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Dafydd Shalders

Dafydd Shalders

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2017

Playing age16 - 25
Height5' 11''
Eye colourHazel
Hair colourMid Brown


Poetry by Heart Finalist 2013

Productions whilst training

Chub Pickles / Mr WentworthCloudstreetPat Trueman
David CopperfieldDavid CopperfieldChris Honer
Jack / CliffordBehind the Scenes at the MuseumStefan Escreet
Dr AstrovUncle VanyaDavid Salter
LeopoldThe EuropeansChristopher Hunter
LysanderA Midsummer Night's DreamLucia Cox
CascaJulius CaesarLucia Cox
Henry VHenry VLucia Cox
VladimirWaiting for GodotLawrence Evans

Professional credits

The CoachGlasgow Commonwealth Games Village Welcome and Farewell CeremoniesRichard Weinman & Kane HusbandsNational Youth Theatre
Poetry RecitationPoetry PleaseProducer: Tim DeeBBC Radio 4


  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Playing Shakespeare (Andrew Jarvis)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Renny Krupinski & Kaitlin Howard)

Other training

Member of National Youth Theatre
Clowning workshops with Mick Barnfather, Andre Pink and Richard Weinman
Puppetry Workshop with Josie Daxter


American (Standard), Cockney, RP, Heightened RP, Liverpool, Yorkshire, Mancunian, Welsh (Northern), Welsh (Southern)

Other skills

Clowning, Puppetry, Comedy Improvisation, Physical Theatre, Experienced Workshop Facilitator, Period Dance, Stage Combat (Level 1), Poetry Reading, Singing (Tenor), Rugby and Swimming (Advanced)


Welsh (Conversational)