Jo Ball

Female, Actor
Location: Greater London

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  • Spotlight Member:
    Yes
  • Equity:
    Yes

Credits

  • Year
    Role / Type
    Name of Production / Director
    Company / Venue
  • 2015
    Mother
    Commercial
    BT Moto GP - 'Mothers'
    Chris Thomas
  • 2015
    Head Teacher
    Film (Short)
    Squidge
    Rebecca Fortune
  • 2015
    Office worker in tribunal dispute
    Theatre
    Mediation Theatre
    Chris Head
    Peaceful Solutions
  • 2014
    Business professional & Trade Union member
    Corporate
    Union
  • 2014
    Mrs Novak
    Corporate
    Educational video
    Tovo
  • 2014
    Sketches
    Theatre
    The Perceptionists
    The Perceptionists
    Camden Fringe - Hen and Chickens
  • 2014
    Emily
    Film (Short)
    Crushed
    Jane Sanger
  • 2014
    Stella
    Theatre
    Ghosts
    Si Spencer
    Si Spencer (BBC writer)
    Hen & Chickens
  • 2014
    Comedy Sketch show
    Theatre
    Monkey Wedding
    Chris Head
    Monkey Wedding
    Hen & Chickens
  • 2014
    WAG
    Film (Feature)
    Football Kingdom
    Kate Cheeseman
    Secret Channel Films
  • 2013
    Eleanor
    Theatre
    Dead Funny
    Tim Trimingham Lee
    Jo Having A Ball
    Old Red Lion
  • 2013
    Mother
    Online
    Virgin Phones
    Ben Fogg
  • 2012
    Police Liaison Officer
    Film (Short)
    Yichen Wu
  • 2012
    Detective Mackay (Barbican show for Olympics)
    Theatre
    You Me Bum Bum Train
    Kate Bond/Morgan Lloyd
    Barbican/Bum Bum Train
  • 2012
    Awards Judge
    Corporate
    Farmers Weekly
    Finn Varney
    Aberration Films
  • 2012
    Well-to-do mother SUV driver
    Commercial
    Excuses DOE - road safety
    Syd Macartney
    Lyle Bailie
    Belfast
  • 2011 - 2012
    Psychologist (lead role)
    Theatre
  • 2012
    Medic (Featured)
    Theatre
    You Me Bum Bum Train
    Morgan Lloyd & Kate Bond
  • 2011
    Assistant Registrar
    TV
    EastEnders
    Nic Phillips
  • 2011
    Marketing Manager
    Corporate
    How to do it the right way
    Emma Swinton
    BSG - Unilever
  • 2011
    Harriett/Lawyer
    Film (Short)
    The Settlement
    Nic Phillips (EastEnders Director)
    Having A Ball
  • 2011
    Traditional 1940's Housewife/Shirley
    Film (Short)
    Mrs Sew & Sew
    Charles Chintzer Lai
    Pharo & Chintzer Lai
  • 2011
    Denise/Lesbian
    Film (Short)
    Etiquette
    Daniel Collier
    Yellow Square Productions
  • 2011
    Rita - Glamorous woman
    Film (Short)
  • 2011
    High Class Escort
    Film (Short)
    Lili's Got Talent (Film trailer)
    Nur Sadiq
    LightDancer Picture Co.
  • 2011
    Art Gallery Owner
    Rehearsed Reading
    Art World Sitcom
    Chris Head
    Whitechapel Gallery
  • 2011
    Art Collector
    Rehearsed Reading
    Art World Sitcom
    Chris Head
    ICA
  • 2010
    Woman receiving flowers
    Commercial
    Interflora
    Pearse Lehane
  • 2010
    Penny/1 Night Stand (cameo from Joanna Lumley)
    Film (Feature)
  • 2010
    Woman - suitor for the Prince
    Theatre
    Cindarella
    Mark Jones (winner of Edinburgh 'Pick of the Fringe')
    Who's That Girl Productions
  • 2010
    Nervous passenger
    TV
    Derren Brown show hero at 30,000 feet
    Simon Dinsell
  • 2010
    Jules; Fitness Girl (Rom Com)
    Film (Short)
    Drinking Club
    Ben Wardle
    Ben Wardle
  • 2010
    Glamorous Lawyer/Mistress
    Film (Short)
    Coffee Bean
    Robert Lucus
  • 2010
    Mother
    Commercial
    Plastic in the Food Chain
    Daniel Chisholm
    Greener Upon Thames
  • 2009
    Mother
    Commercial
    Traffic driving
    Peter Lydon
    Ikea
    Film set
  • 2009
    Glamorous Posh women
    Film (Short)
    Deviant
    Ines Von Bonhorst
    Dyonisios
  • 2009
    Paranoid mother
    Film (Student)
    Blinded with doubt
    Camilla Bird
    Rafstar Productionz
    Family Home
  • 2009
    Woman moving through time
    Commercial
    Moving Memories
    Josceline O'sullivan
    UCA/Kodak student commercial awards
    UCA
  • 2009
    Artist Speed dating
    Film (Feature)
    Dead Cat (Rom Com)
    Stefan Georgeoiu
  • 2009
    Comedy Sketch show
    Theatre
    Tomato People
    Tomato People
    Hen & Chickens
  • 2009
    Comedy Sketch show
    Theatre
    Edinburgh Fringe Festival
    Laughing Horse
    News Room
  • 2009
    Comedy Sketch Show
    Theatre
    Raw & Tasty
    Chris Head
    Tomato People
    Etcetera Theatre
  • 2008
    Maid
    Theatre
    Two Kinsmen - Shakespeare
    Rhys Thomas
  • 2008
    American WASP
    Online
    Quiet Storm - 100 days
  • 2008
    Viennese Waltz dancer & Prostitute
    Theatre
    The Patriot For Me
    David Harris
  • 2008
    Sophie/Wife
    Corporate
    Product Launch
    Aleem Khan
  • 2008
    Mrs Bernick
    Theatre
    Pillars of Society
    Janet Harrison
    The Actors Company
    The Actors Company

