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Shelley Thompson (I)

Actress | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Labyrinth (1986) | Trailer Park Boys (2001-2016) | Two Penny Road Kill (2013)
AKA 
Lesley Martin | Shelly Tompson
GUILDS *
CAEA | ACTRA | BAE
ATHLETICS *
Swimming
ACCENTS *
Southern | British | Irish | Scottish | Midwest | Russian | Australian | Italian | French  Less
INSTRUMENTS *
Piano | Guitar
DANCE *
Ballroom
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Music Video | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Industrial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Writing | Acting | Directing | Producing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
Canada (with valid passport)
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/shelleythompson
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
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  • Primary photo for When Innocence Is LostWhen Innocence Is Lost (TV Movie) Diane  Less 1997
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  • Primary photo for ChelworthChelworth (TV Mini-series) Deenagh Long ( 3 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 3
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FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • DAWG * – Director DawgGone Prod
  • DAWG * – Writer DawgGone Prod
  • Pearls * – Writer Mama's Pearls Prod
  • Pearls * – Director Mama's Pearls Prod

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Royal Academy of Dramtic Art, * 1980 London, England
  • Canadian Film Centre * 2015 Toronto
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art * – Actor, Various 1980 London, England
  • Canadian Film Centre * – Screenwriting, Various 2015 Toronto

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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RESUME DETAILS
  • * SHELLEY THOMPSON ACTRA/CEAE/British Equity/Playwrights Guild of Canada/NS Writers Federation
    Dartmouth, NS shelley.a.t@gmail.com. 902 872 1320

    REPRESENTATION: Angela Wright ETM Toronto – 1 416 413 7800 www.etmltd.com
    Cherl Dion - Cassidy Group, Halifax - 902-492-4410
    TRAINING: Women In the Directors Chair (WIDC-S&L, 2016)
    CFC Feature Screenwriting Lab, 2015
    Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, (RADA) London England
    ARCT, AMRC, LRCT Voice/Speech Arts and Drama, Royal Conservatory
    of Toronto
    RECOGNITIONS: Recipient Arts Nova Scotia’s Established Artist Award, November 2015
    Nominated ACTRA Award 2015: Actress/supporting role - Barb Lahey,
    Trailer Park Boys
    Rcvd: ACTRA Award 2013 - TWO PENNY ROADKILL - Outstanding Perf.
    film/short film
    Rcvd: Theatre Nova Scotia’s Merritt Award, 2010 - GLORIOUS-Actress
    in a Leading Role
    Rcvd: Love Unlimited Film Festival, CA,USA - WAKE: Best of Fest
    Supporting Actor
    Rcvd: Gemini Award 2005: Best Ensemble, Trailer Park Boys
    Nominated Gemini Award 2004/2003: Best Ensemble, Trailer Park Boys
    Rcvd: Merrit Award NS Theatre - Glorious
    Nominated Merritt’s - A Good Death, Humble Boy, Criminal Genius
    GRANTS/Prizes incl.
    TELEFILM CANADA SELECT: Microbudget DAWN, HER DAD & THE TRACTOR
    BRAVOFACT - FOR ‘PEARLS’ SHORT FILM - APRIL 2017 (Shooting June 2017)
    CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS - DVLP DAWN, HER DAD & THE TRACTOR/Screenplay/2016
    ARTS NOVA SCOTIA’S Established Artist Award, November 2015
    Numerous ARTS NS Grants: Prof. Development, Creation, Organization and Small Groups for Creation (film and Theatre)

    SCHOLARSHIPS INCLUDE
    WIDC - WOMEN IN THE DIRECTORS CHAIR - 2016/2017
    CFC - SCREENWRITER’S LAB, 2015

    SCREENWRITING
    2016/17 Feature: Dawn Her Dad and the Tractor: Selected for WIDC for directing/writing
    2016 Feature: For Bonnie’s Benefit: Selected for Atlantic Film Festival Script Development Program, 1st draft Feature complete August 30, 2016
    2016 Short film: Bats shot April 23/24, (Toronto) Aug 2016 complete — premier Atlantic Film Festival, Sept 2016
    2016 Short film: Pearls ( BravoFact prize April 2017, shooting June 2017)
    
2016 Short film: For Bonnie’s Benefit Short
    2016 Feature film: For Bonnie’s Benefit - AFF Script Development program 2016

    2016 Feature film: Leaving Wonderland (developed at the CFC)
    2016 Feature film: Dawn Her Dad and the Tractor (screenwriting supported by Canada Council)
2015 Short film: The Wedding Dance - CFC

