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Jo Ball

Jo Ball

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
38 - 48
Height
5' 5" (1m 65cm)
Weight
8st. 11lb. (56kg)
Hair Colour
Blonde
Eye Colour
Hazel
Build
Slim

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 - 2018 Ab Fab style lady on a boat
Commercial
OneFamily
OneFamily
2017 - 2018 Driving Instructor
Commercial
Driving School
AA
2017 Lawyer
Corporate
Court Case
JAC
2017 Mother
Corporate
Tribunal
JAC
2017 Daughter
Commercial
Leightons
Toast TV
2016 - 2017 Business woman
Corporate
Business on the Move
Zurich
2016 - 2017 Mother
Corporate
Children's Mental Health
Spectrecom Films/MindEd
2016 Physiotherapist
Commercial
Promotion of Nuffield Health Gyms
David Campbell
Nuffield Health Gyms
2015 - 2016 Snobby woman
Commercial
Braun
Jonathan Hopkins
Acne
2015 - 2016 Mother
Commercial
BT Moto GP - 'Mothers'
Chris Thomas
Smuggler
2015 Barrister - pupil master
Corporate
My Legal Experience
Mark Tuffnell
Silversun Media/Barrister's Chambers
2015 Head Teacher
Film (Short)
Squidge
Rebecca Fortune
Seahorse Films
2015 Office worker in tribunal dispute
Theatre
Mediation Theatre
Chris Head
Peaceful Solutions
2014 Business professional & Trade Union member
Corporate
Union
Leap Films
2014 Mrs Novak
Corporate
Educational video
Tovo
2014 Sketches
Theatre
The Perceptionists
The Perceptionists
Camden Fringe - Hen and Chickens
2014 Emily
Film (Short)
Crushed
Jane Sanger
Lumino Films
2014 Stella
Theatre
Ghosts
Si Spencer
Si Spencer (BBC writer)
Hen & Chickens
2014 Comedy Sketch show
Theatre
Monkey Wedding
Chris Head
Monkey Wedding
Hen & Chickens
2014 WAG
Film (Feature)
Football Kingdom
Kate Cheeseman
Secret Channel Films
2013 Eleanor
Theatre
Dead Funny
Tim Trimingham Lee
Jo Having A Ball
Old Red Lion
2013 Mother
Online
Virgin Phones
Ben Fogg
Shaven Ape
2012 Police Liaison Officer
Film (Short)
Trust
Yichen Wu
2012 Detective Mackay (Barbican show for Olympics)
Theatre
You Me Bum Bum Train
Kate Bond/Morgan Lloyd
Barbican/Bum Bum Train
2012 Awards Judge
Corporate
Farmers Weekly
Finn Varney
Aberration Films
2012 Well-to-do mother SUV driver
Commercial
Excuses DOE - road safety
Syd Macartney
Lyle Bailie
Belfast
2011 - 2012 Psychologist (lead role)
Theatre
You Me Bum Bum Train
Bum Bum Train
2012 Medic (Featured)
Theatre
You Me Bum Bum Train
Morgan Lloyd & Kate Bond
Bum Bum Train
2011 Assistant Registrar
TV
EastEnders
Nic Phillips
BBC
BBC
2011 Marketing Manager
Corporate
How to do it the right way
Emma Swinton
BSG - Unilever
2011 Harriett/Lawyer
Film (Short)
The Settlement
Nic Phillips (EastEnders Director)
Having A Ball
2011 Traditional 1940's Housewife/Shirley
Film (Short)
Mrs Sew & Sew
Charles Chintzer Lai
Pharo & Chintzer Lai
2011 Denise/Lesbian
Film (Short)
Etiquette
Daniel Collier
Yellow Square Productions
2011 Rita - Glamorous woman
Film (Short)
The Art of Conversation
Jo Newbolt
Asylum Films
2011 High Class Escort
Film (Short)
Lili's Got Talent (Film trailer)
Nur Sadiq
LightDancer Picture Co.
2011 Art Gallery Owner
Rehearsed Reading
Art World Sitcom
Chris Head
Whitechapel Gallery
2011 Art Collector
Rehearsed Reading
Art World Sitcom
Chris Head
ICA
2010 Woman receiving flowers
Commercial
Interflora
Pearse Lehane
Simply Media TV
2010 Penny/1 Night Stand (cameo from Joanna Lumley)
Film (Feature)
The Man You're Not (Rom Com)
Alan Freestone
FMW Films
2010 Woman - suitor for the Prince
Theatre
Cindarella
Mark Jones (winner of Edinburgh 'Pick of the Fringe')
Who's That Girl Productions
2010 Nervous passenger
TV
Derren Brown show hero at 30,000 feet
Simon Dinsell
Objective productions for Channel 4
On a plane
2010 Jules; Fitness Girl (Rom Com)
Film (Short)
Drinking Club
Ben Wardle
Ben Wardle
2010 Glamorous Lawyer/Mistress
Film (Short)
Coffee Bean
Robert Lucus
Disclosure Productions
2010 Mother
Commercial
Plastic in the Food Chain
Daniel Chisholm
Greener Upon Thames
2009 Mother
Commercial
Traffic driving
Peter Lydon
Ikea
Film set
2009 Glamorous Posh women
Film (Short)
Deviant
Ines Von Bonhorst
Dyonisios
2009 Paranoid mother
Film (Student)
Blinded with doubt
Camilla Bird
Rafstar Productionz
Family Home
2009 Woman moving through time
Commercial
Moving Memories
Josceline O'sullivan
UCA/Kodak student commercial awards
UCA
2009 Artist Speed dating
Film (Feature)
Dead Cat (Rom Com)
Stefan Georgeoiu
Low Fat Films
2009 Comedy Sketch show
Theatre
Tomato People
Tomato People
Hen & Chickens
2009 Comedy Sketch show
Theatre
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Laughing Horse
News Room
2009 Comedy Sketch Show
Theatre
Raw & Tasty
Chris Head
Tomato People
Etcetera Theatre
2008 Maid
Theatre
Two Kinsmen - Shakespeare
Rhys Thomas
The Actors Company
2008 American WASP
Online
Quiet Storm - 100 days
Amnesty International
2008 Viennese Waltz dancer & Prostitute
Theatre
The Patriot For Me
David Harris
The Actors Company
2008 Sophie/Wife
Corporate
Product Launch
Aleem Khan
Unilever
2008 Mrs Bernick
Theatre
Pillars of Society
Janet Harrison
The Actors Company
The Actors Company

