Playing age 11-14
Fay Burwell is a 13 year old actress, living in the south of England. She has worked in film, television and theatre. She has considerable experience as a body double including spending three months working in the role of double for the lead character, Mary Lennox in Heyday and Studio Canal’s new feature version of ‘The Secret Garden’, due out later in 2020. Last year she had her first professional theatre role, playing Young Elizabeth: The Queen as a child, in a month’s run of ‘The Audience’ at Southampton Nuffield Theatre as well as performing with the British Youth Music Theatre (BYMT) in Plymouth. She has also had lead roles in a short film ‘Home’ and an award winning commercial as well as many other small cast and extra roles. She has been a member of local Swish of the Curtain Theatre School for 8 years, appearing in many of their productions as well as taking part in festivals and studying for exams. Through them she has gained Lamda Acting Grade 5 and Musical Theatre Grade 4 and also achieved Trinity Grade 8 Musical Theatre Production with BYMT, all with distinction. In 2017 she gained the title of Junior Speech and Drama Champion at the Bournemouth Music Competitions Festival and in 2018 she was awarded a drama and music scholarship to a leading Dorset independent school.
When Fay is not following her passion of acting, she particularly enjoys creative activities such as all kinds of chemistry in the kitchen, experimenting with make-up, and making videos. She loves being in water swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving. She has had many adventures travelling and her favourite country to visit has been Japan.