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Rochai Payne

Rochai Payne

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2023

Playing age16 - 25
Height5' 5''
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourBrown
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Watch or listen

Play
B is for Black†by Courttia Newland
Play
TRUE LOVE WAITS by Logan Jones featuring Teddy Oyediran and Rochai Payne. Directed by Elianne Hawley and Graeme Hawley.
Play
Commercial audio reel, directed by Rachel Austin

Productions whilst training

RolePlayDirector
Ida / Izzy / EnsembleJekyll and HydeNickie Miles-Wildin
Nellie LambertHusbands and SonsSťan Aydon
EmiliaEmiliaKate Colgrave Pope
BrackHedda GablerBen Askew
Dr Lorna JamesThe EffectBen Askew

Workshops

  • A Profoundly Passionate Affectionate Devotion to Someone (-noun) (Carla Henry)
  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley & Elianne Hawley)
  • Acting for Camera (Carla Henry)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Devised Project (Emma Bonnici)
  • Ensemble (Emma Bonnici)
  • Hedda Gabler (Ben Askew)
  • Improvisation (Joe England)
  • Improvisation (Mark Winstanley & Javier Marzan)
  • Laboratory Theatre (Patrick Campbell)
  • Shakespeare (Ben Askew)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Kaitlin Howard)
  • The Effect (Ben Askew)

Other training

BTEC Extended Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts at Birmingham Ormiston Academy (2016-2018)
Certificate of Higher Education at East 15 (2019-2020)

Accents

Birmingham (Native), Southern Standard, RP, Northern Irish, Yorkshire, Manchester, American (Standard), Southern American, Jamaican (Patois), Russian

Other skills

Singing (Mezzo-Soprano), Period dance, Swimming, Yoga, Stage Combat