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    We used Skillbox.me for our trade stand in Edinburgh. The lady they provided was great, and we may be able to do further work with LA Skillbox in the future, all thanks to StuckForStaff!

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I am a confident, self-driven and enthusiastic worker with good communication skills and a strong background in the acting profession. I have worked in a number of different fields while pursuing an acting career, from working as contract staff on London Underground supervising the buskers, census collector and more recently bank work for Birmingham Mind, which lead to a full-time contract. All of which has meant I have built up a lot of experience and I’ve naturally had to be both a good team player and be comfortable working independently. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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I'm a trained actor with over 10 years experience from commercials, television film and theatre. My stage name is Steve Ryland and you can find my showreel and other material on youtube.

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  • Costume and Character

    Pot Noodle Promotion Doner Kebab Roadshow - Closer. - To engage the consumers and educate them on the product - To clearly convey key brand and products messages - To create awareness of the products and promote Pot Noodle as the perfect snack! - To encourage members of the audience to take part in the Chilli Challenge - To get into character as the Rapper and also assist Tony. - To have fun!

  • Demonstration

    Redbull Air Race Road Show – Cast and Crew • Working effectively in a two man team touring stores such as Sainsbury’s in London. • Promoting Air Race Show and competition. • Instructing and demonstrating Arcade game to members of the public.

  • Exhibitions

    Peperami – Pro-Retail show at NEC and Telford – N2O • Dressed in Peperami costume • Promote Peperami brand • Cause mischief and have fun with public Colgate – BDTA Dental Showcase 2009 at NEC – Colours • Acting as a runner • Ambassador for Colgate promoting new Sensitive Enamel Protect Toothpaste

  • Leafleting

    Marks and Spencer Leafleting Campaign - PSP.

  • Merchandising

    Kleenex - Candour. • Sampling Balsam Tissues • Helping EM and AEM to management stock

  • Sales

    The Sun Newspaper with Lego - MG Promotions • Selling and Promoting The Sun Newspaper in conjunction with free Lego toys offer with The Sun

  • Sampling

    Gallo Wine ‘The Good Food Show’ NEC – Ngage • Promoting new Gallo Wines • Stock management

  • Acting

    10 years of professional acting experience in stage, television and film work.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I have qualifications in ECDL levels 1 and 2 which I passed in 2013.

  • CRB

    I have had a CRB check twice in 2009 then again in 2013.

  • Public Speaking

    I have 10+ years experience as an actor in which time I have done everything from leading workshops in Theatre in Education to acting on 'Casualty'.

  • Qualifications

    Chartered Institute of Environmental Health through Birmingham MIND Training • Level 1 Award in Food Safety Awareness in Catering (2013). 1998 – 1999 The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts • One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Acting. 1998 The Birmingham Theatre School • Open Access Acting Course. 1994 – 1997 Sheffield Hallam University • B.A. Hons Recreation Management – Upper Second Class Honours Degree. 1991 – 1994 St. Philip’s College • GCSEs (A-C) Maths, Physics, Media, Astronomy • A Levels – Sociology (B), Media Studies (C), English Literature (D). 1986 – 1991 Jaffrey Secondary School • GCSEs (A-C) English Language, English Literature, History.

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