Janet Cost-Chretien

  • Actor
    Female / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    39 - 49
    Height
    4' 9" (1m 47cm)
    Weight
    11st. (70kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Medium
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  • Links

    Personal Website
    www.janetcost-chretien.com
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Bad Fairy Furia, Jill, Squire
Theatre (Tour)
Mother Goose
Tom O'Shea
Troubadour Productions
2019Main/solo role
Film (Short)
Naturally Gifted
Orin Beaton
Orin Noir Ltd
Travelling car around South East London
2019Veronica
Theatre
Devil's Choice
Alexia Manskovskaya
Stage RC
Playground Theatre
2018Dame Trott
Other
Jack and the Beanstalk
Griff Mellhuish
Carousel Theatre
Residential Homes
2017Mummy Bear/Rosie the Riveter
Theatre

Jonathan Kaufman
Spontaneous Productions
Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre
2016Mother
Film (Student)
TACHE
Joe Crouch
University of Gloucester - Film Production Degree - 3rd Year
Flat in Cheltenham
2015Janet, Panda, Hippo
Theatre
Long Night of the Cheese Puffs
Sandy Beech
Pocket Pitta Productions
The Golden Lion Pub/Sydenham Arts Festival
2014Tea Lady
Theatre
TILL THE BOYS COME HOME PART 1: FOR KING & COUNTRY
Jonathan Kaufman & Juliette Grassby-Lewis
Spontaneous Productions
Livesey Memorial Hall
2013Suffragette
Theatre
The Remarkable Race of 1913
Jonathan Kaufman
Spontaneous Productions and Sydenham Arts Festival
Mayow Park, Sydenham
2012 - 2013Yanetska
Theatre
National Museum of Luketia
Jonathan Kaufman
Spontaneous Productions
Pop Up theatre space in Sydenham
2009Various characters
Theatre
Ocelot Gymkhana
Jonathan Kaufman
Spontaneous Productions
The Hob, Forest Hill
2008Hermia
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jonathan Kaufman
Spontaneous Productions
The Dolphin, Sydenham
2008Queen Victoria, Miss Grant
TIE
Dr. How
Martin Parsons
Meridian Entertainment
Various schools around Hampshire
2006Characters within a sketch show format
Theatre
The Fine Fillies - A Sketch Show
Jonathan Kaufman
The Fine Fillies
Canal Cafe Theatre
2005Various Characters
Theatre
Twice Baked Sketch Show
Warrick Hayes
Janet Cost-Chretien presents
Etcetera Theatre
2004Madame Le Miaow
Theatre
Teatra Da Dog
Imogen Rodgers
Mouth and Trousers
Singapore Arts Festival, Glastonbury
2000Janice/Miss Jones/Helen
Theatre
People in Cages
Michael Friend
Michael Friend Productions
Yvonne Arnaud Studio Theatre
2000Secretary
TV
BBC Short Films
Dippy Chaudhury
BBC Educational
1999House Wife
Voiceover
Kent Salads Radio CommercialRadio Victory
1999Dainty Fidget
Theatre
The Country Wife
Joss Bennathan
Present Moment Theatre Company
Bridewell Theatre
1998Cordelia
Theatre
King Lear
Ben Brown
Union Theatre
Union Theatre
1998The Milkmaid
Theatre
The Frog PrinceMountview Directors Course
Judy Dench Theatre
1996 - 1997Moth/Understudy to Hermia
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jonathan Miller
Almeida Theatre
Almeida Theatre & European Tour
1997Angela
Theatre
Abigail's Party
Sally Grieg
Wheelhouse Productions
Colour House Theatre
1996Gretal
Theatre
Gretal & Hansel
Jonathan Kaufman
The Brothers Kaufman
Colour House Theatre
1996Hermia
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jonathan Kaufman
The Brothers Kaufman
Colour House Theatre
1996Queen of Hearts
Theatre
Alice in Wonderland
Jonathan Kaufman
The Brothers Kaufman
Colour House Theatre
1996Mermaid
Theatre
Sinbad
Jonathan Kaufman
The Brothers Kaufman
Colour House Theatre
1995Various
Theatre
Good Person of Schezuan
Rowena Chiu
East West Theatre Co.
Fire Station, Oxford
1990 - 1991Mary the Maid
Theatre

Sir David Wood
Clarion Productions
National Number One Tour/Aldywch Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2009Masters in Screen & Play WritingCity University
    19933 yr. ActingBirmingham School of Acting

    Additional Skills

    Clowning

    Writing (MA Screen/Plays-City University)

    Children's Entertainer

    Comedienne

    Additional Information

    South East London base - also has a base in Gloucestershire **contact removed**

    About me

    Experienced, comedic character actress. Curvy and short! Returning to the business having spent time writing in the country and delighted to be back living in South East London.

    Have been directed by Jonathan Miller at the Almeida Theatre, David Wood for the West End.

    Wrote/Performed my own one woman show 2015, currently planning another.

    - Sketch writer, clown, strong mezzo-soprano singer.

    Reviews for 'The BFG' in the Eastbourne Herald by Dawn Mulley

    "Mary-Ann Coburn, as the Queen, and Janet Cost-Chretien, her maid Mary, are terribly funny.

    for 'The BFG' at the Lyceum, Sheffield, review by Colin Sutherill

    "Watch out especially for a smashing little cameo performance by Janet Cost-Chretien as the maid at Buckingham Palace.

    for 'Alice in Wonderland' in The Borough News, review by Paul Nelson

    "The aforementioned Queen of Hearts is superbly played by Janet Cost-Chretien

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Arabic
    • Australian
    • Maltese
    • Arabic
    • Australian
    • Maltese
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Film (Professional)
    • Improvisation
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Accents (UK)
    • Gloucester
    • London
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • South London
    • Southern England
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Alto
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Mischievous
    • Posh
    • Scruffy