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"He has a rigour to his approach which inspires those around him and a generosity of spirit; both playful and inclusive. Henry is a pleasure to know and work with." Amit Lahav, Director, Award-winning Gecko Theatre
Henry McGrath is an actor, performance creator, filmmaker and creative facilitator. He trained at RADA on the MA Theatre LAB. He was a principal performer at the multi-award winning Polish company, Song of the Goat theatre, touring on all projects 2014-18. He played the title role of Hamlet in the company's celebrated production, Crazy God.
Henry appeared as Egon Schiele in BBC Two's Dangerous Desires working with Amit Lahav, Artistic Director of the award-winning company, Gecko Theatre.
★★★★★ FINANCIAL TIMES
"Henry McGrath plays Schiele with tortured intensity, stripping down and twisting his torso in replication of the artist’s outlandish poses."
Henry is Founder and Co-Director at Eden's Cave, an experimental theatre group based in the Forest of Dean, heralded as an 'Innovative emerging theatre company with a holistic world-vision" (Third Theatre Network). He is Co-Founder and Associate Artist at Animikii Theatre.
He teaches embodied approaches to performance and developing solo practice, and has taught at RADA, Plymouth Conservatoire, Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester University.
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"He has enormous potential as a screen actor with a quality not dissimilar to Mark Rylance: a quiet intensity that is completely persuasive." Teresa Griffiths, award-winning BBC director