Adrian D

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Adrian D

 Actor  Musician  Extra

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  • Playing Age: from 35 to 50
    Location: Leicester
    Gender: Male

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Acting


Experience

 -  Film (Student)
 -  Musicals
 -  Teaching
 -  Theatre (Fringe)


Accents

 -  Birmingham
 -  Cockney
 -  Northern England
 -  Posh
 -  RP
 -  Somerset
 -  General American
 -  Midwest Farm & Ranch
 -  French
 -  German


Employment History & Experience

SHORT FILMS:
2011
Superstar - Simon Blossom (York St. John University)
2010
Love Online.com - Drew's Dad (AKRE Productions)
After She Left - Mr Kyte (Coventry University)
The Shadow - Graham Davies (Wolverhampton University
Purgatory - Jason Matthews (Flowing Turtle Films)

THEATRE
2011
Aida (The Messenger)
Who Decides? (David Jenkins)
Chess (The Russian: Anatoly Sergievski)
2010
My Fair Lady (Freddie Eynesford-Hill)
Back To The Eighties (Stevie Cocker)
2009
Mack & Mabel (Fatty Arbuckle)
The Likes Of Us (Prime Minister)
2008
The Wizard Of Oz (Tin Man)
2007
Sweet Charity (Ensemble)
2006
Iolanthe (Tolloler)
Sweeney Todd (Pirelli)
Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Simeon/Butler)
2005
Yeoman Of The Guard (Fairfax)
Crazy For You (Mingo)
2004
The Pirates Of Penzance (Frederick)
2003
Singing In The Rain (Production Tenor)
2002
My Fair Lady (Ensemble)
Brigadoon (Stuart Cameron)
2001
Calamity Jane (Ensemble)
Chess (The American)
2000
The Mikado (Nanki-Poo)
Fiddler On The Roof (Motel)
Fame (Schlomo)
1999
Godspell (Ensemble)
1998
The Gondoliers (Marco)
Gypsy (Herbie)
1997
The Sorceror (Alexis)
Me & My Girl (Charles)
Hot Mikado (Ensemble)
1996
Iolanthe (Tolloler)
The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (Ensemble)
Cabaret (Ensemble)
1995
The Pirates Of Penzance (Frederick)
Sweeney Todd (Pirelli)
Sweet Charity (Herman)
1994
Princess Ida (Florian)
Chess (The American)
Guys And Dolls (Ensemble)
1993
West Side Story (Snowboy)
Yeoman Of The Guard (Fairfax)
La Cage Aux Folles (M. Renaud)
The Hired Man (Ensemble)
Barnum (Amos Scudder/Ensemble)
1992
The Card (Flunkey/Truelove)
Trial By Jury (Ensemble)
The Gondoliers (Luiz)
1991
Brigadoon (Stuart Cameron)
Ruddigore (Richard Dauntless)
The Pirates Of Penzance-Broadway Version (Ensemble)
1990
Sweeney Todd (Beadle Bamford)
1989
Jesus Christ Superstar (Annas)
The Mikado (Pooh-Bah)
Showboat (Ravenal)
1988
South Pacific (Sgt. Kenneth Johnson)
The Hired Man (Alec/Union Chariman)
1987
West Side Story (Big Deal)
Blood Brothers (Mr. Lyons)
The Hired Man (Landowner/Harry)
1986
Epsom Downs (Supt. Blue/Les/Owner)
The Bundle (Basho)
The Queen & The Rebels (Maupa)
The Mystery Plays (Abel)
1985
Lancashire Lass (Jellick)
Canterbury Tales (Chaucer/Sir January/Friar)
1984
Macbeth (Ross/Young Siward)
Faustus (Cornelius/Martino/Horsecourcer/Lucifer/Alexander) Cabaret (Emcee)
The Sea (Thompson/Carter)
Lorna Doone (John Ridd)
Maria Marten (Mr. Marten)
15 Minute Hamlet (Cornelius)
Zoo Story (Peter)
1983
Spring Heeled Jack (Badger Openshaw)
The Threepenny Opera (Jake)
Lorenzaccio (Vitelli/Bellini/Cosimo)
The Card (Fearns/Jock)
1982
Lucy In The Sky (George)
Pippin (Ensemble)
1981
Hair (Ensemble)
1980
Grease (Teenangel)
Who Is Bobby Valentine (Speedy)
Terraces (Ensemble)
Who Do You Love? (Ensemble);

