Lucia De Paiva-Kynch

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer,… more

Bristol, United Kingdom
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Lucia vocal cover- Etta James- At Last

A cover I have recorded January 2020, example of my vocal technique for blues recording.

01Lucia vocal cover- Etta James- At Last
02Lucia- Acoustic never be like you- raw
03'I dreamed a dream'- ViewDelta lyrics
04Brexitian Fantasy (View Delta lyrics)
05JAZZ cry me a river snippet

Physical Attributes

172 cm / 5ft 8in
60 kg / 132 lbs
87 cm / 34 in
Skin color:
72 cm / 28 in
91 cm / 36 in
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Eye color:
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Credits & experience

  • A+E Dance Fitness : Acrobatic dance instructor for a workshop with an acro dance partner
  • Credit: DC mastering studio, Bristol : Session singer (jazz scat singing) for track 'shouldn't bop'
  • Credit: Studio 58, Kingswood, Bristol : Model for a club shoot at a studio with 8 photographers alongside second another aerialist doing duo and solo aerial hoop, solo aerial pole, and flexible poses.
  • The Vocal Academy, Bristol : Singing Tutor
  • Credit: 'Girls in the Booth' podcast, London : presenter/ host & writer
  • Credit: HART Charity concert : Singer- jazz, and pop performances.
  • Experience: Independent contemporary dance film about self discovery : Main/ only dancer, acrobat and actress- filmed over 2 days by a team of 5
  • Freelance: Jaden R lyrics, LGBT Pop song. : Vocalist- commissioned to record a new pop song- 'ship at the airport'
  • Experience: Independent film- circus horror. : Aerial hoop artist, acrobat, dancer and actress (Recorded a lot of footage for the project in masks and self painted horror makeup), performed aerial hoop, did a number of acrobatic and dance sketches-self choreographed and a number of acting scenes.
  • Freelance: ViewDelta Press lyrics, mixed genres. : vocalist- commissioned to record 3 songs, (ongoing.)
  • Credit: 'Letter's from the home front'- Trinity Centre, Bristol : Dancer and choreographer for South West Theatre dance crew- Contemporary, duo acrobatic dance, ballet, tap, modern and jazz.
  • Credit: Unfairground immersive Halloween event, grand Pier, Weston Super Mare : Character acting, and living statue: Street FEARtre team: Living statue dead doll and roaming doll scare actor for over a week.
  • Circomedia, Bath Spa : FDA in Contemporary circus and physical theatre completed
  • South West Dance Theatre Group : Choreographer, dancer and acrobat
  • freelance : 1-1 Vocal coach: various levels and ages, tailored sessions to the style and wishes of student, whilst teaching vocal projection and technique
  • Credit: Burdall's Yard theatre, Arts week, Bath : Dancer in a dance showcase called 'Journey's'
  • Credit: Neverworld Festival, kent : Organised and performed in 'Lost boy' walkabout
  • Credit: Noisily Festival, Leicestershire : Aerial pole 5 minute act for cabaret
  • Experience: The Island dance space, bristol : Dancer for a workshop working with dance as physics, devising and working with art installation dials.
  • Experience: St Paul's church, Circomedia, Bristol : Ensemble self devised 30 minute piece- "we will be with you shortly"- this included singing, dancing, aerial pole, acrobatics (partner and solo), and acting.
  • Experience: Circomedia, Kingswood : Grotesque- clowning, dance acrobatic 5 minute act
  • Credit: Edge bar and club, Swindon : Dancer with 3 other girls- gogo for coyote ugly themes event
  • Credit: 'Museum at night- circus spectacular', Bristol Museum : Living doll statue
  • Experience: Street theatre show, Devizes, Wiltshire : Devised and busked with an outdoor theatre cooking show: Partner acrobat, juggler, singer, songwriter and dancer
  • Experience: Walkabout, Bath streets : Devised and took 'dolly's trolley' walkabout to the streets of Bath: Living doll statue
  • Experience: Keynsham festival : Aerial pole 5 minute act
  • SWAMP circus camp, Cornwall : Pole teacher
  • Credit: Cowley road carnival, Oxford : Burlesque dancer as part of a troupe
  • Credit: Oxford tattoo convention : x stage Pole dancer
  • Credit: Cyberdog, Camden : Podium dancer and pole dancer
