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NICHOLAS MONU

Nationalities: Nigerian

Height:​ (185cm)

Playing Age:​ 40 -60

Appearance:​ Dark brown, African, Afro-American

Eye Colour​ : Dark Brown

Hair Colour​: Black / Grey

Hair Length​: Bald or short

Voice​: Tenor| Bariton

Voice​ Character: Engaging

Location: Berlin, Salzburg, Vienna, London, L.A., Atlanta, Lagos 

FILM | TV | THEATRE

FILM  

2017 USGRÄCHNET GÄHWILERS

directed by Martin Guggisberg |Husani

2010  DIE UNABSICHTILICHE ENTFÜHRUNG DER FRAU ELFRIEDE OTT

directed by Andreas Prochaska |Malou

2006 GEFANGENE

directed by: Iain Dilthey | Moussa

1999 STIGMA

directed by: Andre Semenza | Thierry Massard

1998 ALL OUR SINS REMEMBERED... 

directed by: Christopher Nicholson  | Jack Whitehawk

1993 AFTER THE WAX 

directed by: Chaz Maviyane-Davies | Africa

TV

2020 FAMILIE BUNDSCHUH V 

directed by Thomas Nennstiel | Reginald Shoemaker

2019 COP STORIES - SEASON IV - 4 EPISODES

directed by Umut Dag | Pepe 2 

2018 STADTKOMÖDIE GESCHENKT

directed by Daniel Prochaska|Machis Vater

2018 IHR SEID NATÜRLICH EINGELADEN

directed by Thomas Nennstiel| Reginald Shoemaker

2015 MORD IN BESTER GESELLSCHAFT - DAS SCHEUSAL

directed by Lars Montag |Paketdienstmitarbeiter

2014 BORNHOLMER STRASSE

directed by Christian Schwochow |Armando Machen

2009 NACHTSCHICHT - BLUTIGE STADT

directed by Lars Becker | Vater

2008 KDD - KRIMINALDAUERDIENST “SCHAM”

directed by Züli Aladag | David Kwahne

2007 KOMISSARIN LUCAS - GERMAN ANGST

directed by Thomas Berger |Chris Arano

2006 TATORT “SCHATTENSPIELE”

directed by Claudia Garde | Jonathan Waputo

2006 TATORT “TOD AUS AFRIKA”

directed by Andreas Prochaska| Farah

2005 DON CARLOS - INFANT VON SPANIEN

directed by: Peter Schönhofer| Herzog von Medina Sidonia - Admiral

2005 VIER FRAUEN UND EIN TODESFALL “KÜNSTLERPECH”

directed by Wolfgang Murnberger| Maurice Vidiere

2002 TLC “CLEAN WHITE COAT”

directed by Geoff Posner | Dr. Galton

2002 DOCTORS “SHATTERED DREAMS”

directed by: Topher Campbell | Simon Dunning

2002 HOLBY CITY “FACING FACTS”

directed by: Richard Platt| Howard Lewis

2001 MONARCH OF THE GLEN “EPISODE #3.8)

directed by Marcus D.F. White | D. C. West

2001 THE GLASS “Episode #1 - 4 SERIES”

directed by Philippa Langdale, Nicholas Laughland | Ray Collins

2001 THE WHISTLE BLOWER

directed by: Ben Bolt | Tony Shiner

2000 PEAK PRACTICE “THE WALLS OF JERICHO”

directed by: Gill Wilkinson | Tyrone Wells

1994 THE DETECTIVES “SPARRING PARTNERS”

directed by Ed Bye | Danny Hendry

1993 THE BILL “THE HARD SHELL”

directed by Derek Lister | Leroy Gosling

1992 SCREEN ONE “BLACK AND BLUE”

directed by David Hayman | Trevor - Policeman

1989 THE BILL “STREET GAMES AND BOARD GAMES”

directed by Berry Davis | Curtis

1989 BOON “ARMS AND THE DOG”

directed by Christopher Baker | Ben Fowkes

1989 EASTENDERS “EPISODES #1 - 2 SERIES”

directed by Mervyn Cumming, Robert Gabriel | P. C. 

