Claire-Olivia Matthews

  • Actor
    Female / Hertfordshire and London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    19 - 25
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    15st. 10lb (100kg)
    Hair Colour
    Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Medium

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Helen
Film (Student)
Recoil
Nick Cohen
University for the Creative Arts
2020Clara
Film (Student)
BEEF
Steve North
University for the Creative Arts
2020Tired Mum
Film (Short)
The Waiting RoomUniversity for the Creative Arts
2019Ka Boom Sister
Theatre (Immersive)
Filthy RichUniversity for the Creative Arts
2019Tracey
Theatre
SWEAT
Annalies Lovell
University for the Creative Arts
2019Voice over
Commercial
Cats advert
Lauren Sandcock
Cancer Awareness for Teens and Twenties
2018Shylock
Theatre
Merchant of Venice
Simon Money
University for the Creative Arts
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20203 yr. ActingUniversity for the Creative Arts

    Additional Skills

    Horse riding, Devising, Skiing, Swimming, Voice Acting, Bicycle Riding, Theatre Devising, Sight Reading, Script Writing.

    Additional Information

    Whilst training Claire-Olivia gained experience in Screen Combat, Commercial Acting, Shakespeare Technique, Method Acting, Acting for Soaps and Acting for Film. ​ At the University of the Creative Arts she has trained in Improvisation, Acting for Radio, Stage Combat, Acting for Screen, Devising Movement and Voice Skills. She has also studied in the methods Chekov, Mamet and Shakespeare.

    Claire-Olivia has been trained and directed by Simon Money (Head Voice Coach at The National Theatre), Gary Pillai (Professional Actor), and Nick Cohen (Director.) She also has experience in Filming, Video Editing , Photoshop and Audition. ​ ​

    About me

    Currently based in London, Claire-Olivia is an enthusiastic twenty-two-year-old actor and voiceover artist. She is deeply passionate about the world of performance and knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue a career in acting.

    Between 2017 and 2020, Claire-Olivia studied BA(Hons) Acting and Performance at the University for the Creative Arts Farnham and is currently continuing her journey by pursuing acting roles on both stage and screen.

    Claire-Olivia would love to tour with a show. She also wants to branch out into more TV and film roles and wants to explore opportunities in her home country of England and abroad. ​In 2019 she performed in a cancer awareness advert for the charity CATS which has appeared on their social media and selected cinemas in Manchester.

    Acting experience

    2020| RECOIL Dir. Nick Cohen "Helen"

    2020| WHEN A DOOR OPENS Dir. Claire-Olivia Matthews "Delilah"

    2019| THE WAITING ROOM. Dir. Heather Tennant "Tired Mum"

    2019| SWEAT Dir. Annlies Lovell "Tracy"

    2019| OVARIAN CANCER | SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS Dir. Lauren Sandercock "Voice-Over"

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Basic
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    Character Types
    • Free-spirited
    • Geeky
    • Mischievous
    • Professional
    • Villainous
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • Equity (UK)
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    Accents (UK)
    • Belfast
    • English, standard
    • Essex
    • Hertfordshire
    • RP
    • Somerset
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Alto
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Film (Student)
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Voice Over