Keila Ana Whelan

Actor, Extra, Model, Influencer, Singer,… more

Dublin Region, Ireland
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Requiem - Dear Evan Hansen

16 Bars of Requiem from Dear Evan Hansen

01Requiem - Dear Evan Hansen
02Dead Girl Walking - Heathers The Musical
03You Got What it Takes - feat Bobby Mc
04Voice Over - Ryanair

Physical Attributes

Height:
167 cm / 5ft 6in
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Weight:
53 kg / 116 lbs
Eye color:
Green
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Auburn
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Long
Waist:
65 cm / 26 in
Hair type:
Straight
Hips:
84 cm / 33 in

Credits & experience

2019
  • Ryanair Valentines Day Advert - Cashmere Media : Kissing/Fighting Couple
  • The Sound of Music : Assistant Musical Director / Dance Captain / Liesl VonTrapp
  • Cheerios Panto : Snow White
2018
  • Scam The Musical - World Premiere : Dancer/Ensemble
  • Shout, The Mod Musical - Irish Tour : Understudy/Swing
  • Bobby Mc Speakeasy : Guest Vocalist
  • New Fish - Scene and Heard at Smock Alley : Anna
2017
  • BIMM Dublin : BA in Commercial and Modern Music - Vocals
  • Cheerios Panto : Sleeping Beauty
2015
  • Spring Awakening : Wendla Bergman
  • The Addams Family : Wednesday - AIMS Best Supporting Actress Nominee
  • Encore - Bord Gáis Energy Theatre : Featured Soloist & Ensemble Member

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Southern

Keila began performing in the amateur musical theatre circuit as a teen and has since played roles including Wendla in Spring Awakening (Solstice Arts Centre), Fantine in Les Miserables (Helix) Mimi in RENT and most recently treading the boards as Natalie/Ed in All Shook Up with Coolmine MS (Draíocht) as well as playing Laurey in Oklahoma! with Dunboyne MS. In 2015 Keila was nominated for a National AIMS award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family.

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She spent the Christmas season 2017 - 2019 playing Princess Aurora and Snow White in the Cheerio's Panto at The Tivoli alongside TV3's Alan Hughes and X-Factor's Mary Byrne. Keila premiered the lead role of "Anna" in "New Fish" the musical as part of the 2018 "Scene and Heard"" Festival at the Smock Alley Theatre. Keila also spent time as swing with the Irish tour of "Shout! The Mod Musical" in Summer 2018. In Autumn 2018, Keila joined the cast of the world premiere of "Scam The Musical", as a dancer and ensemble member.

Most recent work includes Ryanair's Valetines Day online advert with Cashmere productions, which yielded more than 4.5 million views in a week.
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Extras

Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Country

Keila is a singer and actress from Co. Meath. She recently graduated from The British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM Dublin) in November 2017 with a BA in Commercial and Modern music, majoring in vocal performance under the guidance of some of the biggest names in Irish music. ? Keila's experience and training has provided her with a versatile style and a wide range of repertoire including; Pop, R&B, Soul, Rock, Jazz, Country, Irish traditional, Classical and many more. Keila is a confident performer who thrives in any performance setting with either a live band or backing tracks. Her experience lies in both lead and backing vocals and she also has an ear for harmony arrangement and choral work. She is an adaptable vocalist who can cater to almost any musical taste and venue. Keila has performed as part of various bands in venues across Dublin such as Doyles; Ruby Sessions, Whelans, The Bowery and The Button Factory as well as playing Queen Elsa at corporate events in Google HQ. Keila also appeared on stage in January 2018 as a guest artist with the swing and jazz stylings of “Bobby Mc & The Dukes" at their sold out show at The Draíocht and will be returning to perform with them at various corporate gigs in Ireland this Spring. Keila also began her journey into Wedding singing and drinks reception entertainment late 2017. As a musical theatre performer, Keila has performed in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in 2015 as a featured soloist and ensemble member in AIMS 50th Anniversary Concert, ENCORE. ? Keila began performing in the amateur musical theatre circuit as a teen and has since played roles including Wendla in Spring Awakening (Solstice Arts Centre), Fantine in Les Miserables (Helix) Mimi in RENT and most recently treading the boards as Natalie/Ed in All Shook Up with Coolmine MS (Draíocht) as well as playing Laurey in Oklahoma! with Dunboyne MS. In 2015 Keila was nominated for a National AIMS award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family. ? She spent the Christmas season 2017/18 playing Princess Aurora in the Cheerio's Panto at The Tivoli alongside TV3's Alan Hughes and X-Factor's Mary Byrne. Keila premiered the lead role of "Anna" in "New Fish" the musical as part of the 2018 "Scene and Heard"" Festival at the Smock Alley Theatre. Keila also spent time as swing with the Irish tour of "Shout! The Mod Musical" in Summer 2018. She Has also performed as a dancer and ensemble member of the world premiere of "Scam The Musical" created by Noel McDonough & Peter Beckett in Dublin. ? Keila has worked alongside numerous stage schools since 2013 and began teaching her own private lessons with "Keila-Ana Vocals" in 2016. Over the years she has been a guest mentor at musical theatre workshops in secondary schools and youth groups across Leinster and currently runs her own performing arts school “Breakthrough Performing Arts”

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Southern

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