RICARDO AFONSO reprised his role as Judas in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR over the summer at Regents Park, a role he'd previously played at The Barbican! He played the title role in the concert version of ZORRO! at Cadogan Hall and recently appeared as a lead vocalist in THE GREATEST SHOWTUNES for Raymond Gubbay. Other credits include: Taxi Driver in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, lead vocalist in THRILLER LIVE and Alberto Beddini, in TOP HAT. He played the leading role of 'Galileo' in WE WILL ROCK YOU at The Dominion Theatre in the West End for three years.
KARL JAMES-WILSON recently filmed an anti-gambling campaign and wrapped on a Bollywood Movie just before lockdown! He also appeared in Hollyoaks playing the role of Wardy. Theatre credits include the UK Tour of JERSEY BOYS covering Norm and Nick Massi and DIRTY DANCING covering Johnny Castle!
HOLLY MAGUIRE is currently filming Eastenders and earlier this year shot a commercial in Lisbon for OTTO, which was her first professional job since graduating from Mountview!
KEVIN YATES appeared as the fabulous Miss Understanding in the UK tour of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT which was cut short due to Covid! He also recently covered the leading role of Donkey on two tours of SHREK and understudied the roles of Benny and Collins in the recent production of RENT, to mark it's 21st year.
HOLLY RICHARD SMITH appeared in SQUAD GOALS and had been due to perform at The Hope Mill Theatre in CINDERELLA before lockdown changed things!!
WENDY LEE PURDY appeared in series 4 of THE CROWN. This year Wendy will appear in the new film EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE. She recently appeared in THE SOUND OF MUSIC on the UK Tour, ASPECTS OF LOVE in Sydney at the Hayes Theatre and covered Madame Morrible on the International Tour of WICKED having previously toured the UK with the same show. Other credits include Mama Morton in CHICAGO, Yente in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and MAMMA MIA! where she covered all three leading ladies, Donna, Tanya and Rosie!
DANIEL KNIGHT has recently filmed CALL THE MIDWIFE for BBC and THE NEVERS for HBO. Previous credits include: EMMERDALE for ITV, BAFTA winning short film HOME and commercials for HSBC and SKY.
KAMIRA SAMUEL filmed a commercial for HELLO FRESH this year, her first job upon graduation and during the summer of 2020 appeared in a brand new production LOCKDOWN TOWN, about, well you guessed it!
GEOFFREY TOWERS was about to appear in JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN at The National when lockdown hit, he had previously worked there in HANSARD and also in OSLO which opened at The National before transferring to the Harold Pinter Theatre. Other credits include: AN INSPECTOR CALLS at The Playhouse Theatre, STALKING THE BOGEYMAN at Southwark Playhouse, THE HOMECOMING at Trafalgar Studios, THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar Studios, THE WEIR at The Wyndhams, PASSION PLAY at Duke of York's, TRAVELLING LIGHT and THE VEIL at The National Theatre and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Haymarket Theatre.
SALLY CHENG just appeared in THE LAST OF THE PELICAN DAUGHTERS which opened at The Royal & Derogate before embarking on a UK Tour. Previous credits include: TWELFTH NIGHT and A CHRISTMAS CAROL for the Royal Shakespeare Company, SHADOWLANDS at Chichester, MACBETH at The Watermill Theatre, THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at both Salisbury Playhouse and the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.
PETER NASH will appear in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Sadlers Wells (hopefully) in the summer of '21! He recently played Marcel in THE BOY FRIEND at The Menier Chocolate Factory, where he is was also Dance Captain. He appeared in EVITA at Regents Park Open Air Theatre, the UK Tour of JERSEY BOYS, covering Tommy, Hank, Nick, Norm and Gyp and the UK Tour of FUNNY GIRL where he covered Eddie and Nick. Other credits include, UK Tour of CHICAGO! and The Nutcracker Prince in NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL! at the Pleasance Theatre. In the summer of 2015, Peter appeared in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Regents Park Open Air Theatre which was his professional debut upon graduating this year from Arts Ed.
