Ella Glendining

My name is Ella Glendining and I’m an actor filmmaker and writer. I have been performing in some form for most of my life, having been part of youth theatre as a child, studied Drama at A Level, and been a cast member at inclusive physical theatre company Total Ensemble from 2012 – 2016. I also auditioned and was selected for BBC Class Act in 2017, a training programme for disabled actors. A recent graduate of Norwich University of the Arts where I studied Film and Moving Image Production, I have acted in my own short films, including ‘Like Sunday’, a film I wrote and directed for Channel Four’s Random Acts. I was born with a rare condition meaning I have no hip joints and short femurs. I use a wheelchair most of the time, though I can walk short distances. I am particularly interested in challenging society’s perception of disability in my work.

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My Secret Crowd Funder

I am super proud to announce that I have been awarded a grant from Arts Council England for the development of my one woman show 'The Secret'. The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester is...

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Acting for TV Showcase & Awards

It's been a really fantastic Autumn term at Meladrama. The focus has been solely on acting for TV. It's one of my favourite terms at Meladrama as I LOVE TV drama and film. I have...

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