Callum Hughes

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Age 22, , United Kingdom

White / Caucasian male, Actor, Composer, Drums, Guitarist, Keyboard, Music Artist, Percussion, Singer, Teacher

About me and my Experience

Callum trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance where he specialised in American Theatre Arts. There he played many roles including Scott in Christopher Shinn’s What Didn’t Happen; Andy and Young Man in There’s a City in my Mind and Kevin in David Mamet’s All Men are Whores. Callum also trained in Texas where he lived for a year, studying and performing in productions such as Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck and working on the Festival of New American Playwrights with Jack Heifner and Barbara Lebow.

Callum is also a writer and has had several plays produced in full both in The US and in London. Previous works include Coffee and John, A Silent Mouth and A Life In Monochrome. Most recently Callum penned the script for a new adaptation of Cinderella which ran over three weeks at the Leicester Square Theatre last Christmas – produced by Blind Tiger – a company of which Callum is also a founding member and producer.

As a tutor Callum works for Rose Bruford teaching Acting Through Song at their Summer School, has previously led workshops on song-writing and performance on the Young Person’s Theatre course and has worked with 2nd year degree Students as co-musical director on a sight specific production of Casanova. He can also be found guest-lecturing at Bath Spa university.

Additional Skills:

Drum kit (excellent); Piano, Grade 4 ABRSM; Good ear, experienced reading chord charts; Musical Composition; Guitar (proficient); 2 Star level Kayaker; rock climbing (basic) certified B-Layer; Trained in: Transactional Analysis (Michael Charlesworth), Acting on Impulse (John Gillett), Meisner technique (SFA), Uta Hagen (Kelly Handreck)

Credits and Jobs

Callum is a member of the award winning Cut to the chaseā€¦ ensemble of actor-musicians at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch where his roles have included Nana, Tootles and Jukes in Vicky Ireland’s Peter Pan, Jan in Oscar Wilde’s The Happy Prince; Dandini in Cinderella; Illusions in Chris Bond’s The Curious Incident of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; Tony in John Godber’s Up ‘n’ Under and Chris in The Young Ones.

Other roles include: Detective Bradshaw in A Life In Monochrome, The Space Arts Centre; Chris in Waiting for Wonderland, Etcetera Theatre, Camden; Resident musician in feminist theatre company Shady Dolls; Indalecio, Inside the Earth (rehearsed reading), New Diorama Theatre.

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