Leigh Rayner

  • Actor
    Female / Manchester/Essex
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    25 - 35
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 68cm)
    Weight
    10st. 1lb (64kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Slim

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Mrs Cratchit, Ghost of Christmas Past, Charity Man, Sister, Caroline, Boy
Radio
A Christmas Carol
Liam Scott
Ginificent Productions
2020Kit the Astronaut, Ruby the Rabbit (Puppet)
Theatre
The Star That Lost its Twinkle
Laura Sydonie
Theatre Tots
2019Mrs Cratchit, Belle, Ghost of Christmas Past, Niece, Charity Man, Old Woman
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Liam Scott
Ginificent
St George's Hall, Liverpool
2019Mrs Cratchit, Belle, Fezziwig, Ghost of Christmas Past, Sister, Niece, Charity Man, Old Woman, Caroline
Theatre (Tour)
A Christmas Carol
Liam Scott
Ginificent
2018IgglePiggle and Upsy Daisy (Off-stage Meet a Character Session)
Theatre
In The Night Garden...LIVE!Minor Entertainment
2018Lothar the Lion Tamer/KooKoo the Clown/Gillette the Bearded Lady
Theatre (Tour)
Christmas is a Circus
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
2018Apollo
Theatre (Immersive)
Astro Babies
Jade Lewis
Jade Lewis
Ovalhouse Theatre
2018Mum
Commercial
My Day at Harbour Park
Andy Plom
Eagle 360 Video Productions
Harbour Park
2018Rat
Theatre
The Rat who ate History
Laura Sydonie
Theatre Tots
The National Archives
2018Carlotta Balderdash
Site Specific
Death on the Prom
Nicola Goodchild
Red Herring Games
2017Dance, Drama and Singing Teacher
Workshops
Oliver!Brick lane Music Hall
Schools across East London
2017Scampers the Dog/Chap O'Larta
Theatre (Tour)
Advent Adventures (Pantomime)
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
Touring across the UK
2017Elf
Online / Digital
"Santa and Elves Visit The Exchange, Ilford
Steven Harris
Jack Francis Media/The Exchange Centre, Ilford
The Exchange Centre, Ilford
2017Dr Fattenborough/Baloo the Bear
Theatre (Tour)
Peek into the Jungle
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
Various across the UK
2017Dr Fattenborough/Baloo the Bear
Theatre
Peek into the Jungle
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
Crystal Palace Overground Festival
2017Hardy Har Har the Pirate
Theatre
The Pirate Adventure
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames
2016Hardy Har Har
Theatre (Tour)
The Pirate Christmas Adventure (Pantomime Tour)
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
Touring across the UK
2016Kitty the Cat
Site Specific
The Queen's Storyteller
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
The Tower of London
2016The Mad Hatter
Theatre
The House of Time and Wonder
Shannon McNab
Disney/Time Out London/Simply Smiley Productions
4 Princelet Street, London
2016Stage Manager
Theatre
The Dresser
Christopher Green
Christopher Green/Barbican Arts Centre
Barbican Arts Centre
2015Hardy Har Har
Theatre (Tour)
The Pirate Christmas Adventure (Pantomime Tour)
Shannon McNab
Simply Smiley Productions
Touring across the UK
2015Security Guard
Theatre
Betrayal: A Polyphonic Crime Drama
John La Bouchardiere
I Fagiolini
The Village Underground
2015Drama, Dance and Singing Workshop Leader
Workshops
"There'll Always Be An England" - World War II Show (Workshops in Schools)Brick lane Music Hall
Schools in the East End
2013Kim Novak
Theatre
Hitchcock's East End - "Vertigo"Barbican/Create London
St Margaret's Church
2013Lady/Guide
Theatre
The Salon Project
Stewart Laing
Untitled Projects
Barbican Arts Centre - Pit Theatre
2012Miss Jacobs
Film (Short)
Home Time
Scott Miller
Bo Flex Films
2012"Essex" Legs
Commercial
V Festival Idents 2012
Martin Stirling
Virgin Media
2009Ugly Sister - Tisbe/Chorus
Theatre
Cinderella
Mark Tinkler
English Pocket Opera Company
Unicorn Theatre and Cochrane Theatre
2007 - 2008Chorus
Theatre
The Love for Three Oranges
Mark Tinkler
English Pocket Opera Company
Cochrane Theatre, London, Britten Theatre, London and Unicorn Theatre, London
2006Chorus
Theatre
The Magic Flute
Mark Tinkler
English Pocket Opera Company
Cochrane Theatre, London
2006Butoh Dancer
Theatre
Henshin
Jamie Crabb
Altered States Physical Theatre Company
The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
2005Leo/Various
Theatre
This is a Chair
Lynne Kendrick
CSSD
The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
2005Housewife
Film (Short)
Housing Doesn't Have to be Boring!
Gavin Plucknett
Basildon County Council
2005Shadowy Figure
Theatre
The Time Machine
Stephen Farrier
CSSD
The Minack Theatre
2002VARIOUS inc Opera Singer, Soldier in Trenches, Sergeant
Theatre
Oh What a Lovely War!
Joy Harrison
Mountview
Mountiview Academy of Theatre Arts
2001Maid
Theatre
Love Play
Jack Dawson
Mountview
Mountiview Academy of Theatre Arts
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20073 Yrs Ba Hons Drama, Applied Theatre and EducationRoyal Central School of Speech and Drama