    2015 Short film: The Pact - CFC & independent. (Invited to re-apply,BravoFact, Mar 2016 will re-apply Mar 2017)

    2015 Short film: Prison Music January 2015 (invited to re-apply to BravoFact, June 2015)

    STAGE/SCREEN/PROSE/POETRY/JOURNALISM
    2016/17 In Development(stage): Fear (a play for five women) A Bloody Jubilee (w Northern Broadsides, UK, Exploring Dieppe 1942) and Hugh Comes Home (Comedy, from a Facebook Photo)
    2014/15: Leaving Wonderland Eastern Front Theatre Playwright Unit, Nightwood Theatre’s (Toronto) Groundswell National Reading Series (Sept 2014), LunaSeaProduction 2015, Halifax, NS Arts & Canada Council supported
    2011 Script: Stage adaptation of Sonya Summerville, w Ann-Marie Kerr(director)
    2010 Stories/Script: Bowls of Cheer - Christmas special for CBC National Radio, w the Blue Engine String Quartet
    2008 (2009) Poetry: Towards the Light (publication) - 2 poems: Constellations and Cenotaph
    2009 Script: Town of Antigonish/St. FX/county of Antigonish Torch Relay Script, November
    2009 Script: Lost and Found for Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre Family Stage
    2009 Script: Fezziwig Pantomime-for Wolfville’s Victorian Christmas Community Project
    2009 Script: for Nursing Dept, St. FX/Access to Healthcare/Black/ Indigenous Nova Scotian’s “...And How Are WE Today?”
    2009 Stories/Script:Collaboration w Blue Engine String Quartet, Halifax, Words/Music:Christmas Short Story Series
    2008 Prose: Short Story, Bowls of Cheer included in Nimbus Publishing’s Christmas anthology
    2008 Script: Fezziwig Community Christmas Play for Wolfville, NS
    2007 Script: Tempest in a Tea-Pot – Community Christmas play for Wolfville, NS
    2007 Stories: Short Story commissions CBC Radio Halifax, The Robin, and December 1945
    2006 Script: Hip-Hop to the Music of Time – Community Christmas play for Wolfville, NS
    2006 Stories: CBC Radio: Short Story: Bowls of Cheer, Christmas 2006
    2006 Script: Blue Nosed Billy - Festival Antigonish Young Company production
    2005 Script: Belinda The Bicycle Witch - Children’s play with music for Festival Antigonish
    2005 Editor compiler: If It’s Not One Thing, It’s….Your Mother!
    2004 Poetry: My Mother’s On My Handlebars: Poem for CBC Website and broadcast
    2002 Editor, compiler of Wow’s book, Because I’m Your Mother, That’s Why
    2004 Arts Journalism: CBC RADIO – Connections: (1 Hr. Radio/disc/promo show) Mar 20/21
    2004 Script: A Kind of Faith, for Willpower Theatre (Production, July 2004)

    PRODUCING /Events/Theatre/Film Coordinating-Creation includes:
    Dawn her Dad & the Tractor - Microbudget creator/co-producer (unconfirmed, Feb., 2017)
    Bats short film — co producer/executive producer, 2016
    DAWG short film — co-producer/executive producer 2014/15
    Contact East Conference — Operations Manager, Antigonish, June - September 2010
    Co Producer/Presenter — St. Cecilia Concert Series (Halifax) of “Bowls of Cheer” Provincial Tour, Dec 2009
    Producer/Creator Festival Antigonish Summer Solstice Celebration (fundraiser) 2007, 2008
    CBC’s After the Solstice – Associate Producer (w Peggy Hemsworth 2007)
    FAST seasons in Wolfville, Summer 2007, 2008, planning 2009
    Willpower’s Seasons/productions — Artistic Producer 1998 - 2008

    2015 Short film: DAWG finished post production Jan 2015, Bats August 2016

    DAWG (2015) Festival Placements:
    The One Festival - Ottawa (May, 2015)
    The Nickel - St. Johns Newfoundland (June 2015)
    San Diego International Kids Festival (August 2015)
    The Atlantic Film Festival - Halifax NS (September 2015)
    The Sunrise Festival - NS (October 2015)
    San Jose Short Film Festival (October 2015)
    Charlottetown Film Festival- PEI (October 2015)
    The Silver Wave Festival - Fredericton (November 2015)
    Sunrise Film Festival, River John NS, (Oct 2015),
    *On The Edge (MN Jan, 2016) - Audience Choice Award
    *International Family Film Festival (California), Runner up, Best International Short Film
    *Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto (June 2016) - Shortlisted best Short
    Parrsboro Film Festival (Oct 2016)

    BATS (2016) Festival Placements:
    Atlantic Film Festival - 2016
    Parrsboro Film Festival - 2016
    Charlottetown Film Festival - 2016
    Silver Wave Film Festival - 2016

