Josefin Backman Juliff
British / Swedish Child Actress
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Josefine has been in different drama groups since the age of 4 and just after she turned 5, she stood on the main stage in her hometown and loved it. She felt at home and knew that she wanted to do it over and over again.
When a drama school that also does Film & Television opened where she lives in UK, she joined them as she had always loved being in front of the camera and it was a perfect match. She has learned the teamwork behind making a film and all the hard work that it involves and that is now her passion, to be in front of the camera and make the team proud.
She also love dancing and singing and started early with ballet and tap but she does not do it anymore. At age 6 she started competing in Scottish Highland dance and which she still does. When she was 8 years old, she was invited to the Queens 90th Birthday Celebration at the British Embassy in Stockholm as a solo dancer for the grand finale with 2000 guests attending.
She loves learning new things so now she is exploring British sign language and boxing and taking singing lessons.
She looks forward to the future and what it will bring.
Introduction & reel
Introduction in Swedish
Introduction in English
Ht: 4´9 // Hair: blond // Eyes: hazel // AGE: 12
THEATRE & SHOWS
2019 “Trouble’s a Brewin” with PQA, Her Majesty’s theatre, London
2019 “The greatest show” by PQA, a special showcase at the International Youth Arts Festival, The Rose Kingston theatre, London
2018 The Panto “Alladin” at and with Headgate theatre, Colchester
2018 “Young voices” with G4 at Princess theatre, Clacton-on-Sea
2017 “Young voices” with G4 at Princess theatre, Clacton-on-Sea
2017 “Lazy Ace” with PQA, Shaftebury theatre, London
2016 Stand-in interviewee for the TV show Little Big Shots with Dawn French
2016 “Around the world in 80 days” Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich, Starz Performing Arts Academy
2016 Bobby Dazzlers, Amateur dance show, PQA, Her Majesty’s theatre, London
2016 “Starz of the stage” at Ipswich Regent theatre, Ipswich with Starz Performing Arts Academy
2016 The Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrating at the British Embassy, Stockholm,
2000 invited guest. Josefine was the grand finale, danced solo two Scottish Highland dances.
2012 Mercury theatre, Colchester, Show with Starz Performing Arts Academy
2019 Minecraft, USA Production Company Azynberg group, UK Production Company, GF Films and Media
2016 – Now Pauline Quirk Academy of performing arts
2016-2017 Mercury Youth Theatre
2018 – Now Mercury Youth Theatre
Starz Academy of performing art 2011-2016
Jesters Youth theatre, Colchester 2016-2017
Languages: Bilingual, English & Swedish
Scottish Highland Dance since 2012, competing since 2014
AWARD & COMPETITION
Online competitions 2020:
All in Online Festival:
1st place dramatic monologue
1st place humerus verse
2nd place historic speech
1st place in age +12
I have been in different drama groups since the age of 4 and just after I turned 5, I stood on the main stage in my hometown and loved it. I felt at home and knew that I wanted to do it over and over again.
My mother is Swedish and my father is British so I’m bilingual and speak both Swedish and English. I live in the UK at the moment but travel to Sweden when I can, to visit family
– Josefine Backman Juliff