AMANDA COUTTS was playing Scaramouche in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board Royal Caribbean at the beginning of 2020. It's a role Amanda knows well after playing the role on the UK Tour and in the West End, having also played the role of Meat. She appeared in Panto in Stoke this Christmas as Scheherazade in ALADDIN and recently appeared UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE in 9 to 5, playing the role of Judy. Other credits include Pearl in STARLIGHT EXPRESS both UK Tour and Germany & Rusty in FOOTLOOSE on tour in the UK.
RACHEL SPURRELL was appearing in the brand new production of MARY POPPINS in the West End. lets hope it's back soon! Rachel had just appeared in the West End production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA where she covered Madame Giry. She has also toured the UK with BILLY ELLIOT where she will understudied Mrs Wilkinson and Dead Mam. Other credits include TITANIC at The Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto in TITANIC, MADE IN DAGENHAM at The Adelphi Theatre, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY & CANDIDE at The Menier Chocolate Factory, THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and HIGH SOCIETY.
GEORGINA PARKINSON has a lovely job coming up next summer, more soon! She was in Cyprus in December to play Jemima in CATS! and made her West End debut in JOSEPH AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT at The London Palladium! Other credits include: BILLY ELLIOT UK Tour, SHREK UK Tour and SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS UK Tour.
SAORI ODA had just begun playing Carlotta in the UK Tour of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in March 2020! She recently toured the UK as Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q. Previous credits include ALADDIN at The Hackney Empire, THE KING AND I at The London Palladium, MISS SAIGON UK Tour, CAROUSEL & MADAME BUTTERFLY at the ENO, MISS SAIGON West End, THE LION KING West End, WICKED West End and THE WIZARD OF OZ.
DAN O'BRIEN was appearing in the West End production of MAMMA MIA, which hopefully will return in 2021! He is in the ensemble and covers Sam, Bill and Harry! He recently toured the UK with JERSEY BOYS having performed in the West End with the show. Previous credits include: DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS, UK Tour, ON A CLEAR DAY & THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at The Union Theatre.
GABRIELLA STYLIANOU recently appeared in SIX playing Jane Seymour, on board Norwegian Cruises. She has also appeared in CATS, on board Royal Caribbean, playing the role of Jennyanydots.
ELLIOT MACKENZIE appeared in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, covering Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins which toured the UK, but opened in India! He recently toured the UK with Zog Live! Elliot is a multi-instrumentalist and this is his first professional job after graduating from Rose Bruford in 2018!
REBECCA D'LACEY recently toured with two productions, DEAR ZOO and DEAR SANTA. Her first job upon graduation for a commercial for THE GREAT BRITISH BAKEOFF!
MICHAEL WADE PETERS just finished the UK Tour of THE BODYGUARD, a show he previously appeared in the West End. He also appeared in the UK Tour of FLASHDANCE and WILL ROCK YOU on board the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas.
ETHAN BRADSHAW played the role of Felix in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and recently appeared in the UK tour of SHREK. Other credits include the UK Tour of GHOST where he covered the leading role of Carl, WAR OF THE WORLDS at The Dominion Theatre and the West End production of LES MISERABLES, a role he secured upon graduation from Arts Ed in 2013.
BRANDI HIMMELREICH is currently appearing as Flo in the Royal Caribbean's production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER!
LOIS GLENISTER's first job after graduating from Mountview in 2019, was a commercial for HSBC! She then went on to appear in the family show ZOG!
JOSEPHINE PARTRIDGE just filmed her first commercial of 2020 for Co-op, in Switzerland! She played Jo in HORMONAL HOUSEWIVES which toured the UK and was produced by Red Productions.
SAMMY GRAHAM played Lucy in THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT at The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. She recently appeared in a workshop presentation of THE HAPPY PRINCE at The Place Theatre. Previous credits include STRIKE UP THE BAND at Upstairs At The Gatehouse, ON THE TOWN at The Royal Albert Hall and IT'S ONLY LIFE at The Union Theatre.
