Actor Presenter Musician Dancer Entertainer Extra
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Unique ID: nick-sodha
- Playing Age: from 45 to 60
Of Indian origin , came to England from Kenya age ten and studied upto HND in Business Studies including, Economics , Politics and Socio Economics.Slim to medium build , dark brown hair with some grey.dark brown eyes. I love a challenge and have overcome racism and prejudice positively.I enjoy the company of people from different backgrounds and cultures . I enjoy reading film actors autobiographies and find an escape in them.
Extras Work, Partipant, Contestant
Experience & Qualifications
Performed as the 'Prince of Morocco' in MacBeth at The Nuffield Theatre Southampton with Southampton University Theatre Players. Directed and performed numerous Indian folk plays and musicals in the 1970's and 80's.Fluent in English as main language, Gujarati and Hindi well spoken.Studied French and German at school ,speak tourist Spanish when on holiday.In the past few years I have presented the breakfast and drive time shows with 'Unity 101'Community Radio, The South's only Asian and Ethnic Radio Station.
I was a founding member of Art Asia , a Southampton based Asian arts and music work shop to promote Asian culture and music in local educational workshops. Whilst working in hospital i played the Harmonium to the elderly with dementia and parkinsons for therapy.
I am an avid photographer specialising in weddings, travel and portraiture.I have a warm and friendly voice .Coaching and training in estate agency , sales and elderly health care.
Qualifications & Training
The relevant qualifications are the experience I have gained from the above and am self taught musically and in photography.Enjoyed
hosting, producing, directing and performing in small local cultural programmes in the Indian community.
Various experience in Indian folk dance and drama, Performed at the Nuffield Theatre playing 'The Prince of Morocco'in Shakespeare's MaBeth.Directed Diwali musicals and performances in the local community.I have hosted community shows and radio programmes in English and Indian languages.I feel I have the ability to step into various characters very easy and am a quick to understand what is required from a director and producer.
Interests & Hobbies
Performance arts, playing congas and bongos.Won many award in fancy dress competitions when at school.Was student welfare offices at College.Travelling to new destinations to experience different cultures,radio presenter with local Asian radio station hosting 'drive time and travel programmes'
Suitable for both positive and negative roles.Favourite actors are:- Al Pacino, Robert Redford, Peter Ustinov, Peter Sellers, Billy Crystal, Tim Robins .Favourite comedians:- Joan Rivers, Danny De Vito, Paul Chowdhry, Gene Wilder, Owen Wilson, Norman Wisdom . Peter Cooke . Dudley Moore. These are people who have just made my life better!!
I have always enjoyed being in plays and musical events but was prevented by very controlling parents not to pursue drama and photography.I hope this opportunity at least gives me some of the pleasure I may have missed out in.