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Talia Nyathi

Talia Nyathi

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2020

Playing age16 - 25
Height5' 2''
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourDark Brown


Laurence Olivier Bursary

Productions whilst training

Toby (as a boy)Coram BoyStefan Escreet
IvyWe Happy FewChristopher Hunter
ActorAttempts On Her LifeSeb Harcombe
IrinaThree Sisters (Anton Chekhov)James Nickerson
Mrs PutnamThe Crucible (Arthur Miller)James Nickerson
MouthNot I (Small Beckett)James Nickerson
The CountessShakespeare's All's Well that Ends WellChris Hunter
MalvolioShakespeare's Twelfth NightChris Hunter
FriarTis Pity she's a whoreGeraldine Alexander

Professional credits

Immersive Theatrical PerformerDystopia987Matthew DunsterManchester International Festival
Security GuardZero for the young dudesAlistair McDowallGrand Young Company (NT)


  • Absurdism (Vladimir Bouchler)
  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley / Elianne Hawley)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Ensemble & Rhythm (Emma Bonnici)
  • Improvisation (Mick Barnfather)
  • Playing Shakespeare (Chris Hunter)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Renny Krupinski)
  • Tis Pity She's a Whore (Geraldine Alexander)


RP, South African (Native), South African-Afrikaans, Zimbabwean (Native), Birmingham (Midlands), American (standard), African American, New Orleans, Manchester

Other skills

Stage combat (rapier and dagger), Period Dance, Physical Theatre, singing (general), Swimming, Acting for camera, comedy, improvisation, contemporary dance


Shona, Zulu, Afrikaans, Ndebele