CASTING: Playing Kay Amin in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND by Steve Waters, produced at The Crucible, Sheffield – directed by Gbolohan Obisesan.
Graduated with a BA in Acting from drama school!
Winner of The Margaret Gordon Prize for best performance in a final year show.
Played Cecco in ‘Peter Pan’ adapted by Stuart Paterson at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, directed by Hugh Hoghart.
Now represented by Sophie Holden at Curtis Brown.
CASTING: Guest role on an episode of an upcoming Netflix show. Filming takes place in the Middle East.
CASTING: Featured role in a commercial for a Welsh corporate project. Filming takes place in Cardiff, Wales.
In rehearsals for Peter Pan directed by Hugh Hoghart. Performances to take place in December at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Performed poem ‘Across’ and screened poetry short film ‘Black Black’ during the Sudan/South Sudan Literature Week Festival at P21 Gallery in London.
Played in ‘Attempt on her Life’ by Martin Crimp at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, directed by Guy Hollands.
Performed new poem ‘Across’, which is about the migrant crisis in Europe, at the Black History Month Showcase at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Recommenced final year of acting at RCS in Glasgow. Graduation will take place in July 2019.
CASTING: Lead role on an upcoming episode of BBC’s ‘Casualty’, directed by Mathew Evans.
Played Monime/Phoedime in ‘Mithridate’ by Jean Racine at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d’Art Dramatique in Paris. This show was performed in French.
Played Eurydice/Ormène in ‘Suréna’ by Pierre Corneille at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d’Art Dramatique in Paris. This show was performed in French.
Recommenced studies at RCS in Glasgow. Erasmus exchange with the CNSAD in Paris to start from February to July 2018.
Played Lucy/Nyim in 4 sell-out shows of our devised play ‘Bite Your Tongue’ at Hackney Showroom, directed by Miranda Cromwell.
Photoshoot for fashion brand KAHMUNE.
CASTING: Working with Talawa Theatre Company to devise a new play that will be performed late August until early September.
CASTING: Main guest role on an upcoming episode of BBC’s ‘Doctors’, directed by Edward Dick.
Winner of the Elaine Campbell Gullan Poetry competition. The prize was presented to Akuc for her own writing ‘Colourism’ which examines the issue of prejudice within the black community. The competition was judged by Robin Wilson, theatre director and poet, who described the piece as ‘an accomplished work that both provoked and captivated’.
Photoshoot with London-based photographer Caleb and the cam.
Live transmissions on the CBBC channel including an interview with Hacker and Rhys for the broadcast my final episode on ‘The Dumping Ground’.
Played Akulina in ‘Philistines’ by Maxim Gorky at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland directed by Katya Vashi.
Photoshoot with artistic director Mai A. in Glasgow.
Played Female Doctor/Aunt/Female Tourist in ‘Middletown’ by Will Eno at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland directed by Mark Stevenson.
Acceptance of offer from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland to study BA Acting for 3 years in Glasgow.
Wrapped on short film ‘Black Black’ created by Akuc Bol and Dhieu Malwal Dong.
Wrapped on series 5 of ‘The Dumping Ground’ which is set to air in January 2017.
Filming series 5 of ‘The Dumping Ground’ playing Kazima Tako for 3 months. Click here to watch the latest episode from series 4.
Presented live TV show ‘Canvas’ for the London College of Communication.
CASTING: Feature in commercial directed by Aksel Hennie for Elinar Films. Filming in Oslo, Norway.
Wrapped on ‘Talks Web Series’ for Ravensborne and ‘The Big Chop’ for London Film School.
Creating a short film about my experiences of colourism