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James Ruskin

James Ruskin

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
25 - 35
Height
5' 8" (1m 73cm)
Weight
10st. 10lb. (68kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Blue
Build
Slim

Reviews

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Ewan
Film (Student)
Isla
Elin Martinsen
The Met Film School
2016 The Gruffalo and Multiple Roles
Theatre
Julia Donaldson and Friends
The Edinburgh Book Festival
2016 Storyteller
Theatre
Science Fiction Reading
Shuffle Festival
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
2016 Floor Technician
Commercial
Drone Delivery
Will Riddell
1000 Heads
2016 Gilbert
Film (Student)
Cocaine and Cormorants
Alexis Parrinder-Nicholls
London College of Communication
2016 Tom
Workshops
Playing with Character
Eloise Lally and Rosa Reid
The Zoetrope Collective
Siobhan Davies Studios
2016 Andy
Workshops
Different Class
Mark Garfield
Different Class
2015 Workshop Leader
Workshops
Feeling and Moving from Rhythm
Ignite Youth Theatre / Children's Classic Concerts
2015 Mentor
Theatre
Glitter and Tears
Donya Pandkhahi
Appetite Theatre
The Space @ Surgeons' Hall
2015 Robert Brandt
Theatre
In Soft Wings
Tatty Hennessy
In Soft Wings
Tristan Bates Theatre
2015 Bob
Theatre
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Imogen Beech
Ghostdog Productions
The Horse and Stables
2015 Mr Tankersley
Theatre
Can You Keep a Secret?
Sam Carrack
Mind Your Head Theatre
The Bread and Roses
2015 Character B
Theatre
All in This Together
Jessica Daniels
Mind Your Head Theatre
The Bread and Roses
2014 Amal Nair / Gremman
Computer Game
Dialogue: A Writer's Story
Tea Powered Games
2012 John the Baptist
Musical
Godspell
Alex Howarth
Patch of Blue Theatre
Regional Tour
2011 John the Baptist
Musical
Godspell
Alex Howarth
Patch of Blue Theatre
C Venues, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2010 Mr Kraler
Theatre
The Diary of Anne Frank
Alex Howarth
Patch of Blue Theatre
C Too, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2010 The Gatekeeper of Oz
Theatre
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Alex Howarth
Patch of Blue Theatre
C Too, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Education

About me

LAMDA and Mountview trained actor. Also interested in live comedy and writing. Strong singer. Experience while training of a variety of styles of theatre performance, alongside camera work and radio technique. Experience of long form improvisation - took part in a 12 hour improvised play while at LAMDA.

Additional Information

Awarded a first class honours degree in Philosophy from the University of St Andrews before training at Adam Smith College, LAMDA and Mountview. Awarded an MA in Acting at Mountview.

Additional Skills

Stand-Up Comedy
Improvisation
Storytelling
Public Speaking
Writing
Computer Literate
Arts Administration Experience
Horse-riding

Skills

Skin Colour White
Native accent Scottish
Accents (UK) Cockney, English, standard, Fife, Glasgow, RP, Scottish, Standard
Accents (North American) General American, Southern American
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Online, Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Radio, Theatre (Fringe)
General Singing Skills Solo
Specific Singing Skills Baritone, Falsetto
General Dance Skills Ballroom, Latin American, Swing/Jive, Tango
Organisation Membership Equity
Stage Combat Skills Basic
Driving Licences Standard