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Sophie Taylor

Sophie Taylor

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
22 - 30
Height
5' 2" (1m 57cm)
Weight
8st. 14lb. (57kg)
Hair Colour
Red
Eye Colour
Blue
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Fou
Site Specific
Apocalypso
Tin Shed Theatre
The Riverfront, Newport
2013 - 2016 Anthony
Theatre (Tour)
Oyster Boy
Haste Theatre
International touring
2014 - 2016 Theseus
Theatre (Tour)
The Hideout
Haste Theatre
International touring
2016 Woman
Theatre
Where the Hell is Bernard?
Haste Theatre
The Space, London
2013 - 2015 Verity
Theatre (Tour)
Beyond Cragporth Rock
Ally Cologna
Haste Theatre
UK Touring
2014 Book Club Member
Film (Short)
Two Feet
Jo Gewirtz
Novitzky, Woodward, Gewirtz
2009 - 2010 Protestor
Theatre
The Whitehouse Institute
Joe Hancock
UMDS
John Thaw Studio and National Student Drama Festival

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2013
    Post Graduate Acting
    St Mary's University
  • 2012
    BA (Hons) Dance and Theatre Performance

About me

Since graduating from a Physical Theatre MA in 2013, I have co-founded and successfully run an international touring company, Haste Theatre. We have won numerous awards, devised 4 original shows, are an Arts Council funded company, and create and deliver drama/acting workshops to a wide range of ages from primary school to professionals. Visit www.hastetheatre.com for more info.

I am highly skilled in comedy, physical storytelling, multi-rolling, children's theatre, drag, improv and audience interaction, but also in deeper, emotional roles. I am now looking to expand my practice in the industry.

"Sophie Taylor shines the brightest among this particularly iridescent team. Her diverse roles are each well-refined, from slapstick waiter to doctoral assistant, and, when given the choice, it is her the eye naturally falls upon in chorus scenes." - Redbrick Review

“Sophie Taylor’s a natural comedian... an easy gift for audience interaction” 
- San Diego Tribune

“played with comic perfection” - Adrian Johnson, Storytelling Laureate for Birmingham

“these highly trained and gifted professionals are... at the top of the game in acting, singing, dance, playing instruments and script-writing”
-Ruth Gledhill, writer for The Times, on The Hideout

Additional Information

Directing Credits
STAGE: A Sky Burial by Joe McKie (London and Edinburgh Fringe), 2012
STAGE: Titus Andronicus (John Thaw Studio Manchester), 2012
STAGE: Let Me Go Home by Sophie Taylor and Elisha Mansuroglu (Contact Manchester), 2011 - Shortlisted for International Student Drama Festival 2012
STAGE: I Know Where The Dead Are Buried by Matthew Dunster (World Premier, 24:7 Theatre Festival Manchester) 2011 - Assistant Director
STAGE: On Rafter’s Hill by Marina Carr (John Thaw Studio Manchester), 2010 - Shortlisted for National Student Drama Festival 2012

Additional Skills

Other Performance Experience:

Hosting Variety shows and Q&As

Creating and performing bespoke performances for children’s parties

Clowning

Lip Sync

Extra work in short films

Voice overs

Acapella singing (Alto Soprano)

Ukulele playing

Improvising and audience interaction

Mime

Puppetry

Mask work
Devising

Writing and performing sketch comedy

Drag King

Movement specialist

Direction, assistant direction, stage management
Promotional work

Directing and performing Shakespeare

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Long
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, Cornish, Devon, Dorset, East Anglian, English, standard, Leicester, London, Manchester, Midlands, East, Northampton, Northern England, Northern Working Class, RP, Somerset, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) Californian, General American, Southern American
Accents (International) Australian, French, Irish, Italian
Languages Spoken English
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Improvisation, Music Videos, Online, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Film (Student), Presenting, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Chorus
Specific Singing Skills Alto, Soprano
General Dance Skills Acrobatic Sports
Musical Skills Flute, Recorder, Ukulele
Stage Combat Skills Basic
DBS checked Yes (within last 12 months)