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Dani Tonks

Dani Tonks

Overview

Ethnicity
White - Other
Age Range
20 - 30
Height
5' 6" (1m 68cm)
Weight
9st. 6lb. (60kg)
Hair Colour
Auburn
Eye Colour
Green
Build
Slim

Credits

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2014
    3 yr. Acting
  • 2013
    2 week introductory to puppetry
  • 2012
    MUSICALITY OF THE BODY. 4-DAY MASTERCLASS.
    Song of the Goat Theatre (Teatr Pieśń Kozła)
  • 2010
    Rose Bruford Summer School
  • 2009
    5 week intensive for stage and screen
    British Youth Filming Academy
  • 2009
    2 yr. Acting
    New Hampton arts college

About me

Dani works freelance as a full time actress/artist.

She regularly writes and performs at spoken word events at art cafes in Birmingham and London. Dani also models occasionally in between auditions. Previous brands she has modelled for are KeeBoutique, ASOS, Kodak and Young Ones clothing brand for a fashion promotional film.

Dani has been a rehearsal director and acting mentor for young people/new actors for The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester and company "Without Theatre", Manchester, devising and planning workshops and found it incredibly rewarding. Dani has recently been took on as the Drama and Comedy teacher at the PQA Wolverhampton starting in June 2017. Teaching and mentoring aspiring actors from ages 10 - 18.

Dani is a passionate,professional hard working artist who believes in the art of play in front and behind the lens, likes testing the boundaries to deliver something new. She takes her work seriously but not forgetting to have fun too!

During other work commitment's Dani has been working on a self written theatre piece called S.W.A.L.K that she has been touring at festivals last spring/summer 2016 in the UK and Europe. She hopes to continue working on her writing for 2017.

Additional Information

Macbeth Review from The Skinny by Joe Ramsden staged at the Lantern Theatre Liverpool;

"Dani Tonks, whose every movement as Lady Macbeth is charged with a palpably sensual, yet highly calculated, energy elavate the piece to a class act of theatre.."

SHOW REEL;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQTQsundP4Y

Short film projects;

"Too Far Gone" a short film by Harry Fisher

http://vimeo.com/117400762


Music Video;

"City Of" by Emile Bernard

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fLV1N3E8_hE

Additional Skills

In no particular order;

Workshop facilitator
Devising
Directing
Photograph
Spoken word
Modelling
Stilt walking - beginner
Contemporary movement
Choreography
Alexander Technique
Yoga
Writing
Living History
Producing

Skills

Skin Colour
White
Hair Length
Long
Native accent
English
Accents (UK)
Birmingham, Black Country, London, Manchester, Midlands, East, Northern England, Northern Working Class, RP, Scottish, Standard, Stafford
Accents (North American)
General American, Southern American
Accents (International)
Eastern European, Italian, Polish
Interested in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Improvisation, Modelling, Music Videos, Online, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Motion Capture, Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills
Chorus
Specific Singing Skills
Alto
General Dance Skills
Acrobatic Sports, Ballet, Bellydance, Contemporary, Jazz
Organisation Membership
Equity
Stage Combat Skills
Basic
Driving Licences
Precision Driver
Perform nude?
Only Professionally
DBS checked
No