Stephen Collins

Stephen Collins

Credits

  • Year
    Role / Type
    Name of Production / Director
    Company / Venue
  • 2016
    Bobchinsky
    Theatre (Tour)
    The Government Inspector
    Roxana Silbert
    Birmingham REP
    Birmingham REP, New Wolsey, Nottingham Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Liverpool Everyman, Theatre Royal Stratford East & Sheffield Crucible
  • 2015
    TAM
    Workshops
    The Boy Who Followed His Dream
    Tony Casement
    Esther McAuley / Improbable / The Unicorn
    The Unicorn
  • 2015
    Joseph / Moose
    Theatre
    Soul Bear
    Nickie Wildin
    PAD Productions
  • 2015
    Kevin
    Film (Short)
    Dawn of the Deaf
    Robert Savage
    Shadowhouse
  • 2015
    Camillo / Cleomenes
    Theatre (Tour)
    The Winter's Tale
    Elise Davison
    Taking Flight Theatre
  • 2014
    Hansel / Father / Witch
    Theatre (Tour)
    Hansel & Gretel
    Amanda Wilde
  • 2014
    Hogarth
    Theatre
    The Iron Man
    Amit Sharma
  • 2014
    Characters
    Rehearsed Reading
    WRITE TO PLAY
    Amit Sharma
    Graeae Theatre Company/ NTS/ Royal Court
    Royal Court
  • 2014
    Ned/Constable/Beggar
    Theatre (Tour)
    The Threepenny Opera
    Peter Rowe & Jenny Sealey
    New Wolsey / Birmingham REP / Graeae / West Yorkshire Playhouse / Nottingham Playhouse
    Nottingham Playhouse, New Wolsey, Birmingham REP & West Yorkshire Playhouse
  • 2014
    Euan
    Film (Short)
    '4' (Four)
    Bim Ajadi
    BSLBT
  • 2013
    Ensemble
    Theatre
    One in Three: Northern Stage
    Jennifer Bates
    The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble
    Northern Stage
  • 2013
    Ensemble
    Theatre
    Roundhouse Spoken Word Festival: The Last Word
    Jennifer Bates
    The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble
    The Roundhouse
  • 2013
    Myself
    Corporate
    CEA - WELCOMING DISABLED CUSTOMERS
    Anna Proctor
    Cinema Exhibitors' Association & NFTS
  • 2013
    Actor
    Film (Short)
    Sign in the Frame
    Ted Evans
  • 2013
    Scott
    Film (Short)
    How to Mug a Deaf Person
    Ben Green
  • 2013
    Freckle Punk
    Theatre
    The Superheroes
    Laura Goulden
    Handprint Theatre
    Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park & Incloodu Deaf Arts Festival
  • 2013
    Richard
    Film (Short)
    Nonsense
    Max Clendaniel
    Max Clendaniel
  • 2013
    Facilitator
    Workshops
    Wicked The Musical
    Handprint Theatre/ Mousetrap Theatre Projects
    Apollo Victoria Theatre
  • 2013
    Hogarth
    Theatre (Tour)
    The Iron Man
    Amit Sharma
    Graeae Theatre Company
    Unity Festival (Cardiff), Ip-Arts Festival (Ipswich), SO Festival (Skegness), Open East Festival (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park) & Summer in Southside (Birmingham Hippodrome)
  • 2013
    Member of the Community
    Film (Short)
    Retreat
    Ted Evans
    Ben Steiner Bursary
  • 2013
    Colin
    Musical
    Reasons To Be Cheerful (Concert Version)
    Jenny Sealey
    Graeae Theatre Company
    Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio De Janerio
  • 2013
    The Hero
    Theatre
    Cardboard City
    Marian Hoddy & Laura Goulden
    Handprint Theatre
  • 2013
    Father Tyrannosaurus Rex
    Theatre
    Tyrannosaurus Drip
    Paula Garfield
  • 2012
    Colin
    Musical
    Reasons To Be Cheerful
    Jenny Sealey
  • 2012
    'Empowerment' Pro Cast Performer
    TV
    Paralympic Opening Ceremony 2012
    Bradley Hemmings & Jenny Sealey
    London 2012 Ceremonies & Graeae Theatre Company
    Olympic Stadium
  • 2012
    Hero
    Theatre
    A Suburban Silent Movie
    Laura Goulden
    Handprint Theatre
    London Bridge Olympic Street Theatre (LB Live Arts)
  • 2012
    Facilitator
    Workshops
    Billy Elliott The Musical
    Handprint Theatre/ Mousetrap Theatre Projects
    Victoria Palace Theatre
  • 2012
    King Ferdinand
    Theatre (Tour)
    Love's Labour's Lost
    Paula Garfield
    Deafinitely Theatre
    Shakespeare's Globe / New Wolsey Studio (Ipswich) / Arena Theatre (Wolverhampton) / Derby Arboretum / The Old Market (Brighton)
  • 2012
    Myself
    Online
    From Us To You
    Ted Evans
    Ted Evans
    Brick Lane
  • 2012
    Colin
    Theatre (Tour)
    Reasons To Be Cheerful
    Jenny Sealey
    Graeae Theatre Company
    New Wolsey Theatre / Hall For Cornwall / Hull Truck / Watford Palace / Dundee Rep / Hackney Empire / Nottingham Playhouse
  • 2011
    Participant
    Commercial
    Locked Room Scenario
    Federico Urdaneta
    Artangel
    Londonewcastle Depot
  • 2011
    Stalker
    RolePlay
    Locked Room Scenario
    Ryan Gander
    Artangel
    Londonewcastle Depot
  • 2011
    Hogarth
    Theatre (Tour)
    The Iron Man
    Jenny Sealey
    Graeae Theatre Company
    Norwich & Norfolk Festival / Brighton Festival / Greenwich & Docklands International Festival / Bristol Harbour Festival / Stockton International Riverside Festival
  • 2011
    Eric
    Film (Short)
    Otherside
    Nick Sturley
    Neath Films
    Brixton
  • 2011
    Simon
    Film (Short)
    Deaf Beat
    Jonathan Reid
    Neath Films
    Brixton
  • 2011
    Protestor
    Film (Short)
    The End
    Ted Evans
    Neath Films
    Hackney
  • 2011
    Various
    Theatre
    Summerside
    Evan Placey
  • 2011
    Luke
    Theatre
    4Play
    Daryl Jackson
  • 2010
    Various
    Workshops
    D' Monologues
    Kaite O'Reilly
    The Llanarth Group
    Bradbury Studios
  • 2010
    Colin
    Musical
    Reasons To Be Cheerful
    Jenny Sealey
    Graeae Theatre Company
    Theatre Royal Stratford East / New Wolsey Theatre
  • 2010
    Actor
    Commercial
    Treat Me As You Will Domestic Violence Promo
    Brie Boateng
  • 2010
    Craig
    Theatre
    The Boy & The Statue
    Paula Garfield
  • 2010
    Audience Member
    Film (Short)
    The Egg Trick
    Stephen Kroto
  • 2010
    Sonny
    Film (Short)
    The Fingerspellers
    William Mager
    Remark! Productions / BSLBT
    Old Street
  • 2009
    Baker
    Film (Short)
    Run Ginga Run
    Giles Bowman
    Deafeatures
    Mile End
  • 2008
    Various
    Theatre
    Dual Impact
    Kenneth Lawrence
    ALRA
    Royal Victoria Patriotic Building

