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Cast & Creatives – SHE WEARS SCENTED ROSE

CAST

Craig Karpel
CRAIG KARPEL AS MARK

Craig has worked on a number of productions since 1999 both theatre and some musical theatre including Antigone, Festen, Push Up, Hamlet, Heaven can Wait, Grand Hotel,My Favourite Year and Company. other media professional Credits include Agincourt Film Channel 4, Family Affair Channel 5, John Smith Ad, Crime Watch BBC, BBC World Service voiceover and Radio 4 afternoon play, Comedy Play Night at the Soho Theatre.

Simon Ryerson
SIMON RYERSON AS DAVID
Simon started acting approximately 10 years ago when he trained at the London Centre for Theatre Studies.
Theatre credits include; Monsieur Jourdan in THE WOULD BE GENTLEMEN (Lion and Unicorn), Don in NIGHT PORTERS (Tabard), Feydor in FACADES (Riverside Studios),Creon in ANTIGONE (Network),  Armostes in THE BROKEN HEART (White Bear), Soranzo in TIS PITY SHES A WHORE (Jermyn Street), Dr Simon THE DRESSMAKERS GIFT (Liverpool Festival)and Dad in the musical KARAOKE WEDDING (Union Street).
Theatre tours include: TOM DICK AND HARRY, COMING UP FOR AIR, and THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III.
Most recently he has appeared in GET THE BIRD an advert for EE (not yet aired) played Alan in RUMBLE (Courtyard),Kulygin in THREE SISTERS  (Theatro Technis) and George in OUR JONATHON (Windsor Fringe Festival). 
Simon is delighted to be reprising his role as David.
Niki Mylonas
NIKI MYLONAS AS VERITY

Niki trained at the Webber Douglas Academy and has worked on TV, Film, Video, Stage and Radio.
Recent credits include:  Anfisa in ‘Three Sisters’ for Vox Humana Theatre Productions and The Chekhov Collective at the Arts Theatre, Josephine in a new adaptation/premiere of ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ at the Bridewell, Mrs Tromleyton in ‘The Lady Killers’ at The Gatehouse, Elsie in ‘Endless Hope’ for The Collected Collective at the New London Theatre, Lead Roles Stella, Mother Earth and Rosetta in ‘Cyprus Trilogy’ for Theatro Technis which also toured to Cyprus in 2018 and Gertrude in ‘Hamlet’ for her company ‘Classical Radio Drama’.

Rosalie Carn
ROSALIE CARN AS DI KANE

Rosalie is a French actor, director and screenwriter.
On stage she played a wide range of classic playwrights ‘Moliere, Racine, Euripide, Chekhov or boulevard comedies ‘Feydeau, Guitry,  Anouilh  & original plays’.
She also wrote, produced and performed her one woman show in Paris & on tour.
Her experience in films varied from period dramas and biopic to romantic comedies. Currently based in London Rosalie is the screenwriter of a psychological thriller feature now in development, and is working on a French TV series (historical/thriller) with a co-writer. Following last year’s success of ‘She wears scented Rose’she was naturally very excited to reunite with her playmates and her character of DI Kane.

Mahesch Kumar
MAHESCH KUMAR AS DR NICALOU

Mahesch Kumar has a string of credits in Indian Theatre. His recent performances include the roles of “Subbisetti” in Kanyasulkam, Bharatha in “Ramayana vishavruksham” and “Balabharatham” in Dhuryodhana. Mahesch has amazing versatility as an actor as was depicted in his recent portrayal of Lord Capulet in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet and also Petrin in Chehkov’s, “Platonov”. This is Mahesch’s first production with Razor Sharp Productions and is delighted to be on board.

Michael Mayne
MICHAEL MAYNE AS DENLY

Michael is a classically trained Actor at the Corona Academy and London Academy of Music and Drama Art (LAMDA) where he gained an MA Hons diploma. His theatre credits include, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Merchant of Venice and Jakes women. He has a dark secret, “think confectionery”.

Martin Balanow
MARTIN BALANOW AS MR STEEL
Martin Balanow has appeared in numerous productions since he started his acting career in the mid seventies. Amongst his numerous credits are, The White Devil, Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, The Three Sisters and Platonov. However his most memorable role was as the show stealing Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet. A witty, spontaneous actor with a penchant for comedy, Martin is delighted to be involved in the production.
Natalie Mitson
NATALIE MITSON AS NEVE

She Wears Scented Rose marks Natalie Mitson’s first performace with Razor Sharp Productions. Previous credits include: To Sir With Love (Oxford), Attempts On Her Life and two of Oxford Playhouse’s Pantomimes. She also spent many years with her local youth theatre group, recent credits there include: Fame, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Fiddler on the Roof. Natalie has also worked on the production side of films, most recently as the production assistant of Dogged (Ash Mountain Films).

Charlotte Campbell
CHARLOTTE CAMPBELL AS SADIE

Charlotte trained at the Brian Timoney Actors Studio. Her theatre credits include: The Country Wife, Romeo & Juliet during which she also acted as dance choreographer, Sofia in Platonov, Nina in The Seagull (Theatro Technis) and recently playing the role of Janet in Five Kinds Of Silence (Etcetera Theatre).
Other credits include: roles in Short films such as Love, Speak & Her Secret as well the YouTube Web series @Shrink TV.
Charlotte is also a trained singer & dancer, she is currently developing several choreography projects as well as producing other theatre projects that in the early development stages.

