Michaela Short Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, TV Presenter,… more

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Working Class Mum lays it on the line

Single Mum trying to keep her Son safe/ fine line between engaging with him and not driving him away

01Working Class Mum lays it on the line
02Barrister Monologue
03Christmas Holiday Wishes
04Voice over for Co-op
05O2 Female Sean Bean
06Property Exhibition
07Interview Candidate
08The colour purple
09Easter store promotions
010Michaela Short

Physical Attributes

167 cm / 5ft 6in
64 kg / 140 lbs
White / Caucasian
92 cm / 36 in
Skin color:
73 cm / 29 in
88 cm / 35 in
Dress size:
UK 12 / AUS 12 / US 8
Eye color:
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Hair length:
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Credits & experience

  • The Confessional - online short play : Justine
  • Helen - Battersea Arts Centre new play filmed in 360 deg and VR : Mrs Sharman
  • '84 Short Film : Joan - Mum/Wife of waring miners in the midst of the 1984 miner's strike
  • That Face by Polly Stenham at The Lantern Theatre, Sheffield : Martha
  • Fading Into Nothingness, Merlin Theatre Sheffield : Playing role of Mum Rachel Turner
  • Dante or Die/Crucible Theatre : Research &Development Workshop
  • Building Planes : Research &Development Session Theatre
  • Delirium Resources NHS : Care Home Manager
  • CASC Pyschiatry Final Examinations NHS : Role Play several roles for examinations
  • Downton Abbey The Movie : Upper Class Party Guest
  • The Irregulars : Working Class Woman
  • Last Tango in Halifax : Church Warden
  • N:das Northern Drama Acting Studio Ongoing : Acting classes with Jo Adamson-Parker
  • On-line Education : Teacher
  • Cobra Sky drama : Senior Cabinet Adviser
  • The Meeting, Slung Low Short Play : Elsie Principal Character
  • Tea43 Comedy Pilot for television : Tracey
  • South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Safety Short Film : Sam Principal Role
  • Murder Mystery Role Play : Detective Chief Inspector
  • York Fashion Week : Catwalk Model for John Lewis & Copper & White
  • Private Acting Lessons : with Cameron Prudames
  • Dacia online : Model - Hiker
  • Explorer's Road Tourist Information Campaign : Model
  • Bett Exhibition Promotion : Teacher - Presenter Green Screen
  • Bereco Promotional video : Presenter
  • Her2 Medical App : Cancer Patient - Auto Cue
  • Painters of Light & Shadow - Theatre : Nellie Wilde Principle Role Working Class Mother WW1
  • Bulletproof Sky Drama : Office Worker
  • Transience Sky drama : Body Double for main actress
  • Ackley Bridge Series 2 Channel 4 Drama : Government Official
  • GP Final OSCE Examinations Sheffield University NHS : Paranoid Schizophrenic Patient
  • Average Joe continuous TIE work in secondary schools : Joe's Alcoholic Mum - Performance/Workshop on Child sexual exploitation
  • Emmerdale : Midwife featured role
  • No Offence Series 3 Channel 4 drama : Albion Crew Member - regular role as far right activist
  • Victoria : Featured Wife of Miner
  • In The Cloud Sky drama : Featured Screaming Woman
  • The League of Gentlemen Series 4 BBC drama : Police Officer
  • Doctors BBC drama : Featured Solicitor
  • Father Brown Series 6 BBC period drama : Featured Ballroom Dancer partner of Sargent Goodfellow
  • Full CV on request covering 20 years in TV, Theatre Film and Commericals
  • Rolls Royce Workplace Pension Corporate Video : Employee discussing benefits of company pension
  • Www.spotlight.com/1531-3424-5887
  • Acting Lessons ActupNorth
  • http://cni.castingnetworks.co.uk/profile/055dea5f-935a-4981-b028-9face1e44330/display : cv can be seen on link to casting networks profile above
  • CAPA : Private Acting Lessons
  • Crucible Theatre Sheffield : 6 week Acting for Adults Course
  • Theatre Skills Wokshop : Improvisation/Character analysis/Choreographed Dance Routines
  • Local Government Training : Presentation Skills
  • Crucible/Lyceum Theatre : Voice Skills
  • Local Government : Accredited Interviewer Course
  • Jane Elwood School of Dancing : IDTA to 5 star


