Mountview Alumni News June 2022

At The Other Palace, Joe Boyle and Jacob Young joined the cast of fan-favourite show Heathers The Musical. 

Witches of Eastwick – photo by Danny Kaan

Isabel Canning also made a West End debut in June, joining fellow grad Laura Pitt-Pulford in The Witches of Eastwick at Sondheim Theatre.

Alum and Deputy Chair Giles Terera took to the stage as part of the Hamilton cast during the Platinum Party at the Palace.

Also on our televisions this month, Don Gilet appeared in the BBC hit series Sherwood. 

Hamilton at Platinum Party at the Palace

Lordin opened the main stage at Brockwell Park’s Mighty Hoopla festival.

Meanwhile, Sarah Morgan Spencer spent the month at Kilworth House Theatre as Deputy Stage Manager first on Carousel and now Half a Sixpence.

Made up of Mountview alumni, Catapult Theatre opened All Girl Band at Phoenix Art Club.

Jade Kennedy currently stars as Sacagawea, Frida Kahlo and Marie Curie in Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World – photo by Pamela Raith

Alongside Production Coordinator Sarah Jordan Verghese, Joy Tan opened in A-Typical Rainbow at Turbine Theatre.

Later in the month, Joy was also announced in the cast of improvised musical The Showstoppers.

Ellie Jane Grant, Charlotte Scott and Nikhil Singh Rai were announced in the cast of South Pacific at Sadlers Wells, with fellow grad and Stage Manager Anna Jenkins.

In further casting news, Sarita Gabony was announced to play Margaret in James IV: Queen of the Fight with National Theatre of Scotland, which will head out on tour after its run at Edinburgh Festival Theatre this Autumn.

Coming up in July

Opening next month at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe is directed by Mountview grad Michael Fentiman.

Featuring alumni Elina Saleh, Keturah Autumn, Jessica Bedrossian and Michaela Carberry, Grace opens at Jackson’s Lane on 13 July. 

Catapult are back this month with their cabaret performance, Proud 2 Be Here. Featuring Katy Reynard, Hannah Cound, Jack Breeze, Marnie Yule, Hannah Therese Linge Engen, Charlie Bence, Dan Breakwell, George Lennan and Jan Gunnar Garlid.

Playing at Theatre 503 from 4 – 7 July, I Can’t Hear You is a queer, female led two hander written by Natasha Brotherdale Smith and produced by fellow grad Amy Mann.

Aimee McGoldrick stars in No Tits and Plenty of Troubles at the Golden Goose Theatre from 13 – 16 July.