Kerry Ann Goode
KERRY-ANN GOODE AS NURSE

Kerry-Ann Goode’s previous credits include the original production of She Wears Scented Rose, Basque in The Misanthrope, Squeamish in The Country Wife, Lady Stutfield in A Woman of No Importance (all at Teatro Theatre Technis) and Irina in Three Sisters (The Arts Theatre).
Kerry-Ann is delighted to be revising the role of the nurse She Wears Scented Rose.
Writing credits include Only at the LOST Youth Theatre Festival (winner for Best Actress) and The Link Theatre. She is currently writing a new play.

CREATIVES

Yasir Senna
YASIR SENNA - WRITER/DIRECTOR

Yasir started off as a writer in the 90s. He then took a break to pursue business interests before trying his hand at acting in 2011. He would go on to appear in “Her Naked Skin”, “Largo Desolato” and “Push Up”. He has also recently been in, “The Three Sisters”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Platonov”, “La Ronde” and “The Seagull”. However, writing remains Yasir’s main passion and has already started writing his next play which should be ready for the stage in a few years time.

Rebecca Lyon
REBECCA LYON - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Rebecca is a playwright and theatre director. Since finishing her course at Central School of Speech and Drama in 2016. Rebecca has worked on several rehearsed readings with Player Playwrights and Page to Stage including The Club by Jim Mannering, IED by Martin McManara and Kelly Kan Do by Peter Vincent. She has also worked with the Falling Pennies theatre company and directed in theatres such as the Soho and the Arcola. Rebecca is currently working on directing a full production of IED for the Camden fringe.
Rebecca is also an accomplished actress.
WENDY PARRY - SET DESIGNER & COSTUMES ADVISOR

Wendy Parry originally trained in architecture before moving into set design.  Wendy has worked for BBC Wales and also worked on a number of short films and in fringe theatre. She has also designed a frightening number of sets for the Tower Theatre Company.
Wendy worked with Yasir on “Rumble!” in 2014 and on the 2017 production of “Scented Rose”.

Angel Fomina
ANGEL FOMINA - STAGE MANAGER

Angelica Fomina was born in Lithuania but grew up in Russia before moving to London from Ukraine.
From childhood she has written poems and composed music. However it was in London she discovered a hidden passion for theatre.
In 2010 she finished the acting studio RITS and in 2011 she completed acting courses at St Martin’s.
Currently she is working at the Old Vic and participating in numerous productions!

Leo Bacica
LEO BACICA - LIGHTING DESIGNER

Leo has a background in cinema and has been working in venues across London as a light designer for the past 4 years. Having lit plays at King’s Head Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Barons Court Theatre, White Bear, Wimbledon Studio and others, Leo is currently resident light technician at Cafe de Paris, a top London cabaret venue.
With his company, Kibo Productions, he is currently developing a production of Jonah, by Marin Sorescu, to be staged later this year.

Anna Postl
ANNA POSTL - MARKETING MANAGER

Anna Postl originally trained in psychology before moving into digital marketing. She has taken part in various KDC plays and worked as a website manager in Manchester, before moving back to London to focus further on digital marketing and website management.

Meave Elmore
MAEVE ELMORE - STAGE HANDS
After graduating from university, Maeve cofounded Rabbit Hole Theatre, producing and performing in sell-out show ‘The Alice Effect’.
She has written and performed in her own show (Edinburgh Fringe 2013) and directed a production of Dracula (2014). She has also performed and assistant stage managed with Tower Theatre.
In September 2017 she begins training at Drama Studio London on their one year professional acting course.
Theatre credits:
Juliet, Romeo and Juliet. Maria, Platonov (Acting Gymnasium 2017)
White Rabbit, The Alice Effect (Rabbit Hole Theatre 2015)
Short Film:
Ruth, Faith (Celestial Film Productions 2017)
Other credits include:
Hedda, Hedda Gabler.
Georgie, A Clockwork Orange.
Hans, Spring Awakening.
Lily Grasso
LILY GRASSO - STAGE HAND
I’m an a level student with a passion for art and designing,
I would love to become a graphic designer in the future but also enjoy working within theatre productions. I have worked with the lighting and creating the set in a previous production that I was a part of and really enjoyed working with so many different people to create something.
Marina Simmons
MARINA SIMMONS - STAGE HAND

Marina is a recent graduate and has already worked on
numerous productions including a production of Oliver.
Marina has a versatile skill set ranging from, setting up music
videos, managing props and operating lights and sounds.
This is Marina’ s first venture with Razor Sharp Productions.

Michael Alexander
MICHAEL ALEXANDER - STAGE HAND

Since graduating from London Metropolitan University with BA
in Music Technology in July 2014, Michael’s move into theatre has
proven to be very successful.
He has operated and designed sound and lights for 14 shows at
Theatre Utopia in Croydon since becoming the in house technician there in March 2016 and has worked freelance as a techie for 4 other independent companies in other venues around London.
Michael is also a keen musician and composes short pieces of
instrumental music for various independent film and audiobook
makers online.

Jacob Mottershead
JACOB MOTTERSHEAD - STAGE HAND

Jacob has worked on numerous shows in a technical capacity, including Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. He has also been involved in set construction, most notably, The Government Inspector, which involved constructing an entire set from drawings on the wall, a couple of planks of wood, crates and a shed on wheels.
This is Jacobs first participation with Razor Sharp Production’s.