Abigail Hopkins has worked in the acting business in various capacities as an actress, director and acting coach for over twenty years.
Her Films and TV appearances include, A Few Selected Exits (BBC Wales), Shadowlands, Elizabeth (docudrama for United Productions/HTV), Remains of The Day, BBC 999 reconstructions, and the lead in Lost Opportunity, a short film for BBC Bristol’s Film Club, and numerous theatre performances including Macbeth and Much Ado About Nothing. Recent film and TV work includes Fly A Kite for Oliver Game Films, Unchained for Lumino Films, A Million Words for Pantelis Films, Bloody Tales of Europe for National Geographic, Homo Geminus, a Polish psychological thriller for Art Spaces and Still The Most Shocking Second A Day for Save The Children’s fundraising campaign for Syrian child refugees.
She trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York and London, the Stella Adler Academy in Los Angeles and the Actors Centre, London. She was awarded an Upper Second Class BA Honours degree in Theatre Studies through Manchester University/Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.
Abigail has taught acting and directed projects at many drama colleges and stage schools in London, New York and Los Angeles. Directing credits include Tennessee Williams’ Talk To Me Like The Rain, Frederico Garcia Lorca’s A Shoemaker’s Wonderful Wife and Blood Wedding, and Edward Bond’s Saved, The Woman and The Worlds. Recently she has led acting workshops in Warsaw and Poznan in Poland.
Abigail is also a singer-songwriter and divides her time between New York and London. She has released three albums and an EP. She has toured in America as a singer-songwriter, and has played her songs, on numerous BBC radio stations. Recently she performed as a singer-songwriter at Poland’s MALTA Festival.
Abigail is holding acting workshops in London, Europe and the USA – for further information on Acting Workshops please visit www.creativeactingworkshops.com