Rhys Jennings

Rhys Jennings

Writer, Actor, Puppeteer, Voice Artist

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

I am a writer, actor, puppeteer, voice over artist and theatre-maker with six year's experience in the industry. I am keen to develop my skills in writing for the theatre.

I am currently writing and developing a new british folk musical, The Wicker Husband, adapted from an original short story by Ursula Wills-Jones. I am collaborating with composer Darren Clark and director Charlotte Westenra, with help from the Unicorn Theatre, Little Angel and RWCMD. Please watch the short 2 minute video application  to the Sky Academy Arts Scholarshop in my Portfolio if you'd like to find out a little more about our plans for the project.

The Wicker Husband is currently one of twelve finalists for the Stiles and Drewe Mentorship Award and My Wicker Man, a song from the show, is one of the twelve finalists for Best New Song. The winners will be announced at a gala at the Novello Theatre on May 15th. We also launched a crowdfund earlier this year to support the project's development and raised £5550 through 292 individual backers.

Since graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2009, My touring and West End  theatre experience has included work for Bath Theatre Royal Productions, Hull Truck Theatre, Theatre Clwyd, BOS Productions and Paper Balloon Theatre Company.

On the London fringe I have performed with Theatre 503, The New Diorama, Above the Stag, The Canal Cafe Theatre and The Tabard. 

In 2009 I won the Carleton Hobbs Bursary and joined the BBC Radio Drama Company for five months. Other voicework includes three seasons of iOS adventure game Zombies Run as Jack Holden, work for Big Finish's Doctor Who and Dorian Gray ranges, ADR for Pinewood Studios as well as numberous corporate voiceovers for clients such as The Guardian, UK Music, The Lowe Group, Data Design, Swipezoom, Pratham and Napolean Creative.

In 2015 I spent the year as a puppeteer on tour with Erth's Dinosaur Zoo, perfoming in 47 venues around England, Scotland and Wales. In February 2016, we will be performing the show in Hong Kong. 

Work History

Voiceover Artist - Freelance

Jan 2010 - Dec 2015

Puppeteer - Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live

Jan 2015 - Nov 2015

Actor - Clwyd Theatr Cymru

Oct 2012 - Jan 2013

Actor - Hull Truck Theatre

Jan 2012 - May 2012

Actor - Bath Theatre Royal Productions

Jul 2010 - Jan 2011

Actor - BBC Radio Drama Company

Jul 2009 - Jan 2010

Education

Acting - BA - RWCMD

Sep 2006 - Jul 2009

Skills

  • Acting
  • Scriptwriting
  • ADR
  • Audio Drama
  • Final Draft
  • HTML & CSS
  • Microsoft Word
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physical Theatre
  • Puppetry
  • Stage Combat
  • Theatre
  • Voice-over

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