Kerri Hedley-Cheney

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Kerri Hedley-Cheney

 Actor  Presenter  Entertainer  Extra

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    Location: West Sussex
    Gender: Female

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About Me

I have over 35 years experience in theatre and entertainments based jobs. I have a versatile look and can adapt to a variety of roles and genres. I am physically fit and mentally strong. I have taken adult acting courses and continue to learn and grow as a performer. I am always seeking new challenges and ways to stretch myself. I am flexible time wise and location wise. Represented by Dee Boss Talent Management. Member of Equity. Member of Goodwood Actors Guild.


Acting


Experience

 -  Film (Student)
 -  Panto
 -  Theatre (Fringe)


Accents

 -  Birmingham
 -  Black Country
 -  Cheshire
 -  Cockney
 -  Cornish
 -  Devon
 -  Dorset
 -  Essex
 -  Gloucester
 -  Hull
 -  Lancashire
 -  Liverpudlian
 -  London
 -  Manchester
 -  Norfolk
 -  Northern England
 -  Northern Irish
 -  Northern Working
 -  Posh
 -  RP
 -  Scottish
 -  Scottish Highlands
 -  Somerset
 -  South London
 -  Southern England
 -  Welsh
 -  Wiltshire
 -  Yorkshire
 -  General American
 -  Massachusetts
 -  Mexico
 -  Midwest Farm & Ranch
 -  New York City
 -  Southern American
 -  Texas
 -  Dublin
 -  French
 -  Irish


Employment History & Experience

I am a brave and versatile actor and have been acting in theatre since 1978. I have taken on a variety of roles including Rita - Educating Rita, Jean Brodie - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Anna Christie - Anna Christie, Stella Kowalski - Streetcar Named Desire, Martha - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe any many more. I have acted in community productions and taken part time several acting courses and workshops. I continue to learn and grow and an actor and participate in Improv workshops and acting workshops as and when I can. My most recent role was that of Lane in The Clean House by Sarah Rhule in November 2016 at New Venture Theatre, Brighton, a role for which I was awarded the title of Best Leading Actress at BHAC Drama Festival. Winner - Brighton Fringe Best New Play 2019 for portrayal of Juliet in 'Clean'


Presenting


Specialist Areas

 -  Performing Arts
 -  Travel
 -  Voiceover


Employment History & Experience

I have worked as Social Director on QE2 and other ships where presenting formed a large part of our weekly schedule. This could vary for hosting a fashion show, interviewing visiting celebrities, running onboard craft classes or giving port information talks.


Entertainment


Experience

 -  Cruise Ships
 -  Holiday Rep
 -  Master of Ceremonies


Employment History & Experience

Member of Croydon Youth Theatre from 1978 - 1988
Social Director - QE2 1988 - 1993
Asst Tour Manager - Royal Cruise Line 1993 - 1996
Asst Tour Manager} Orient Lines, Marco Polo 1996-1997
Social Diretor ]


Extras Work, Partipant, Contestant


Physical Details

Ethnicity:
White/ Caucasian
Skin Colour:
white
Height:
5 ft 3 in
Weight:
8 st 11 lb
Build:
n/a
Dress Size:
8 to 10
Bust:
36 in
Waist:
27 in
Hips:
35 in
Shoe Size:
6.5 UK
Eye Colour:
Brown
Hair Colour:
n/a
Hair Length:
Short
Hair Style:
Wavy

Experience & Qualifications


General Experience

Extensive theatre experience for over 3 decades. Versatile, can tackle contemporary or classical theatre. Have played many iconic lead roles, Martha - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe, Rita - Educating Rita, Anna - Anna Christie, Jean Brodie -The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Stella Kowalski - A Streetcar Named Desire, Lane - The Clean House, Dorcas - Sisterly Feelngs, Fay McMahon - Loot and many many more



Qualifications & Training

Croydon Youth Theatre 1977 - 1990 Comprehensive theatre training include Meisner technique, Stanislavsky, improvisation, movement, voice, characterisation.
Acting & Techniques course - Printer's Playhouse, Eastbourne 2016, Meisner, Stanislavsky, realism. Have acted in panto and ensemble productions also acted in many new writings. Extensive classes and workshops attended.


Other Information

Relevant Skills

I’m a versatile strong actor with a range of roles under my belt from Shakespeare to contemporary writing

Interests & Hobbies

I am regular and enthusiastic gym member and walk around 5 kms per day in addition to this.
I love theatre, visiting, acting, learning....
I love to read, particularly scripts or biographies.

Miscellaneous Information

Winner of Best Actress award, Brighton and Hove Arts Council 2016 for the part of Lane in The Clean House by Sarah Ruhle. Winner Best new Play Brighton Fringe 2019 played Juliet in Clean by Sam Chittenden

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