Mountview LIVE

A series of exclusive online conversations with high-profile members of the creative industries, including Dame Judi Dench, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Olivia Colman, Paapa Essiedu, Craig Revel-Horwood, Glenda Jackson, Amanda Holden and Kwame Kwei-Armah. In these fascinating and educational sessions, guests discuss their careers and experiences, give expert advice and take questions from Mountview students.

All four series of Mountview LIVE interviews are available to watch for free on Mountview’s YouTube channel.

 

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Guests

Giles Terera MBE

Host, Season 1

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.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Tue 30 Jun

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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.