Darren Charles

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Black - Other
    Age Range
    29 - 39
    Height
    1m 71cm (5' 7")
    Weight
    88kg (194lb)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Muscular
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  • Agent

    Agent
    D.Charles Entertainment

    Links

    Personal Website
    www.darrencharles.co.uk
    IMDB
    IMDB
    Twitter
    @MrDarrenCharles
    LinkedIn
    @mrdarrencharles
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Enzokuhle Dlamini
Film (Short)
MBBS - Haemoptysis
Anne Marie Rützou Bruntse
Digital Learning Hub
Sim Lab, St Mary's Hospital, London
2020Work From Home Male
Commercial
Sula Sleep Campaign
Lauren Hodge
Pocket Creatives
2019 - 2020Sammy Davis Jr / Artistic Director/ Producer
Theatre
The Rat Pack Burlesque Show
Darren Charles
D . Charles Enterainment
Scarlett Green, Soho / Timmy Green, Westminster/ Nola, Bethnal Green
2019Do It Twice A Day Guy
Film (Short)
Digimax Dental
Andrea Valls
Health Marketing Ltd
2019Model
Still Photos
Cancer Research Stand Up 2 Cancer
Summer Cui
Nonsense Ltd
2018Jordan
TV
When You're The only Black Guy at a Party/ BBC Quickies
Tai Campbell
BBC
The Miller Pub, London Bridge
2018Sammy Davis Jr / Lead
Musical
The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas
Mitch Sebastian
Flying Music
UK Tour
2017 - 2018Society Max / MC / Police Officer
Musical
Guys & Dolls
Michael Buffong
Royal Exchange / Talawa Theatres
Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
2015 - 2018Dad / Eddie
Commercial
HMRC Tax Credits
Simon Ratigan
HLA
2017Asher / Calypso Singer
Musical
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Bill Kenwright
Really Useful Group
UK Tour
2016Expressive Contemporary Dancer
Music Video
Danu5ik / Morning Light
Tai Campbell
EPik
Camberwell studios
2016Geedi / Refugee
Corporate
UASC - A Reflective Story
Gareth Fient
That's Bellion Film Production Limited
The Warren, Bromley
2016Jack / Air Steward
Film (Short)
One Way Flight
Joan Paüls
Goldsmiths
2016Cerberus / Bouncer
Film (Short)
See You In Hell
Oliver Ryder
TofuClam Productions
2016Postman (Voiceover)
Film (Short)
Comic Belief
Jess Simmonds
The Mora's
2016Thomas / Alien
Film (Student)
Probe
Joan Pauls
Goldsmiths
2015John Drum / Writer
Film (Short)
LGBT Slough
Gabriel Heidler
Fixers
West Wing, Slough
2015Eddie Souther / Male Lead
Musical
Sister Act
Catherine Lomax
Gordon Craig Theatre
Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre
2014Sal / Lead
Theatre
A Harlem Dream
Ivan Blackstock
Young Vic / Dance Umbrella
Young Vic
2014Choreographer / Lead
Music Video
Peace / Lost On Me
Ninian Doff
Pulse Films
Calvert Studios & Berdfordshire
2014Beau Beast / Male Lead
Music Video
Darren Charles & Tricia Stewart / Beauty Of The Beast
Johnny Edward
Hollywood Records
2014Hair Stylist
Commercial
Whitney Marie UK
Tom Copsey
Invision Advertising
Simulacra Studio
2014Jackson / Supporting
Online / Digital
MP1 Film
Jacob Migicovsky
Cityscape 3d
Waterloo Film Studios
2013Gospel Choir
Theatre
Walk In The Light (50 years of Black Theatre)
Giles Terera
National Theatre Studio
Lyttelton Theatre
2009 - 2013Sammy Davis Jr / Lead
Musical
The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas/Christmas With The Rat Pack
Mitch Sebastian
Flying Music
The Adelphi Theatre and International Tour
2012Norman the Bear / Male Lead
Voiceover
Spooky Noises
Simon James Collier
Okai Collier Company
St Johns Church, Bethnal Green
2012Pro Cast Dementor / Break Dancer
TV
London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
Danny Boyle
London 2012 Ceremonies
The Olympic Stadium Stratford
2012Dancer
Film (Feature)
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Yash Chopra
iheart MGMT
2011Mercutio
Still Photos
Romeo & Juliet Accenture Shoot
Nadav Kander
Pure Creative Management
Black Island Studios
2011BT Assured
Online / Digital
BT Jiggle Off The Jargon
Aaron Trinder
JP Creative
Filmscape Studios
2011Peter / Detective
Film (Short)
Playground Swing
Muriel Muhlethaler
The Metropolitan Film School
2011Oarsman/Voodoo Priest
Film (Short)
Mystéres
James Winslett
Moonshiner Films
Tudor Lodge Community Centre
2011Dancer
Film (Feature)
Cocktail
Homi Adajania
iheart MGMT
The Grand in Clapham Junction
2011Dancer
Film (Feature)
देसी बोयज़
Rohit Dhawan
Eros entertainment
London and Brighton
2011Dad
Theatre
Local International-Birdnet
Simeon Qsyea
BirdGang Dance Company
Stratford Circus
2010Banks / Lizzie's Friend
TV
Street Dance Choreographer: The Journey
Sam Martin
Kode Media
Cable Club
2010Love Interest
Music Video
Jodie Connor featuring Wiley / Now Or NeverPolydor
2010Winston Moseley / Male Lead
Musical
The Screams Of Kitty Genovese
David Edwards
Single Malt Productions
Riverside Studios
2007 - 2008Little Moe / Supporting
Musical
Five Guys Named Moe
Omar F Okai
Okai Collier Company
The English Theatre Frankfurt
2007Tough Kid
Musical
Carmen Jones
Jude Kelly
Southbank Centre
The Royal Festival Hall
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2012Acting Workshops & ClassesThe Actors Centre
    20073 yr. Acting/Musical TheatreUrdang Academy