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2011
    Clowning Course 'How to be Stupid'
    The Why Not Institute
  • 2009
    Character Comedy Stand-up
    City Lit (Chris Head)
  • 2008
    Post Graduate Acting
    LCTS - The Actors Company
  • 2007
    Drama Foundation - Distinction
  • 2006
    Short Course
  • 1995
    International Business & French
    Brighton University

About me

See my website at www.jo-ball.co.uk for more info, comedy sketches & reviews.
-Sketch at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElBznMfr1os
-Lead in short 'Crushed' selected for 2015 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner
-Review March 2014 in play 'Ghosts' by BBC writer Si Spencer. UK Theatre Network: 'This is very comical and slightly kinky. A fun evening out!'
-Lead in short film 'Ladies who lunch' Stephen Fry said he "Laughed a Lot"

Additional Information

In Feature Film 'Dead Cat' as part of the 2013 End End Film Festival & London Independent Film Festival.

In 2012 show You Me Bum Bum Train (5* reviews) as criminal psychologist
1-2-1 with all audience. Emma Freud said I was "Berilliant"

In Barbican show for Olympics I played a detective. A real detective at Scotland Yard came & said 'If all scenes were as brilliant as the police raid it's a brilliant show.'

Additional Skills

Actress:
Stage Combat qualified
Period dance training
Yoga, Tennis
Clean driving licence
French speaker
I used to work in marketing before becoming an actor - have a 2:1 Hons Business & French degree

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Long
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, RP, South London
Accents (North American) Southern American
Languages Spoken French
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Online, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Rehearsed Readings, Theatre (Fringe)
General Dance Skills Ballroom, Tango
Musical Skills Piano
Organisation Membership Equity
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? No
DBS checked Yes