Jodie Shanks

Jodie Shanks

Actor, director and playwright in London, England

About Jodie

I am a 24 year old actor living in Central London. Currently, I am a student and I am acting part-time as a result of my studies.

Acting Age range 16 - 25.

Very willing, amiable and dedicated person - ready to try anything to gain more experience and insight. Emphatic and a good team worker - excellent workshop director. Strong emotional actor.

Excellent command of Shakespearian, Dickensian and Contemporary text.

Experienced stage actor with some experience on camera as part of independent projects.

Fit and athletic with experience in dance and movement modules. Good knowledge of science-based subjects and human physiology as well as a strong understanding of modern technology. Trained in Stage Make-up Application, have much Stage Management experience and Tech-Script organization. Previous Directorial experience gained through workshop.


Name: Jodie Shanks

Lives in: London, England

Occupation: Actor, Director, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, Student, Theatre Director and Voice Actor

Credits

  • Dust in the Wind

    Dust in the Wind (2011)
    Film (short) by Sonali Choudhury (Drama and Family) Actress Dust in the Wind is a short film based on adaptations of three stories by O Henry. Although these stories were originally set in New York around the first decade of the twentieth century. For this adaptation I decided to set the stories in modern day London to explore some of the issues and use the locations more relevant to my life. All three stories are linked by the theme of the character's alienation (from reality and one another), which is so relevant to our contemporary, multicultural urban reality. The stories also now flow parallel to each other, their characters occasionally interacting as in the films of the great director Krzysztof Kieslowski. Cop and the Anthem (from the collection The Four Million) A homeless young man tired of his life of discomfort and hunger on the streets, decides to get arrested for shelter and food, but whatever he does seems to backfire. Then one day, whilst walking down a residential road, he hears beautiful music, which causes him to come to an ... Written by O Henry

Education

  • university of westminster
    (2011-2016)

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