About Nova Artists

Nova Artists is an actor’s agency based in Northern Ireland. At Nova we believe in finding unique and original talent for all areas of the creative industry and endeavour to provide our clients with unparalleled support in their quest to work in Ireland and the UKs burgeoning performance sector.


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Nova Artists is run by Colin Ash and Michael Poole who have over 20 years of combined experience in the industry spanning film, television and theatre. Colin is a graduate of The Guildford School of Acting and has been working as a film and television actor in Northern Ireland for the past 10 years. Michael studied Drama in Cardiff graduating in 2008 and since then has worked predominantly in theatre and as a director. Together they set up Nova Artists with the aim of promoting the wealth of acting talent produced in Northern Ireland.