London Contemporary Dance School

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Antonia Thomas in Lovesick

Alumni round-up – January 2018

Alumni on stage

The Place presents Resolution 2018, the annual dance festival for emerging artists, from 12 January – 23 February. This month’s programme features new work from dance school graduates:

  • Barnaby Booth (NSCD) presents Loyal Prophets to an Indifferent God on 13 January 2016.
  • Rikkai Scott (LCDS) and BDblaq Dance present SENSE on 16 January.
  • Yanaëlle Thiran (LCDS) presents Swapping Shadows on 23 January.
  • Malcolm Sutherland (Central School of Ballet) presents Lost for Words on 26 January, featuring Jade Brider (LCDS).
  • Elisabeth Schilling (LCDS) presents SIXFOLD on 26 January.
  • Local Tourists presents Fragmenty on 30 January, featuring Aine Reynolds (LCDS).


[Image: Resolution 2018 at The Place]


National Centre for Circus Arts graduate LJ Marles features in La Soiree, playing at the Aldwych Theatre until 3 February.

David Calder (BOVTS), David Morrissey and Ben Whishaw (RADA) star in Julius Caesar at the new Bridge Theatre from 20 January. The cast also features Fred Fergus (LAMDA), Leaphia Darko, Abraham Popoola, and Wendy Kweh (RADA).

Stephen Mangan (RADA) and Pearl Mackie (BOVTS) star in The Birthday Party at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 9 January – 14 April.

Imogen Doel (LAMDA) and Ellora Torchia (RADA) feature in All’s Well That Ends Well at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre from 11 January – 3 March.

Patsy Ferran (RADA) features in My Mum’s A Twat at the Royal Court from 8 – 20 January.

Leah Harvey (LAMDA) features in Yous Two at Hampstead Theatre from 18 January – 24 February.

LAMDA graduate company Mischief Theatre are touring The Play That Goes Wrong from 4 January with Catherine Dryden (RADA) and Stephen Rostance (BOVTS) joining the cast.

Adam Gillen (RADA) reprises his role in Amadeus at the National Theatre from 11 January.

Tala Gouveia (BOVTS) and Mark Quartley (RADA) feature in Strange Tales from the West Country at the Southwark Playhouse from 10 January – 10 February.

Alumni on screen

James Norton (RADA) stars in new BBC drama McMafia. The first two episodes are now available on iPlayer and the series continues Sundays at 9pm. Juliet Rylance (RADA) and Faye Marsay (BOVTS) also feature in the cast.

Series 3 of British sitcom Lovesick is now available on Netflix, starring Antonia Thomas (BOVTS) and Joshua McGuire (RADA).

David Morrissey (RADA) and Stanley Weber (LAMDA) feature in new Sky Atlantic period drama Britannia, starting on 18 January.


[Image top: Antonia Thomas in Netflix sitcom Lovesick]