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Marilyn Ann's Profile

Experience Summary

I am a self-employed actor who also does promotional work. I enjoy working with the public and am professional, reliable, hard-working and have excellent time-keeping skills. While working for Kodak I achieved the highest number of national sales through their in-store photo printing kiosks. I particularly enjoy costume work and have worked as a costumed character for Cadbury Buttons and on a long-term basis for Birmingham City Council. I have enhanced CRB disclosure dated November 2009, a degree in French and German from the University of Nottingham and a Graduate Diploma in Acting from Birmingham School of Acting. When I am not working I enjoy going to the cinema, reading anything I can get my hands on and writing film reviews. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I ama trained actor, holding a Graduate Diploma in Acting from Birmingham School of Acting (2006).



First language: English

Extra Information

  • Costume and Character

    Full-skin work for Hel's Angels on Cadbury Buttons Fun on the Farm promotion and independently for Birmingham City Council's Stalking Litter campaigns.

  • Data Capture

    Collecting feedback for Kodak in-store at Boots to evaluate customer experience of Kodak Photo Kiosks.

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrating Kodak products in-store at Boots for Quantum Marketing. I had the highest sales figures in the country for products from the Kodak kiosks in Boots stores.

  • Exhibitions

    Promoting Sky packages to students at Freshers' Fairs. Promoting the University of Nottingham to A-level students at higher education fairs. Promoting Freindly Pubs for Friendly People at Freshers' Fairs.

  • Leafleting

    Various promotions for IFM and Simply including Carphone Warehouse, Argos and Jessops. Promoting shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, leading to higher than average numbers of attendances at Free Festival shows.

  • Modelling

    One of the faces of Birmingham City Council's Stalking Litter and Stub it Out! campaigns and Brakes Bros' internal publications.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Mystery shopping for Kodak through Quantum Marketing and independently for GfK NOP, with particular emphasis on banking institutions.

  • Sampling

    Sampling of Aunt Bessie's frozen desserts and Del Monte fruit juice drinks for Ballistic Marketing.

  • Acting

    Birmingham School of Acting Graduate Diploma in Acting 2006. Self-employed actor working with vulnerable teenagers for Samanya Drama. Performing in lead panto roles for Pyramid Pantomimes. Experience in corporate videos for Notion Studios and CreatiVideo. Radio plays for Paul Burton Radio. Extremely skilled in improvisation with ten years experience with the Mission: Improbable comedy improvisation troupe. An extremely talented vocal performer capable of a wide range of accents and character voices.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    GCSE Keyboarding applications 1993. Three years working for The University of Nottingham in an administrative capacity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and in-house computing systems.

  • CRB

    Advanced CRB disclosure November 2009.

  • Public Speaking

    Regular performer in comedy improvisation and spoken word events through Pub Poetry. Winner Rotary Club Public Speaking competition, Barrow-in-Furness. Good microphone technique developed through audio comedy sketches with Microwaving Ants.

  • Qualifications

    Birmingham School of Acting, Graduate Diploma in Acting 2006 (Commendation), BA (Joint Hons) French and German, Nottingham University 1999 (2:1), 3 A-Levels, Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College 1995, 9 GCSEs (grades A-C) The Alfred Barrow School 1993.


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