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Simon Willshire

Simon Willshire

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
25 - 32
Height
5' 8" (1m 73cm)
Weight
11st. 9lb. (74kg)
Hair Colour
Black
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Macduff
Theatre
Macbeth
Oxford Shakespeare Festival
Siege Theatre
Oxford Castle
2017 Shylock/ Antonio
Theatre
The Merchant of Venice
Ron Song Destro
Oxford Shakespeare Company
Villa Foscari, Venice
2017 Ensemble
Theatre
Don't Be Absurd
Kesia Harriet Guillery
Shorts On Tap
2017 Sir Charles Devere
Rehearsed Reading
Colour In The Darkness
So and So Arts Club
National Portrait Gallery
2016 Pausanias/ Crates/ Prophet/ Citizen 4
Theatre
The Great and the Cynical
Jackson Douglas Kerrigan
Light of the Moon Productions
Bread and Roses Theatre, Clapham
2016 Cornelius
Theatre
Cymbeline
James Paul Taylor
Venture Wolf
The London Theatre, New Cross
2014 Abram
Theatre
Romeo and Juliet
Venture Wolf Productions
2014 Protagonist
Film (Student)
The Last Day
London College of Communication
2013 - 2014 Endymion
Film (Short)
The Shambhalla of Endymion
Kadath Films
2013 Drinking companion/ funeral attendant
Film (LB)
Love Song: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tchaikovsky
Ian Woodward
Encore Films
2013 Poseidon/ The padre
Theatre
"The Women of Troy" and "Pushing the Button" segments in The Best of the Platform new writing showcase
Tessa Hart
Bread and Roses Theatre
2013 Richard
Film (Short)
In My Place
Omotayo Ayetigbo
Dominion Drama Ministry
2013 Vlepsidemos
Theatre
Aristophanes' Wealth
Manos Tsotras
Actors Theatre Company
Dugdale Centre, Enfield
2012 - 2013 Hephaestus
Theatre
Song of Seasons
Rebecca Tranter, Fletcher Brown
M4West Pictures
2012 - 2013 Chorus
Theatre
Euripides' Medea
Alex Howarth, Ana Raphaeline
Guildhall Art Gallery
2013 Partygoer
TV
Made in Chelsea
TV Company
2013 Journalist (speaking role)
Film (Feature)
Mob Handed (in production)
Liam
2012 Late businessman
Film (Short)
One Act of Kindness
Amateur Shorts
2012 The athlete
Film (Short)
Narrative Drama
Amateur Shorts
2012 Jamie/ Banker # 12
Film (Short)
Piranha
Crimson Black Ltd
2012 The Rescuer
Film (Student)
Thorns
Sofia Safonova
London Film School
2012 Dave (lead male)
Film (Student)
£20
Steven Carver
London College of Communication-Team Bruce Lee
2012 Patient
TV
Holby City
BBC Elstree Studios
2012 Simon the barman/ Strip-club patron
Film (Feature)
The Look of Love (formerly called The King of Soho)
Michael Winterbottom
Revolution Films/ Pink Pussycat Films
2011 Wrestling-match Spectator/ cafe patron
Commercial
Vodafone
Broadcasting Extras
2011 Sports store customer
Commercial
Visa Europe
Broadcasting Extras
2011 Crowd member (end of the world scene)
Film (Feature)
51 Degrees
Films United
2011 Mourner
Film (Feature)
St George's Day
Elstree Studios
2011 Nightclub patron
Film (Feature)
Cocktail
Filmi Geeks
2011 Spectator
Commercial
Cisco film
Helen Grey
Can Communicate Ltd
London (Woolwich)

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2016
    Bernard Hiller Acting Masterclass, London, December 5, 6, 8, and 9 2016
  • 2013
    Private acting lessons
    Private acting lessons
  • 2012
    Acting course with showcase
    London Actors Workshop, Covent Garden
  • 2011
    Acting: An Introduction
    Morley College, London
  • 2009
    Classics and Comparative Literature

About me

I'm always looking to broaden my experience as an actor and to be involved in as many diverse projects as I can. I particularly love Shakespeare, Greek drama and acting for the camera. Apart from acting, I also enjoy performing in opera and writing plays and short stories.

Additional Information

Amateur theatre credits:

A Celebration of Operetta, Lead vocalist
Gilbert and Sullivan Revue, Lead vocalist
The Beggar's Opera by Benjamin Britten, Nimming Ned
London Actors Workshop Duologue Showcase, Walter Price in "Strangers in the Park", directed by John Melainey
Mozart's The Magic Flute, Chorus
Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Antonio, chorus
Princess Ida, Guron
The Pirates of Penzance, Sargeant of Police, chorus, producer
Sweeney Todd, Chorus
The Sorcerer, Chorus
Thoroughly Modern Millie, Chorus, George Gershwin, Dexter
Sophocles' Oedipus the King (in ancient Greek), The Priest
Christopher Marlowe's Dr Faustus, Valdes, the Pope, Scholar 3
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Polonius

Training:

Bernard Hiller acting masterclass, London, 5, 6, 8, and 9 December 2016
Private acting lessons 2012-present, Valerie Colgan
London Actors Workshop 2012, Jonathan Sidgwick
Introductory Acting Course at Morley College, London 2011, Timothy Taylor

Additional Skills

Beginner's stage combat
Singing exam with the RSCM: 70% in the Dean's Award
Singing exam with the RSCM: 62% in the Bishop's Award

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Short
Native accent English
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Modelling, Music Videos, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Commercials, Film (Professional), Theatre (Fringe)
General Singing Skills Solo
Specific Singing Skills Bass
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Perform nude? No