Michelle McKay

  • Actor
    Female / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    28 - 37
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 68cm)
    Weight
    152lb (69kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2016" this is a brilliant ensemble piece - written, honed, directed and performed to perfection" *****
David Rumelle
remotegoat.com
2015...the casts perfect comic timing, The House is a gem of a play that deserves to be widely seen.
Michael Davis
femalearts.com
2015'Michelle McKay also gives a wonderful performance of Cilla' ****
Louis Corpe
everything-theatre.co.uk
2015'..the plays success doesn't stem from....but from the characterisation of Norman and Cilla (McKay)' ****
Views From The Gods
viewsfromthegods.co.uk
2015'Once again, McKay brings a real warmth to KinkyFish's work...' **** (Views From The Gods)
Views From The Gods
viewsfromthegods.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017Alison
Film (Short)
These are Just WordsSivan Cohen
2017Morph Suit Performer
Commercial
VSL Deep In The Gut
Andrea Vinciguerra
Trigger
2017Ann Kennett
Theatre
The Brighton Killers
Nigel Fairs
368 Theatre & KatAlyst Productions
The Old Police Cells, Brighton Town Hall
2017Mum
Still Photos
The Sun / LegolandPulse Creative
2017Mum
Commercial
The Sun / Alton Towers
Stephen Pipe
Tantrum Productions
2016Lady (Lead)
Theatre
To Damascus (FA Translates)
Trine Garrett / Camila Franca
Foreign Affairs
Above The Arts
2016Swing
Site Specific
Lapland UK
2016Jennifer
Rehearsed Reading
Roll of Dice
Lennie Varvarides
DysPla
Pheonix Artist Club
2016Ann Kennett
Theatre
The Brighton Killers
Nigel Fairs
368 Theatre & KatAlyst Productions
The Old Police Cells, Brighton Town hall
2016Cilla / Prisoner B
Theatre
Consequences / The Book
Jaymes Aaron
KinkyFish
The Space
2016Emma's mum
Rehearsed Reading
Superlox by Tom Lewis
Kaz Bielecki
DysPla
Theatre Delicatessen
2015Lindsay Libbett
Theatre
The House (part of Ever Hopefull Rep Season)
Keith Myers
So and So Arts Club
Freds Place
2015Kate
Corporate
Joined Up Thinking
Jon Slattery
EDMworks
2015Nurse
Voiceover
Online Charity Film for RCNSilverfish Media
2015Samantha
TV
Unbelievers
Matt Colclough
Sheep Free Productions
2015Prisoner B (Lead)
Theatre
The Book
Jaymes Aaron
KinkyFish
Various Arts venues in Manchester
2015Cilla Ward
Theatre
Consequences
Jaymes Aaron
KinkyFish
Various arts venues in Manchester
2014Suzie
Theatre
Spoofing for Gordon
Rajan Sharma
KinkyFish
Hen and Chickens Theatre
2014Cilla Ward
Theatre
Consequences
Jaymes Aaron / Michelle McKay
KinkyFish
Hen and Chickens Theatre
2013Sophie
Film (Short)
Bridges
George Watson
Double You Films
2013Girlfriend
Music Video
BriBry / Home
Hayden Hillier Smith
Hayden Hillier Smith
2013Cilla Ward
Theatre
Consequences
Rhys Wilson
KinkyFish
theSpace @ Jury's Inn (Edinburgh Fringe)
2013Cilla
Theatre
Consequences
Rhys Wilson
KinkyFish
Tabard Theatre
2013Detective Cevril Turner / Tiz
Theatre
Gizmo by Alan Ayckbourn
Catriona Clancy
Curious Cloud Productions
Camden Peoples Theatre
2013Nurse (Lead solo)
Film (Short)
Ups and Downs
Edward Thomasson
Edward Thomasson Productions
2013Cilla
Theatre
Consequences (as part of We Build Walls)
Rhys Wilson
KinkyFish
The London Theatre
2013Woman 1
Commercial
Childrens Reading Fund
Matt Houghton
Pulse Films
2012Poppy
TV
Hit The Sausage
Mark Levermore
Actorcise
2012Olga
Film (Short)
Hellbound
Gregory Lecointe
Mesmerise Me
2012Rita Cameron / Volupta
Film (Short)
Bitter Glitter
Mark Levermore
Actorcise
Interchange studios
2011Ghost Lady
Music Video
The Ghosts / Ghosts
Alex Kyrou
Sixty Clicks Productions
2011Dancer / Old Lady
Theatre
Too Busy To Think of a Title
Larissa Moran
KinkyFish
Arts Depot
2011Beth
Online / Digital
Murder Mystery WebisodesAliKat Productions
2011Julia (LEAD)
