Just popped into the early band rehearsals for next month’s musical Merrily We Roll Along. Sounding rather swingtastic and marvellous.
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Posted in Acting, Musical Theatre, Student Success, tagged Aled Pugh, aneurin barnard, Dafydd Llyr Thomas, Danielle Branch, Hunky Dory, Kimberly Nixon, Tom Cullen, Weekend on October 25, 2011| Leave a Comment »
RWCMD graduates and students are making waves at the London Film Festival this week.
Tonight is the premiere of Hunky Dory – the musical comedy set in 1970s Swansea and featuring Minnie Driver alongside Acting graduates Aneurin Barnard, Kimberley Nixon, Danielle Branch and Aled Pugh, as well as current student Dafydd Llyr Thomas. We look forward to seeing them all spruced up in the pics from the red carpet.
Tom’s also up for Best Newcomer at the festival awards tomorrow night. We’ll keep you posted.
Posted in Acting, Musical Theatre, Opera and Vocal Studies, tagged AJ Callahan, Christian Jon Billet, Howard Ellis, Katy Treharne, Phantom of the Opera, Siani Owen, Tabitha Webb on October 6, 2011| Leave a Comment »
We were cosied up in the Vue cinema on Saturday night for the live screening of Phantom of the Opera from the Royal Albert Hall. And while we were munching our popcorn and trying not to sing along to All I Ask of You, we spotted a fair few RWCMD graduates on the big screen.
We spied not one, not, two, not even three, but six of our former students in the cast: Christian Jon Billet, Siani Owen, Katy Treharne, Tabitha Webb, Howard Ellis and AJ Callahan.
And with our first cohort of MA Musical Theatre students about to perform their London showcase in front of a theatre full of agents and casting directors, we should be spotting plenty more graduates in the West End over the next year. Watch this space!
Last year, Aneurin Barnard scopped the award for his debut in Spring Awakening. Now Vocal Studies graduate David Thaxton’s up for the same category for his peformance as Giorgio in Sondheim’s Passion.
We’ll be keeping everything crossed for the awards ceremony on 13 March.