Kate Benfield

  • Actor
    Female / Manchester
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    25 - 35
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    15st. 8lb (99kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Large

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2020Kate Benfield has a larger than life stage persona and is amusing as the Doctor
Susan Elkin
thestage.co.uk
2012The excellent Kate Benfield.... the performance of Ms Benfield is powerful and at times literally screams at you
Tim Stone
thepublicreviews.com
2012Jack Rhys Davis and Kate Benfield deliver passionate and unnervingly truthful performances as unpleasant, intimidating Roy and his downtrodden wife.
Trine Garrett
fringereport.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2020PresenterBe Internet Legends
Gilly Longton
Parent Zone
2019Penguin (puppeteer)
Site Specific
Lanterns at Chester Zoo
Alana Jones and Mike Imerson
Wild Rumpus
Chester Zoo
2019Bella
Theatre
Under My Skin
Leigh Toney
Pegasus Theatre
2018Penguin
Site Specific
Lanterns at Chester Zoo
Liz Pickering
Wild Rumpus
Chester Zoo
2018Mrs Pardon
Theatre
Excuse Me Mrs Pardon
Helen Marshall
Theatre Tots
2018Sam
Theatre
Flxxd
Anne Fortune
Unseemly Women
Hope Mill Theatre
2018Esme
Rehearsed Reading
If Wishes Were Horses
Amy Hailwood
ADP
King's Arms
2018Sophie
Rehearsed Reading
Making Love
Kash Arshad
Rogue Bones
Oldham Coliseum
2018Bella
Theatre
Under My Skin
Corinne Micallef
Pegasus Theatre
2017 - 2018Evan/Sam
Site Specific
Engineer Evan's Difficult Day
Lauren Hamilton
Museum of Science and Industry
Museum of Science and Industry
2018Advocate
Corporate
Training With Vision
Luke Bond
BVS Ltd
2017Postal Worker
Site Specific
Lanterns at Chester Zoo
Liz Pickering
Wild Rumpus
Chester Zoo
2017Beth
Film (Student)
Queen Takes King
Jake Stoddart
MFP
2017Rock
Theatre (Tour)
The Star That Lost Its Twinkle
Helen Marshall
Theatre Tots
2017Edyth Swale
Site Specific
Edyth Swale and the Clockwork Heart
Laura Harris
Chalice Media Productions
2017Narrator
Radio
Lottie's Adventure
Emilia Smith
Salford University
2017Girlfriend
Corporate
Abused/Abuser
Duncan Howsley
DoodleDoMotion
2016Wife
Music Video
Mark Pritchard ft Bibio / Give it Your Choir
Emmanuel Adjei
Compulsory
2016Mother
Voiceover
A Wonderful Light
Aynoa Alvarez-Wautiez
M&A Productions
2016Owl Steward
Site Specific
The Enchantment of Chester Zoo
Liz Pickering
Wild Rumpus
Chester Zoo
2016Nurse Thompson
Corporate
Medical Dramaiceni
2016Focus Group Participant
Film (Feature)
Pharmakon
Lucy Beech
Liverpool Biennial
2016Prospera
Site Specific
Walking the Bard
Laura Harris
Chalice Media Productions
St George's Hall
2016Betty
Radio
Hysteria
Siobhan Redmond
Salford University
2016Lady Hethel
Film (Short)
A Charming Tale
Hannah Mae
Stafford University
2015Bridsemaid
Commercial
Matrimony
Aaron Stoller
Airwaves
2015Mabel Doody
Theatre
Well Boys, Perhaps It's Peace
Andrew Barry
National Trust
Dunham Massey
2015Nanny
Commercial
Don't Ignore the Workplace Pension
Steve Cope
Department of Work and Pensions
2015Dr Naylor
Theatre
Pieces of Light
Andrew Fillis
Broken Tongue
Nowt Part Of Festival
2015Sister Bennett, Lady Jane Grey, Mabel Doody and others
Theatre
Sanctuary from the Trenches
Andrew Barry
National Trust
Dunham Massey
2014Sophie
Theatre
Making Love
Helen Parry
Broken Tongue
King's Arms
2014Sister Ruth/Jess
Theatre

Liz Postlethwaite
Academy of Live And Recorded Arts
Mill at the Pier
2014Mother Courage
Theatre (Tour)
Mother Courage & her Children
Elizabeth Newman
ALRA & the Octagon
2014Ali
Radio
The Good Samaritan
Emma Gregory
Academy of Live And Recorded Arts
2014Ms Ramsey
Film (Short)
The Exchange
Lynne Harwood
ALRA & First Take
2014Second Witch
Theatre
Macbeth
Kate Coogan
Academy of Live And Recorded Arts
2013France, General Haig, Singer, Soldier
Theatre
Oh What a Lovely War
Jayne Courtney
Academy of Live And Recorded Arts
Mill at the Pier
2013Hilde, Mariella
TIE
Shoah
Anthony Mills
Waterfall Theatre Company
2013Sam, Nurse
TIE
Teenage Kicks
Anthony Mills
Waterfall Theatre Company
2012 - 2013Lorraine
Film (Feature)
Fredonia
Matt Shiel
GeeGee Productions
2012Steph
TIE
What About Tomorrow?
Anthony Mills
Waterfall Theatre Company
2012Mum, Teacher, Sharon
TIE
Bit of Fun
Anthony Mills
Waterfall Theatre Company
2012Phoebe
TIE
Where Are You Johnny James?
Denise Francis
Firehorse Productions
Nationwide tour
2012Phoebe, Mrs Fothergill
TIE
The B Word
Denise Francis
Firehorse Productions
Nationwide tour
2011Chanelle Smith
TIE
Bully's Paradise
Matt Wren
Firehorse Productions
Nationwide tour
2010 - 2011Frances
Film (LB)
Killing Time
Washington Buckley
Dry Riser Productions
2011Genie
TIE
The Green Panto
Ian Karl Moore
Black Box Theatre Company
2011Hermia, Quince, Oberon
TIE
A Midummer Night's Dream
Ian Karl Moore
Black Box Theatre Company
2011Captain Astrid, Jenny TwentyCoats
Theatre
Striker
Matthew Bowden
Awkward Stage
Actors Studio
2010 - 2011Mr Twit, Roly Poly Bird, puppeteer
TIE
Dahl Tales
Ian Karl Moore
Black Box Theatre Company
2010Various
Theatre
Upside Down Wrong Way Round
Trevor Stuart and Helen Statman
Hope St Ltd and CocoLoco
the Unity
2009Juror
TV
Rhys Jones TrialBBC
2008Lesley
Theatre (Tour)
Two
Nikki Cavil
Act One at Edinburgh
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2014MA Professional ActingAcademy of Live and Recorded Arts
    2013Foundation ActingAcademy of Live and Recorded Arts
    2008BA (Hons) English LiteratureCardiff University

    Additional Skills

    Devising

    Workshop leader

    Circus skills (poi, clowning)

    Directing young people

    Backstage skills

    Puppeteer

    Full, clean driving licence

    About me

    Graduate of MA Acting at ALRA North with bases in Manchester and London. Experienced in theatre, film, television, radio, site-specific performance, theatre-in-education and workshop leading.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Dublin
    • French
    • Irish
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Musical Skills
    • Flute
    • Ukulele
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • English, standard
    • Lancashire
    • Liverpool
    • Manchester
    • Northern England
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    General Dance Skills
    • Folk
    • Jazz
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Alto
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Wholesome
    • Professional
    • Free-spirited
    • Intellectual