Dorothy Laity

Independent Actor

Bio

Full Name
Dorothy Laity
Email
laitydg@gmail.com
Physical Info
Female 5'6'' curvy build with hazel eyes, long brown hair 
Playing Ages
25 - 35 years old
Languages
English; BSL; French; Some Gaeilge; Some Spanish; Some German
Accents
Mancunian (native), Lancashire (second native); Devonian (Adopted 10yrs+); Cornish (Adop. & Familial); Westcountry (Generic); Yorkshire (Fam. & Gen.); American (Gen.); RP
Training
Garrick Theatre School, Altrincham; Cornerhouse Youth Arts; Trafford Youth Orchestra; Trafford Youth Theatre; Young Company, Plymouth Theatre Royal; NYMT; Italia Conti Associates; People's Company, Plymouth Theatre Royal; Rose Bruford
Skills
Singing: Mezzo (Low D to top Eb), sightread; Instruments: Percussion (tuned & untuned), piano, recorder (treble), cello, some penny whistle; Dance: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Folk & Ceilidh (Scots & English); Trad. Maypole (English); Fighting: Re-enactment level - Longsword, Scimitar, Quarterstaff, Hand-and-a-half-sword/Greatsword, Longsword & Buckler, Florentine, some archery, some epee; Other Skills: Character, physical theatre (inc. Phys Actor trained), slapstick, stage combat, panto (specialisation), Living History, Puppetry, Elf/Grotto Characters, Teaching Expressive Arts (including for ALDD. C&G7307 Cert. Teaching Adults), Driving License (Irish Provisional for adapted cars), Competent Wheelchair User, Can be around horses with confidence. Can sit on a horse but riding level very basic, Skjoldmø (Viking Women Warriors), Skin Costume Characters, T.I.E. , Sign Language (BSL Level I certified & some ISL), Swimming (natural screw-kick), Work with animals (inc. own cats - see also "Moviepets" database, Ireland), Knitting and sewing (hand and machine), Assistance Dog User (fully ADI qualified dog in harness).
Counties
Antrim, Any, Cavan, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Longford, Roscommon, Sligo, Westmeath, Wexford
Dance
Ballet, Ballroom, Disco, Modern, Tap
Additional Performances
Comedy, Debating, Improvisation, Modelling, Musical theatre, Presenting, Singer, Voice Over
Sports
Fencing, Horseriding, Martial arts, Skiing, Swimming
Vehicle Licences
Car

Show Reels

Voice Reels

Name
'The Sword in the stone' (audio book, children's)

