Karen Black Pro

Advertiser, Actor, Extra, Model, Photographer,… more

Colchester, United Kingdom
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Spondon bakery

An audition piece for an advert

01Spondon bakery
02World Is In Reverse
03Elevator Pitch script

Physical Attributes

152 cm / 5ft 0in
58 kg / 127 lbs
White / Caucasian
101 cm / 40 in
Skin color:
86 cm / 34 in
101 cm / 40 in
Dress size:
UK 12 / AUS 12 / US 8
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Credits & experience

  • Atlantica Princess Hotel - Rhodes : Entertainment Manager
  • St Raphael Resort Hotel and Spa, Limassol : Resident Singer and running daytime activities and PR'ing with guests
  • St Raphael Resort Hotel and Spa, Limassol : Resident Singer and running daytime activities and PR'ing with guests
  • Abbey Road on the River Festival, Louisville, Kentucky, USA : Singer
  • Santa Safari : Santas Little Helper
  • Messages PR Science Lab : Mad Scientist
  • Messages PR Christmas Grotto : Elf
  • Swing : Mother/Friend
  • Cucumber : Mourner
  • Last Tango In Halifax : Wedding Guest
  • Pizza Express Corporate Video : Mother/Friend
  • Santander Online Advert : Mother/Friend
  • 17 : Ms Jones
  • Abduction of Lies : Julie (Battered Wife)
  • The Other End Of The Line : Janet (Call Handler)
  • The Other End of the Line : Call Handler
  • The First Day of The Rest of Your Life : Julie (Mother)
  • Abduction of Lies - Tartan Crayon : Julie
  • Picking Up The Pieces - Titanium Productions : Lisa
  • Broken - Black Lotus Productions : Marie
  • Fruit & Nutter : Mortician
  • Found & Lost - Treanor Productions : Woman in police station
  • LIPA : CPD in Advanced Singing
  • LIPA : CPD in Acting


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

  • English

  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • Spanish

Pizza Express Corp Video - Mother
Santander Online Advert - Jogger/Friend/Mother
Channel 4 Racing Grand National Advert - Spectator
BBC1 - Last Tango In Halifax - Wedding Guest
Channel 4 - Cucumber - Mourner

I have completed a number of short films where I have played a variety of roles and characters (showreel on this site) and have brought ideas to the scripts and shoots that have been readily accepted.
I am a very versatile actress and I am happy to turn my hand to anything asked at short notice.

I have done some voiceover work for a computer game that is currently in production and have also just completed recording a pilot for a radio story to be sent to Radio 4.
I am also an online radio DJ, and I regularly host pub quizzes.

I completed an acting to camera course and have since done lots of camera work at a drama academy.
I attended a short course at LIPA in 2009, where I performed a scene from a play as my assessment piece. A copy of the scene is available on this site (apologies for the poor sound quality)
Feedback was that my character was extremely believable and that my acting partner and I produced the best piece on the night - I achieved a 2:1 for the course.

I finished a shoot as an extra for a feature film year due for release in 2013 called Northern Soul - the story.

In 2009 I performed for 'AtmosFEAR!' for a scare attraction called 'Vampire Vault' which was staged at Croxteth Hall in Liverpool. I played the part of Vivian Van Helsing, a vampire hunter acting as a host leading the audience around the building.


Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out

I have done a few photoshoots and had good feedback on my approach to poses and idea's.
I have also just completed a part in a music video.


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


D.J ability


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Country

Influences: Barbara Streisand, The Script, Sting And Many More!

I am a versatile singer with over 24 years of live and recording experience providing vocal entertainment for a variety of occasions ranging from social to corporate events. I have sung in bands as the main vocalist and also as a dep singer on occasion. I also provide backing vocals.
I began singing semi-professionally on the club circuit in London and the South East of England and turned professional when I moved to Liverpool in 2007 where I performed regularly in the North West of England and North Wales .
I have now relocated to Shrewsbury.
I have worked large and small venues from Social Clubs to Holiday Parks and Weddings, I communicate very well with an audience and my performance thrives on interaction. I have a wide repertoire covering many decades and genres including Pop, Soul, Country, Jazz, Folk.

In 2009 I attained a Distinction in Level 2 Advanced Singing at LIPA – the awarding body being Liverpool John Moore’s University.
I was part of a 9 strong flash mob in Liverpool City Centre in 2009 raising awareness for World Vision.

I have sung in bands, both orignal and covers, as part of a duo and now as a solo artist.
I have also recorded 6 original songs which are on this site.

On 25th March 2012 I performed as a soloist for a choir during a flashmob at The Met Quarter in Liverpool City Centre. The performance was in aid of Sport Relief and was also a world record.

TV & Reality

In 2006 I appeared in an episode of 'How to Purchase Abroad' presented by Diana Moran.


TV presenter experience

Previous unpaid TV presenter roles

  • English

  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • Spanish

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