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Rochai Payne

Rochai Payne

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2023

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

Watch or listen

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.
Commercial audio reel, directed by Rachel Austin

Productions whilst training

Ida / Izzy / EnsembleJekyll and HydeNickie Miles-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