TORI HARGREAVES appeared in a short tour of THE GIN CHRONICLES as Dolly Leamington and played Marilyn Platt in SOHO CINDERS at Charing Cross Theatre over Christmas. Other credits include, Wendy in BOOM-BANG-A-BANG at Above The Stag Theatre and a workshop for an exciting new musical SHE LOVES YOU, music by Lennon/McCartney.
ALEXANDER BARRIA appeared in EVITA at Regents Park Open Air Theatre. Other credits include: THURSFORD, IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST at Charing Cross Theatre, CARMEN 1808 at The Union Theatre.
DARRYL PAUL played Brit in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board The Anthem of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Previous credits include TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT where he covered the leading role of Stoner on the UK Tour, STARLIGHT EXPRESS UK Tour as Swing and The Commitments at The Palace Theatre.
JOSHUA CROSSLEY has just returned from Europe where he was touring with Erasmus in THE BEATLES: YELLOW SUBMARINE TOUR. This was Joshua's first credit since graduation from LSMT last year.
MICHAEL STORRS recently appeared in the THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR. Previous credits include the UK Tour of 39 Steps, LES MISERABLES, THE 12 TENORS and BUGLE BOY. Michael also appeared in the BBC in PITCH BATTLE with his group VOX-X Over.
DANIEL HARNETT recently appeared in CHOIR OF MAN performing at The Sydney Opera house before embarking on a US Tour.
ZOE GEORGE appeared as SNOW WHITE at The Opera House in Manchester. Zoe most recently filmed episodes of POBOL Y CWM for S4C. She appeared in TIGER BAY at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff and covered the roles of Elphaba and Nessarose in the International & UK Tours of WICKED. Zoe has played Maid Marion in ROBIN HOOD opposite Shane Ritchie at Milton Keynes, Princess in ALADDIN in Northampton and Princess Apricot in Jack and the Beanstalk at The Swansea Grand, all for Qdos.
JACQUELINE TATE recently appeared in ALADDIN at South Hill Park. Other credits include a workshop production of a new musical ZOMBIES!, LES MISERABLES where she played Madame Thenardier, ALLEGRO at Southwark Playhouse, Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q, Head Nurse in SOUTH PACIFIC and Princess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Jacqui also regularly appears in her own cabarets, most recently at Crazy Coqs.
STEPHANIE WEBBER recently appeared in a production of STEPPING OUT as Sylvia. Other credits include TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL at the Wales Millennium Centre, LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE, UK Tour and the BBC's THE VOICE where she was a contestant with team Tom Jones! Stephanie has appeared in Panto with Qdos over the last couple of years as SNOW WHITE and Mimi the Mermaid in PETER PAN.
MARK HOUSTON has just finished a contract with Viking, where he sang his way around half the world! He recently appeared in PAW PATROL, which toured the UK and Singapore! Mark also toured with Polka Theatre in CHOCOLATE CAKE and last Christmas appeared in SLEEPING BEAUTY. Previous credits include 9 TO 5 at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, MUSICAL OF THE YEAR at The Lost Theatre and JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Hall for Cornwall.
CALLUM MARSHALL appeared in CHOIR OF MAN aboard NCL, his first job upon graduating from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
ABBIE CHAMBERS Credits include Sandy in Grease on Royal Caribbean Cruises and Elle in LEGALLY BLONDE Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
MARK TOWNSEND is sailing around the world, as a dancer on board Carnival Cruises! Previous credits include Cinderella in Eastbourne, SIX FIVE ROCK AND ROLL EXPRESS and GATSBY at The Union Theatre and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET in Dubai.
NADIA EIDE recently played the role of Mabel in PIRATES OF PENZANCE for the National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. Previous credits include, Yum Yum in THE MIKADO, Lady Psyche in PRINCESS IDA and she was recently a contestant in the BBC's PITCH BATTLE.
PHOEBE MAY NEWMAN recently appeared on the UK Tour of Jersey Boys playing the role of Francine. Previous credits include WONDERLAND and SPAMALOT.
FRANCESCA WILLIAMS recently appeared in the UK Tour of SHREK. She previously appeared as Queen Rat in Dick Whittington and also performed in a workshop, STEPPING OUT, directed by Maria Friedman.