Film (Student)
Indifference
Aaron Eason
Royal Holloway College
2011TVU voicemail system
Voiceover
Thames Valley UniversityThames Valley University
2010Linda
Rehearsed Reading
Rhapsody in White
Elizabeth Gililand
Elizabeth Gililand
2010Rich shopper
Film (Short)
In the time it takes
James Gault
James Gault
2010Ensemble Piece
Theatre
A Dream Play
Gregory Lecointe
KinkyFish
Venue 45, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2010Linda
Theatre
Infidelities
John Mullane / John Sidgewick
The London Actors Workshop
Cockpit Theatre
2009Ensemble Piece
Commercial
A Dream Play
Gregory Lecointe
KinkyFish
Oxford House
2009Duckling Smith / Shitty Meg
Theatre
Our Country's Good
Cat Clancy
KinkyFish
Westbourne Studios
2008Antonia (Antonio)
Theatre
The Tempest
Cat Clancy
KinkyFish
Candid Arts
1999Supporting Role
Musical
From Rubislaw With Love
Craig Pike
Aberdeen Student Show
His Majesty's Theatre
1998Lady Brockhurst
Musical
The Boyfriend
Alan Dunbar
Texaco Theatre School
Aberdeen Arts Centre
1997Tallulah
Musical
Bugsy MaloneAberdeen Youth Music Theatre
The Arts Centre
1997Theatre Reviewer
Radio
Northsound Radio
n/a
Northsound Radio
Northsound Radio
1996Audrey
Musical
Little Shop of Horrors
Christopher Begg
Channel 5
1995Bet
Musical
Oliver
Christopher Begg
Channel 5
1994 - 1993Main / Supporting Role
Voiceover
Voiceover work
Various
Northsound Radio
Northsound Radio
1990Choir
Musical
Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatNational Touring Company
His Majesty Theatre
1988Small Speaking Role
TV
Gather RoundGrampian
1988Munchkin / Ensemble
Musical
The Wizard of OzNational Touring Company
His Majesty Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20161yr MeisnerImpulse Theatre Company - Scott Williams
    2015Meisner 'Brief Encounter' Introductory CourseImpulse Theatre Company - Scott Williams
    20155 day intensiveThe Actors' Temple
    2014Mark McGann - Stage Acting WorkshopDrama Direct Ltd
    2013Screen Acting / Showreel WorkshopDrama Direct Ltd / Screen Direct
    2012Mel Churcher - 5 Day Intensive Screen ActingActors Studio London
    2010WorkshopsHoward Fine
    2010WorkshopsAmy Lyndon
    2010Workshop Advanced Acting for Film & ScreenThe Met Film School
    2010Acting for Stage & ScreenLondon Actors Workshop
    2009Advanced Music Theatre PTArts Educational School. London
    2005Diploma in Popular Music & PerformanceVocal Tech

    Additional Skills

    Mezzo Soprano / Soprano singer

    Viewpoints (physical theatre)

    I have done various recording work for various singer / songwriters including my own demo

    Ceroc dancing / Modern Jive / Contemporary

    Intermediate in Argentine Tango, currently learning Salsa

    Additional Information

    Filming short film 'The Trees that Bled' in January 2017. Will be reprising the role of 'Anne Kennett' in the Brighton Killers at Brighton Fringe 2017.

    Recently completed a season at Lapland UK as 'swing' covering all female roles and playing 'Lady' in 'To Damascus' as part of the FA Translates showcase at 'Above the Arts' with Foreign Affairs.

    About me

    Warm, friendly and relatable actress who brings integrity to a role. Natural on camera with a great work ethic.

    Website: www.michellemckay.co.uk

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Olive
    Experienced In
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    Musical Skills
    • Percussion
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • Aberdeen
    • Glasgow
    • Scottish, Standard
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    • Jazz
    • Tango
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    • Soprano
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • Scottish
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)