Jake Harders

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Jake Harders
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Born Heswall, Merseyside, England, UK[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Jake Harders is an English actor.


Jake Harders has worked in film, TV, radio and theatre. He trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London and he also taught there.[2] His agent is Waring and McKenna.

He has worked in the UK in the West End, the Chichester Festival and Shakespeare's Globe, in the USA, Iceland, Europe and Russia with Cheek by Jowl, in Australia with Headlong, and in Poland with Song of the Goat Theatre.[3]

He received a Commendation at the UK Ian Charleson Awards 2004 for his performance in Candida,[4] and was nominated for the international Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative Award 2008 after working with Cheek by Jowl.

He has frequently acknowledged[5][6][7][8] that his main influence is the work of Polish theatre researcher Jerzy Grotowski. He studied with actors from Grotowski's Teatr Laboratorium, from the companies of Peter Brook, Complicite, Gardzienice, The Workcentre of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards, Odin Teatret, Teatr Pieśń Kozła, and at the Grotowski Institute. He participated in work exchanges with al-Khayal al-Shaabi, Egypt and the Aboriginal Theatre Course at WAAPA, Australia.[9]

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