ASSOCIATES

DIFFERENT BREED ASSOCIATES HAVE TWO ESSENTIAL QUALITIES:

1) EXCEPTIONAL TALENT; 

2) THEY ARE ALL INCREDIBLY GOOD EGGS. NO EGOS HERE.

THEY TAKE PART IN SHOWS AND CAN STEP UP AND JOIN THE PRODUCTION TEAM TO LEAD ON THEIR OWN PROJECTS WHEN THEY FEEL INSPIRED TO DO SO.

 


NAME: SHAMIA CHALABI

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: WHEN PLAYING AN AFGHANI TEACHER IN 'GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER', A WOMAN FROM AFGHANISTAN WAITED AFTER THE SHOW TO THANK ME FOR THE STRONG PORTRAYAL OF AN AFGHANI TEACHER BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY A STRONG/REALISTIC MIDDLE EASTERN FEMALE...THAT WAS BETTER THAN ANY REVIEW.

CAREER LOWLIGHT: THE DAY AFTER FINISHING A RUN FOR A SHOW, WORKING IN A NURSERY AND HAVING A TODDLER ASK ME WHY I HAD A MOUSTACHE.

ACTING: CRESCENT MOON (COMPANY PICTURES/SKY), MOTHER LIGHT THE (KEVIN SPACEY FOUNDATION FUND), BROADCASTING BITES (LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE), THE BUSH BAZAAR (THE BUSH),  FROM WHERE I'M STANDING (:DELIRIUM), LITTLE RED RIDING HEADSCARF (EQUAL WRITES/TRISTAN BATES THEATRE), 'IT WAS NOT SO'  (THE ARCOLA, THEATRE 503, SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE), GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER (:DELIRIUM), KHADIJA IS18 (THE HACKNEY EMPIRE), GETTING OUT (LION AND UNICORN)

TV: LAW AND ORDER (ITV/KUDOS), THE ANTI SOCIAL NETWORK (CHANNEL 4/GRAVITY ROAD), COMING UP WORKSHOPS (TOUCHPAPER/CHANNEL 4)

OTHER: WRITER AND MEMBER OF 'JAM SPONGE COMEDY TROUPE', CO WRITER OF 'BIDDING TIME' SITCOM CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT.

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NICE QUOTES:

"SHAMIA CHALABI GIVES A REALITY TO HER CHARACTERS" (BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE FOR GETTING OUT)

"AN INCREDIBLY STRONG PERFORMANCE." (THE SKINNY FOR FROM WHERE I'M STANDING)

"SHAMIA'S PORTRAYAL OF SEVERAL CHARACTERS OF VARIOUS AGES (AND SPECIES) WAS CLEVERLY ACHIEVED AND WELL PERFORMED." (FEMALEARTS.COM FOR JAM SPONGE)

 


NAME: CHRIS HARPER

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: SHOOTING FILMS, OR TOURING PLAYS TO GLAMOROUS LOCATIONS, PLAYING LEAD ROLES OR WORKING FOR FAMOUS COMPANIES OR PEOPLE, ALL PALE IN COMPARISON TO PLAYING MY OWN UKULELE IN A VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL.

CAREER LOWLIGHT: I SPENT THREE WEEKS AS A STUDENT DOING NINE HOUR SHIFTS PLASTIC INJECTION MOULDING CASES FOR HANDHELD DIGITAL SCANNERS. I GRADUALLY COOKED THE TIP OF MY FINGER AND MY LEFT HIP, AND THE ONLY PERSON I HAD FOR COMPANY HAPPENED TO BE THE BOY WHO'D STOLEN MY FIRST GIRLFRIEND WHEN I WAS 10.

ACTING: THEATRE INCLUDES: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE); SLIPPING (STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE); MAN OF THE MOMENT, PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC PLACES, WIND IN THE WILLOWS (THEATRE ROYAL, NORTHAMPTON); THE VILLAGE BIKE (SHEFFIELD CRUCIBLE STUDIO); SEE HOW THEY RUN, SEPARATE TABLES, VOLPONE (MANCHESTER ROYAL EXCHANGE); I KNOW HOW I FEEL ABOUT EVE (HAMPSTEAD DOWNSTAIRS); OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, JOURNEY'S END (ORIGINAL THEATRE COMPANY), PERSUASION, PEOPLE AT SEA, AFTER MISS JULIE (SALISBURY PLAYHOUSE); SATURN RETURNS (FINBOROUGH THEATRE); LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, TABLOID CALIGULA, LIE OF THE LAND (ARCOLA THEATRE); YOU WERE AFTER POETRY (HIGH TIDE FESTIVAL THEATRE); STRANGE ORCHESTRA, ADAM BEDE, AS YOU LIKE IT (ORANGE TREE THEATRE); TABLOID CALIGULA (BRITS OFF BROADWAY, NEW YORK, KLN PRODUCTIONS).

TELEVISION INCLUDES: HOUSEWIFE, 49; THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER; UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS; THE BILL; HOLBY CITY; DOCTORS; HEARTBEAT; THE ROMAN MYSTERIES; LIFE ON MARS; ROSEMARY AND THYME.

FILM INCLUDES: PATIALA HOUSE, RULES OF THE GAME, OBSERVER, CHARLIE, LIVING IN HOPE

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NAME: GLENN HANNING

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: AS A 7 YEAR OLD I WAS CAST IN CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE. I REMEMBER HAVING SO MUCH FUN, AND WAS PROBABLY THE REASON I BECAME AN ACTOR IN ADULT LIFE.

CAREER LOWLIGHT: TRYING TO GET PEOPLE TO SIGN UP AND GIVE DONATIONS TO SCOPE AT COVENT GARDEN STATION.  I HAD NO SIGN UPS AND LEFT AFTER JUST A FEW DAYS, DEPRESSED.

ACTING: FILM AND TV CREDITS INCLUDE: A KNIGHTS TALE, THE RUN, BLACK MIRROR, THE CANTERBURY TALES, THE BILL, RENFORD REJECTS, LONDON'S BURNING, MCCALLUM, THE SECRET AND WYCLIFFE. THEATRE CREDITS INCLUDE: LES MISERABLES (PALACE THEATRE), CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (NATIONAL THEATRE) THERE WILL BE MORE AND THE POPES WEDDING (COCK TAVERN), HAPPY CHRISTMAS (NEW END), THIS WRETCHED SPLENDOUR (THEATRE 503/ LATCHMERE), A WALK ON LAKE EERIE (FINBOROUGH).

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