Haruka Kuroda

  • Actor
    Female / Essex
  • Ethnicity
    Asian - South East
    Age Range
    30 - 36
    Height
    5' 1" (1m 55cm)
    Weight
    8st. 3lb (52kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Slim
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    Files

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  • Agents

    Agent
    Felix de Wolfe
    Contact
    (0)20 7242 5066
    Website
    Agent
    The Excellent Voice
    Contact
    020 7520 5656
    Website

    Links

    Personal Website
    www.harukakuroda.com
    IMDB
    IMDB
    Twitter
    @kurodaharuka
    LinkedIn
    @harukakuroda
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Fight Director
Theatre
The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson
Lotte Wakeham
Park Theatre
Park Theatre
2019 - 2020Fight Director
Theatre
The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson
Q
P
2019Kelly
Commercial
Barclay's
Sam Hibbard
BHH
2018Dr Valerie Shinzou
TV
Heart to Heart
Lilah Vandedburgh
Ardimanges UK/ SKY
2017Keiko Pargrave
TV
Killing Eve
Harry Bradbeer/ Jon East
SID Gentle Films
2017Tomomi (Lead)
Rehearsed Reading
The Art of Gaman
Ailin Conant
Theatre 503
Theatre 503
2017Belinda Hintova-tint
Voiceover
ClaudDisney
2017Actor
Theatre
The Light Project
Amy Draper
Royal Shakespeare Company
2016Gondo
Rehearsed Reading
Global Baby Factory
Kumiko Mendl
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
2016Doctor
Film (Feature)
Life
Daniel Espinosa
Columbia Pic,Skydance Productions,Sony Pic
2016Presenter
TV
Officially Amazing (series 6)
Rod Tamin
CBBC/Lion TV
2016Fight Director
Theatre
Pirates of Penzance
John Aldis
Grosvenor Light Opera Company
2016Ryuiko
Rehearsed Reading
Triptych
Abbey Wright
Deafinately Theatre
Diorama Theatre
2016Ano (Lead)
Rehearsed Reading
The Bite
Franko Figueiredo-Stow
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
Rich MIx
2016Fight Director
Theatre
Beyond the Fence
Luke Sheppard
Sky Arts/ Wingspan Theatrica
Arts Theatre
2016Jess
Corporate
Skillsoft training videoWapping Press Ltd
2015 - 2016Lab Technicians, Student & Residents
Theatre
WIT
Raz Shaw
Royal Exchange Theatre
Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre
2015Kira chan
Voiceover
Block N LoadOutsource Media Lid
2015Presenter
TV
Officially Amazing (Series 4&5)
Will Innes
CBBC/ Lion TV
2015Fight Director
Theatre (Tour)
The Three Muskerteers
Oliver Grey
Illyria
verious
2015Detective Yatta Yo/ Woops the Fairy
TV
Spot Bots
Tom Cousins
Cbeebies
2015Reader
Radio
Something Understood
Caroline Hughes
BBC4/ Whistledown Production
2015Fight Director
Theatre
Harajuku Girls
Jude Christian
Finborough Theatre
Finborough Theatre
2015Fight Director
Theatre
Yeh Shen
Kumiko Mendl
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
2014 - 2015Mariko
Theatre
Usagi Yojimbo
Amy Draper
Southwark Playhouse
Southwark Playhouse
2014 - 2015Mime
Theatre
Tokaido Road
Caroline Clegg
OKEANOS
the British Museum
2014Madeline Lemaire
Voiceover
Thunderbirds Are Go!
Dave Peacock
ITV
2014Mia
Workshops
Grampa and Me....and Teddy too!
Sarah Argent
Polka Theatre
Polka Theatre
2014Amy
Corporate
Skillsoft
Kirsten Wolff
Wapping Press Ltd
2014Fight Director
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Sarah Baker-Doherty
Aiglon College
2014Fight Director/ Assistant director
Theatre
Robin HoodSimply Theatre
2014Fight Director
Theatre
Last Days of the Limehouse
Gary Merry & Kumiko Mendl
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
Limehouse Town Hall
2014News Reader
Voiceover
Thunderbirds Are Go!
David Scott
ITV
2014Ensemble
Film (Feature)
London Road
Rufus Norris
National Theatre/ BBC Film/ Cuban Films
2014Akari
Corporate
IGM Think First video
Lico Rosales
Minikin Media
2014Mo
Corporate
HSBC DVDHSBC
2014Fight Director
Theatre
Incognito
Joe Murphy
A Live Theatre, nabokov & HighTide Festival Theatre
Live Theatre
2014Japanese woman
Corporate
Saudi Aramco TWO BILLION
Rob Mercer
Wilder
Mount Pleasant Studio
2014Fight director
Theatre
Tango
Andrea Ferran
Reading Rep
Young Vic studio
2013Presenter
TV
Officially Amazing
Rob Tamime
CBBC/ Lion TV
2013Midwife
TV
Hebburn
Jonathan Gershfield
BBC Two/ Baby Cow production
2013Various characters
Voiceover
Awesome BingoOutsource Media
2013Fight Director
Theatre
Knock Yourself Out
Becky Catlin
Colonel Productions
The Courtyard Theatre
2013Dancer
Radio
Fewer Not Less
David Hunter
BBC
2013Ensemble
Theatre
In The Beginning Was The End
Tristan Sharps
Dreamthinkspeak
Somerset House
2013Presenter
TV
Officially Amazing
Christopher Coleman
CBBC/Lion TV
2012Fight Director
Theatre
Robin Hood-panto
Kenn Oldfield
North Devon Theatre
2012Fight Director
Theatre
Julius Caesar
Janette Smith
Mountview
2012Fight Director
Theatre
The Hired Man
Paul Clarkson
Mountview
Bernie Grants Theatre
2012Fight Director
Theatre
Romeo and Juliet
Amy Bonsall
Bilimankhwe Arts
Theatre at Hall's Croft
2012Fight Director
Theatre
The Sound of a Voice
Andrea Ferran
Volta Theatre
Arcola Tent
2012Stage Combat instructor
Teacher
MA Acting/ MA InternationalEast 15 Acting School
2012Actor
Theatre
Little Sunshine, Little Rainfall
Vicky Ireland
A Thousand Cranes
UK tour
2012Rkia "Jo"
Theatre
My Life in CIA
James Williams
Give it a name
Cardiff city centre (Site Specific)
2012Stage Combat instructor
Teacher
MA Acting/MA InternationalEast 15 Acting School
2012Fight Director
Theatre
Peter Pan
Kenn Oldfield
Simply Theatre
Casino Theatre, Geneva
2012A Buddha in the Attic
Radio
Saturday ReviewBBC Radio
2011Assistant fight choreographer
Film (Feature)
Cockneys VS Zombies
Matthias Hoene
Tea Shop & Film Company
2011Fight Director
Theatre
TOAD
Dan Bird
Bad Physics Theatre
Southwark Playhouse
2011Yuri Miyamoto (Supporting)
Film (Feature)
Random 11 (part 1)
Tony S. Ukpo
Vertigoheights
2011Fight Director
Theatre
Robin Hood
Clayton Doherty
Simply Theatre
2011Eriko Tsukada
Corporate
GSPPCSW
2011Fumiko/Lin
Voiceover
ELT
John Green
John Green TEFL Tapes
2011Akira
Voiceover
Ask LaraRed Kite Animation & Tomavistas
2011Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal series 7
Ben Gosling Fuller
BBC
2011Actor
Corporate
Castrol Industroial EventSimon Fielder Productions
2010 - 2011Actor
Theatre (Tour)
The Paper Washi Wish
Vicky Ireland
Thousand Cranes
North Finchely Arts Depot
2010Masako(Guest Star)
TV
Anna & Katy
Tony Dow
RoughCut TV/ Channel 4
2010Starring
Corporate
Barclays Corporate
Jason Lamotte
Straker Films
2010Lady Hero/Geisha
Voiceover
Shogun 2Sega
2010Kumiko(Starring)
Film (Student)
Buongiorno Sayounara
Karen Hope
Bournemouth Media School
2010Eva Wong
Corporate
Ernest & Young Training Video
Andrew Owles
G2 Productions
2010Various
Corporate
VariousBi-Jingo
2004 - 2010Japanese female
Voiceover
Beginners- Advance Japanese
Martin Williamson
Prolingua
2010Naomi(Starring)
Film (Short)
Boundless
Edwin Aldridge
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2010Translator (Supporting)
Film (Feature)
Foster
Jonathan Newman
Kintop Pictures
2010Momoko (Starring)
Film (Student)
I Like London in The Rain
Tatiana Korol
NFTS
2010Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal series 6
Ben Wheatley
BBC
2009Sanjuro Instrcutor
Teacher
1st year BA ActingMountview
2009Hiro
Voiceover
Mini Ninja
Jens Peter Kurup
IO Interactive
Side UK
2009Jade
Voiceover
Just Cause 2Side UK
2009Various
Corporate
Positive Thinking
Rob Harris
Rob Harris Production
2009Japanese Wife (Supporting)
Film (Feature)
Swinging With The Finkels
Jonathan Newman
Kintop Pictures/Reliance and Starlight Films
2009Actor
Workshops
The Paper Washi Wish
Vicky Ireland
A Thousand Cranes
Studio Space at Manchester Royal Exchange
2009Yuki (Lead)
Film (Short)
Takeo's Journey
Enrico Tessarin
Exposure
2009Various
Voiceover
Oxford University PressEnglish Language teaching Division
2009Iris
Voiceover
Dell PulseDeliverers
2009Singing the jingle
Commercial
OASIS drinkMother London/One More Music
2009Fight Director
Theatre (Tour)
Twelfth NightThe Lord Chamberlain's Men
2009Kyoko (Series Regular)
Online / Digital
Chaos Laboratories
Ben Wheatley
BBC/ Modern Toss Production
2008 - 2009Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal
Ben Wheatley
BBC
2009Akiko
Rehearsed Reading
The Grammer of Love
Tom Fry
2008Various
Voiceover
OCR Asset Languages JapaneseProlingua
2008Inaba
Rehearsed Reading
40 Minutes from the Back
Kazuko Hohki
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
Soho Theatre
2008Cute toy wrapper
Commercial
Boots Chrismas Campaign
Ulf Johansson
