SARAH AMANKWAH

Sarah Amankwah

London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'5" (165cm)
Weight: 9st. 5lb. (59kg)
Playing Age: 28-33 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Hair Length: Short
Voice Quality: Warm
Voice Character: Sincere
Unions: Equity
Role Types: African-American, Black-African

Credits

Sarah Amankwah | Sainou Talent Agency London

Film
The Zombie, WORLD WAR Z, Paramount, Marc Foster

Television
Juliana Kabanga, BLACK EARTH RISING, BBC / Netflix, Hugo Blick
Nurse, MARCELLA, ITV/Buccaneer Media, Charles Martin
Slave, DAMNATION OF DARWIN, HBO, Anthony Thomas

Theatre
Henry V, HENRY V, Shakespeare’s Globe, Sarah Bedi
Hal, HENRY IV: PART I & PART II, Shakespeare’s Globe, Sarah Bedi
Various, GLOBE ENSEMBLE, Shakespeare’s Globe, Various Directors
Valdes / Martino, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Shakespeare’s Globe, Paulette Randall
Venticello, AMADEUS, National Theatre, Michael Longhurst
Filch u/s Lucy Brown, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
Tituba, THE CRUCIBLE, Manchester Royal Exchange, Caroline Steinbeis
Company, SKRIKER, Manchester Royal Exchange, Sarah Frankcom
Shenzi, THE LION KING (2013-15), Lyceum Theatre, West End, Julie Taymor
DE GABAY, National Theatre of Wales, Jonathan Holmes
Various, TIATA TAMBA TAMBA, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
Various, SHAKESPEARE 365, Orange Tree Theatre, Henry Bell
Mother, SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR, Aquila Theatre – US Tour, Desiree Sanchez
Puck, Philostrate, Snug & Moth, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Aquila Theatre – US Tour, Ken Sabberton
Samai, FAIR TRADE, Latitude Festival, Rich Mix & Edinburgh Festival, Lotte Wakeham
Various Roles, SPRING SHAKESPEARE, Orange Tree Theatre Tour, Henry Bell
Company, DEATH & THE KING’S HORSEMAN, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
RUMPELSTILTSKIN & ALICE: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, C Venue, Edinburgh Festival, Jo Kennedy & Charlotte Westenra
24 HOUR PLAYS, Old Vic Theatre, Andy Brunskill
Annabella, ‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE, Globe Theatre, Sam Wannamaker Festival
Russian, FAITHFUL RUSSIAN, Manchester Met, Helena Kaut-Howson & Marcello Magni

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Ghanaian, London*, Manchester, Nigerian

Languages * = mother tongue

English* , Ghanian Twi (Basic) , British Sign Language Level 1

Music & Dance * = highly skilled

African Dance-Traditional, Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, R & B Singing

Performance

Clown, Comedy, Physical Theatre

Sports

Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Pool, Running*, Stage Combat

Other Skills

Improvisation, Painting
SARAH AMANKWAH Sarah Amankwah | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) 2011 Clare Park

Sarah Amankwah

London, United Kingdom


Overview

Sarah Amankwah trained at the Manchester School of Theatre. She is part of Shakespeare's Globes first repertory company, The Globe Ensemble.

Theatre credits include Doctor Faustus at Shakespeare's Globe, The Crucible and The Skriker at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and she played Shenzi in The Lion King at The Lyceum Theatre. She played Filch in the National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera, and Venticello in Amadeus (National Theatre).

Recent screen credits include ITV crime drama Marcella and World War Z for Paramount.

Sarah is a member of the Imaginarium In-House Repertory Company. Founded in 2011 by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish, The Repertory Company is made up of in-house actors trained in performance capture.

Sarah Amankwah | Sainou Talent Agency London

Film
The Zombie, WORLD WAR Z, Paramount, Marc Foster

Television
Juliana Kabanga, BLACK EARTH RISING, BBC / Netflix, Hugo Blick
Nurse, MARCELLA, ITV/Buccaneer Media, Charles Martin
Slave, DAMNATION OF DARWIN, HBO, Anthony Thomas

Theatre
Henry V, HENRY V, Shakespeare’s Globe, Sarah Bedi
Hal, HENRY IV: PART I & PART II, Shakespeare’s Globe, Sarah Bedi
Various, GLOBE ENSEMBLE, Shakespeare’s Globe, Various Directors
Valdes / Martino, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Shakespeare’s Globe, Paulette Randall
Venticello, AMADEUS, National Theatre, Michael Longhurst
Filch u/s Lucy Brown, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
Tituba, THE CRUCIBLE, Manchester Royal Exchange, Caroline Steinbeis
Company, SKRIKER, Manchester Royal Exchange, Sarah Frankcom
Shenzi, THE LION KING (2013-15), Lyceum Theatre, West End, Julie Taymor
DE GABAY, National Theatre of Wales, Jonathan Holmes
Various, TIATA TAMBA TAMBA, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
Various, SHAKESPEARE 365, Orange Tree Theatre, Henry Bell
Mother, SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR, Aquila Theatre – US Tour, Desiree Sanchez
Puck, Philostrate, Snug & Moth, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Aquila Theatre – US Tour, Ken Sabberton
Samai, FAIR TRADE, Latitude Festival, Rich Mix & Edinburgh Festival, Lotte Wakeham
Various Roles, SPRING SHAKESPEARE, Orange Tree Theatre Tour, Henry Bell
Company, DEATH & THE KING’S HORSEMAN, National Theatre, Rufus Norris
RUMPELSTILTSKIN & ALICE: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, C Venue, Edinburgh Festival, Jo Kennedy & Charlotte Westenra
24 HOUR PLAYS, Old Vic Theatre, Andy Brunskill
Annabella, ‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE, Globe Theatre, Sam Wannamaker Festival
Russian, FAITHFUL RUSSIAN, Manchester Met, Helena Kaut-Howson & Marcello Magni

About

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Characteristics
Height: 5'5" (165cm)
Weight: 9st. 5lb. (59kg)
Playing Age: 28-33 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Hair Length: Short
Voice Quality: Warm
Voice Character: Sincere
Unions: Equity
Role Types: African-American, Black-African
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Ghanaian, London*, Manchester, Nigerian
Languages
* = mother tongue
English* , Ghanian Twi (Basic) , British Sign Language Level 1
Music & Dance
* = highly skilled
African Dance-Traditional, Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, R & B Singing
Performance Clown, Comedy, Physical Theatre
Sports Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Pool, Running*, Stage Combat
Other Skills Improvisation, Painting