Magda Cassidy


Personal details

Height: 5 ft 8

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Strawberry Blonde

Voice: Mezzo Soprano

Training

2016 - 2017 Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Music Theatre
2011 - 2014 University of Exeter, BA (Hons) Drama

Productions at Central

2017 Emmeline Pankhurst/Featured Player - Oh Dear, What Can The Matter Be? (Martin Berry)

2017 Mrs Orcutt - Stage Door (Chris Monks)

Experience

Film

2016 Rosie Dean - Hells Bells - Wandering Tiger (Luke Jeffery)

Theatre

2016 Ensemble - Theatrino Educational Tour - Theatrino - Italy (touring) (Romina Tappi)

2016 Performing Monkey - Dinner At The Twits - Les Enfants Terribles - The Vaults Theatre (Emma Earle)

2015 Joanna - Granny Eyeball - Wandering Tiger - The Bike Shed Theatre (and tour) (Luke Jeffery)

2015 Various - No Filter - Squiffy Cabaret - The Bike Shed Theatre (and tour) (Magda Cassidy and Anya Williams)

2015 Young Boy - Asteroids - Theatre West - The Bike Shed Theatre (Charlie Coldfield)

2014 Martha Bessell - Spring Awakening - Shotgun Theatre - The National Student Drama Festival (Genevieve Skehan)

2014 Mrs Strakosh/Ensemble - Funny Girl - Red Oak Theatre Company - Greenside Downstairs, Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Matthew Holmquist )

Awards

Embassy Postgraduate Scholarship, 2016
Cameron Mackintosh Award (National Student Drama Festival), 2014
Graduate Theatre Company Residency (The Bike Shed Theatre), 2014
Opera Coast Mezzo Soprano Scholarship, 2013
University of Exeter Voice Scholarship, 2011

Memberships

Equity
Spotlight

Accents

RP (native), Heightened RP, American Standard, American Southern, Australian, Devon, Essex, Geordie, Irish Northern, Irish Southern, Liverpool, Northern, Polish, Scottish Standard.

Skills

A Cappella, Alto, Actor-Musician, Ballet, Cabaret Singing, Choral Singing, Comedy*, Comedy Improv, Comedy Songwriting*, Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Singing*, Dance (general), Director, Drama Workshop Leader*, Guitar, Harmony Singing*, Jazz Singing, Mezzo-Soprano*, Musical Theatre*, Piano, Physical Theatre, Singer-Songwriter*, Singing (general)*, Singing Teacher, Songwriter, TEFL Tutor, Theatre In Education*, Ukulele, Writer, Yoga.

Languages

English (native), Italian.

Current production

Stage Door

Spotlight ID

2610-1206-8949

Telephone

c/o Paul Barker 0791 866 6423

Email

magdalene.cassidy@cssd.ac.uk