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Jay Olpin

Jay Olpin

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2020

Playing age16 - 24
Height6' 1''
Eye colourBlue
Hair colourBrown

Productions whilst training

Younger ClerimontThe Beau DefeatedFiona Buffini
AlfonsoThe Duchess of MalfiDavid Salter
ActorAttempts On Her LifeSeb Harcombe
ElyotPrivate LivesMadeleine Potter
LeontesThe Winters TaleKate Colgrave
MercutioRomeo and JulietKate Colgrave
N/aStirring StillJames Nickerson

Professional credits

NathanThe Full MontyDaniel EvansSheffield Theatres/David Pugh Ltd
Danbrin'S CrewDYSTOPIA987Matthew DunsterManchester International Festival
Leon/Yusuf/ColinImaan ImraanIqbal KhanNational Youth Theatre
Macduffs son/ Third apparition/ ServantMacbethDaniel EvansSheffield Theatres
SpencerBassettJavaad AliporSheffield Peoples Theatre
LawrenceLord of the FliesMatthew BourneMatthew Bourne New Adventures
School boyKesJonathan WatkinsSheffield Theatres
JakeGood StuffJulian ElkanSwitchpower Ltd
ReaderBig SkyTom WrightFreedom Studios
LawrenceLord of the FliesMatthew BourneMatthew Bourne's new adventures
School childKesJonathan WatkinsSheffield Theatres


  • Absurdism (Vladimir Bouchler)
  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley / Elianne Hawley)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Ensemble & Rhythm (Emma Bonnici)
  • Improvisation (Mick Barnfather)
  • Playing Shakespeare (Kate Colgrave)
  • Private Lives & Present Laughter (Madeleine Potter)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Renny Krupinski)

Other training

Completed National Youth Theatre's intake course


Sheffield (Native), RP, London, Southern Standard, American (Standard), Gloucestershire, Bristol, Manchester, South African, Birmingham

Other skills

Ballet (R.A.D) - Grade 8 and Advanced foundation, Modern Jazz (IDTA) - Advanced, Theatre Craft (IDTA) - Intermediate, Tap Dance (IDTA) - Intermediate, Singing - Grade 1 Distinction, Stage Combat, Period Dance, Radio, Clean Driving Liscence