ALUMNI

Letitia Wright

Credits: Avengers Infinity War, Black Panther and Avengers End Game (Marvel) plays a lead role Shuri, Death on the Nile (Feature Film), Small Axe (BBC), Top Boy (BBC), Black Mirror (Netflix), Doctor Who (BBC), Humans (Channel 4) and Cucumber (Channel 4).

“Identity School of Acting is devoted to bringing out excellence within every student. Through intensive classes and hard work, I have developed vital skills for a long-lasting acting career”

Varada Sethu

Credits: Strike Back (Sky One), Hanna (NBC and Amazon), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, (BBC Film), Now You See Me 2 (Summit Entertainment), New Blood (Series) and Hard Sun (BBC).

“Although I am already working professionally, I believe it’s important to always be improving yourself and your craft. IDSA is an invaluable experience with which I have been able to sharpen the skills I have already, as well as being pushed further and encouraged to grow as an actor by the fantastic tutors.”

John Boyega

Credits: Star Wars Franchise (Finn), Attack of the Block (Netflix), Detroit (Series), The Circle (Feature Film), Pacific Rim: Uprising (Feature Film) and Imperial Dreams (Netflix).

“ Identity has provided me with a stepping stone into my dream career. From complicated text to movement, each class is aimed at pushing you to your full potential whilst also teaching you new skills that would be useful in a professional setting.”

Olivia Popica

Credits: Tyrant (FOX), Riviera (Sky Atlantic), Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Warner Brothers) and Victoria (ITV).

“As a working professional actor, Identity is the place where I can always go back and push my craft to a new level. You never stop learning.” 

Leonie Elliot

Credits: Call the Midwife (BBC), Killed by my Debt (BBC), Black Mirror (Netflix), Holby City (Channel 4) and Damned (Channel 4).

“Identity gave me the time and space to grow and experiment. I was able to sharpen my tools, learn about my craft and really understand the importance of truth and transformation.”

Damson Idris

Credits: Snowfall (FX Series), The Commuter (Feature Film), Astral (Feature Film), City of Tiny Lights (Feature Film), Casualty (BBC), Doctors (BBC) and Babylon (Channel 4).

“Identity Drama School helped me locate a deep sense of self, leading to a high level of not only confidence but above and beyond ambition.”

Jessica Plummer

“There’s a quote, ‘a lion does not lose sleep over the opinions of sheep’, Identity helped teach me to be a lion.”

Credits: Eastenders (BBC),  How to Talk to Girls at Parties (See-Saw Films) and Wizards vs Aliens (CBBC)

Armin Karima

Credits: Black Mirror (Netflix), Doctors (BBC), Sex Education (Netflix), Tyrant (FOX) and Waterloo Road (BBC).

“Identity has surely been the pioneer for not only me but many actors who share the same desires and goals.”

Melanie Liburd

Credits: This is Us (NBC), Brian Banks (Feature Film), Gypsy (Netflix), Dark Matter, Game of Thrones (HBO), Dracula (NBC Series), The Selection (Warner Brothers), Strikeback (Sky/HBO)

“IDSA is a no nonsense extremely high standard and disciplined drama school with a wonderful and supportive community. Whilst training the school pushed me to limits I never thought I was capable of. Its tutors and mentors are some of the most talented professionals in the business and truly understand what it takes to become a working actor. IDSA gave me the belief, support network, determination and confidence as well as a platform to enter the professional world of acting. I feel truly privileged to have been able to train there.”

Amy McPherson

Credits: Pandora (The CW) and Unaired Game of Thrones Prequel Pilot (HBO).

“IDSA has given me an incredible toolbox full of wonderful golden nuggets that I will continue to use throughout my career. The school really helped me grow in confidence as it’s such a supportive community where students feel safe and not judged. It’s like a mini family. I really thank IDSA & IAG for all of their support and for truly believing in me.” 

Chance Perdomo

Credits: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix), Midsomer Murders (ITV), Killed By My Debt (BBC), Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators (BBC) and The Importance of Skin (Thea Gajic).

“As a kinetic learner, I benefitted from IDSA’s innovative approach. If you stand aside and let the character come to you, that’s when the magic happens.”

Ziad Abaza

Credits: Rocketman (Paramount Picture), Spectre (Sony), Tyrant (FOX), K -Shop (White Lantern Film), The Royals (NBC Universal), Exodus: Gods and Kings (20th Century Fox), Treadstone (Amazon Prime) and Manhunt (Netflix).

“Identity has been a wonderfully safe yet constructively challenging place to explore and experiment with the craft of acting. I have personally found it invaluable to my development. Some of the best teachers I’ve ever had have been here, and their gems of wisdom will remain with me forever.”

