Shamira Turner is an actor, musician and performance-maker based in London and represented by Mia Thomson Associates.
She is a founding member of Little Bulb Theatre and has co-devised and performed in the majority of the company’s award-winning shows, including Operation Greenfield and Crocosmia.
Shamira has collaborated with critically-acclaimed award-winning companies: 1927, Theatre Ad Infinitum, The Sleeping Trees, and Camille Boitel/L’Immédiat. She is co-director of She Goat, and performs in gothic gig theatre DoppelDänger.
Recently Shamira has performed in Human Jam at Camden People's Theatre, Orpheus at Battersea Arts Centre, An Execution by Gemma Brockis/Shunt at CPT, and Brighton Rock by Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal.
Shamira is currently performing in The Future by Little Bulb at Battersea Arts Centre.
Shamira is passionate about gender-fluidity in performance, cross-gender casting, representations of women onstage, and the integration of live music in theatre and screen work.
“the sheer versatility of Shamira Turner
(both in performance and vocally) made her the ideal masculine presence in the show”
★★★★★ Theatre Bubble on Bucket List
Credits include: the Young Vic, Soho Theatre, Trafalgar Studios, HOME in Manchester, Lincoln Centre Festival in New York, Sydney Theatre Company, and the BBC’s CBeebies.