Ian Massa-Harris

Actor, Extra, Singer, Pianist, Art Department Member,… more

London, United Kingdom
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Physical Details

Height:
182 cm / 6ft 0in
Waist:
86 cm / 34 in
Weight:
90 kg / 198 lbs
Eye color:
Green
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Brown
Chest:
109 cm / 43 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
White
Hair type:
Straight

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

APL Theatre


Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Accents
  • UK English
  • UK Posh

Union memberships
  • BECTU
  • Equity

Ian has appeared at ENO, Opera Holland Park, The Round House, Royal Albert Hall, The Lyric Theatre, The Bloomsbury, The Warehouse, Rome (Italy) and many venues both in the UK and abroad. Companies he has worked with include: ENO, Opera Holland Park, Unexpected Opera, Midsummer Opera, Telltale Opera, Opera North, Open Door Opera, Fulham Opera, Teatro National Madrid to name but a few.

Recent roles include: Un Signore (Zazá), 1st Philistine (Samson), Dormont (La Scalia Di Seta), Prune Seller (Boheme), Nick (Fanciulla Del West), Spoletta (Tosca), Venditore (I gioelli della Madonna) Witch (Hansel and Gretel), Sorceress (Dido and Anaeas), Mime (Das Rheingold), Mime (Siegfried), Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi) and Trojan (Idomeneo).

Ian has appeared in a myriad of operas as chorus soloist including La Forza del Destino, Francesca Da Rimini, Pique Dame, Jenufa, La Traviata, Roberto Deveraux, Rigoletto, Don Pasquale, L’amico Fritz, La Wally and Macbeth, to mention but a few. He has also been an Opera Holland Park Company Member since 2002.

Ian’s oratorio roles include: Carmina Burana (Baritone and Tenor Soloist), Mozart Coronation Mass and Mass in C Minor, Faure Requiem (Baritone) and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Verdi Requiem, Haydn’s Creation.

Ian has also worked as assistant director, for Susan Stacey’s London Opera Vocal at the National Opera Studio, on staged scenes, which include Die Walküre, The Beggars Opera, Manon, Albert Herring and Carmen.

Ian created the role of Operatic Tenor in Benjamin Till’s Pepys Motet, which was recorded in October 2010 and performed in a concert version in November 2010. The piece was featured together with Benjamin Till on Radio 3.

Ian regularly works with singers mainly in the fields of musical theatre and pop specialising in voice safety, health and cross over. He regularly works as a vocal consultant with various professionals in the music pop industry.

Film Credits include: Turandot Chorus Tenor in Mission Impossible 5. TV credits include the premiere of “Children In Need, The Musical” and he sang in the ensemble for Jonathan Dove’s TV Opera Death of a Princess (when she died).

Recordings include: Idomeneo, Fidelio and Fanciulla Del West for Midsummer Opera, Pepys Motet, Someone Whistled, Children In Need the Musical (Benjamin Till).

Future projects include: Opera Holland Park Season 2018 and a recording of an Ivor Novello Album

Extras

Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Film & Stage Crew

Art & Costume Design ability

Expert


IMDB: http://tinyurl.com/zcaoqxy

Ian is a leading international make-up artist in Film, TV, Theatre, Ballet, Opera, & Stage Musicals.
He is a specialist in Prosthetics, SFX, Historical, Character and Theatrical Makeup. He started his career in theatre & fashion but his talent and passion sent him towards specialist makeup.

His skill set includes: Lifecasting, Flat Moulding, Sculpting, Fibreglass Cores, Prosthetic Application, Airbrush, Body Painting, Body Art, Fashion, Character, SFX, Make-up Lead, Crowd Make-up, Basic Hair, Basic Wig Dressing, Theatre, Still Photography, TV, Ad-campaigns, Cat-walk, and Fashion Photography & Events.

He has worked with personalities to include, Sir Ian McEllen, Eleanor Bron, Samatha Bond, Alison Steadman, Imelda Staunton, HRH Princess Royal, Christopher Biggins, Gok Wan to mention but a few.
Clients include: Shaune Harrison, Mike Dargan, Treasure House of Makeup, O2, Blue Boyband, Class A, MMEG, Pride in London, Nice Biscuits, DraftFCB, BBHLondon, Sky, BBC, Oreo, Torture Garden, Comet, Traffic Post Production, IMATS, UMAe, Harvey Nicholls, Salon Du Chocolat, Baileys, Salon Collective, This Morning ITV, Lambeth Council, Resident Media, Streetcupid, Random Media, Make Poverty History, MehronUK, Mr Dashbo, Zara, Jonny Hooley, Above The Stag Theatre, The Soho Concept, Make A Difference Trust, West End Bares, Kingston College, Northbrook College, Seventa Image, Fabric Nightclub, Area Nightclub, Orange Nation, Home House, Le Caprice, House of Beau, Hospital Club, Madame JoJos, THT, Elton John Aids Foundation, Comicon, London Body Painting Co, S Bond., London College of Music, Minotti, Tom Wolfe, Events2Scare, FOX UK, Amazon Music UK

