Mountview LIVE - Giles Terera meets...

11 May - 1 Jun

Mountview LIVE - Giles Terera meets...

11 May - 1 Jun

Mountview are thrilled to announce that ‘Mountview LIVE – Giles Terera meets…’ launches on Monday 11 May. In this brand new free online feature, Mountview alumnus Giles Terera will host live-streamed conversations with leading figures from theatre and entertainment worlds. The conversations will include each guest discussing their career as well as taking questions from Mountview students. Each conversation will be hosted on Mountview’s YouTube channel.

Mountview Honorary Doctorate Noma Dumezweni (Olivier Award winner for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) will join Giles on 18 May, followed by Mountview alumna and Honorary Doctorate actor/TV personality Amanda Holden on 25 May.

Mountview President Dame Judi Dench will be interviewed on 1 June, with the date of Mountview LIVE featuring Hamilton composer Lin-Manuel Miranda to be announced

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Booking Info

Dates

Mon 18 May 2020, 6pm - Noma Dumezweni
Mon 25 May 2020, 6pm - Amanda Holden
Mon 1 Jun 2020, 6pm - Dame Judi Dench
Date TBC - Lin-Manuel Miranda
And then available to watch at any time.

Other guests to be announced in due course.

Venue

Mountview YouTube

To Book

No booking required, just head to Mountview's YouTube channel at the time of the event.

Giles Terera

Host

Giles Terera trained at Mountview. His career has included Candide, Hamlet and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre). He was in the original casts of Avenue Q and Book of Mormon.

Most recently he originated the role of Aaron Burr in the London production of Hamilton, for which he won the 2018 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical and appeared in Rosmersholm at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

In his 2013 documentary Muse of Fire Giles interviewed many of the world’s leading actors about acting Shakespeare.

Dame Judi Dench

1 June, 6pm

Dame Judi made her stage debut in 1957 and has since become a seven-time Academy Award nominee, winning Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love.

Other awards and honours include six British Academy Film Awards, four BAFTA TV Awards, seven Oliviers, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globes and a Tony.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Date TBC

Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award-winning composer, lyricist and actor. He is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Tony-winning Hamilton and In the Heights.

His additional Broadway credits include Bring It On: The Musical (co-composer/co-lyricist, Tony nomination for Best Musical), and West Side Story (2009 revival, Spanish translations).

Miranda is the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award and the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. He received an Emmy Award with Tom Kitt for their song, “Bigger” from the 67th Annual Tony Awards.

Miranda has actively supported the relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in September 2017, creating the benefit single, “Almost Like Praying” in support of the Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief and Recovery Program.

In honor of the historic 2019 run of Hamilton in Puerto Rico, the Miranda family, the producers of Hamilton, and the Flamboyan Foundation partnered to create the Flamboyan Arts Fund, raising $15 million for arts and culture on the island.

TV/Film credits include His Dark Materials, Fosse/Verdon, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Curb Your Enthusiasm (2018 Emmy Nomination, Guest Actor), Saturday Night Live (2017 Emmy Nomination, Guest Actor), Sesame Street, The Electric Company, House, DuckTales, 200 Cartas, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Moana (2017 Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, Grammy Award for Best Original Song) and Mary Poppins Returns (2019 Golden Globe Nomination, Best Actor).

Miranda received his B.A. from Wesleyan University in 2002. He lives with his family in NYC.