    Additional Skills

    Wood Work, Agriculture, Graphic Design, Tennis, Directing and Producing Live Events

    Additional Information

    You can find out more about Darren Charles and his projects at

    www.darrencharles.co.uk or www.theratpackburlesqueshow.com

    About me

    About me

    Darren began performing at the age of 5 in Dulwich at local Theatre shows and Carnival competitions at The Notting Hill Carnival. Ten years later while doing his A levels he decided to pick up where he left off and trained at South London Dance Studio under Zoe Dawson. He later gained a scholarship for vocational training at The Urdang Academy where he trained extensively in acting, singing and dance.

    Darren graduated in 2007 with honours and went straight into his first show Carmen Jones at The Royal Festival Hall accompanied by The London Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Since then he has played lead roles both on the West End and on World Tours, in shows such as Five Guys Named Moe, The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas, The Screams Of Kitty Genovese, A Harlem Dream, Sister Act, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the first all black cast of Guys & Dolls in the UK

    He is also Creator and Producer of The Rat Pack Burlesque Show a founding member of UK Hip Hop Dance company BirdGang and still collaborates with them on projects. He has performed in commercials, music videos, studio recordings, Bollywood films, short films, Musicals, plays and events such as The London Olympics Opening Ceremony 2012 & The National Theatre’s 50th Anniversary of Black Theatre and can currently be seen on BBC 3 Quickies and performing around the UK as Sammy Davis Jr in the Rat Pack.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Black
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Drums
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • Californian
    • Canadian
    • French Canadian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Philadelphia
    • Southern American
    • Standard American
    • Texas
    • Upper-Class Massachusetts
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    • Goatee
    • Moustache
    • Sideburns
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Athletic
    • Intellectual
    • Professional
    • Sexy
    • Tough
    Accents (International)
    • African (East)
    • African (North)
    • African (South)
    • African (West)
    • Algerian
    • Australian
    • Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Canadian
    • French
    • Indian
    • Irish
    • Jamaican
    • Kenyan
    • Latin American
    • Nigerian
    • Somali
    • Sri Lankan
    • Trinidad
    • Ugandan
    • West-Indian
    • Zimbabwean
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • Equity (UK)
    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Cabarets
    • Charity/Fundraiser
    • Children's Theatre
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Concerts
    • Cooking
    • Corporate
    • Cruise Ships
    • Dancing Auditions
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Entertainment Shows
    • Entertainment Staff
    • Extra/Background Artist
    • Festivals
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Fringe
    • Hosting/Presenting
    • Improvisation
    • Live Events
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Musical Theatre
    • Online
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Recording
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Shakespeare
    • Singing Auditions
    • Stand Up Comedy
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • Travel
    • TV
    • Union jobs
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    • Webseries/Internet
    • Workshops
    Accents (UK)
    • Belfast
    • Birmingham
    • Cockney
    • Edinburgh
    • English, standard
    • Essex
    • Glasgow
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Manchester
    • RP
    • Scottish - General
    • Scottish, Central
    • Scottish, Standard
    • South London
    General Dance Skills
    • Acrobatic Sports
    • African dance styles
    • Ballet
    • Bollywood
    • Breakdance
    • Breakdancing
    • Contemporary
    • Contemporary/Modern
    • Hip-Hop
    • Jazz
    • Street Dance
    • Tap
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Bass
    • Belt
    • Falsetto
    • Rapper
    • Tenor
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Cabarets
    • Charity/Fundraiser
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Concerts
    • Cooking
    • Corporate
    • Cruise Ships
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Digital Campaigns\Ads
    • Documentary
    • Drama
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Festivals
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Fringe
    • Hosting
    • Live Events
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Modelling
    • Motion Capture
    • Music Videos
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Panto
    • Pantomime
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Recording
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Revue
    • Revues
    • Shakespeare
    • Sport
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • Travel
    • TV
    • TV (Live)
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    • Webseries/Internet
    • Workshops
    Athletics
    • Basketball
    • Bowling
    • Boxing
    • Cycling
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial Arts
    • Roller Skating
    • Rollerblading
    • Running
    • Stage Combat
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Yoga
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    • Cabaret Artist
    • Dancer
    • Impressionist
    • MC
    • Model
    • Rollerblade/Rollerskate
    • Rollerblader
    • Singer
    • Skater
    Union Status
    • Equity (UK)
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I have a current, valid passport.