MA CREATIVE PRODUCING 2017

PENNY BABAKHANI

Penny is an Iranian-German producer with an interest in theatre and film. She recently graduated with a BA (Hons) in English Literature from Durham University, where she completed her dissertation on the depiction of history and politics in contemporary British theatre. Previous producing credits include Our Country’s Good, Cabaret and Spring Awakening (Assembly Rooms Theatre, Durham); Anything Goes (Gala Theatre, Durham); and Swing By Around 8 (★★★★★ – Broadway Baby) and Small Hours (★★★★ – A Younger Theatre) at the Edinburgh Fringe.

 

DANIEL COOPER

Daniel is a professional producer looking to develop musicals as well as new writing, particularly comedy or translations of contemporary European plays. As well as speaking fluent Spanish, Daniel holds a BA in French, German and Italian from the University of London and has 6 years’ experience working in secondary school management.

 

COURTENAY JOHNSON

Before joining Mountview, Courtenay graduated from Royal Holloway with a BA (Hons) in Drama and Theatre Studies. She played an active part in theatre on campus, producing/directing student shows and acting as Treasurer of the department’s drama society. In addition, she worked as General Manager at the Finborough Theatre and assisted the Producer at the Northampton Royal & Derngate on a three month placement. Courtenay is currently developing shows at fringe-scale and developing work for non-theatre spaces across the UK.

 

PEEVARA KITCHUMNONGPAN

Peevara is a producer, director and actor from Thailand. He graduated with BA(Hons) in Acting from Birmingham School of Acting, Birmingham City University, UK. His previous theatre credits in Bangkok include Almost, Maine (BCT), Love Game the musical (Musical Musicals), Stick Figures (Thonglor Art Space), MOM The musical (Dreambox Theatre), Miss Saigon(Scenario), Jack and the Beanstalk and Fanfare to Murder (BCT), Stovepipe and Joseph K (Crescent Theatre, UK).

 

MATHILDE MOULIN

After classical training in dance and music, Mathilde studied Musical Theatre at the International Academy of Musical Theatre in Paris. She danced and sang for several groups and companies. Her other credits as a performer include plays and musicals in France and London, where she graduated from the Associated Studios 1-year Musical Theatre course. She co-created the West End Frenchies and produced many Musical events. She is now working towards a balanced performer-producer career.

 

JULIA MUCKO

Julia has studied BA (Hons) Theatre and Professional Practice at Coventry University. Upon graduation she assisted the producer of Imagineer Productions, delivering site-specific, outdoor work. In 2016, Julia worked as an Assistant Producer on Dreamless Sleep (★★★★★ – The Upcoming) and Othello & Twelfth Night with Arrows and Traps Theatre Company (★★★★★ – London Theatre 1). Julia is passionate about new writing, visual and physical theatre. She is also interested in theatre that is politically and socially engaging.

 

AGNIESZKA SOLSKA

Agnieszka is trained in multiple facets of theatre including technical, performance and producing. After graduating in Singapore in 2008 with the International Baccalaureate she moved to London, and whilst training as an actress made her switch to a more technical path. Since then she has graduated from a two-year stage management and technical theatre foundation degree, specialising in lighting. In the years since she has worked freelance as well as for a major West End theatre lighting company.

 

ELEANOR STONE

Eleanor is a Creative Producer with a background in producing fringe theatre and touring opera. She has also worked in creative and corporate events, design management and copywriting. She has also worked in street casting and as a casting assistant for UK Feature Films. Eleanor is passionate about devised and physical theatre, and is currently producing a Bristol-based historical one woman show as part of her Mountview training. Eleanor is focused on producing physical, devised and immersive theatre upon graduating from Mountview.