Talia Kirsten Lois Murray

Age: 13 yrs & 2 mths

Hiya, I’m Talia and I love performing. I am very passionate in what I do. I work very hard and always give my best on any work I engage in. I enjoy acting ( both musical theatre on stage and screen acting), singing and dancing. I love to dream. I love working with fellow performers/artists in drama, singing, music and dance courses, workshops, competitions, classes and shows. I seek new opportunities to better myself in developing my skills and learn from all teachers and professional artists who I have been privileged to be coached by. I am confident, happy, positive, kind, sociable and curious. I am a people person. I am a good listener.

County: Antrim
DOB: 10/07/2008
Playing Age: 13-16
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Height: 5'3"
Physique: Curvy and Tall
Distinguishing Features: Big brown eyes and long dark brown hair
Location: Belfast

Talia Kirsten Lois Murray

Age: 13 yrs & 2 mths

Hiya, I'm Talia and I love performing. I am very passionate in what I do. I work very hard and always give my best on any work I engage in. I enjoy acting ( both musical theatre on stage and screen acting), singing and dancing. I love to dream. I love working with fellow performers/artists in drama, singing, music and dance courses, workshops, competitions, classes and shows. I seek new opportunities to better myself in developing my skills and learn from all teachers and professional artists who I have been privileged to be coached by. I am confident, happy, positive, kind, sociable and curious. I am a people person. I am a good listener.

County: Antrim
DOB: 10/07/2008
Playing Age: 13-16
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Height: 5'3"
Physique: Curvy and Tall
Distinguishing Features: Big brown eyes and long dark brown hair
Location: Belfast

Skills

Musical Theatre (Grade 7, I took my Grade 6 London College of Music exam in June 2021 and I got a distinction- 91/100 marks. I worked and had my exam lessons through lockdowns and so glad my hardwork paid off. )

Dance (Grade 5 ISTD Modern and Grade 6 RAD Ballet- I have worked through lockdowns and will take my exam in November this year. I got Distinctions on my previous exams. I compete in local, national and international dance and song and dance competitions. I compete in festivals. I am a Soloist in 2020 and 2021 Dance World Cup Team NI in Telford England in August 2021. I compete in duet, trio and troupe sections in modern jazz, commercial, show dance, contemporary, lyrical and song and dance sections.)

Speech and Drama (Transition Grade in 2018 New Era and I got  Distinction- I plan to do the next exam grade starting in September this year. )

Screen Acting Courses (Beginner, Intermediate and Advance with Ever Unique Productions for 12 weeks in March-May 2021- I loved and enjoyed working with my mentors and artists who were older than me. I learned so much from all of them for 3 months. )

Music (Grade 8 Trumpet and Grade 4 Piano London College of Music- I got all Distinctions on my Trumpet exams and Distinctions and Merit on my piano exams. I play in my school orchestra and compete in music competitions. I have done orchestra concerts in primary school  and recorded a school orchestra concert with my grammar school orchestra at Friends' School Lisburn. )

Swimming (I competed for the Belfast Swimming Club at a Development level.)

Diving ( I achieved Level 5 with Northern Ireland Diving Club.)

I  can bake well.

I can ride a bike well.

I  can draw and paint well.

I can write well.

I am excellent in Math, English and practical science. My school report this year is fantastic despite the challenges of the pandemic. I worked hard even if online learning was not easy and my hardwork paid off.)

I am active in my church youth programme.

I help my parents who are both frontline NHS workers by helping at home on my spare time, especially entertaining my 2 little brothers and helping them with school work.

 

 

Accents

American, Belfast, English, French, Northern Irish

Professional Roles

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

Languages

English

Performance Training

West End Kids workshops by Sam Lathwood as organizer 2020 Matilda, Cats, Mary Poppins, Mama Mia, Harry Potter the Musical, Wicked and Six

Nismat Stage School Louise Herron and Nismat Dance Craig Alfred and Kerrie Gallagher 2018 until the present

Screen Acting Courses- Beginner, Intermediate and Advance with Ever Unique Productions 2021

Naoimh Morgan workshop 2021

Jody Steele Heathers workshop 2019

Vivian Gayle dance workshops Dream Girls and Thriller 2018

Danceathon 2021 ( 12 hours of dance workshops within a day with professional dance teachers and choreographers from all over the UK and Ireland to fundraise for Dance World Cup 2020/2021)

Summer Dance Intensives and workshops with Nismat Dance 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

Perform Ireland Dublin Main Stage 2019

Acting workshop with Adam Garcia Coyote Ugly 2019

Dance workshops with Harrison Vaughan ( The Greatest Dancer and Matilda)  2019 and 2020

Disneyland Paris Main Stage Amber Gordon School of Dance 2019

Amber Gordon School of Dance The Greatest Show Lagan Island Center 2019

VAD Productions National Finals Blackpool 2020

VAD Productions workshops 2019 and 2020

The Ulster Hall Inter-School Music Competition 2019

Spotlight Stage School Birmingham private teacher Sarah Hunt 2020-2021 and dance workshops

Private singing teacher Sarah Marie Maxwell Singing and Tap dance  London 2020-2021

Alice in Wonderland Nismat Belvoir Studio theatre 2018

Get Stagey Nismat Belvoir Studio theatre 2018

Listen Nismat Belvoir Studio theatre 2019

Aladdin Nismat The Strand Theatre 2019

Annie Nismat Belvoir Studio theatre 2019

Get Stagey 2 Nismat The Strand Theatre 2019

Cinderella Pantomine The Lyric Company Stranmillis Theatre 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Nismat The Courtyard Theatre 2019

Bring It On Nismat The Lyric Theatre 2019

The Grinch Nismat 2019

Nismat Christmas Showcase Belvoir Studio theatre 2020

Belfast Music and Speech and Drama Festival 2017, 2018 and 2019 The Lyric Theatre

VAD Productions Dublin and Lisburn 2018 and 2019

NICMAC Dance Competition 2019

The Ulster Championships 2018, 2019 and 2020

Encore Dance Competition 2019

Ballymena Modern Dance Festival 2019

Portadown Dance Festival 2018 and 2019

Cinemagic 2019

Dance World Cup July 2020 Qualified Soloist, Duet, Trio and Troupes NI Team Nismat Rome, Italy- postponed to August 2021

Dance World Cup 2021 Qualified Soloist, Duet, Trio and Troupes NI Team Nismat Telford, England August 2021