Skills

Training includes

  • Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts; BA (Hons) Performance (London)
  • Bernard Hiller Acting Studio; Ongoing. (London & LA)
  • Actors Temple; Meisner Technique (London)

Tenor

  • Range – bottom A to top C, with a strong falsetto.

Training

  • Grade 8 – Distinction
  • Cloudio Barr in London
  • Jean Aird in Devon
  • Ian Baar in London (for over 10 years)
  • Currently studying Bel Canto technique with Carl Penlington-Williams in London (began 2010).

Stunt professional in Italy with Stunt Concept Academy, where training is on going under the watchful eye of Stunt Master Claudio Pacifico.   

Training so far includes:

  • Boxing
  • Kick boxing
  • Fencing
  • Staff Fighting
  • Kali Sticks
  • Shinai
  • Gymnastics
  • High Falling
  • Parkour
  • Trampoline
  • APNEA
  • Military Skills
  • Exiting vehicles at Speed
  • Horse Vaulting
  • Horse Riding
  • Kung Fu
  • Yoga
  • Canyoning
  • Rock Climbing – Single Pitch Award – Instructor
  • Scuba Diving – PADI Dive Master, with Specialities in Deep Diving, Dry suit, Full face mask, Rescue and Wreck diving
  • BHS (British Horse Society) Stage 1 Riding – Distinction
  • BHS (British Horse Society) Stage 1 Horse Care – Distinction

Extensive Stage & Screen Combat training

  • BASSC Broadsword and Sheild - Distinction
  • BASSC Knife - Distinction
  • BASSC Small Sword - Distinction
  • BASSC Quarter Staff - Distinction
  • BASSC Unarmed - Distinction
  • BASSC Rapier & Dagger - Distinction
  • BASSC Advanced Rapier & Dagger - Distinction
  • BADC Unarmed - Gold
  • BADC Single Sword - Gold
  • BADC Double Sword - Gold
  • BADC Bokken/Broad Sword - Gold
  • SAFD Knife - Distinction with Recommendation
  • SAFD Broadsword and Shield - Distinction with Recommendation

Martial Arts

  • Black Belt in Taekwondo
  • Lived and trained in 2010 with the Shaolin Kung Fu Masters in China, at Kunyu Mountain Academy in Shangdong Province. Trained in Shaolin, Sanda, Baji Quan, Sanshou, Bagua, TaiChi Quan, Xing Yi and ChiGong.
  • Continues to train in Shaolin, BaJi Quan, TaiChi Quan and Sanshou at Tang Long Academy with Shifu Heng Wei
  • Trains in Muai Thai with Muai Thai Masters

Currently also training in:

  • Stunt Horse Riding
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Trampolining

Dance (Training whilst at Mountview)

  • Advanced Jazz
  • Intermediate Ballet
  • Basic Tap training “on the job”
  • Modern Dance / Physical Theatre with Liam Steel (during Imagine This)

Accents

  • Strong ear for most accents
  • Experienced at RP, Essex, London, Australian, general American, Scottish and Cornish

Musical Instruments

  • Saxaphone (Grade 3 Jazz)
  • Piano (Basic)

Showreels

Review

Nikki Cross

“…he was amazing, looks very much the part as well as having a great voice.”

@Stuart_Boother