    DIRECTING
    Film
    Bats Independent (Thompson’s Bats)
    Teaser - Leaving Wonderland (3 min short) CFC Nov 2015
    DAWG: A Short Film (12 min) DAWGgone Productions Nov/2014
    A Maritime Home Invasion (6 min) Short Documentary Film Sept/2013
    Music Video People Lie/M.Thomason 2010

    Theatre includes
    Play it Again Sam Theatre Antigonish Sept/Oct 2011
    Grease Festival Antigonish 2011
    Taming of the Shrew Theatre Antigonish 2010
    “...And how are we today...…” St FX Nursing Dept 2009
    If It’s Not One Thing, It’s….Your Mother! Theatre Antigonish (WOA) 2006
    Stepping Out Willpower Theatre 2005
    Because You’re My Mother, That’s Why 2004 WOW (in Wolfville) 2004
    Lysistrata 2003 WOW (in Wolfville) 2003

    ACTING: FILM Includes
    HALLOWEEN PARTY (2016) Barbara (P) Writer/director Jay Dahl
    THE CHILD REMAINS (Dec, 2015) Monica (LEAD) Writer/director Mike Melski
    *TWO PENNY ROAD-KILL Maggie(LEAD) Lisa Rose Snow
    BUNKER 6 Mary (P) Greg Jackson (2013)
    *WAKE Aunt Helen (P) Jeremy Webb (2011)
    THERE ARE MONSTERS Lynn (P) Jay Dahl
    LABYRINTH Stepmother/P Jim Henson
    MORONS FROM OUTER SPACE Nurse Perse/P Mike Hodges
    TELEVISION/MOW’s include:
    SEX AND VIOLENCE Emma/P Thom Fitzgerald
    ROOKY BLUE Mara/P David Wellington
    *TRAILER PARK – Seasons 1 - ? Barb Lahey Mike Clattenburg/Various
    SOUL (08) Ms. Mackenzie/P
    G-SPOT(08) Gynocologist/P
    SEX AND THE SINGLE MOM (Films 1 and 2) Alycia /P Don McBreary
    LIOCRACY ( 2 Eps, 2 Characters)
    GUY AND A GIRL Gallery Guide/P Brian Heighton
    TRUDEAU Principal (French speaking) Jerry Ciccoritti
    BLESSED STRANGER - FLIGHT 111 Wilma/P David Wellington
    WHEN INNOCENCE IS LOST Dianne/P Diana Carew
    UK work includes:
    MIKE AND ANGELO (63 Eps) Rita King/Series Lead Thames/Carlton/N.Green
    DROP THE DEAD DONKEY Lauren/Guest /P Hat Trick/Liddy Oldroyd
    CHELWORTH (mini series – 6 eps) Deenagh Long/Series Rg. BBC TV/ B. Farnham
    EASTENDERS Debbi/Guest Lead/P BBC TV/Tom Kingdon

    THEATRE Includes:
    SHEAR MADNESS (May 2017) MRS. SHUBERT Persephone Theatre/Bob Lorhmann (US)
    *A GOOD DEATH Doctor Neptune Studio/Garry Williams 2015
    *CRIMINAL GENIUS Shirley FAST - Anthony Black - 2013
    *GLORIOUS Florence PTE/FAST - Bob Metcalf, 2010
    GRACE Grace FAST (08) Stewart Arnott
    SEXY LAUNDRY Alice FAST (08) Bob Metcalf
    *HUMBLE BOY Flora Jean Morpurgo – FAST - 2004
    SHAKESPEARE UNPLUGGED (lead) 2 person Show Globe Theatre Regina/Ed Thomason
    CLOSER Anna Neptune Theatre/Ed Thomason
    KILT Esther PTE Winnipeg/Stewart Arnott
    THE MEMORY OF WATER Vi Neptune Theatre/Jean Morpurgo
    TWELFTH NIGHT Viola ATF/Michael Langham
    THE TEMPEST Ariel ATF/Michael Langham
    A FLEA IN HER EAR (lead) Raymonde ATF/Michael Bawtree
    UK
    LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (lead) . Marquise de Mertuile Wolsey, Ipswich,England/Dick Tuckey
    MURDER AT GREEN MEADOWS Jan (lead) Nuffieled Theatre, Southampton
    RICK'S BAR CASABLANCA (West End/lead) Lois Meredith Whitehall
    Theatre,London/D. Gilmour
    AFTER THE FALL ( Royal National Theatre) Louise National Theatre, London/
    M. Blakemore
    ME AND MY GIRL (West End) Lady Jacqueline Adelphi Theatre,London/MIke Ockrent
    THE GONDOLIERS Fiametta Bristol Old Vic/Paul Unwin
    INSIGNIFICANCE (lead) The Actress Wolsey/Ed Thomason
    #TAMARA Aelis Necessary Angel/Richard Rose

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