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Xiaolai Chen

Xiaolai Chen

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2017

Playing age16 - 25
Height5' 7''
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourBlack

Productions whilst training

JasmineEarthquakes in LondonSeb Harcombe
Betsey TrotwoodDavid CopperfieldChris Honer
The ModelThe Blue RoomDavid Shirley
Katrin/Second MotherThe EuropeansChristopher Hunter
LisaChildren of The SunLawrence Evans
SonyaUncle VanyaDavid Salter
BrutopeanBrutopiaDavid Salter
ClaireThe MaidsLawrence Evans
PuckA Midsummer Nights DreamLucia Fox
PortiaThe Merchant of VeniceLucia Fox

Professional credits

Superhero DaughterBBC Mandarin LearningThe MomentBBC
CandiceNever Go HomeJames HarkerPublic Burning Theatre
3 LateralGame RigCubic MotionCubic Motion
RSC GraduatesRSC Skills WorkshopAnna McsweenyRSC
KimLife for a LifeLars ChristophersonChristophersonbroz
Shen Te/Shu TaThe Good Soul of SzechuanJean StewartCambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts


  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Playing Shakespeare (Andrew Jarvis)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Renny Krupinski & Kaitlin Howard)

Other training

One year of Contemporary and Classical Acting - Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts


Chinese (Native), RP, Korean, Japanese, American (Standard)

Other skills

Tennis, Table Tennis, Yoga, Chinese Classical Dance, Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Jazz, Stage Combat, Improvisation, Clowning, Laban


Mandarin, Cantonese, English