Education

About me

Stephen is an actor from East London with over five years experience of working and touring with professional production companies. He incorporate sign language, speaking, devising and sign songs in his acting work. He is very easy to work with, committed and good attitude.

Stephen also performed in musicals like The Threepenny Opera & Reasons To Be Cheerful, in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost & The Winter's Tale and in children's show The Iron Man, Hansel & Gretel & Tyrannosaurus Drip.

In addition to acting, Stephen makes films, writes plays and facilitates workshops. He is also a keen photographer and traveller. He likes to spend his time understanding and exploring this exciting complex world.

He will be next seen performing in The Government Inspector with Birmingham Rep and on tour around the UK.

Interests:
Avid theatre goer, music, dance, scriptwriting, Deaf theatre, physical theatre, miming, visual theatre, sign songs, accessible theatre, Shakespeare, Visual Vernacular

Additional Information

Sign song performer:
Performed 13 of Ian Dury & The Blockheads greatest hits at FORO FIL, Guadalajara in Mexico (2015), UNLIMITED FESTIVAL at Southbank Centre (2014), DAISY FESTIVAL (2014) KULTUR VOM RANDE in Germany (2014), SESC MADUREIRA, Rio De Janeio in Brazil (2013), Cargo (2013), PARALYMPIC BALL (2012) & HACKNEY EMPIRE (2012), LIBERTY FESTIVAL in Trafalgar Square (2012 & 2010), the EANA M*C*C Bikers gig (2012) and 'Spasticus Autisticus' with the Blockheads & the Reasons To Be Cheerful cast at Ronnie Scott's (2011)

Playwright:
Wrote a play 'A Sweet Slice' for Deafinitely Creative Short shown at RADA Studios (February 2012)

Performer:
I did a sound performance with sound artist Tom White at the Milton Keynes Gallery. I also provided my voice for the sound project as part of My Dance My Skull’s Voice Studies series (2011)

Appearance:
Appeared on See Hear (BBC) presenting or guest appearing about
The Threepenny Opera (2014) | Lipreading Challenge (2013) | Reasons To Be Cheerful & Movember (2012) | Iron Man (2011) | Glastonbury & iPhone (2009)

Presenter:
Presented & Directed a documentary 'Viva! Gora San Vermin!' on INFO TV about the Spanish Fiesta, the Bull Run in Pamplona, Spain (2009)

Workshops (Projects & Devising):
Workshops with Graeae Theatre Company, Deafinitely Theatre & Handprint Theatre, NDCS, Mousetrap Projects & PAD Productions.

Training:
Deafinitely HUB (2013-2015)
Meisner Technique with Scott Williams (April 2015)
Deafinitely Drama School (Deafinitely Theatre, March 2010)
Theatre Acting course (ALRA, July 2008)
TV Acting course (ALRA, April 2008)

Additional Skills

Improvisation.
Directing, editing & camerawork.
Photography.

Skills

Skin Color
White
Hair Length
Short
Native accent
English
Accents (UK)
Cockney, London
Languages Spoken
British Sign (BSL), English
Interested in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Music Videos, Online, Panto, Presenting, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV
Experienced in
Comedy, Commercials, Film (Professional), Presenting, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV
Organisation Membership
Equity
Perform nude?
Only Professionally
DBS checked
Yes