Credits

Year Type Role Company Production name Director
2017 Stage Masha Heddle Footsteps NI GoT Experience Robert Forshaw
2017 Stage Story Lady ICA Culture Night Madden
2017 Cabaret Alicia the Spiritualist PKM Murder Mysteries 1920s Murder Mystery Kelly-Melia
2016 Stage Esther (lead, blind character) Equivox Drama Fest Leave out the Gherkins Dunne/Lombardi
2016 Television Midwife Sideline Productions Secrets of Great British Castles Hoban/Sweeney
2016 Documentary Mrs O'Neill W.H. The Day the Train Stopped (working title. Docu-drama short) Kelly Melia McKenna
2015 Educational Living History, Magician's Assistant National Museum of Ireland, Dublin / Irish Arms Family Christmas Fun Williams
2015 Musical Ensemble & Dog Handler M.M.S. Annie Lynch
2015 Audio Lady, Emily n/a Lady Invincible Kirby
2015 Documentary Mother, Welsh Rebel Roar Film Death or Liberty Thomas
2015 RehearsedReading Moon (Originated) n/a Trinity Kirby
2014 Commercial Girl Sock It To You Sock It To You (UK & Europe Campaigns) Lombardi
2014 Educational Living History (Food Display) National Museum of Ireland, Dublin / Irish Arms Family Christmas Fun Williams
2014 Documentary Midwife & Lady In Waiting Sideline Productions Secrets of Great British Castles Hoban/Sweeney
2014 Documentary Oyster Seller (Ep 5) Irish Arms for TG4 Gafa Sa Tur Sweeney
2014 Still Photography Various Elephant Shoe Movie Posters Shoot Corcoran
2014 Film Self The Body Love Project (Australia) The Body Love Project Renae
2014 Film Rosalind Loose Gripp Blood Sail Davies
2013 Event Magician's Assistant Trapdoor Entertainment "A La Carte" Ireland & UK Christmas Tour Lombardi
2013 Educational Living History (Games Display, Magician's Assistant) National Museum of Ireland, Dublin / Irish Arms / Trapdoor Entertainment Family Christmas Fun Williams/Lombardi
2013 Stage Zanni (originated) Footsteps Turas Forshaw
2013 Documentary Earth Goddess Tile Films Sacred Sites: Ireland Rooke
2013 Musical Ensemble (alto) FOPS Come & Sing The Opera Choruses Ible
2013 Educational Bronze Age Widow Tile Films The Burren Interpretive Centre Film Tile Films
2012 Corporate Magician's Assistant, Balloon Modeller, Elf Trapdoor Entertainment See Santa Underground Grotto Experience Lombardi
2012 ShortFilm Dark Lady Shadowyn Films Cornwyth Halloween Special Lombardi / DeLepper
2012 Stage Sophie Trapdoor Entertainment Dinner For One Lombardi
2012 Stage Guard E. Lou n/a Murder on the Disoriented Express Laity
2011 Audio Narrator Private Commission Seductive Ambiguity (Audiobook Edition) Istrati
2011 Corporate Magician's Assistant, Balloon Modeller, Elf Trapdoor Entertainment See Santa Underground Grotto Experience Lombardi
2010 Event Performer and Technical Manager Trapdoor Entertainment Events various (continues to present) Lombardi
2009 FeatureFilm Maid Universal Your Highness Green
2009 ShortFilm Viking Warrior Rocket Productions Dental Breakdown Power
2009 Educational Living History Interpreter, Performer Irish Arms Living History, Various (continues to present) Williams/Rankin
2008 Television Ensemble People's Company, Plymouth Theatre Royal Maroon (Part of "Slavery Season") People's Company
2008 Street Theatre Ensemble People's Company, Plymouth Theatre Royal Maroon People's Company
2007 Voice Over Voice Artist RNIB Audio Transcription Service (2007 - 2009) Audio Transcription
2006 Television Background BBC Jam & Jerusalem (Series 1-3) Fletcher
2005 Television Young Mum BBC Germany Shellseekers Haggard
2004 Musical Yvette ('Allo, 'Allo), Mezzo Understudy, Female Chorus Touchwood A Song For All Seasons Bailey
2004 Musical Colin Touchwood Mother Goose Bailey
2004 Musical Understudy Eliza, Ladies' Choruse SBADS My Fair Lady Davies
2003 Musical Dance Team Springs We Are Not Alone Smart / Springs Dance Co.
2003 Voice Over Narrator Talking Newspapers Talking Newspapers (2003 - 2006) Various
2003 Musical Daisy the Cow, Dance Team, Understudy female principals Touchwood Jack & The Beanstalk Bailey
2002 Stage Helena Shakespeare In Shorts A Midsummer Night's Dream Co-production
2001 Television Background BBC Down To Earth (Series 3) Various
2001 Still Photography Photostories model Take A Break Magazine Take A Break Magazine (Various Issues 2001 - 2008) Various
2000 Musical Sheets the Palace Ghost, Dance Team, Female vocals SBADS Sleeping Beauty Davies
2000 Corporate Lady from Banbury Cross Endsleigh Gardens & Leisure Nursery Rhymes Christmas Grotto Visual Dept.
2000 Event Anni-Frid BABA BABA (ABBA Tribute band 2000 - 2002) Nick
2000 Television Background BBC Down To Earth (Series 2) Various
1999 Television School Friend BBC Down To Earth (Series 1) Various
1999 Musical Ensemble The Young Company, Plymouth Theatre Royal The Lost Domain Young Company Staff
1999 Musical Ensemble NYMT The Ragged Child NYMT
1998 Musical Dance & Stunts Team W.E.P. Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Kennell
1998 Musical Maisie Crucial Crew Cinderella Evans/Evans
1998 Stage Margaret ITC Last Tango In Little Grimley Val
1998 Educational Arts Warden at visitors' centre and on beach Wembury Wardens / Nat. Trust Wembury Bay Arts Warden (Voluntary. Summer seasons until autumn 2000) Wembury Head Warden / Nat. Trust
1998 Musical Ms Gibson Trafford Youth Theatre Daisy Pulls It Off Trafford Youth Theatre Staff
1998 Stage Hermia Youth Theatre A Midsummer Night's Dream Youth Theatre Staff
1998 Film Portia Student Film The Merchant of Venice Madden
1998 Stage Portia Youth Theatre The Merchant of Venice Madden
1998 Musical Carol TIGA Our Day Out Higginson
1997 Musical Dance & Stunts Team W.E.P. Godspell Kennell
1997 Stage Toto G.G.A. Grtr. M/cr The Wizard of Oz Higginson
1997 Musical Paramedic, Stranger, Druggie, Off-license owner Crucial Crew Crucial Crew : the Musical Evans/Evans
1997 Recording Policewoman, Paramedic, Stranger, Druggie, Homewatch Woman, Teacher, Stand-In Lead Female Vocals (alto) Crucial Crew Crucial Crew the Musical OST Evans/Evans
1997 Musical Mrs Briggs & Understudy Carol Youth Theatre Our Day Out Youth Theatre Staff
1997 Musical Ronnie Youth Theatre Our Day Out Fairley/Jackman
1996 Musical Mrs Dirk/Mother Dark (Originated) Youth Theatre Camp Grimrock Fairley/Jackman
1995 Musical Computer, Mouse, Caterpillar (skin costume team of 3), Griffon, Understudy Alice Youth Theatre Alice (Leisy Version) Fairley/Jackman
1994 Musical Mum (Originated) Youth Theatre Evacuees McElhinney
1994 Musical Ensemble Youth Theatre The Hobbit McElhinney
1993 Musical Servant Youth Theatre Little Nut Tree Teaching Staff
1993 Dance Dragonfly, Guys & Dolls, Tap Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble June Rendell Academy June Rendell Academy Show June Rendell
1992 Musical Prophet Youth Theatre Only A Baby Harrison/McElhinney

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