Tessa Cushan

  • Actor
    Female / London/Brighton
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    40 - 46
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 70cm)
    Weight
    9st. 6lb (60kg)
    Hair Colour
    Auburn
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Slim
  • Files

    • video file (mp4)
  • Agent

    Agent
    IAL Agents
    Contact
    01273 978076

    Links

    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2013Tessa Cushan also speaks beautifully as Adzio’s concerned wife Izabella.
Rosie Clarke
theargus.co.uk
2013..it was Tessa Cushan who gave a stunning performance as prostitute Cherry. She brilliantly displayed the hardness of her persona....
Sascha Cooper
remotegoat.com
2013Tessa Cushan gives a powerful and sensitive performance
David Rumelle
remotegoat.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2015Chardonay
Film (Short)
Species
Darius Sutherland
State Of Mind Films
2015Dutch Customer
Commercial
Dyson
Osagie Samuel
The Broadcast House
2014Abusive Wife
Film (Short)
Good Deed
Darius Sutherland
State Of Mind Films
2014Rebecca
Corporate
RDTGroundTruth
2014Tessa
Film (Short)
Metamorphosis
Darius Sutherland
State Of Mind Films
2014Mrs Hamilton
Film (Feature)
Angel On The Ceiling
Simon Drake
Drake Productions
2013Izabella
Theatre
Return to Venice
Bern Bowers
ST Enterprises
Purple Playhouse
2013Mother
Film (Short)
Sunday
Gina Kawecka
Sunday Films
2012Jay
Rehearsed Reading
The Pasfir Programme
Tracy Forsythe
Whose Shoes Productions
2012Kimberley
Film (Feature)
All Heart
Tim Pieraccini
Brighton Film Makers' Coalition
2012Featured Woman
Commercial
Bingo Heads ITV Ident
Alex Telfer
Mallinson Television Productions
2012Affluent Woman
Corporate
MyMaxMe
Dan Rickard
BrightHelm Films
2012Mrs Lehman
Theatre
The Cafe
Ben Aitken
Candid Theatre
Metrodeco Cafe - Brighton Fringe Festival
2011Cherry
Theatre
The Night Before Christmas
Rowan Reid
Big Theatre Productions
The Lectern
2011Teo
Film (Short)
Hello
Tim Pieraccini
Brighton Film Makers' Coalition
2011Ranevskaya / Customer Service
Theatre
Before I Sleep
Tristan Sharps
Dreamthinkspeak
Holland Festival, Amsterdam
2011Stretcher Bearer
Theatre
Picnic on the Battlefield
Alan Perrin
BigPants Theatre Productions
The Lectern - Brighton Fringe Festival
2011Woman
Film (Short)
Hotel Room
Carlos Monte de Fez
Mark Mallabone
2011Grace Wellbeloved
Theatre
Storms and Strangers
Gary Mepsted
Kickback Theatre
The Lectern
2010Mica
Theatre
Women At The Thesmohoria
Sascha Cooper
Crimson Horse Theatre
St John the Baptist's Church, Hove
2010Dutch Customer
Commercial
Postal Gold
Lydia Esler
Space City Productions
2010Alex Kwint
Corporate
KPMG HollandSteps Drama Learning Development
2010Ranevskaya / Patio Lady
Theatre
Before I Sleep
Tristan Sharps
Dreamthinkspeak
Old Co-op Building
2009Georgina
Film (Student)
For Better Or For Worse
Michael Evans
University for the Creative Arts
2009Apparition
Theatre
Macbeth
El West
Deadkat Productions
Brighton Unitarian Church, Brighton Fringe Festival
2009Vivienne
Film (Student)
Grace
Simone Maggi
Royal Holloway College
2008 - 2009Mrs Cratchit/Charity Worker/ Ensemble
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Alan Perrin
Brighton Theatre Collective
The Old Ship Hotel
2008Mrs Jack Buckley/Ensemble
Theatre
Trunks
Eddisford/Finlay
Brighton Theatre Collective
The Old Ship Hotel
2008Female Lead
Film (Short)
Rise
Russell Maxey
Women's Refuge Project
2008Nurse
Film (Short)
Abuse Drama
Will Geffin
SunnyArts
2008Miss Scarlet
Radio
Cluedo
Jim Horn
Performing Arts and Media College Brighton
2008Margaret
Film (Short)
In A Glass Darkly
Russell Maxey
Russell Maxey
2008Steph
Radio
Radio Drama
Jim Horn
Performing Arts and Media College Brighton
2007Phoebe
Theatre
Magical Thinking
Phoebe Davies
Live Work
Mother Studios
2007various
Rehearsed Reading
Boxes
Clive Wedderburn
Clive Wederburn
2007Mother Peter
Theatre
Once A Catholic
Aaron Swartz
ACT
Pavilion Theatre, Brighton
2007Evelyn
Theatre
Kindertransport
Sian Webber
ACT
Jermyn Street Theatre
2007Dorothy Hepworth
Theatre
Stanley
Emma Kilbey
ACT
Jermyn Street Theatre
2006Mrs Cratchit/various
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Alan Perrin
ACT
Nightingale Theatre, Brighton
2006Rita
Theatre
Educating Rita
Craig Hanlon Smith
ACT
ACT
2006Lynette
Theatre
Anything For You
Craig Hanlon Smith
ACT
ACT
2006Lake
Theatre
Gabriel
Daniel Finlay
ACT
ACT
2005Second Woman
Theatre
The Black And White
Emma Kilbey
ACT
ACT
2005Queen
Theatre
Grimms' Tales
Siou Hannam
ACT
ACT
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2013International Theatre New YorkWorkshop with Robert Castle, former acting teacher at The Lee Strasberg Institute, New York
    2012Meisner TrainingThe Actors' Temple
    20072 yr. ActingAcademy of Creative Training

    Additional Skills

    Rollerskating, horseriding, waterskiing, sewing, computer literate, cycling,long distance running, fully trained hairdresser,waltz,rumba

    Additional Information

    Additional courses and training:

    Meisner, Contact Improvisation, Acting for Camera, Neutral Mask,Physicality Workshop with Frantic Assembly, Level 1 Stage Combat, Blank Firing Handguns Workshop, Beginners Trapeze, Improvisation

    About me

    Tessa is a professional actress and speaks fluent Dutch

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Dutch
    • French
    • Irish
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • Dutch
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • RP
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes