer, BGSC Level 1 Standard, BGSC Level 2 Intermediate-18th Century Single Sword, BGSC Level 2 Intermediate-Sword & Dagger, Laban Training, Master of Ceremonies, Meisner Technique, Musical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Repertory, Voice Acting
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Basketball, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Improvisation, Puppetry, Writer
Vocal Range:A1 to G5


LAMDA, MA in Classical Acting, 1 year, 2016-2017

Columbia University, MA in Journalism, 1 year, 2014-2015

Guildhall London School of Music and Drama, Certificate in Acting in Musical Theatre, 2012

National Institute of Dramatic Art, Certificate in Screen Acting, 2007-2008