Zackary Momoh

Credits: Doctor Sleep (Warner Bros), Harriet (Focus Features), Americanah (HBO), Death in Paradise (BBC) and The Nevers (HBO).

“IDSA was able to hone my craft in a way that could rival any full-time drama school.”

Simona Zivkovska

Credits: Black Widdow (Marvel), Devils (Sky), Pride of Lions (Blame the Consumer), My Murder (BBC) and Casualty (BBC).

“Training at Identity helped me find my strengths, kept me on my toes and prepared me for the industry.”

Malachi Kirby

Credits: Roots (Hulu), The Devils (TV Series), Curfew (Sky), Black Mirror (Netflix), Dough (Feature Film), Gone Too Far (Feature Film) and Way to Go (BBC).

“Everyone has their path to walk; mine lead me to Identity, and in the time I’ve been here, I’ve learnt invaluable lessons. There is a really strong atmosphere that reminds you there is no time to be off point.”

Tobi Bakare

Credits: Death in Paradise (BBC), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Twentieth Century Fox), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Twentieth Century Fox), SIlent Witness (BBC), The Tunnel (Canal+) and Doctors (BBC).

“Identity has helped me turn my dreams into reality it’s definitely the place to be if you want to learn.”

Simona Brown

Credits: Roots (History Channel), Guilt (Lionsgate), Outlander (Sony), Grantchester (ITV) and Behind Her Eyes (Netflix).

Natasha Culzac

Credits: The Witcher (Netflix) The Strangers (BMTV), Cursed (Netflix), Men in Black: International (Sony) and Halo (Microsoft Studios).

“I had the most inspiring, informative and incredible time at IDSA. The school is unrivaled in providing high quality acting lessons with a flexibility and affordability that means you can train while also working to financially support yourself. It armed me with the tools and confidence I needed as a new actor about to navigate the industry.”

Osy Ikhile

Credits: The Feed (Amazon), Black Mirror (Netflix), Fresh Meat (BBC), The Legend of Tarzan (Village Roadshow Pictures), Misfits (Channel 4), Mission: Impossible Rouge Natin (Paramount Pictures) and Death in Paradise (BBC).

‘Identity has given me the chance to truly reach my potential as an actor, and I am eternally grateful for that.”

Priya Blackburn

Credits: Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox), Get Even (BBC) and Pulling (Short Film).

“I’d like to be original & not cliché, but like so many others who have trained at Identity – the school has been a major stepping stone for my career. From being affordable, to part-time, to offering what top full time drama schools teach, this place has become such a pillar in my life. It’s given me a strong community in a new city, friends I’m so proud to work alongside in the industry, and a foot in the door.”

Adelayo Adedayo

Credits: Some Girls (BBC), Gone Too Far (Feature Film), Sket (Feature Film), stars as supporting lead alongside Ashley Walkers, Skins (Channel 4) and Meet The Bandais (E4).

“Through hard work and determination, Identity has enhanced my skills and given me opportunities in the acting industry.”

Fola Akingbola

Credits: Siren (Freeform), Black Mirror (Netflix), Death in Paradise (BBC), Game of Thrones (HBO), Assassin’s Creed: Origins (Ubisoft), and VS (FIlm).

“My time at IDSA ignited my passion for the craft of acting and introduced me to a wonderful community of hard-working, like-minded people.”

 

Okorie Chukwu

Credits: Barber Shop Chronicles (Roundhouse/UK Tour/New York), Imogen (Shakespeare’s Globe), Once In A Lifetime (Young Vic) And The Hairy Ape (Old Vic), Hard Sun (BBC/Euston Films), My Mad Fat Diary (Channel 4/Tiger Aspect), The Complex (Interactive Video Game) And Luther (BBC TV).

“Attending Identity was an invaluable and transformational experience. Through their unique approach, challenging classes and dedicated tutors, I grew in confidence, saw a notable increase in skill and have an ongoing drive to keep growing.”

 

Amelia Eve

Credits: Westworld (Now TV), The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix/Amblin TV) and Enterprise (BBC Three/Fudge Park Productions).

“Identity offers the perfect balance of competition and community. The calibre of teachers and students inspire you to bring your best to every class, every set, every stage. The level of talent, support and camaraderie felt in each class is magnetic!”

Briony Scarlett

Credits: Aladdin (West-end) and (Harlots (TV).

“Identity offers the perfect balance of competition and community. The calibre of teachers and students inspire you to bring your best to every class, every set, every stage. The level of talent, support and camaraderie felt in each class is magnetic!”

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