  • Credit: 'Lizzie Strata' Opera, Stanton St. John, oxfordshire (Roger Simmonds) : A main character - Lola (twenties, blonde, essex accent), singer, actress
  • Credit: Club Eden, San Antoni, Ibiza : Go-go dancer
  • Credit: Ithaca beach club, San Antoni, Ibiza : Go-go dancer
  • Experience: 'Roleplay' - Alan Aykbourn : As Paige Petite (twenties, brunette, south london, feminine)- Actress
  • Comedy improvisation performance--cowley Road, Oxford : Performed short comedy improvised sketches, using games to play against each other
  • Comedy improvisation performance
  • Comedy improvisation Oxford troupe : Went to weekly classes and performed with the troupe in various venues around Oxfordshire
  • Credit: 'Jekyll' musical production- Peter Fanning : Lucy Harris (prostitute involved with jekyll and alter ego hyde, early twenties), Dancer, soloist, actress
  • Experience: 'joseph and the technicoloured dreamcoat', musical, Oxfordshire : Simeon (male, 30's), Dancer, singer, actress, choreographed a dance number.
  • Dance Inspires Pole school : Student, pole dancer
  • Credit: 'Godspell' musical, Oxfordshire : Robin (early thirties), dancer, singer, actress, choreographed a tap dance number with props
  • Expression School of ballet and theatre arts : Dance course
  • The Enchanted players theatre company- Didcot : Lead weekly street dance teacher for children aged 2- 16 years old
  • The Enchanted players theatre company- Didcot : Lead weekly LAMDA acting classes for children aged 5-12 years old
  • Credit: 'A midsummer night's dream' tour : Toured to various indoor and outdoor venues as Puck (Ageless)- immersive actress, classical
  • Credit: The enchanted players theatre company, 'Hansel and Gretel the musical' : toured to various venues as Gretel (teenager)- actress, singer, dancer
  • Credit: The enchanted players theatre company, Disney princess tour : Toured to various venues as Ariel from the little mermaid and Elsa from Frozen- Actress, singer, dancer and children's entertainer
  • Credit: Berzerk productions, Living statue, Pangbourne College, Berkshire A level leaving ceremony : Was a living statue of Marilyn Monroe for periods of 20 minutes for 3 hours
  • 16-22 theatre company : Student, work-shopping actress
  • Credit: Don't Hate The Players Theatre company, 'Much Ado About Nothing' tour : Toured in various indoor and outdoor venues including in Stratford Upon Avon's- 'The Attic' theatre as Margaret and three other small roles rolled into Margaret- multi-rolling, actress
  • Credit: 'Three little pigs' : Toured as a pig- Work-shopped and toured to various venues and schools, multi-rolling, theatre in education
  • Credit: TIE- 'Three billy goats gruff' : Toured as a goat- Work-shopped and toured to various venues and schools, multi-rolling, theatre in education
  • Experience: The Playhouse theatre, 16-22 theatre company- 'Under Milk Wood' : Mrs Dai bread 2, Mrs Organ Morgan and various other smaller roles (twenties)- Actress
  • Credit: Sing date- Sky Living : Reality TV dating show- singer contestant chosen to pair up in an episode on Sky
  • Experience: West End Stage School- Her Majesty's Theatre- 'We will rock you' : Scaramouche (Young)- singer, dancer, actress, work-shopped skits at Her Majesty's Theatre in London
  • WES- West End Stage School, Guildhall, London : Summer course- singing, acting, dancing, stage makeup and movement classes
  • SANDS theatre arts school, Oxfordshire : Student, attended for 5 years- singing, dance, acting and movement classes weekly


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

  • English

  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Welsh
  • USA California
  • USA Southern
  • Spanish

My acting experience is listed in my 'credits and experience' section above, it includes, opera, Shakespeare, modern play interpretations, TIE (theatre in education), immersive, walkabout, role play, teaching, leading workshops, musical theatre, physical theatre and acting for film and TV.

I also have training and experience in specialised:
classical acting,
physical acting,
mask work
Circus theatre work.

Amongst the accents listed above I can do a variety of English:

My playing ages are: mid teens - late twenties/ thirties.

