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[caption id="attachment_223" align="alignnone" width="150"]Ayesha Casely-Hayford | Actress Ayesha Casely-Hayford | Actress[/caption]

Stage Day

12 July
Stage

What a day. I’ve been part of a round-table discussion on casting led by John Byrne (Careers Advisor at The Stage: the Entertainment Industry’s leading newspaper). Along with four other actors of varying experience we shared thoughts and knowledge about what really happens on the ground in trying to make a living in the acting […]

Short film: “Silent Disco”

27 June
With actor Alfie Rowland on set of "Silent Disco" a short film by Mark Rigby featuring Ayesha Casely-Hayford

“Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music” Nietzsche I’ve loved being part of this short film: “Silent Disco” with Disrkt13, Mark Ribgy directing:  alternate worlds, from homelessness to unity and freedom through music. The short was entered into the Virgin Media Short Film competition […]

Voice: “Zombies, Run!”

27 March
Zombies, Run!

Mobile phone game: Zombies, Run! feat. me as the voice of Charlie Todhunter “Get Fit. Escape Zombies. Become a Hero” “Check out “Zombies, Run!” the mobile phone game perfect for anyone interested in keeping fit with a zombie twist… Co-created with awardwinning novelist Naomi Alderman, ‘Zombies, Run” is an ultra immersive running game and audio […]

Short film: “Cracks”

27 March

Short Film feat. me as Nicola May 2013 saw the premier of my first short film: “Cracks” written and directed by actress Vee Vimolmal: http://www.rhinestonepictures.co.uk/about.html The film is about two sisters, Jaye and Robyn “Jaye is struggling to come to terms with her sister’s death. Overcome by loss, guilt and frustration over the lack of […]

Short Film: Silence

27 March

Short film feat. me as Nana Written and directed by Junior Agyeman Owusu: http://www.junioragyeman.com/ featuring me as Nana, a young doctor born in Ghana but living in London to carry out her medical training. The film is “a story about honour, control, love, inner conflict, passion and destiny. A film that depicts the state of many […]

About

04 February

Welcome! I am an actress, voice artist and employment lawyer living and working in London. Born in London Battersea, growing up in Kent and of Ghanian descent.  My project Afro Archives, A Performer’s World – explores the experience of black women with afro-textured hair in the performance industry by comparing it to those of different […]