Michael Anthony Ricketts

Michael Anthony Ricketts

About Me:
I was born in London to Jamaican immigrants, growing up in a loving household with one brother. Our vibrant life centered around a deep love for music and a strong religious background. While academically talented, my passion for the arts led me to become proficient in playing the piano and guitar, with a focus on entertaining.

Professional Experience:

Founded and successfully operated an interior and exterior decorating company while actively participating in the arts.
Extensive experience in performing arts, including acting in numerous musicals such as Gilbert and Sullivan, Sweet Charity, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and The Full Monty. Held leading roles in various community shows, reviews, and cabaret performances.
Successfully auditioned and performed in The Full Monty, subsequently invited to perform with different theater companies.
Managed stage and sound direction for an international art festival in Sussex, demonstrating exceptional organizational skills and calm effectiveness in high-pressure environments.

Advocacy and Public Relations:

Active campaigner for human rights, social betterment programs, and religious tolerance.
Over 30 years of experience in public relations, including appearances on radio and television, presenting on various topics related to social betterment.

Business Consulting:

Proven track record in business consulting, identifying operational issues and providing effective solutions.
In-depth understanding of teamwork dynamics, contributing to the development of products to be proud of.
Wellness Industry Experience:

Served as a practice manager for 20 years in the wellness industry, fostering one-on-one relationships with clients.
Key Strengths:

Exceptional public speaker with a natural affinity for connecting with diverse audiences.
Positive, practical, and humor-driven approach to challenges, enhancing team morale and productivity.
Skilled entertainer, capable of creating a positive impact through dynamic performances.
With a wealth of experience in various fields, coupled with a dynamic and engaging presence, I am poised to make a significant contribution to any endeavor I undertake.

Interested In:
– Modelling for brands
– Clothing
– Campaigns
– Walk-on parts
– Small speaking parts
– Extra work for film and TV
– Willingness to travel
– Preference for London-based work but open to other locations