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AMEET CHANA

Director London

Currently Associate Director - Rifco Theatre Company - Oct 2018 - Present

Have been a working actor for nearly 30 years (stage, TV, Film)
Studied filmmaking at New York Film Academy - (LA Campus)
Trained as Theatre Director at Rifco Theatre Company shadowing AD Pravesh Kumar for 2 years on the Rifco Associates Programme

Directed my first show for Rifco in Autumn 2019

Credits

DIRECTOR, Mushy, Lyrically Speaking, Rifco/Watford Palace, National Tour, 6 weeks, 2019

MANGO, The Village, Stratford East, 3 weeks, 2018

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Miss Meena & The Masala Queens, Rifco/Watford Palace, 5 weeks, 2017

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Laila-The Musical, Rifco/Watford Palace, National Tour, 2016

SHYAM, Anita & Me, Birmingham Rep/Stratford East, 6 weeks, 2015

NAV, Happy Birthday Sunita, Rifco/Watford Palace, National & International Tour (India & Dubai), 2014

MUSHTAQ, The Djinns Of Eidgah, Royal Court, 3 weeks, 2013

Also worked in productions for National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Paines Plough, Tamasha, Lyceum Edinburgh...

An extensive amount of TV & Film experience including:

IMAM NAEEM, My Jihad, BBC iPlayer, 2015
ADI FERREIRA, Eastenders, BBC, 2 years, 2003-2005
TONY, Bend It Like Beckham, Bend It Films, 2002
GURDEEP, Wild West, Film Four, 1992


Training

New York Film Academy (Film & Digital) - LA Campus
Rifco Associates - Trainee Director - Rifco Theatre Company
Performing Arts - Btec National

Experience

1-2 years

Skills

Acting
Devising
Dialect / Voice Direction
Dramaturgy
Languages
Movement Direction
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Plays Instruments
Music - Singing
Physical Theatre
Teaching
TV / Film
Verbatim
Working with disabled adults / children
Working with Young People
Working with young people with special educational needs

Additional Languages

Hindi/Urdu & Panjabi (fluent) Gujarati (basic)

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