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2011
    Clowning Course 'How to be Stupid'
    The Why Not Institute
    2011, Clowning Course 'How to be Stupid'
    The Why Not Institute
  • 2009
    Character Comedy Stand-up
    City Lit (Chris Head)
    2009, Character Comedy Stand-up
    City Lit (Chris Head)
  • 2008
    Post Graduate Acting
    LCTS - The Actors Company
    2008, Post Graduate Acting
    LCTS - The Actors Company
  • 2007
    Drama Foundation - Distinction
    2007, Drama Foundation - Distinction
    City Lit
  • 2006
    Short Course
    2006, Short Course
    Arts Ed
  • 1995
    International Business & French
    Brighton University
    1995, International Business & French
    Brighton University

About me

See my website at www.jo-ball.co.uk for more info, comedy sketches & reviews.
-Sketch at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElBznMfr1os
-Lead in short 'Crushed' selected for 2015 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner
-Review March 2014 in play 'Ghosts' by BBC writer Si Spencer. UK Theatre Network: 'This is very comical and slightly kinky. A fun evening out!'
-Lead in short film 'Ladies who lunch' Stephen Fry said he "Laughed a Lot"

Additional Information

In Feature Film 'Dead Cat' as part of the 2013 End End Film Festival & London Independent Film Festival.

In 2012 show You Me Bum Bum Train (5* reviews) as criminal psychologist
1-2-1 with all audience. Emma Freud said I was "Berilliant"

In Barbican show for Olympics I played a detective. A real detective at Scotland Yard came & said 'If all scenes were as brilliant as the police raid it's a brilliant show.'

Additional Skills

Actress:
Stage Combat qualified
Period dance training
Yoga, Tennis
Clean driving licence
French speaker
I used to work in marketing before becoming an actor - have a 2:1 Hons Business & French degree

Skills

Skin Color
White
Hair Length
Long
Native accent
English
Accents (UK)
Cockney, RP, South London
Accents (North American)
Southern American
Languages Spoken
French
Interested in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Online, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Rehearsed Readings, Theatre (Fringe)
General Dance Skills
Ballroom, Tango
Musical Skills
Piano
Organisation Membership
Equity
Stage Combat Skills
Yes
Driving Licences
Standard
Perform nude?
No
DBS checked
Yes