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Laura Hills-Leigh

Laura Hills-Leigh

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
18 - 28
Height
5' 5" (1m 65cm)
Weight
8st. 14lb. (57kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Green
Build
Slim

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 - 2018 Practitioner
Workshops
History Workshops
Imagining History
2017 - 2018 Various - Incl. Disney Princesses & Mascot Characters
RolePlay
Children's Entertainment Events
Sarah Hargreaves
Party Friendz
2013 - 2018 Patient
Corporate
Pharmacy OSCE's Roleplay
Medical Role Players
2017 Ann - the Maid
Site Specific
Museums at Night
Charlie Mortimer
Theatre By Numbers
Astley Hall
2016 - 2017 Snug
Theatre
The Play's The Thing
Attic Door Productions
2017 Moll Pitcher (Fortune Teller)
RolePlay
Mystery at the Magic Museum
Adrian Burrows
Little Gargoyle Ltd
Bury Transport Museum
2014 - 2017 Various (Various Murder Mystery Themes)
Theatre
After Dark Murder Mysteries
Little Gargoyle Ltd
2015 - 2017 Various Practitioner and Historical Characters (Various Themes)
Workshops
Wicked Workshops
Little Gargoyle Ltd
2016 Jane Doe
Film (Short)
The Culling Policy
Dir. Anthony Straeger
2016 Mole
Theatre (Tour)
Wind in the Willows
Tom Fisher
Attic Door Productions
2016 Elsa
RolePlay
Princess Day
Attic Door Productions
East Lancs Railway
2015 Elsa
RolePlay
Elsa & Olaf
Attic Door Productions
The Platform, morecambe
2015 Chorus
Theatre
Aladdin - Adult Pantomime
Attic Door Productions
2015 The March Hare/The Frog Footman
Theatre (Tour)
Alice In Wonderland (Tour)
Ben Muir
Attic Door Productions
2015 Restoration Wedding Guest
RolePlay
Astley Alive!
Theatre By Numbers
Astley Hall, Chorley
2015 Edith Rigby
Theatre
Showtime! at the Harris
Charlie Mortimer
Theatre By Numbers
Harris Museum, Preston
2015 Holly Page
RolePlay
NHS Paediatric Interviews
Medical Role Players UK Ltd
2014 - 2015 Various (Multiple Scripts)
Rehearsed Reading
Chosen Words
Charlie Mortimer
Theatre By Numbers
Korova Arts Cafe & The Octagon Theatre, Bolton
2013 Lucy Lockett
Theatre
Times Up Santa
Sam Buist
Korova
Korova Arts Cafe
2013 Lucy
Theatre (Tour)
Digging Deep
Charlie Mortimer
Theatre by Numbers
Korova Arts Cafe Preston, Kings Arms Salford
2013 Mother/Scientist/Mask
Theatre (Tour)
Extreme Withdrawal Is Manifest
Alice Smithson/Laura Hill
Scrunchie Theatre Company
Korova Arts Cafe Preston, Underground Venues Buxton, The Lantern Liverpool, Kings Arms Salford, Bingley Arts Centre, The Last Bus Cafe Aberdeen, The Phoenix Basement Bar Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2013 Violet
Film (Student)
Terminal
Tom Ryan Smith
Monkeynuke Pro
2013 Interviewer
Film (Short)
Two Little Ducks
Michael Pettitt
One Man Band Productions
2013 Amy Carlton
Film (Short)
First Words
Michael Pettitt
BirdLime
2012 - 2013 Helen Ladd
Theatre
Extreme Withdrawal Is Manifest
Scrunchie Theatre Company
Preston Arts and Media Centre
2012 Woman
Film (Short)
Life Is Good
Sophie Iddon
Forbidden Orchard
2012 Lucy
Theatre
Digging Deep
Charlie Mortimer
13 Theatre Company
The Houldsworth
2012 Lucy
TV
Stubble
Paul Parsons
PenToPaper Productions
2012 Stacey Carlton
Film (Short)
Farewell Joseph
Phil Brough
2012 Keira
Film (Student)
Opening Night
Haimay Hoang
2012 Phoebe
Film (Student)
Missing
Kat Wilkes
2012 Pandora
Film (Student)
Show Your Hand
Kat Wilkes
2012 Patricia
Film (Student)
Waiting Room
Matt Brodrick
2011 Suzanne
Theatre
VIP
Tom Ingham
2011 Wife
Theatre
WE Corps VS The World
Graham Easterlow
Graham Easterlow
Preston Market

