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Shamira Turner

Shamira Turner

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
20 - 26
Height
5' 7" (1m 70cm)
Weight
8st. 5lb. (53kg)
Hair Colour
Strawberry Blonde
Eye Colour
Blue
Build
Slim

Reviews

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Doppelgänger
Theatre
DoppelDänger
She Goat
Battersea Arts Centre
2017 Triplet, Accordion, Fury, Hermes, Boatman, Horse Theatre
Theatre
Orpheus
Little Bulb Theatre
Brisbane Festival, Australia
2017 American teen, Underling + others (8 plays)
Theatre
Soho Young Playwrights
Charlotte Bennett
Soho Theatre
2017 President + male characters, singer/guitarist
Theatre (Tour)
Bucket List
Nir Paldi
Theatre Ad Infinitum
2017 Dragon Boat Paddler (English)
Voice Over
Five Short Blasts
Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphreys
Theater der Welt, Hamburg
2016 - 2017 The Woman
Site Specific
Tower (R&D)
Lucy Thornett
2016 Accordionist/puppeteer
TV
CBeebies' The Nutcracker
Jon Spooner
BBC CBeebies
2016 Doppelgänger/singer/multi-instrumentalist
Theatre
DoppelDänger (preview shows)
She Goat
Camden People's Theatre
2014 - 2016 Robert Robertson
Theatre
Golem
Suzanne Andrade
1927
Young Vic, and Trafalgar Studios, London; UK & International touring
2015 Triplet, Accordion, Fury, Hermes, Boatman, Horse Theatre
Theatre (Tour)
Orpheus
Little Bulb Theatre
Royal Opera House, Linbury Studio; Bristol Old Vic; Nuffield Southampton; Liverpool Everyman; Birmingham Rep
2015 Posh housemate
Online
Limbo (web series, episode 1)
Martin Franks
Lizzie Franks & John Dumont
2015 Girl / ensemble member / puppeteer
Rehearsed Reading
KITE (R&D)
Rachael Canning
The Wrong Crowd
2013 - 2014 Triplet, Accordion, Fury, Hermes, Boatman, Horse
Theatre
Orpheus
Little Bulb Theatre
Battersea Arts Centre, London
2013 - 2014 Actor/Accordionist
Theatre
Le Cabaret Calamiteux
Camille Boitel
Compagnie L'Immediate
La Breche, Cherbourg
2013 Improviser/musician
Theatre (Tour)
La machinajouer
Camille Boitel
Compagnie L'Immediate
Salle de La Galerie Fuveau
2013 Tony, Sally, Tracy
Theatre
Squally Showers
Little Bulb Theatre
National Theatre Shed
2011 - 2012 Singer/musician
Theatre (Tour)
Goose Party
Little Bulb Theatre
Summerhall, Edinburgh; Pulse Fringe Festival, Ipswich; Battersea Arts Centre, London
2011 - 2012 Alice
Theatre
Operation Greenfield
Little Bulb Theatre
Soho Theatre, London; and 2 national tours.
2012 Charlotte
Theatre (Tour)
The Marvellous & Unlikely Fete of Little Upper Downing
Little Bulb Theatre
Tobacco Factory, Bristol & rural tour
2008 - 2011 Sophia
Theatre (Tour)
Crocosmia
Little Bulb Theatre
2010 Clod, Ratty (mask work)
Theatre
Tortoise
Shanty Fiasco
Lounge on the Farm festival, Canterbury
2009 Evelyn
Theatre
Sporadical
Little Bulb Theatre
Shunt Vaults
2009 Egle
Theatre
This We Have Now
Magpies
Arthur Wagner studio, San Diego
2008 Reggie Fluty & others
Theatre
The Laramie Project
UCSD production
Arthur Wagner studio

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2010
    Masters in Drama and Theatre Studies, 1st Class Honours
  • 2006
    Acting for Film
    New York Film Academy
  • 2006
    Acting Shakespeare

About me

Shamira is a versatile actor with experience in devising, cross-gender casting, writing and directing for performance.

Shamira is co-director of emerging performance company She Goat, and a founding member of award-winning Little Bulb Theatre.

Additional Information

Appearing in: 'Cinderella and the Beanstalk' by award-winning The Sleeping Trees, at Stanley Halls, South Norwood, London 1-10 Dec 2017; and The Old Market, Brighton 14 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018.

Additional Skills

Ensemble work, Mask, physical theatre, singing, autoharp, accordion, harmonica, writing, devising, Yoga, Pilates, swimming, sewing, illustration.

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Shoulder Length
Native accent English
Accents (UK) English, standard, RP, Somerset
Accents (North American) General American
Languages Spoken English, French
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Music Videos, Online, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Film (Student), Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring)
General Singing Skills Solo
Specific Singing Skills Alto, Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano
Musical Skills Accordion, Autoharp
Stage Combat Skills Basic
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? Only Professionally