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I am a trained actress and teacher with great communicatin skills. I am well presented and a reliable and enthusiastic employee. I also have my own theatre company and have experience in producing, marketing, funding and finding sponsorship. My main skills in this area are to make people believe in my product in order to invest. Within this role I also had to organise and manage other people effectively. I have also been a tour manager for a band signed by DECCA. I also have a lot of experience in market research and have been part of many promotional campaigns over the years including blackberry, smirnoff, fairy non-bio, maybeline and neutrogena to name a few. I am friendly polite and well spoken and someone who people warm to easily. I am positive and a great motivator and love achieving things, launching projects and seeing them come to fruition. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Costume and Character

    National Non Smoking Day dressed as a giant cigarette in the Arndale Centre Manchester. Also promotion for bare nuckle fighting in Manchester being a protester.

  • Data Capture

    For Cancer Research, interviewing people taking part in a fun run in Manchester in Debdale Park and filling out a questionnaire.

  • Demonstration

    Working for Blackberrry in Manchester Picaddilly train station demonstrating to people how to use the new Blackberry. I also worked for T-Mobile in store over the Christmas period demonstrating one of their latest handsets.

  • Event Management

    I have produced four theatre productions Two at the Royal Exchange Manchester where I managed between 2 and 5 people. One at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where I managed 4 people. I was tour manager for Kirsty Almeida and managed her band on tour. In total 8 people.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Davidoff Cool Waters Boots store manchester and store approval.

  • Hospitality

    I have been a waitress for many years in top restaurants as well as more commercial restaurants such as Cafe Rouge. I have also been part of murder mystery events as an actor in top hotels around the country.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Store approved by Boots in Manchester - Market Street.

  • Modelling

    I have modelled for a theatre company for their publicity. I also worked as a model on an Iceland Commercial.

  • Presenting

    After leaving drama school my first job was presenting a tribute show of The Tweenies Live and also Bob the Builder. We toured many town halls and civic centres up and down the country with audiences of up to 1500 peopleI have presented cabaret events of up to 200 people in the audience and also ran a night for Citizen 32 Magazine, compering and introducing established poets to read.

  • Sampling

    Sampling work has included, a low calorie chocolate bar in Stockport, coffee for costa coffee, foundation for maybeline, skin care cream for neutrogena, smirnoff vodka tour. London Evening Standard.

  • Acting

    Trained at Bretton Hall graduating with a 2:1 honors degree in 2001. I have worked as a professional actor for the past ten years.

  • Bar Person

    I have worked in many busy and city centre bars as a bar person including, Bar38 Hammersmith and York (1 year full time), Sofa in archway (part time), The Hillary Step in Manchester (2 years part time), O'Neills in Church Street - Stoke Newington.

  • Car Driving License

    Full clean driving license.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Typing 60wpm, Wordprocessing and excell.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Attended a two day training course with certificate whilst working for Cafe Rouge.

  • Public Speaking

    I run drama workshops for children and young people. I have been a presenter for a childrens touring theatre company and presented and compered/hosted cabaret events. I have also run workshops for training refugee nurses and also teenagers in the nursing field.

  • Qualified Dancer

    I trained in acting of which dance was part of our training, I have also attended many dance classes since graduating in contemporary, tango, lindy-hop, contact improvisation, five rhythms and salsa. I also taught dance for two years in a state secondary school. I would not class myself as a professional dancer but very competent.

  • Qualifications

    Diploma in Performing Musician (singer) BA Hons in Theate Acting A-Levels A-C English Lit, German, Theatre Studies 10 GCSE's grades A-B

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