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2012
    3 yr. Acting

About me

Laura Hills-Leigh (also Laura Hill) is a 26 year old actor and singer based in Lancaster and around the North West. She has a degree in BA(hons) Acting from UCLAN University, and has been working in the industry since she graduated in 2012. Laura is a member of Equity and has a profile on Spotlight (view PIN 3416-7861-9128). Laura is always on the look out for new opportunities to express her strong creative flair.

Laura frequently performs in school workshops, children's events, interactive performance and medical roleplay work. Most of Laura's work includes live interactive character work and site specific or immersive performance. Laura has a particular passion for this type of work and enjoys the connection it allows with the audience.

Laura runs her own school workshop company, Imagining History, where she performs a variety of educating and entertaining history workshops to KS2 children in schools throughout the country. She often performs as 'living history' characters at a variety of museum events; previous venues include Astley Hall, the Harris Museum and Bury Transport Museum.

She frequently performs in themed children's entertainment and parties across the North West and has also previously performed in fun days for children at East Lancs Railway with Attic Door Productions - performing in various different roles, most notably Elsa from Frozen. Her past work also includes roles in numerous themed murder mystery events.
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Laura also does regular medical role play work as a simulated patient. She has previously done work for various types of OSCE exams and NHS Interviews with Medical Role Players UK Ltd.

Laura has performed in a wide variety of popular theatre productions around the North West. Laura has recently performed in various family promenade productions, including Alice in Wonderland and Wind in the Willows. She also performed in The Play's The Thing, a Shakespearean comedy dinner show, as a part of The Beach Shakespeare Festival 2016.

‚ÄčLaura has a strong passion for fringe theatre and, in the past, has assisted with the development of new writing; challenging a fresh script and helping to develop character. In particular with Theatre by Numbers on their Chosen Words project. Laura also co-devised and co-directed her own play, Extreme Withdrawal Is Manifest which was performed at fringe venues throughout the North West and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013 with great success.

Laura also has a lot of experience in front of the camera, performing in a variety of shorts, feature and student films.

Additional Information

Laura is a strong singer and continually develops her technique through attending regular lessons. Laura is a member in an acapella harmony trio, Silver July and the Citysingers choir. She has recently achieved Distinction in her LCM Grade 8 Music Theatre Award. Much of Laura's work involves her singing to a live audience - from character singing in murder mysteries to singing popular Disney songs at kids fun days.

Laura's training at UCLAN included Alba Emoting, Acting for Radio, Acting for the camera, Meyerholds Biomechanics, Devising, Contemporary Theatre, Restoration Theatre, Shakespeare, Stanislavski, the Extended Voice and Acting through Song. Laura continues her training through attending workshops such as the Myth and Theatre Festival hosted by Enrique Pardo and PanTheatre.

For more information on Laura Hills-Leigh visit her website www.laurahillactor.com

Additional Skills

Accents: Lancashire (Native), American (Various, including Standard and New York), Irish (Standard), London (Cockney), Essex (Standard).
Interactive Theatre, Live Roleplay, Promenade Theatre, Weapon Handling, Strong Improvisation/Devising Skills, Choreographic Theatre.
Strong Singer, Harmony Skills, Piano Player, Knowledge of Sound/Lighting Tech, Modelling Experience, Full clean driving license.

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Shoulder Length
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, English, standard, Lancashire, Northern England, RP, Southern England
Accents (North American) General American, Midwest Farm & Ranch, New York City
Accents (International) French
Languages Spoken English
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Modelling, Music Videos, Online, Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Advanced
Specific Singing Skills Alto, Belt, Falsetto, Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano
Musical Skills Piano
Organisation Membership Equity
Driving Licences Standard
DBS checked Yes (within last 12 months)