 

THEATRE 

2019 BLAU /ORANGE

OFF Theater Salzburg,  directed by Nicholas Monu

2018 KAMERADEN

OFF Theater Salzburg,  directed by Nicholas Monu

2017 GLÜCKLICHE TAGE

OFF Theater Salzburg,  directed by Nicholas Monu

2015 FRÜCHTE DES ZORNS

Thalia Theater Hamburg,  directed by: Luk Perceval | Vater Joad

2013 GLÜCKLICHE TAGE 

Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach, directed by Nicholas Monu

2012 ANIMAL FARM

Theatre Terra Kulture - Lagos - Nigeria, directed by Nicholas Monu

2011 HAGEL AUF ZAMFARA

Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach, directed by Nicholas Monu

2011 THE COST OF LIVING

Theatre Terra Kulture - Lagos - Nigeria, directed by Nicholas Monu

2010 ALEXANDERFEST

Theater Basel - Augusta Rustica - Switzerland,  directed by Georges Delnonl | Zeus

2010 ICH WERDE HIER SEIN IM SONNENSCHEIN UND IM SCHATTEN

Theater Basel - Switzerland,  directed by Corinna von Rad | Nick

2009 SWAMP DWELLERS

National Theatre Nigeria, directed by Nicholas Monu

2007 OTHELLO

Salisbury Playhouse, directed by Raz Shaw | Othello

2006 DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL

Opera de Marseille, France,  directed by Vinzent Vittoz| Bassa Selim

2005 SOFASURFIN

Burgtheater - Kasino Vienna - Austria,  directed by Johanna Grilj | Der Chiller

2004 THE CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

Burgtheater Vienna, Austria,  directed by Andrea Breth | Lacey

2003 DON CARLOS

Burgtheater Vienna, Austria,  directed by Andrea Breth | Medina Sidonia

2003 DIE ZIEGE

Akademiethaeter Vienna, Austria,  directed by Andrea Breth |Cameraman

2003 WAS IHR WOLLT

Burgtheater Vienna, Austria,  directed by Andrea Breth | Antonio

2003 SIEBEN SEKUNDEN

Burgtheater Vienna, Austria,  directed by Caroline Pienkos | 

2003 KING HEADLEY II

Tricycle Theatre London,  directed by Paulette Randall | King

2002 OTHELLO

Theatre Unlimited U.K. Tour, directed by Christopher Geelan| Othello

2001 DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL 

Volksoper Vienna, Austria,  directed by Markus Imhoof | Bassa Selim

1999 ORONOOKO

Royal Shakespeare Company, London,  directed by Gregory Doran | Oronooko

1998 THE HONEST WHORE

Globe Theatre, London, directed by Mark Rylance |Roger

1998 THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Globe Theatre, London, directed by Richard Olivier |Morocco

1997 DIE SPRACHE DER VÖGEL

Schaubühne Berlin, Germany, directed by Andrea Breth | Papagei

1996 DIE MÖWE

Schaubühne Berlin, Germany, directed by Andrea Breth | Apollo

1995 SYMPOSIUM

Schaubühne Berlin, Germany, directed by Wolf Redl | Alkibiades

1995 ORESTES

Schaubühne Berlin, Germany, directed by Andrea Breth | Apollo 

1994 HOTEL ORPHEUS

Schaubühne Berlin, Germany, directed by Matthias Gehrt | Joe

1987-1994 LEADING ROLES IN THE FOLLOWING THEATRES  

Royal Court Theatre, Manchester Royal Exchange, Liverpool Everyman Theatre, Royal National Theater of Great Britain

 

AWARDS

2011 Lagos Heritage Festival | Best Nigerian Theatre Play - THE COST OF LIVING

1993 South African Film Festival | Best director and best short film - AFTER THE WAX

1991 Nominated as Best Actor in a supporting role / Manchester

1990 Evening Standard Award for Best Play | Talking in Tongues, Royal Court Theatre

 

SKILLS

Martial Arts: Stage fighting - advanced, Swordfighting, Rapier and Dagger- advanced, Rifle and Pistol shooting technique; Judo- Brown Belt, Aikido

Sport: Riding, Tennis, Rugby, Swimming

Dance: Modern Dance, Ballet, Mime

Voice: Bass-baritone, Tenor, Forcetto

 

EDUCATION

Moscow Arts Theatre, Russia, Uncle Vanya (lead role) at a students award program 1989

Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London, BA Acting (with Hons)  1987 - 1989

The American University, Washington D.C., BA Performing Arts 1985 - 1987

Millfield Public School, Somerset, Uk 1975 - 1985

 

LANGUAGES / ACCENTS & DIALECTS

English (Native with many accents - UK, USA, African, Indian…), German (fluent), French (basic), Yoruba (basic), Igbo (basic)

 

MUSIC & DANCE

Dance: Modern Dance, Ballet, Mime

Voice: Bass-baritone, Tenor, Forcetto

Rap, Hip Hop, Ragga, House

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