Martin Searles


Student Information


Nationality: Australian

Height: 6’2″

Playing Age Range: 32-42


Accents: Australian*, New Zealand, RP, French, American – Southern States, American – New York

Languages: French (Advanced)

Movement: Training in Grotowksi/Polish Theatre Tradition, Training in Laban Movement Principals

Singing: Baritone, F2-G4

Other Skills: Tennis, Swimming, Law, Set Design, Stage Writing

Scholarships/Preistigeous Awards:

Make It Happen Lockdown Fund Recipient, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2020-2021)

RCS Scholarship, Masters Classical & Contemporary Text (2019)

Canberra Area Theatre Award Nominee,  Best Actor in Leading Role in a Musical, Shrek: The Musical

Golden CAT Award for Stage Acting Work in Canberra, Australia (2018)

Previous Training:

MA Acting, Classical & Contemporary Text, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2021)

BA (Hons) Theatre Studies, Australian National University (2007)

Benjamin Mathews, Audition Mastery, Film Acting Technique etc. (2016-2017)

Lyn Pierse, Improvisation for Actors (2017)

Kevin Jackson, Various Courses and Private Tuition (2014-2018)

Roel Voorbij, Babel Workshop (2014)

Work Experience:

Andrew, A History of Breathing, RCS MACCT (Diana Dizor)

Polixenes, A Winter’s Tale, or the Child Hath Found Her Mother, RCS MACCT (Marc Silberschatz)

Belarius, Cymbeline, Shakespeare’s Globe Residency (RCS, Nicholas Hutchison)

Gaveston, Edward II, Shakespeare’s Globe Residency (RCS, Calum Moore)

Juror No. 4, Twelve Angry Men, Everyman Theatre Co. (Jarrad West)

Lord Farquaad, Shrek: The Musical, Free Rain (Ylaria Rogers)

Carl Philips & Others, War of the Worlds, Street Theatre (PJ Williams)

Bernie, Tourmaline Out Loud, Street Theatre (Adam Broinowski)

Victor Kraler, Diary of Anne Frank, New Theatre (Sam Thomas)

Charlie Sambrook 2019

Contact Information


A History of Breathing

A History of Breathing

A Winter's Tale


A History of Breathing

Boleros for the Disenchanted (Performed with Valerie Andrews)

Yerma (Performed with Ilil Kish)

The Little Death (Performed with Katja Taylor)