Grace Cunningham

Age: 19 yrs & 3 mths

Hello! My name is Grace Cunningham and the word that best describes me is professional!

I am energetic, hardworking, bubbly and extremely passionate about performing!

I most recently did a photoshoot for the Vogue Italia photo website, I have worked with various professional theatre companies in Belfast and I am currently studying my BA English and Drama at Queens University.
I also work for Belfast City Sightseeing!
I am extremely excited to work in theatre, screen acting, screen writing, commercials and photography!

 

 

County: Armagh
DOB: 22/04/2002
Playing Age: 17-20
Hair Colour: Auburn
Eye Colour: Green
Height: 5’6
Physique: Medium build.
Distinguishing Features: Curly hair, Auburn coloured hair that appears copper in light , big green eyes, freckles and pale skin
Location: Belfast

Grace Cunningham

Age: 19 yrs & 3 mths

Hello! My name is Grace Cunningham and the word that best describes me is professional!

I am energetic, hardworking, bubbly and extremely passionate about performing!

I most recently did a photoshoot for the Vogue Italia photo website, I have worked with various professional theatre companies in Belfast and I am currently studying my BA English and Drama at Queens University.
I also work for Belfast City Sightseeing!
I am extremely excited to work in theatre, screen acting, screen writing, commercials and photography!

 

 

County: Armagh
DOB: 22/04/2002
Playing Age: 17-20
Hair Colour: Auburn
Eye Colour: Green
Height: 5’6
Physique: Medium build.
Distinguishing Features: Curly hair, Auburn coloured hair that appears copper in light , big green eyes, freckles and pale skin
Location: Belfast

Skills

I studied German until AS level and so can speak moderately good German and can pick up other languages/pronounciation very quickly.
I am very good with animals.
I have my grade 5 modern dance and my Jazz Bronze Award in Jazz Dance.
I have my grade 4 in violin.
I have my grade 8 musical theatre exam and my grade 8 pop vocals exam.
I work for Belfast City Sightseeing and know a lot about tourism in Northern Ireland and Ireland.

I am trained in various styles of theatre, from large physical/absurd/satire roles to performing in naturalistic productions. I love to improvise.

I achieved AAB in my A level exams in the subjects Theatre Studies, English Literature and History.

Accents

American, Belfast, Cockney, English, Irish, Northern Irish, RP

Professional Roles

Professional Musical Theatre, Professional Screen, Professional Theatre, Professional Voice-over

Languages

English, I studied German until AS but I am not fluent.

Performance Training

I trained with Brassneck Theatre Company and benefitted greatly from their expertise, even having the opportunity to script read and perform a duologue with Olivier Award Winner, Anthony Boyle.
I trained with Bruiser Theatre Company and most recently acted as an intern as I was cast to act in their video workshop recordings that will be played in schools around Northern Ireland and for various Bruiser Theatre promotion videos.
I have participated in various plays including ‘Joyriders’ by Apollo Arts that ran in Cultúrlann Mc Adam Ó Fiaich and then in the Grand Opera House in 2018.
I have my grade 8 musical theatre exam and my grade 8 pop vocals exam.

I recently did a photoshoot for the photo website of Vogue Italia, shot by Matthew McMaster, and my photo was selected and highly credited by the editors of Vogue Italia and Condé Nast who gave my image a vogue stamp.
I have been cast as a featured extra in West Life’s music video for ‘Better Man’. I have also done screen script work over zoom calls with Geraldine Hughs.

I have also attended various cinemagic screen events and even got the chance to listen to Saoirse Ronan give a masterclass on her specific screen choices in her performances.

This year I was also selected to partake in the Tinderbox physicality, body and mind workshops however they were unfortunately cancelled because of the pandemic and will resume next summer.

 

Theatre Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
4 - 12 August 2017 Joyriders Ensemble/Michelle Pauline Carville Apollo Arts
22-29 October 2018 Joyriders Ensemble/Michelle Pauline Carville Apollo Arts
1-4 December 2017 Our Day Out Amy/Caitlin Pauline Carville Apollo Arts
24 July 2017 Let me Count the Ways Ensemble/multi rolled throughout John McIlduff DumbWorld
25 July 2019 Extract of ‘The Trial’ Multi-rolled throughout Lisa May Bruiser Theatre Company

Other Experience

Date Name of Production Role Director Production Company
29 March 2019 Better Man music video Extra West Life Management/Mercury Studios West Life Management/Mercury Studios

Theatre Experience

Date: 4 - 12 August 2017
Production: Joyriders
Role: Ensemble/Michelle
Director: Pauline Carville
Production Company: Apollo Arts
Date: 22-29 October 2018
Production: Joyriders
Role: Ensemble/Michelle
Director: Pauline Carville
Production Company: Apollo Arts
Date: 1-4 December 2017
Production: Our Day Out
Role: Amy/Caitlin
Director: Pauline Carville
Production Company: Apollo Arts
Date: 24 July 2017
Production: Let me Count the Ways
Role: Ensemble/multi rolled throughout
Director: John McIlduff
Production Company: DumbWorld
Date: 25 July 2019
Production: Extract of ‘The Trial’
Role: Multi-rolled throughout
Director: Lisa May
Production Company: Bruiser Theatre Company

Other Experience

Date: 29 March 2019
Production: Better Man music video
Role: Extra
Director: West Life Management/Mercury Studios
Production Company: West Life Management/Mercury Studios