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Rochai Payne

Rochai Payne

BA (Hons) Acting

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


B is for Black†by Courttia Newland
TRUE LOVE WAITS by Logan Jones featuring Teddy Oyediran and Rochai Payne. Directed by Elianne Hawley and Graeme Hawley.

Productions whilst training

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


  • 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)


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