Leigh Ariana Trifari

  • Actor
    Female / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    40 - 50
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 75cm)
    Weight
    10st. 1lb (64kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Medium
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  • Agent

    Agent
    Blue Star Associates
    Agent
    (Theatre)
    Contact
    020 7836 6220
    Website
    www.mandy.com

    Links

    Personal Website
    vimeo.com
    IMDB
    IMDB
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Mrs. Buffett
Film
Evelinn
John-Samuel Kande
Tunnel Vision Films
2019 - 2020Detective Kincaid
Film
I Scream On The Beach
Alexander Paterson-Churchyard
TIS Films
2019 - 2020Mrs. Florence
Film
Unaware
Ben Ah-Time
Diversity Productions
2019 - 2020Emma
Film (Short)
In The Dark
Josh Thome
Diversity Productions
2019Sheriiff LIZ
Film (Student)
Three Bullets
Xuemeng Li & Maxwell Brown
Not Specified
London College of Communication
2019Margie
Theatre
"A Little Distracted" by Cheryl Nicholson
Gailie Anderson
Contexture Theatre Company
Rhodes Theatre, Bishop's Stortford
2019Senior Producer
Theatre
"The Last Romantic" by Patrick O'Brien
Gailie Anderson
Contexture Theatre Company
Harlow Playhouse, Harlow Town
2015 - 2017TSA Agent Hodges
TV
Law & Order: SVU
Laura Belsey
NBC Universal
2014 - 2017Featured audience member
TV
Law & Order: SVU
Alex Chapple (Director): Vebe Borge (First AD)
NBC Universal
2013 - 2017Precinct Records Clerk
TV
Law & Order: SVU
Fred Berner
NBC Universal
2013 - 2017Presidential Fundraiser Guest
TV
Madam Secretary-Season 3, Episode 2 ("Sea Change")
Morgan Freeman
Barbara Hall :Productions/Revelations Entertainment
2017Police Officer-Witness for the Prosecution; Charlie Schrackle (defense); Dr. Wilhemina Madden (defense), Dr. Chris Strong (prosecution)
Corporate
Kirkland & Ellis KITA Intern Training SessionKirkland & Ellis LLP
Kirkland & Ellis, 601 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022
2012 - 2017Iraqi war veteran with PTSD; a new mother who escapes an abusive relationship with her baby; the mother of a terminally injured child
Teacher
Simulated Patient (Medical Roleplay) Actor
Patricia Myers
Pace University-School of Health Professions
Pace Univeristy, Pleasantville and New York City, NY
2017The Grand Dutchess Olga Katrina
Theatre
You Can't Take It With You-By Moss Hart and George Kaufmann
Dan Friedman
Brewster Theater Company
Brewster Theater Company, Drew United Methodist Church, Carmel NY 10512
2016Marcia
Theatre
"Wanda's Visit" in "An Evening of the Outrageous and Absurd-One Act Plays By Christopher Durang
Stacey Dumont
Brewster Theater Company
2016Ellen Terry
Theatre
"The Actor's Nightmare" in "An Evening of the Outrageous and Absurd: One Acts by Christopher Durang
Christopher Gladysz
Brewster Theater Company
2015Dr. Gwen Anderson
Film
Delusional
Dario Lake
Lake Productions
Independent Short Film
2013 - 2014Outraged Townsperson
TV
The Leftovers
Peter Berg (Director); Vebe Borge (First AD--see "Law & Order: SVU "Dissonant Voices")
Film 44 (for HBO)
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    Short Form ImprovisationSalt City Improv, Syracuse, NY
    Select classes in Improvisation, Vocal Technique, Intro to Shakespeare and Scene StudyAssociated Studios
    General Acting TechniqusElizabeth Browning Studios, Peekskill, NY and New York, NY
    Voiceover Technique (Batt Johnson, Instructor)Weist-Barrn Studios, New York NY
    Pilot Season PrepJoAnna Beckson Studios, New York, NY
    Scene Study, On-Camera, General Acting TechniquesBob McAndrew Studio, New York, NY
    Commercial Acting (David Cady, Instructor)Donna DeSeta Casting, New York, NY
    1984Bachelor of Music/Music EducationSUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

    Additional Skills

    -General horseback riding (English and Western)

    -Kickboxing (Beginner)

    -Yoga (Intermediate)

    -Swimming (freestyle and backstroke),

    -Playing of all orchestral instruments (visual shots only),

    -Comfortable with animal handling and small children

    -Weapons handling (12 gauge shotgun)

    -Choral singing and conducting experience

    -Art gallery and museum experience

    -Works well with power tools and kitchen appliances

    Additional Information

    I'm a vegan and I'm a really good cook!

    Member, Equity UK

    Classically trained singer (Alto-Mezzo, Range E3-A5)

    UK driving licenses (standard and automatic)

    US passport and British Residence Permit (with right to work)

    Enhanced DBS-Checked

    About me

    A little bit about me:

    Thank you for taking the time to view my profile here on Mandy.

    I am attracted to strong female characters with a bit of a twist to their personality and some kind of challenge to overcome--whether it be a treacherous business colleague, aliens in the house or a tragic, hidden secret. That being said, I am always open to the possibility of being cast in a role that I might never have considered, if only for the love of my craft and the joy it gives me to bring a character to life. I want to make films that are socially relevant and inspire conversation.

    I took my first dive into film production in 2015 with "Jimbo", the story of an Iraqi war veteran with serious PTSD issues, a film that is now available on Amazon Prime. Knowing that this industry is built on relationship and trust, because I have worked on the other side of the camera, I will treat your project with respect for your hard work and preparation.

    I look forward to hearing from you!

    Industry Awards

    -White Deer International Film Festival-"Best Horror"/ "I Scream on the Beach" (cast) 2020

    -Contexture Theatre Company's "Write Here, Write Now" Playwriting Festival-"The Last Romantic" (winning play/cast) 2019

    Manhattan Repertory Theater, New York, NY "Summer Monologue Slam" (Finalist) 2015

    Acting experience

    Please refer to the "Credits and Employment" section on this profile

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Autoharp
    • Clarinet
    • Percussion
    • Piano
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • Canadian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New England
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • American - Standard
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Mischievous
    • Professional
    • Tough
    • Villainous
    Accents (International)
    • Canadian
    • Irish
    • Russian
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Commercials
    • Cooking
    • Documentaries / Real Life
    • Documentary
    • Environmental
    • Film (Professional)
    • Modelling
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Union jobs
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    • Workshops
    Accents (UK)
    • London
    General Dance Skills
    • Acrobatic Sports
    • Latin American
    • Salsa
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Alto
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Experienced In
    • Concerts
    • Cooking
    • Corporate
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Roleplay
    • Showcase
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Athletics
    • Aerobics
    • Equestrian (English)
    • Equestrian (General)
    • Equestrian (Western)
    • Kayaking
    • Kick Boxing
    • Swimming
    • Weight Lifting
    • Yoga
    Additional Skills
    • Aromotherapy
    • Hair & Make-up
    • Horse Riding
    • Model
    • Singer
    Union Status
    • Equity (UK)
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I am a US citizen or Resident Alien.
    • I have a current, valid passport.
    • I have a current, valid work permit.