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

  • English

  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French

Union memberships
  • Equity

http://www.spotlight.com/1531-3424-5887 - Please do not contact my agent regarding any jobs advertised on Starnow please contact me directly.
In 2016 I performed as a Pit Woman in the brand new dance theatre production Coal written and performed by Gary
Clarke Company and winner of UK Theatre Award 2016 and National Dance Awards Best Independent Comany 2016. This exciting piece of contemporary dance and theatre is a 2 year UK tour, telling the story of a day in the life of Yorkshire Miner's and the women in their lives during the 1984/5 Miner's Strike. A powerful and emotional piece of theatre. I performed at the Barnsley Civic 2016 and in the British Dance Edition in Newport 2016. See link https://vimeo.com/145438480
Television commericals. 20 years acting, singing and dancing experience in musical theatre at Sheffield Theatres. Experienced dancer and performer. Actor and supporting artist work for past 20 years including film, drama, comedy, corporate videos and soaps.
Role play for Queens Medical Training Hospital and Mental Health Awareness Week as well as Business andcAministration roles, sometimes scripted sometimes improvisation.
GP OSCE Medical Examinations at Sheffield University - Patient
Northern Drama Acting Acting School (N:das) 2019
Private acting lessons with Director Ruth Carney-Nash Carney academy of Performing Arts
6 week Acting for Adults Course Sheffield Crucible/Lyceum Theatres
Voice Skillls for Confidence course Sheffield Crucible/Lyceum Theatres
2 day Theatre Workshop Skills run by NODA
Acting lessons with Act4TV and Actupnorth
Presentation Skills Course Sheffield City Council
Accredited Interviewers Course Sheffield City Council
Acting CV and credits can be found via this link http://cni.castingnetworks.co.uk/profile/055dea5f-935a-4981-b028-9face1e44330/display
DBS Checked
My email is allthatjazz@sky.com


Extras experience

No previous extras experience


Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work

Modelling website


Catwalk model for York Fashion Week 2019
Size 12 Fitting model.
Bridlington Tourist Board Advertsing Campaign, John Williams catalogues, Huddersfield Council Foster Parent Campaign, Dixon Motors Commercial, Mecca Bingo Advertising Campaign, Costa Coffee, Office Supplies catalogue. Cashino, Campbell Homes lifestyle shoot. Kaleidascope Catalogues, Marisota Commercials. Herbal Ease Mother's Day commercial, Johnsons Catering Equipment, FatHogg DIY supplies.
Stonegate Pubs - link to final video - https://vimeo.com/instinctifpartners/review/145541484/6f39a67121

TV & Reality

TV commercials - GC Debt solutions,Dixon Car Showrooms, Netto, Bran Flakes, Imperial Leather. Injury Lawyers 4U. Harvey's Furniture.
Dramas, soap operas, comedy - Happy Valley, The Village, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Touch of Frost, Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Houdini and Doyle, Wired, Prisoner's Wives, Waterloo Road, Doctors, Victoria, The Knifeman, Hollyoaks, Father Brown, Landgirls, DCI Banks, Scott and Bailey, No Offence, Moving On. Plus many more.
Cast member on The 4 o'clock Club CBBC
Walk on 3 roles. Background supporting roles. Featured dancer. Many period drama roles.
Films - Oranges & Sunshine, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, How to Get Girl's at Parties, Florence Foster Jenkins, Out o'Date


Dancing ability


Dance styles
  • Ballroom
  • Contemporary
  • Country
  • Disco
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Rock & Roll
  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tango

Trained at Jane Elwood School of Dancing
Featured dancer on Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell plus many other TV drama's.
Ensemble dancer in many musical theatre production including Evita, Little Shop of Horrors, West Side Story, Grease, Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol, Oliver Buddy.
I performed as a Pit Woman in the brand new dance/theatre production COALUK written and performed by Gary Clarke Company which won the UK National Theatre Award for Achievement in Dance 2016 & NDA Best Independent Company 2017 This exciting piece of contemporary dance and theatre is starting a 2 year UK tour, telling the story of a day in the life of Yorkshire Miner's and the women in their lives during the 1984/5 Miner's Strike. A powerful and emotional piece of theatre. Vimeo.com/145438480


TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles

Radio presenter experience

No previous Radio presenter experience

  • English

  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French

Experienced presenter to camera off script and also via autocue. Also worked with green screen background.
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