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  • ID: MVW248648
  • Full Name : Jonathan Casey
  • Playing Age : 35-41
  • Date of Birth : 18/06/1982
  • Actual Age : 40
  • Height : 5ft 9ins
  • Frame : Broad
  • Shoe Size : 8
  • Hair Colour : Light Blonde
  • Hair Length : Short
  • Eye Colour : Brown
  • Complexion : Sallow
  • Nationality : Irish
  • Languages Spoken : English, Some Spanish
  • Native Accent : Carlow
  • Accents : North Dublin, Inner City Dublin, Northern Irish, RP, Australian, Spanish
     

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    FILM

    Title Role Company Director Year
    Ceol John Blue Gate Productions Dean Gilchrist 2013

    TELEVISION

    Title Role Company Director Year
    Horse Racing Ireland - Advert (Also Online) Syndicate Winner Horse Racing Ireland 2019
    Mace Featured Crew Cast and performers LTD 2016
    Foyle's War MI5 Agent Hawthorn ITV 2012
    Jailbreak Shop Assistant Gociúin Productions Hughie Glynn 2012

    STAGE/THEATRE

    Title Role Company Director Year
    Robin Hood - Liberty Panto Prince John Michael Courtney 2019
    Talented Kids & MVW Talent Agency Sweet 16th Spectacular Showcase Nosferatu (Silent Movie) Talented Kids & MVW Talent Agency Maureen V Ward 2018
    The Returning Yank Micheal Hooleyrue Rehab Carlow Mary Brennan 2016
    Reset (T.I.E. Tour) Mark/Myself Forum Theatro y Educacion Valencia Eduard Costa Gonzalvo 2014 - 2015
    Vampires (T.I.E. Tour) Thomas/Train Conductor/Cattapum
    Dracula/ Mina Murray
    Forum Theatro y Educacion Valencia Eduard Costa Gonzalvo 2014 - 2015
    Simbad (T.I.E. Tour) Simbad/Haleem Forum Theatro y Educacion Valencia Eduard Costa Gonzalvo 2014 - 2015
    Witches and Cookies  (T.I.E. Tour) Paul Forum Theatro y Educacion Valencia Eduard Costa Gonzalvo 2014 - 2015
    Cinders Eile Panto Collegan Carlow Club Players Marian Brophy 2013
    A Midsummers Night Dream Tom Snut Slapdash Theatre Company Janice DeBroithe 2012
    Sleeping Beauty Panto Evil Theatre Carlow Club Players Marian Brophy 2011
    The Little Mermaid Scuttle Starlight Jason Paul Ryan 2010
    Snow White Panto Gok Two Marian Brophy 2010
    We Will Rock You Khashoggi Starlight Productions Jason Paul Ryan 2009
    Jesus Christ Superstar Simon/King Herod Starlight Productions Jason Paul Ryan 2009
    The Old Lady Say No Chorus N.Y.T John White 2001
    Short Fusion Featured Theatre Forum Ewan Jones 2001
    Troumassee Chorus St Lucia Theatre Company Ellen O'Mallay 2001

     

    ONLINE VIDEOS

    Title Role Company Director Year
    Renault Zoe - Advert Featured 2019

     

    CORPORATE EVENTS

    Title Role Company Director Year
    Santa's Drive In Grotto - The RDS Santa Flying Elephant Alan & Lisa McGrath 2020
     

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    Skiing

    Barman

    Singing

    Swimming

    BIO

    Jonathan is a Carlow born Actor. He started his career in a local Drama club with he was tutored by Mary Austin BA Drama. before landing a role in the National Youth Theatre at the age of 19. Before toured Ireland and Wales with Theatre form Crymu.
    After finishing school Jonathan attended Sallynoggin College where he spent 2 years studying Dance. Whilst in College Jonathan remained active and featured in Disney’s Ella Enchanted as a student and spent time touring Ireland with a Caribbean Musical called Trumassay. After graduation he worked for 3 years as a Nightclub dancer in various clubs around Dublin and Leinster. During this time Jonathan appeared in many theatre roles including Panto in his native town of Carlow. He was an active leader with ‘Patchwork Theatre Company” for people with special needs foe 8 years which was founded by his tutor Mary Austin and also worked for 3 years a choreographer in Starlight stage school Kikenny.

    Jonathan’s love for theatre is evident as he also worked front of house for 5 years in the George Bernard Shaw theatre Carlow. Following this he decided to take a leap of faith and move to Spain. This move paid off as he managed to land a 9-month contract with Fourm Theatro Valencia where he tour all over Spain performing English play as part of a T.I.E tour.

    Returning to Ireland Jonathan decided to focus on making the transition for stage to screen as this was where he felt he wanted his career to go. After appearing as a reporter in RTE’S Fair City He found an agent to represent him Maureen V Ward” which got him many roles on TV including adverts. He also landed a lead role in Liberty Halls Christmas Panto 2019 “Robin Hood” playing Prince John.

    As the performing arts industry is suffering due to the COVID-19 Jonathan has decided to up skill and study for his degree in the performing arts at Colaiste Dhulaigh where he hopes to graduate with honors.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Acting For Camera 1

    Certificate in Dance

    HNC Performing Arts

    TRAINING

    1999 to 2015: Stage and Screen Acting , Mary Austin BA Drama

    2001-2003: Sallynoggin College Acting , Ballet, Contempary , Jazz, Hip-hop and Voice

    2015-2016: Voice Training with Alex Vermeulen (BA.Conservatoire Royal de Brussels) Bergen Op Zoom, The Netherlands.

    2020 - Date: Performing Arts – Higher National Diploma - Colaiste Dulaigh

    2020 – Date: Studying Bel Canto singing with Graham J (MB. Mus MA)

     

    Teaching/Facilitating/Work Experience
    2005-2013: Patchwork Theatre Group for people with different abilities Role: Facilitator/Actor/Choreographer/ Director Mary Austin

    2009-2012: Starlight Stage School Kilkenny. Role: Choreographer/Actor/Singer: Director Jason Paul Ryan.

    2003-2006: Inspired Events Ltd / Nightclub Dancer/ Choreographer Eddie McGuinness

    Other Skills
    I have worked in the travel industry for many years including: Airline Cabin Crew, Check-in and also as a
    Holiday Rep based in The Costa Brava.
    I studied and worked as a holistic therapist.