Paul John O'Neill

  • Actor
    Male / Greater Manchester
  • Ethnicity
    Age Range
    33 - 39
    5' 6" (1m 70cm)
    159lb (72kg)
    Hair Colour
    Strawberry Blonde
    Eye Colour
  • Files

    • word document (doc)
  • Links



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YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016Herbert White (Tenor)
The Monkey's Paw (Opera)Richard Townhill & Allisdair King
St. John the Baptist Church, Heaton Mersey, Greater Manchester
2015Old Man of Argos-spoken chorus
The Oresteia
Blanche McIntyre
HOME Manchester
2014Zuniga (baritone)
Pamela Hayes Butterworth
Opera 74
Opera 74
2012 - 2013Ben
Theatre (Tour)
Derek Martin & Eleanor Craddock
New Space Productions
The Lowry, Salford and Riverside Studios, London
2009Archbishop of Truro
Star-Gazy Pie and Sauerkraut
Victoria Palmer
Messian Productions
Salford Arts Theatre
2001Mr. French
Dirty Linen
Ben J Thomas
Buxton Fringe Theatre Festival
Buxton Fringe Theatre Festival
Theatre (Tour)
Mad For It!
Greg Hirsov
Royal Exchange Theatre Company
Upper Campfield Market, Manchester
  • Education

    20182 yr. ActingThe Actor's Lab
    2001B.A Combined HonoursUniversity of Liverpool

    Additional Skills

    Paul has written and directed a short one act play, 'Impossible!' which was performed at Liverpool Academy and won the Liverpool University Drama Award for best self written piece in 2001. He has since directed two more productions with student and community theatre groups in Manchester, both performed at professional venue The Royal Northern College of Music. He has ongoing singing lessons with James Hendry, and has shown versatility by being able to sing baritone roles in several productions.

    Additional Information

    As well as acting, Paul is a trained professional nurse as well as an English and Politics graduate. He has strong interests in current affairs, matters of faith, and social justice.

    About me

    Having studied Theatre at college, Paul later took acting classes at Sunshine Studios, Manchester, and Salford Arts Theatre, with Victoria May, previously of The Royal Court. A versatile baritone singer and character actor, recent roles include Zuniga in 'Carmen' (Bolton Little Theatre), and originating the part of Ben in new immersive musical 'Indigestion', by Derek Martin and award winning composer Michael Betteridge (The Lowry, Salford and Riverside Studios, London Tete a Tete Opera Festival). Other credits include The Bishop of Truro in 'Stargazy Pie and Sourkraut' by James Stock (Salford Arts Theatre)and 'Lad' in 'Mad For It' (Royal Exchange Theatre Company).

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Irish RP
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • English, standard
    • Glasgow
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Northern Working Class
    • Southern England
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Bald / Crew Cut
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • Yes
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Professional
    • Mischievous
    • Geeky
    • Tough
    • Scruffy