    Additional Skills

    * Workshop Leader - teaching Drama, Dance, Theatre Skills and Singing.

    * Education and Outreach Project Manager

    * Children's Entertainer skills including character work, interactive/immersive performance, skin work and balloon modelling

    * Photographic, Catwalk and Fittings Model

    Additional Information

    * Workshop Leader and Children's Entertainer for various Theatre companies including Barbican Arts Centre, English Pocket Opera Company, London Bubble Theatre Company, Discover Children's Story Centre, Brick Lane Music Hall, Notorious Productions and Simply Smiley Productions.

    * Photographic, Catwalk and Fittings Model who has worked for Debenhams, Reiss, Specsavers, Girl Meets Dress, Vogue's "One to Watch" Nova Chiu, Anu Bankole, Bloggers Hangout, London Fashion Week and Fittings Division.

    About me

    Leigh trained at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (where she gained a 1st) and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

    As well as commercial credits, she has had various children's theatre, immersive, TIE, site-specific, pantomime, multi-role, skin/mascot credits including fixed venue runs and national tours. She has worked for Disney, Time Out London, Barbican, Ovalhouse Theatre, Minack Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, St George's Hall, Minor Entertainment, Tower of London, Variety Club and Crystal Palace Overground Festival.

    She also works as a Performing Arts facilitator for various Theatre and Theatre Education Companies, as well as a children's entertainer.

    Acting experience

    Leigh trained at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (where she gained a 1st) and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. As well as commercial credits, she has had various children's theatre, immersive, TIE, site-specific, pantomime, multi-role, skin/mascot credits including fixed venue runs and national tours. She has worked for Disney, Time Out London, Barbican, Ovalhouse Theatre, Minack Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, St George's Hall, Minor Entertainment, Tower of London, Variety Club and Crystal Palace Overground Festival. She also works as a Performing Arts facilitator for various Theatre and Theatre Education Companies, as well as a children's entertainer.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Piano
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Wholesome
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • Danish
    • Dublin
    • French
    • German
    • Irish
    • Italian
    • Polish
    • Spanish
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Essex
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • South London
    • Welsh, Standard
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    • Jazz
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Modelling
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TIE/TYA
    Athletics
    • Badminton
    • Rollerblading
    • Stage Combat
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    • Childrens Entertainer
    • Dancer
    • Puppeteer
    • Singer
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I have a current, valid passport.