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Michael Black

Michael Black

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
16 - 25
Height
5' 7" (1m 70cm)
Weight
11st. 0lb. (70kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Billy Lee/Young Man
Theatre
Bluebird
Rob Ellis
Katzpace Studio Theatre
Katzpace Studio Theatre
2017 Sir Tunbelly Clumsey/Foretop
Theatre
The Relapse
Giles Havergal
RADA
RADA
2017 Talthibyus/Chorus
Theatre
Women of Troy
Di Trevis
RADA
RADA
2016 Claudio/Escalus
Theatre
Measure for Measure
John Gillet
RADA
RADA
2016 Willis
Theatre
Talking Pictures
John Beschizza
RADA
RADA
2016 Toby
Theatre
Hedda
Annie Tyson
RADA
RADA
2015 Oliver
Theatre
As You Like It
Hugh Allison
TYPE
Barons Court Theatre
2014 Michael
Theatre
You Can
Anna Niland
National Youth Theatre
Ambassadors Theatre
2014 Jack/Hike
Theatre
Boiler Room Project
Gbolahan Obisesan
National Youth Theatre
Toynbee Studios
2014 Clubber/PUC/Boy1
Theatre
Swipe
Carolina Giammetta
National Youth Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2014 Jeff
Film (Student)
Born in the Barn
Will Baines
Crush Media
2014 Voice Over Artist
Voice Over
Amnesty Youth Awards
Vikram Ahluwalia
Amnesty International UK
2013 Solider/Reporter
Workshops
One, Two, Cold, Terror
Sam Wood
West Yorkshire Playhouse
West Yorkshire Playhouse
2013 Jack Purdie
Theatre
Dear Brutus
Peter Huntley
Second Floor Theatre Company
The Wardrobe
2013 Raul
Theatre
Extremities
Richard Green
Northern Theatre Company
Northern Theatre Company
2013 Tommy
Theatre
Pride
Self Directed
Faded Ink Productions
The New Adelphi Club
2013 Billy
Film (Student)
Just An Ordinary Night
Robert Shears
Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication
2013 Narrator
Voice Over
The Highwayman
Don Mc Camphill
Disturbance RTN
Battersea Business Centre
2013 Prisoner
TV
Casualty
Simon Massey
BBC
2013 Lead Role
Film (Short)
What If?
Krzysztof Bilski
Astor Productions
2013 Various Roles
Online
History of York App
Paul Morricone
Appeartome Ltd
2012 Sheriff of Nottingham
Theatre
Babes in the Wood
Richard Green
Northern Theatre Company
Northern Theatre Company
2012 Ensemble
Theatre
Press Play
Bea Holland
National Youth Theatre
Hull Truck Theatre
2012 Older Billy
Musical
City of Light
Mark Rees
Hull Truck Theatre Company
Hull Truck Theatre
2012 Ben
Theatre
Feeding the Birds
Nick Lane
Hull Truck Theatre Company
Hull Truck Theatre
2012 Dr James Ingram
Theatre
Havin It All
Madeleine Thorne
Hull Truck Theatre Company
Hull Truck

Education

About me

Actor/Writer/Poet.

As an actor I trained at RADA, Identity School of Acting and the National Youth Theatre.

I have extensive experience in classical and contemporary theatre, as well as performance on screen and radio. I've acted in a variety of plays including Greek, Shakespeare, Jacobean, Restoration, American and British Contemporary.

I've written two full length plays called Pride and In the wake of. Plus some comedy sketches for stage and screen. I also perform regularly at slam poetry nights in London

Additional Information

https://www.spotlight.com/6215-7835-0874

Additional Skills

Performance:
Audio Books, BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Comedy, Comedy Improv, Comedy Fringe, Comedy Songwriting, Improvisation, Forum Theatre, Green Screen, Laban Training, Meisner Technique, Alexander Technique, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Spoken Word, Stand-up Comic, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre, Viewpoints, Voice Over, Writer/Director,

Accents & Dialects:
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Belfast, Birmingham, Cockney, Dublin, Essex, Geordie, Glasgow, Heightened RP, Hull, Liverpool, Multicultural London English (MLE), RP, Welsh-Standard, Yorkshire

Music & Dance:
Bass-Baritone, Choral Singing, Flamenco, Period Dancing, Walt

Sports:
Rugby, Running, Swimming, Yoga

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Short to Medium
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, Essex, Geordie, Hull, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Northern England, Northern Irish, RP, Scottish, Standard, South London, Southern England, Welsh, Standard, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) General American, New York City, Southern American
Languages Spoken English
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Corporate, Film (Student), Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Solo
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Perform nude? Yes
DBS checked Yes (within last 12 months)