I have a large wardrobe of clothing for various roles.
I am really interested in projects that push me in my acting, and love new film projects and theatre works.
I bring an energy to push myself to the limits, and never let the energy or perseverance drop, so always put my best foot forward!


Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work

Modelling website

I have been modelling on and off now for 10 years.
I have done catwalks for various new clothes lines, and am a regular for freelance work on PurplePort.
I mainly do fashion now, though I also do creative shoots including dance, flexibility, acting or circus.


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


Producer ability


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

I have had both classical and popular singing lessons from a young age, alongside singing coaching as part of the stage school I attended.
I have over a 2 octave range, and can belt in the breadth of my range, as well as using other varied tonalities.
Ad lib'ing and harmonising come naturally from years doing jazz technique and working with others.

I have professionally sang, and also performed with a band.

Alongside this I am a recording artist so am used to microphone technique and recording studios.

I do 1-1 vocal coaching sessions personalised to the student and have done for 4 years.
^^ reviewed for my role in the opera 'Lizzie Strata'

Recently commissioned to sing parody song lyrics for Mike Cashmam, to work alongside his published book, to a number of popular songs including 'how do you solve a problem like maria, I dreamed a dream, and bohemian rhapsody.

I also play cello to grade 8, which I can be commissioned to add to songs, play chordal guitar and piano to accompany singing.

2020- Teach vocals at The Vocal Academy in Bristol as a freelance tutor


Dancing ability


Teaching or Choreography ability


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop

Celia Benson's school of ballet- from age 3- 16 (ballet, contemporary) 1995- 2010
Insane dance school- Age 17- 20 (tap, modern, street, ballet, jazz) 2011- 2014
Expression school of ballet and theatre arts- Age 20- 23 - vocational dance course 5 days a week (ballet, tap, modern, commercial, jazz) 2014-2016


TV presenter experience

Previous unpaid TV presenter roles

Radio presenter experience

Previous paid Radio presenter roles

  • English

  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Welsh
  • USA California
  • USA Southern
  • Spanish

Presented and wrote for 'Girls in the Booth' radio podcast, as well as appearing on there as a guest, for an all female podcast about interesting alternative female careers etc.


08/15-09/17 Atik Club, Park End St., Oxfordshire: Head Hostess, marketing and sales
I managed a team of 11 hostesses including myself for our first class VIP booth table service across 5 separate rooms for the nights. I also networked, marketed flyers etc and worked on sales targets for the clubs relations with other venues. This included door sales of packages and party arrangements.

02/15-08/2015 Itaca Beach bar and club, San Antoni, Ibiza, SWAG nightclub, Playa'den Bossa, Ibiza, Eden super club, San Antoni, Ibiza, and Trance bar, Ibiza, Spain -GoGo dancing, podium dancing, parade girl, street dance and choreography, show dance and aerial pole dance.

08/14-02/15 Karma Nightclub, Placa de Reial, Barcelona, Spain -Club Night organiser and Host
-I Organised, keeping alert to the gap in the market for music and acts.

10/12-08/14- The Enchanted Player's Theatre Company, various -children's party host and, and entertainer.

10/13-08/14 The Enchanted Player's Theatre Company, Didcot, Oxford
-Dance & Acting coach.

05/12-05/13 Carbon Nightclub, Oxford -Bar Manager
-cashing up, stock checks, organising the bar, running/ in control of a team.

05/11-02/12 Freud's Cocktail Bar, Jericho, Oxford -Hostess, cocktail Waitress, table service and Bar Tender.

09/10-04/11 Kukui Nightclub, Oxford -Marketer and Events Promoter
-Used Microsoft, Inkscape, illustrator and Photoshop to design new posters and flyers to increase popularity, I was also involved in booking performers, celebrities, and musical acts.

05/09-08/10 Wheatley Parks Sports Centre, Oxford: Children's Party Planner
-organised, set up, hosted and entertained for a range of different style children's birthday parties including; face painting, arts and crafts, dance, and sports.

06/09-01/10 Lazy P Events, Oxford-Marketing team, and Freelance Promoter
-in person and online advertisement campaigns, booking musical acts and DJ'S designing posters and flyers and introducing new marketing strategies for promotional deals and themed nights to keep clientele happy and maximise profits for a variety of events.

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