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Jo Ball

female, actor
Location : Greater London


 
 
quick details
playing age38
height5' 5" (1.65 m)
weight8st. 8lb. (54kg)
hair colorBlonde
eye colorHazel
buildSlim


 
 
filesformat
video fileShowreel 2014video file

 

  
quick overview
SpotlightSpotlight member
Equity MemberYes

 
YearRole / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2014Sketches
Theatre
 The Perceptionists
 
 
The Perceptionists
Camden Fringe - Hen and Chickens
2014Emily
Film (Short)
 Crushed
Jane Sanger

 
Lumino Films
2014Stella
Theatre
Ghosts
Si Spencer
 
Si Spencer (BBC writer)
Hen & Chickens
2014Comedy Sketch show
Theatre
 Monkey Wedding
Chris Head
 
Monkey Wedding
Hen & Chickens
2014WAG
Film (Feature)
 Football Kingdom
Kate Cheeseman
 
 
Secret Channel Films
2013Eleanor
Theatre
Dead Funny
Tim Trimingham Lee
 
Jo Having A Ball
Old Red Lion
2013Mother
Online
 Virgin Phones
Ben Fogg

 
Shaven Ape
2012Police Liaison Officer
Film (Short)
Trust
 
 
Yichen Wu
2012Detective Mackay (Barbican show for Olympics)
Theatre
You Me Bum Bum Train
Kate Bond/Morgan Lloyd
 
 
Barbican/Bum Bum Train
2012Awards Judge
Corporate
 Farmers Weekly
Finn Varney
 
 
Aberration Films
2012Well-to-do mother SUV driver
Commercial
 Excuses DOE - road safety
Syd Macartney
 
 
Lyle Bailie
Belfast
2011 - 2012Psychologist (lead role)
Theatre
You Me Bum Bum Train

 
Bum Bum Train
2012Medic (Featured)
Theatre
You Me Bum Bum Train
Morgan Lloyd & Kate Bond

 
Bum Bum Train
2011Assistant Registrar
TV
EastEnders
Nic Phillips

BBC
BBC
2011Marketing Manager
Corporate
 How to do it the right way
Emma Swinton
 
 
BSG - Unilever
2011Harriett/Lawyer
Film (Short)
 The Settlement
Nic Phillips (EastEnders Director)
 
 
Having A Ball
2011Traditional 1940's Housewife/Shirley
Film (Short)
 Mrs Sew & Sew
Charles Chintzer Lai
 
 
Pharo & Chintzer Lai
2011Denise/Lesbian
Film (Short)
Etiquette
Daniel Collier
 
 
Yellow Square Productions
2011Rita - Glamorous woman
Film (Short)
The Art of Conversation
Jo Newbolt

 
Asylum Films
2011High Class Escort
Film (Short)
 Lili's Got Talent (Film trailer)
Nur Sadiq
 
 
LightDancer Picture Co.
2011Art Gallery Owner
Rehearsed Reading
 Art World Sitcom
Chris Head
 
 
Whitechapel Gallery
2011Art Collector
Rehearsed Reading
 Art World Sitcom
Chris Head

 
ICA
2010Woman receiving flowers
Commercial
 Interflora
Pearse Lehane

 
Simply Media TV
2010Penny/1 Night Stand (cameo from Joanna Lumley)
Film (Feature)
The Man You're Not (Rom Com)
Alan Freestone

 
FMW Films
2010Woman - suitor for the Prince
Theatre
Cindarella
Mark Jones (winner of Edinburgh 'Pick of the Fringe')
 
 
Who's That Girl Productions
2010Nervous passenger
TV
 Derren Brown show hero at 30,000 feet
Simon Dinsell

 
Objective productions for Channel 4
On a plane
2010Jules; Fitness Girl (Rom Com)
Film (Short)
 Drinking Club
Ben Wardle
 
 
Ben Wardle
2010Glamorous Lawyer/Mistress
Film (Short)
 Coffee Bean
Robert Lucus

 
Disclosure Productions
2010Mother
Commercial
 Plastic in the Food Chain
Daniel Chisholm
 
 
Greener Upon Thames
2009Mother
Commercial
 Traffic driving
Peter Lydon

 
Ikea
Film set
2009Glamorous Posh women
Film (Short)
 Deviant
Ines Von Bonhorst
 
 
Dyonisios
2009Paranoid mother
Film (Student)
Blinded with doubt
Camilla Bird
 
 
Rafstar Productionz
Family Home
2009Woman moving through time
Commercial
 Moving Memories
Josceline O'sullivan
 
 
UCA/Kodak student commercial awards
UCA
2009Artist Speed dating
Film (Feature)
Dead Cat (Rom Com)
Stefan Georgeoiu

 
Low Fat Films
2009Comedy Sketch show
Theatre
 Tomato People
 
Tomato People
Hen & Chickens
2009Comedy Sketch show
Theatre
 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

 
Laughing Horse
News Room
2009Comedy Sketch Show
Theatre
 Raw & Tasty
Chris Head
 
Tomato People
Etcetera Theatre
2008Maid
Theatre
 Two Kinsmen - Shakespeare
Rhys Thomas

 
The Actors Company
2008American WASP
Online
 Quiet Storm - 100 days

 
Amnesty International
2008Viennese Waltz dancer & Prostitute
Theatre
 The Patriot For Me
David Harris

 
The Actors Company
2008Sophie/Wife
Corporate
 Product Launch
Aleem Khan

 
Unilever
2008Mrs Bernick
Theatre
Pillars of Society
Janet Harrison

 
The Actors Company
The Actors Company

 

Education
college2011, Clowning Course 'How to be Stupid'
The Why Not Institute
college2009, Character Comedy Stand-up
City Lit (Chris Head)
college2008, Post Graduate Acting
LCTS - The Actors Company
college2007, Drama Foundation - Distinction
City Lit
college2006, Short Course
Arts Ed
college1995, 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

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!' Stephen Fry said he "Laughed a Lot"
Terry Johnson said of my reel "Dead-pan wit"
Any other 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
 
more details
EthnicityWhite/Caucasian
Skin ColorWhite
Hair LengthLong
Native accentEnglish
Accents (UK)Cockney, RP, South London
Accents (North American)Southern American
Languages SpokenFrench
Interested inComedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced inComedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Rehearsed Readings, Theatre (Fringe)
General Dance SkillsBallroom, Tango
Musical SkillsPiano
Organisation MembershipEquity
Stage Combat SkillsYes
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude?No
DBS checkedYes