Léa Des Garets

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ABOUT ME

 

Léa is a French actress working between France and the UK. She speaks 4 languages (French, English, Spanish and German). She graduated with an English Master’s from the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and went on to Cambridge University, where she performed in many stage productions.

FILM: She has won a Best Actress award for her interpretation of the title role in the film ‘Gisette’. Her other screen work includes the leading roles of Déjà in ‘MITA’ (dir. Nina Kramer) and of Kia in ‘Kia & Saffron’ (dir. Vincent Lin).

THEATRE: She has co-founded the international ensemble Night Train Theatre Company. They toured their Arts Council-funded show ‘Maklena’ in the UK and took it to Ukraine in 2019. Her other theatre credits include the leading roles of Katherine in ‘Henry V’ (Cambridge Arts Theatre) and Isabelle Azaire in ‘Birdsong’ (ADC Theatre), as well as the part of Lady Angela in ‘Patience’ (Minack Theatre).

VOICE: She is currently the voice of the narrator and the characters in the children stories « Conte-moi l’aventure“ currently running on Chérie FM, France.

During lockdown, she has worked with casting directors from the UK and the US, as well as writers and directors on an initiative called ‘Fakedown’, organising mock castings to keep connecting creatives when the industry was at a standstill.

ABOUT ME

 

Léa is a French actress working between France and the UK. She speaks 4 languages (French, English, Spanish and German). She graduated with an English Master’s from the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and went on to Cambridge University, where she performed in many stage productions.

FILM: She has won a Best Actress award for her interpretation of the title role in the film ‘Gisette’. Her other screen work includes the leading roles of Déjà in ‘MITA’ (dir. Nina Kramer) and of Kia in ‘Kia & Saffron’ (dir. Vincent Lin).

THEATRE: She has co-founded the international ensemble Night Train Theatre Company. They toured their Arts Council-funded show ‘Maklena’ in the UK and took it to Ukraine in 2019. Her other theatre credits include the leading roles of Katherine in ‘Henry V’ (Cambridge Arts Theatre) and Isabelle Azaire in ‘Birdsong’ (ADC Theatre), as well as the part of Lady Angela in ‘Patience’ (Minack Theatre).

VOICE: She is currently the voice of the narrator and the characters in the children stories « Conte-moi l’aventure“ currently running on Chérie FM, France.

During lockdown, she has worked with casting directors from the UK and the US, as well as writers and directors on an initiative called ‘Fakedown’, organising mock castings to keep connecting creatives when the industry was at a standstill.

SHOWREEL

 

Videos

 

Monologue taken from ‚My Best Friend‘,
by Tamsin Oglesby
‚GISETTE‘
Léa des Garets stars in the title role of this multi-award winning short film that gives us a raw and powerful perspective on the Second World War.
Tape of a dialogue from ‚Alabama‘ by Andy Wolton.

Contact

agent:
ian [at] reddoorvision.co.uk

personal email:
lea.desgarets [at] gmail.com

+44 7742 768 899