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Ellis Kerkhoven

Ellis trained at The Guildford School Of Acting winning the G.S.A. Acting Award and receiving scholarships from Sir Anthony Hopkins and Michael Redgrave. He is a writer, director and actor.

Writing and directing projects for YMT include: Sleepy Hollow, A Drug Called Love, The Forest and Vortex! Other theatre projects include; Freak or Unique? (Harringey Shed), Bertie Brown’s Bits’n’Bob Shop (British Museum), Storms (Menier Gallery), The dark dark… (Theatre503) and Texas Rose (Arts Theatre). He is close to completing his first children’s novel Lord Paul of Heritage Hall under the watchful eye of the Golden Egg Academy.

As a performer Ellis has performed in the West End, UK Tours and overseas. He is part of the Authentic Artist Collective and trains regularly in a number of mediums to enhance his passionate approach to collaborative theatre.

Acting experience includes: Rock N Roll (Duke of Yorks, West End directed by Trevor Nunn); Julius Caesar (Barbican directed by Deborah Warner); Silence (Young Vic Studio); Joseph, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (West End/UK Tour - Bill Kenwright); Swing; Doctor Dolittle (UK Tour); Charley, Charley's Aunt (UK Tour); Algernon, Importance of Being Earnest (UK Tour); Simon Bliss, Hayfever (UK Tour); Lysander, A Midsummer Nights Dream (Open-air, Chilworth Manor); Lord Tweenwayes, The Amazons (Covent Garden); Peter Pan, Peter Pan (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); Simon, Simon & Emily (Opiate Films);  Nurse Ken, Strange (BBC).