Alumni News June 2021

From Gibraltar to Covent Garden, here’s the latest update from our alumni around the globe…

Our grad Maisey Bawden has launched, alongside Gabrielle Brooks, Danielle Kassaraté and Jade Samuels, Mawa Theatre Company – the UK’s first all-black, all-female Shakespearean theatre company which will reexamine the Bard’s most famous work from a black female perspective. Read about it in The Guardian here.

Listen to the latest release from vocal ensemble MVox Music, arranged by our grad Richard Aaron and featuring fellow alumni Zack Guest, Cassie Mcluskey, Jennifer Peters, Karen Wilkinson, Alex Powell and our current student Ben Joyce.

Zack Guest will also appear in South Pacific at Chichester Festivals Theatre, opening next month.

Catch Elle Van Lil in an episode for the new ITV/Britbox series Professor T out now on BritBox and airing on ITV later this summer.

Jordan Luke Gage will play dark and moody Jason Dean and Madison Swan will play Martha in Heathers, opening at Theatre Royal Haymarket later this month.

Jordan Crouch has just been announced in the cast for Anything Goes at the Barbican, opening next month.

Earlier this month our graduate Christian Santos, Principal of Gibraltar Academy, became Mayor of Gibraltor!

Tom Ryalls has written Can You See Into A Black Hole? which opens as part of the Iris Summer Festival at Irish Theatre later this month, with sound and music composed by fellow grad Christian Czornyj.

Andrew Ewart has been cast in the leading role in The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi opening this September at Kenneth More Theatre.

Noah Thomas recently spoke with Stage Door about his experience landing the leading role in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie while still in his final year of training at Mountview.

Annabelle Brown will play Miss Havisham in Estella, a new adaptation of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

Vinnie Monachello, Nathanial Morrison and Conor O’Hara have all been cast in the forthcoming tour of Bedknobs and Broomsticks!

Georgia Louise will be playing Sandy in Grease alongside soon-to-be-graduating Haroun Al Jeddal and Jacob Young.

Charlie Heptinstall opens his one-man show head/lining as part of Fringe Futures Festival at Pleasance Theatre this month.

Plenty of our grads have been involved in Rewrites at The Lowry earlier this week. Including Drew Dillion, Tania Azevedo, Caroline Kay, Ayesha Quigley, Julie Atherton and Jon Carlton!

Bronté Barbé is performing in Ride, a musical workshop production, for one night only at Garrick Theatre later this month.

Laura Pitt-Pulford  will appear in Piaf opening at Nottingham Playhouse next month.

While we would love to mention every single alum’s latest work, the news doesn’t always reach us. If you are a Mountview graduate remember to let us know what you’re up to by emailing or tweeting @mountviewldn.