OTHER INFORMATION:
I have also directed the following theatre productions:
Les Miserables (School Ed.): Disco Inferno; Calamity Jane; Grease; Anything Goes; Oklahoma; Little Shop Of Horrors; Guys And Dolls; Kiss Me Kate; Barnum; Sweet Charity; Fame-The Musical; The Dracula Spectacula; The Wizard Of Oz; Alice;
Salad Days; The Vackees; Pit People; Crystal Clear; Mooney & His Caravans; The Ancient Mariner;

In 1986 I was successfully auditioned/selected to the final 6 for new West End production of "Anything Goes" to play Billy Crocker opposite Elaine Paige; John Barrowman was finally selected


Music


Experience

 -  Band/ Group
 -  Composer
 -  Solo
 -  Teacher


Vocal Skills

 -  Pop
 -  Rock
 -  Tenor


Instruments Played

 -  Bass Guitar
 -  Keyboard
 -  Piano


Employment History & Experience

Qualified singing teacher/vocal coach - ABRSM Grade 8 and LTCL teaching diploma
Vocal Style ranges from Lyrical Tenor to Rock
Comforable Vocal Range (Full Voice): Bass G (i.e. Middle C - 11) to Tenor Top D (i.e. Middle C + 9) plus some extra in falsetto up to around a high F (Middle C + 11)
Other instruments: Piano/Keyboard - ABRSM Grade 4
and Bass Guitar - no examination, but medium performance standard

Performance experience:
(1) Performed in a wide range of musical theatre productions, in over 60 shows covering 25 years+. Main roles have included Frederick in "Pirates Of Penzance", The American in "Chess", Pirelli in "Sweeney Todd" and the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz"

(2)Performed as a soloist in numerous concert, both amateur, professional and semi-professional, including pop, rock, musical theatre and classical repertoire.

(3)Experience also as a pit-band player - piano/keyboard and bass guitar, and as a session musician

(4)Musical Direction and conducting experience: Carousel, Jeckyll & Hyde, Dracula Spectacula; also Charnwood Youth Choir

(5)Composer of 2 musicals, various other songs, choral and instrumental works.


Extras Work, Partipant, Contestant


Experience

 -  Corporate
 -  Film (Professional)
 -  Music Videos
 -  TV Shows


Employment History & Experience

TV:
2011
Line Of Duty (Ser 1, Ep 3) - CID Officer (BBC)
Doctors (Ser 13, Ep 155) - Male Nurse (BBC)
Doctors (Ser 13, Ep 130) - CID Officer (BBC)
Doctors (Ser 13, Ep 81) - Amateur Theatre Auditionee (BBC)
Doctors (Ser 13, Ep 52) - Patient (BBC)

2010
Doctors (Ser 12, Ep 226) - Doctor in Examination Room (BBC)
Hustle (Ser 7, Ep 6) - Diner & Casino Goer (Kudos/BBC)

FILMS:
1993
Shadowlands (Paramount)

MUSIC VIDEOS
2010
Elements Of The Past (Lenroy "Bassie" Guiste) - Married Man (Be Strong Productions)

CORPORATE PHOTO SHOOT/VIDEOS, etc
2011
Safety Training Photo Shoot, Centrica
2010
Road Safety Viral, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service - Surgeon (Affixxius Productions)
Safety Campaign, Fork Lift Truck Association - Service Engineer (John Knowles Co.)
Canas Y Tapas - Diner & Bridegroom (Big Chief Productions)

REALITY TV:
2011 Britain's Got Talent (ITV) - 2nd round
2010 Britain's Got Talent (ITV) - 1st round
2007 Any Dream Will Do (BBC) - 2nd round
1985 Opportunity Knocks (BBC) - 2nd round of auditions


Physical Details

Ethnicity:
White/ Caucasian
Skin Colour:
white
Height:
5 ft 11 in
Weight:
13 st 0 lb
Build:
Average
Dress Size:
n/a
Chest:
42 in
Waist:
36 in
Hips:
n/a
Shoe Size:
10 UK
Eye Colour:
Blue
Hair Colour:
Brown
Hair Length:
Short
Hair Style:
Straight

Languages Spoken


 -  English
 -  French
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