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dave solo

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Physical Attributes

177 cm / 5ft 10in
95 kg / 209 lbs
White / Caucasian
116 cm / 46 in
Skin color:
91 cm / 36 in
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Credits & experience

  • Wingz Theatre School Academy Blackpool : Performing Arts Tutor
  • Shot in the Dark Murder Mysteries : Lead Roles, Director, Writer
  • Game of Souls - North West Tour : Lead Actor / Singer
  • Shot in the Dark Murder Mysteries : Lead Roles, Director , Writer
  • Harpington Toads Society Social : Comedy Play
  • How to Relax in Andalucia : Director of Touring Show
  • Nuts & Bolts Theatre Company : Director / Founder
  • Gilbert & Sulivan Murder Mystery : played Mr D'oyly Carte -To Die for Entertainment
  • A Twisted Christmas Carol : Played THE Artful Dodger
  • A Load of Old Baubles : Writer, Direct, Producer, Lead Actor
  • Actors Lab Studio 25 : Professional Actors Workshops
  • Prophet the Musical : Played lead in touring musical
  • Awesome Killer Audition Film : Played Donnay Biggs
  • Exorcist Chronicles : Actor -The Father
  • Feature Length Horror / Zombie Movie : Played Nazi Zombie
  • Short Film - Favourites : Played Crash Victim and Father
  • Rocket Theatre Company : Trained in Theatre Acting / Screen Plays
  • Desire Duo : Lead Vocals
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame : Played Lead as the Hunchback
  • Les Miserables Musical Leeds : Played Lead Jean Valjean
  • Teacher of Drama 6-16yrs : Starmaker's Academy
  • Huddersfield University : BA Hons 2:1 Education
  • Founder / Director : Outreach Theatre Company 1995-2002
  • Huddersfield Technical College : BTEC National Diploma Performing Arts


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

  • English

  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • French

Union memberships
  • Equity

Equity Member: M00321846 Spotlight Pin: 0691-9051-8891
2015- May-June -Main Cast Member 'Game of Souls' Play with Music Northern UK Theatre Tour Casagua Productions ltd
2013-To 2015-Director / Actor / Writer Shot in the Dark Murder Mystery Shows
Sept / October 2013- Actor / Director- The Vampire's Crypt Murder Mystery -Compere & 2 Lead Roles
July 2013 - Chizzlepoke Murder Mystery -Compere & Peter Bowler -Shot in the Dark
July 2013- Director / Understudy - Haprington Toad Society Social Fringe Tour

Feb –July 2013 ‘ How to Relax In Andalucia’ play by John Waterhouse – Director –UK Tour –Manchester, Lytham, Liverpool, Hull, Barnsley, Halifax produced by Casagua Productions

Dec 2012- ‘A Load of Old Baubles’ –Christmas Variety Show – Studio Salford Manchester – Producer, Writer, Director and Lead Role. Nuts & Bolts Theatre Company.

Dec 2012- ‘A Twisted Christmas Carol’ Murder Mystery- Buxton – Lead Actor-Artful Dodger produced by To Die for Entertainment.

August 2012- Gilbert & Sullivan Murder Mystery- Buxton – Lead Actor- Richard D’oyly Carte produced by To Die for Entertainment.

July 2012- ‘The Exorcist Chronicles’ – Feature Film IMDB– Actor played Father- produced by Chemical Burn, Directed by Philip Gardiner. release USA April 2013

April – July 2012 ‘Prophet’ –Musical –Experimental Theatre Play – 3MT Manchester / Buxton Fringe Festival - Lead Actor / Vocals- played Prophet. Written by Steve Mitchell & Directed by Jill Young M.Y. Theatre & Film Co

March 2012- ‘Awesome Killer Audition’– Feature Film IMDB – Co Star- Donny Biggs produced by Chemical Burn, Directed by Philip Gardiner.

March 2012 – ‘Actor Lab Talent Showcase’ -3MT Manchester- Actor / Lead Vocals –Jack The Ripper, produced by Actors Lab, Directed by Sue Jenkins & Emily Fleeshman
Nov 2011- ‘Heros’ University Comedy Film Short – Lead Actor played Psychiatrist- Written & Directed by Emma Lowther & Chris Manchin

Oct 2011 ‘ Mayhem Behind the Movies’ – Feature Film IMDB- Played lead Zombie- Produced & Directed by Nigle Moran.

May 2010- ‘The Bullshit Lottery’ Film pilot -Screenplay by Anne Chamber & David T Reilly –Actor- Played- Digger Deigan Irish builder & romantic lead. Directed by Chris Corcoron.

April 2008- ‘A French Connection –Les Miserables’ – Carriage Works Theatre Leeds -Actor / Lead –Jean Valjean. Produced & Directed by Brenda Whitehead, Theatre Works.

April 2008- ‘A French Connection –Hunchback of Notre Dame’ – Carriage Works Theatre Leeds -Actor / Lead –Hunchback. Produced & Directed by Brenda Whitehead, Theatre Works.

Prior to this I have produced, directed and starred in various musicals, theatre shows and had TV appearance on ITV since 1993. More Details can be provided if requested. Overall, I am a versatile and dedicated professional performer, director and teacher with many credits. I have my own transport and have the flexibility to work at short notice at any time of the day. I have no medical conditions or disabilities. Hardworking and fun guy to work with!!


Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Guitar ability


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Jazz

Influences: Arctic Monkeys, The Script, Chart Hits, Pink Floyd, Marillion, The Smiths, Morrissey, Queen, Led Zeplin

Lead Singer- Shot in the Dark Murder Mystery Shows 2012-2015

Lead Singer in 'A Load of Old Baubles' by Nuts & Bolts Theatre Company, Manchester

Lead role in 'Prophet' new musical by M.Y. Theatre starred at Buxton Fringe Festival June 2012 and Manchester 3M Theatre.

I have over 20 years of experience of singing as tenor in musicals and touring the pubs and clubs of Yorkshire. I have a great tenor voice that is rich and a good range. Happy playing lead and was Jean Valjean in Les Miserables and the Hunchback in The Hunchback of Notre Dame in 2008 at the Carriage Works in Leeds. I have a huge passion for musical theatre and cabaret shows so happy to sing solo, duets and part of the ensemble in this field.

Also, I have been in a variety of rock and pop bands as lead vocals and rhythm guitar / acoustic guitar. Used to singing covers from 1950's through to modern day and toured clubland for 3 years and had a residency in Huddersfield for 3 years. Very flexible and have own PA and lighting rig, instruments transport and venue.

Hardworking and have loads of stamina

TV & Reality

Some TV experience as extra and Audience work over the past 4 years. Most Recent -BBC Pilot Britain's Brightest Nov 2012, Graham Norton Show, Granada -Star's in Their Eyes, You've Been Framed, World's Apart -Granada Pilot Show.

Ligeti's 80th Birthday celebration -opened showcase with physical theatre and mime pieces Yorkshire TV.

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