Smith and Jones
2008Fight Director
Theatre
Running the Silk Road
David Tse
Yellow Earth Theatre Company
2008Check-In attendant
Corporate
Virgin Atlantic AirlinePower Train
2008TV Remote
Voiceover
Things Talk
John Pocock
BBC
2008Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal
Ben Gosling Fuller
BBC
2007 - 2008Shi- Han (Series Lead)
TV
Brain Jitsu
Jeanette Goulbourn
BBC
2006 - 2008Various
Corporate
Management trainingNick Gasson Associates
2003 - 2008Various
Corporate
Diversity TrainingSteps Drama Leaning Development
2007Shimao
Radio
After the Quake
Steven Canny
BBC Radio
2007Various
Still Photos
NokiaDPA Communications
2007Various
Corporate
Management trainingRichard Alston Ltd
2007Fight Director
Theatre
The Brothers
Jamie Ramsburg
Big Belly Productions
Lion and Unicorn Theatre
2007Para Para Girl
Music Video
KT Tunsell / Hold On
Perou
Between the Eyes Production
2007Various
Voiceover
Retired Husband Syndrome/ The Host ClubAljezeera TV
2007Japanese female
Voiceover
Oxford Unuversity Press
Peter Marshall
English Language Teaching Division
2007Fight Director
Theatre
Basic
Franko Figueriredo
Stone Crab Theatre
Hackney Empire studio
2007Fight Director
Theatre
The Ladies Cage
John Terry
Scary Little Girls
Finborough Theatre
2007Fight Director
Theatre
Scary Play
Kate Stafford
Bilimankhwe
Caramel Factory
2007Fight Director
Theatre
The Death of Cool
Michael Longhurst
Imperial House
Tristian Bates Theatre
2007Prince Lei-Qo
Voiceover
Battalion WarsKuju Entertainment
2007Actor
Workshops
Young writers workshopSoho Theatre
2006 - 2007Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal
Ben Gregor
BBC
2006 - 2007Choreographer/Movement director
Theatre
For The Love of Mary
James Hore
Creena DeFoouie
Edinburgh Festival/ Jermyn Street Theatre
2006Fight Director
Theatre
King Arthur
John Terry & Mike Bartlett
Shapeshifter
Arcola Theatre
2006A Japanese nurse
Voiceover
Oxford University Press
Peter Marshall
English Language Teaching Division
2006Coco,Iyong San's wife & Ingrid
Voiceover
Chasing DreamsBBC
2006Fight Director
Film (Student)
Power
Philip Benjamin Domric
Lemontwist Film Productions
2006Female voice
Voiceover
Japanese/English language CDEnglish Rescue
2006Various
Voiceover
JapanoramaBBC
2006Chika- 5yr old girl
Voiceover
Velvet Puffin
The Viral Factory
The Viral Factory
2006A punk girl
Commercial
CowshedPark Village East
2006Kuyo/ Narrator
Voiceover
Genji 2Sony Entertainment
2006Ichiko
Voiceover
Siren 2Sony Entertainment
2005 - 2006Artificial Nightingale/ Maid
Theatre
The Nightingale
David Tse
Yellow Earth Thetare
Polka Theatre
2001 - 2006Noodle
Voiceover
Gorillaz
Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett
EMI
2005Kyoko Ogura (Series Regular)
TV
Broken News
John Morton
BBC
2005Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal
Dan Zeff
BBC
2005Mariko
Radio
A Pale View of Hill
Marilyn Imrie
BBC Radio
2005Minazuro/ Kuyo
Voiceover
GenjiSony Entertainment
2003 - 2004Lei-Qu
Voiceover
Battalion WarsKuju Entertaiment
2004Japanese Girl
Voiceover
Micheal Flatley's documentaryBBC
2004The Girl (Starring)
Film (LB)
One Minute Past Midnight
Celia Galan
Interpido Films
2004Takakura (Lead)
TV
Hiroshima
Paul Wilmshurst
BBC
2004Yasuko (Series Regular)
TV
Ideal
Dan Zeff
BBC
2003The sleeping girl
Commercial
Vicks
2003Mogiana
Theatre (Tour)
Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves
Oliver Gray
Illyria
2003Japanese Tourist (Co-Star)
TV
Grass
Martin Dennis
BBC
2002Ensemble
Theatre (Tour)
Around The World in 80 Days
Phil Wilmot
Liverpool Playhouse
2002Japanese Student (Supporting)
Film (Feature)
Iris
Richard Eyre
Fox Iris Production
2002Japanese Presenter (Co-Star)
TV
Jonathan Creek
Chris German
BBC
2002Nurse (Series Recurring)
TV
The Bill
Julie Edwards
Thames Television
2000Puck/ Philostrate
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Peter Barlow
Guildford Shool of Acting
2000Slithi's Girl
Film (LB)
The Incredibly Strange People Show
Jason Det'l Orme
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2012Teaching DramaCity Lit
    2010Fight FlightRC-Annie ltd
    2008Allen Suddeth Fight Director's workshopRC-Annie Ltd
    2006Performers Development courseRough Cut Theatre
    20003 yr. Musical TheatreGuildford School of Acting