He currently teaches & demos Media, SFX and Prosthetics to Degree, BTEC and City & Guilds levels (III, IV & V) at various colleges in the UK.
Ian frequently demos at trade shows such as IMATS & UMAe. He has worked for Mr Dashbo, Mehron UK & PS-Composites and is also a senior artist with Seventa Image. He recently joined ExilianFX Studios as a Makeup Designer and Senior Artist
He is currently brand Ambassador for Mehron UK, a branch of Mehron Inc. He is sponsored by Mehron & Ben Nye through Treasure House of Makeup.

He originally trained with Kryolan in Theatre & SFX and was mentored by the Ex Wig and Makeup Master of the Royal Opera House – Ron Freeman. Ian has also attained the following qualifications: BSc Hons, Dip Opera Performance, ENO Baylis Programme Knack, FHT Associate, City & Guilds III, ITEC III and Level 3 – Award in Education and Training (PLTS).

FULL CV, THEATRE CREDITS & REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Hair, Makeup & Styling

Makeup Artist ability

Expert


IMDB: http://tinyurl.com/zcaoqxy

Ian is a leading international make-up artist in Film, TV, Theatre, Ballet, Opera, & Stage Musicals.
He is a specialist in Prosthetics, SFX, Historical, Character and Theatrical Makeup. He started his career in theatre & fashion but his talent and passion sent him towards specialist makeup.

His skill set includes: Lifecasting, Flat Moulding, Sculpting, Fibreglass Cores, Prosthetic Application, Airbrush, Body Painting, Body Art, Fashion, Character, SFX, Make-up Lead, Crowd Make-up, Basic Hair, Basic Wig Dressing, Theatre, Still Photography, TV, Ad-campaigns, Cat-walk, and Fashion Photography & Events.

He has worked with personalities to include, Sir Ian McEllen, Eleanor Bron, Samatha Bond, Alison Steadman, Imelda Staunton, HRH Princess Royal, Christopher Biggins, Gok Wan to mention but a few.

Clients include: Shaune Harrison, Mike Dargan, Treasure House of Makeup, O2, Blue Boyband, Class A, MMEG, Pride in London, Nice Biscuits, DraftFCB, BBHLondon, Sky, BBC, Oreo, Torture Garden, Comet, Traffic Post Production, IMATS, UMAe, Harvey Nicholls, Salon Du Chocolat, Baileys, Salon Collective, This Morning ITV, Lambeth Council, Resident Media, Streetcupid, Random Media, Make Poverty History, MehronUK, Mr Dashbo, Zara, Jonny Hooley, Above The Stag Theatre, The Soho Concept, Make A Difference Trust, West End Bares, Kingston College, Northbrook College, Seventa Image, Fabric Nightclub, Area Nightclub, Orange Nation, Home House, Le Caprice, House of Beau, Hospital Club, Madame JoJos, THT, Elton John Aids Foundation, Comicon, London Body Painting Co, S Bond., London College of Music, Minotti, Tom Wolfe, Events2Scare, FOX UK, Amazon Music UK

He currently teaches & demos Media, SFX and Prosthetics to Degree, BTEC and City & Guilds levels (III, IV & V) at various colleges in the UK.
Ian frequently demos at trade shows such as IMATS & UMAe. He has worked for Mr Dashbo, Mehron UK & PS-Composites and is also a senior artist with Seventa Image. He recently joined ExilianFX Studios as a Makeup Designer and Senior Artist
He is currently brand Ambassador for Mehron UK, a branch of Mehron Inc. He is sponsored by Mehron & Ben Nye through Treasure House of Makeup.

He originally trained with Kryolan in Theatre & SFX and was mentored by the Ex Wig and Makeup Master of the Royal Opera House – Ron Freeman. Ian has also attained the following qualifications: BSc Hons, Dip Opera Performance, ENO Baylis Programme Knack, FHT Associate, City & Guilds III, ITEC III and Level 3 – Award in Education and Training (PLTS).

FULL CV, THEATRE CREDITS & REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

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