The Oxford School of Drama

Audition Panel - Paloma Oakenfold

Paloma Oakenfold

Paloma originally trained as an actor at Guildhall, then trained in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck.
She’s the Artistic Director of BareFace, a theatre company of neuro-diverse and disabled artists devoted to making funny, anarchic, autobiographical work- their shows have been performed across the UK including Soho Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, and Underbelly Edinburgh.
She often works as an Associate at Access All Areas, an award-winning performance company of learning-disabled artists and autistic artists, credits include the UK tour of Jitney directed by Tinuke Craig, and the European tour of Faith, Hope, and Charity directed by Alexander Zeldin.
Acting credits include; Chewing Gum (E4), The Borgias (ShowTime), and being a UK member of the award winning comedy- cabaret group Fringe Wives Club.
As an Acting teacher, she has worked at Arts Ed, Guildhall, and was Associate Dean of ALRA.