Daniella Faakor Damptey

Student Information


Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Equity Number: 00483261

Height: 5’7”

Nationality: Ghanaian, Scottish

Playing Age: 16-25

Daniella is currently making her professional debut, throughout April 2022, with the National Theatre of Scotland in Orphans on tour. She is proud of her work, In A Barbie World, which was recognized as a finalist at the 2022 Glasgow Short Film Festival, competing in the Young Scottish Filmmaker category. Daniella is passionate about social justice and anti-racism. She is a writer, co-Chair of the RCS Black Union, and is a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament representing Glasgow Kelvin.



Singing: Mezzo-Soprano*, Acapella, Belt*, Choral, Contemporary*, Gospel, Jazz, Legit, Pop, Rap*

Music: Piano, Viola

Dance: African Dance*, Ballet, Commercial, Contemporary*, Jazz, Musical Theatre Styles*

Languages: English*, Twi*

Accents: Ghanaian (Native), American-African American, American-Southern States, American-Standard*, Heightened RP*, RP, Multicultural London English (MLE), Nigerian*, Scottish-Standard*

Performance: Actor Musician, Poetry, Spoken Word*

Other Skills: Musical Theatre Workshop Leader*, Narration, Writer, Improvisation Hair Braiding*, Cooking


Work Experience:

RCS Final Year Season Credits:

Fairy Godmother, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Douglas Irvine)

U/S Mrs. Lovett/Ensemble, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Alexandra Spencer Jones)

Actor Musician/Ensemble, 9 to 5: The Musical (Becky Hope-Palmer)

Theatre Credits include: Orphans (National Theatre of Scotland

Concert Credits include: Commercial Concert, RCS Black Union Showcase (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Juneteenth: Black Joy and Liberation (The Alchemy Experiment)

Film and Screen Credits include:In A Barbie World (Glasgow Short Film Festival); Student Voices (The Anti-Racist Curriculum Project); Hope Springs Eternal, It Couldn’t Be Done (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)

Theatre Workshops include: Hadestown, A Little Night Music (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)

Writing Credits include: YAA ASANTEWAA:The Musical (New Work, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)


Todd Weller (2021)

Contact Information


Waiting for Life

J'Ouvert - Daniella Faakor Damptey and Emmanuella Damptey