    Additional Skills

    BADC Stage Combat Instructor

    Fight coordinator

    Sanjuro Instructor

    Exellent sight reader

    Experienced Role Player, Voice Over, Work Shop leader

    Interpreting/Translating

    Suzuki method/butoh/contact impro/wire&ariel work

    Additional Information

    For further information: www.harukakuroda.com

    About me

    Trained at the Guildford School of Acting.

    Acting credits include;

    For Theater: The Nightingale (Polka Theatre and tour), Ali Baba and Forty Thieves (Illyria), Around the World in 80 Days (Liverpool Playhouse and tour), The Paper Washi Wish (Arts Depot and tour).

    For TV: Chaos Laboratories, Ideal (in which she plays one of the regular characters and has been in all 7 series), Hiroshima, Broken News, Grass, Jonathan Creek, (all for the BBC), The Bill (ITV) and Anne and Katy (Ch4).

    For Film: Foster, Swinging with the Finckels (both with Kintop Pictures), Iris (Fox), One Minute past Midnight which won the Best Short Film at Chicago Film Festival in 2005 and for Radio: After the Quake, A Pale View of Hill (Both for BBC Radio 4).

    I am an experienced voice over artist and I have been the voice of Noodle, the international pop band Gorillaz since 2000.

    I am also a British Academy of Dramatic Combat certified advance fighter, instructor, fight choreographer and director. I can run one-off workshops as well as tailoring courses to the needs of various youth theatre groups and schools. I have taught at UK based drama schools including East 15, Mountiview Academy, ALRA, Rose Bruford, Brits School and MTA.

    I have also worked in corporate role play industry since 2003. I am experienced in a range of training areas including Giving and Receiving Feedback, Leadership, Difficult Conversations, and Personal Impact.

    In 2015, I have gained the ILM Training Program Certificate for Role Play and Facilitation Skill for Actors

    I have a special interest in delivering session content which tackles unconscious bias and diversity in the work place. Recent clients in this area include Goldman Sacks, JP Morgan, TSB and Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi.

    Other client work includes sessions for Phillip Morris International, National Grid, Deutsche Bank, Vue Cinemas, Deloitte, National School of Government, Mastercard, Ernest and Young and NHS.

    I am fluent in Japanese and English and skilled in using autocue in both languages.

    She is able to command the room with her warn and confident presenting and coaching skills.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Chinese
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Japanese
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Motion Capture
    • Music Videos
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • Japanese
    Musical Skills
    • Accordion
    • Piano
    Accents (UK)
    • RP
    • South London
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballet
    • Contemporary
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    • Equity
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • Japanese
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Professional
    • Wholesome