Image: London Contemporary Dance School


The Penguin and I

Alumni round up – July 2018

National Centre for Circus Arts graduates perform this month at Festival OFF d’Avignon: Nikki and JD present Knot and Luke Hallgarten features in NoFit State’s Lexicon, both 6 – 29 July.

Graduate company Living Room Circus present a four weekend run of The Penguin and I in a working dairy farm in Forest Row, East Sussex, until 7 July.

Postcards Festival at Jacksons Lane features NCCA graduates Vendetta Vain and Sadiq Sadiq curating Our House on 21 July. Vendetta Vain presents Naked Truth on 22 – 23 July, and Tom Gaskin presents Filibuster on 26 July.

Alice Allart and Lynn Scott (NCCA) feature in Mimbre’s The Exploded Circus, coming to The Ffwrnes, Llanelli on 27 – 28 July.

Joel Pradas (NSCD) features in Motionhouse’s BLOCK, touring this month to Imagine Watford, Hayes Middlesex, Mouth of the Tyne Festival, Milton Keynes International Festival and festivals in Germany and Austria.

Scottish Dance Theatre present Velvet Petal at Latitude Festival from 13 – 15 July. The company features dancers Alison Jacques, Harry Clark, Luigi Nardone (Rambert), Jessie Roberts-Smith (LCDS) and James Southward (NSCD).

Cian Hughes (Central School of Ballet) is performing as Pouncival in Cats the Musical.

Max Maslen (Central School of Ballet) performs with Birmingham Royal Ballet in La Fille Ma Gardee, from 4 July to 10 November.

Adrian Scarborough (BOVTS) and Indira Varma (RADA) feature in Exit The King at the National Theatre from 17 July.

Katherine Parkinson (LAMDA) features in Home, I’m Darling at the National Theatre from 24 July.

Katherine Kingsley (BOVTS) stars in new musical Dusty, premiering at Theatre Royal Bath on 23 June.

Mark Rylance (RADA) plays Iago in Othello at The Globe, 20 July – 13 October. The cast also features Ira Mandela Siobhan (NSCD), Aaron Pierre (LAMDA), and Badria Timimi (BOVTS).

Helena Lymbery (LAMDA) and Abraham Popoola (RADA) feature in Pity at the Royal Court, 12 July – 11 August.

Ian Bonar (BOVTS) features in Jellyfish at the Bush Theatre, 27 June – 21 July.

Georgia Frost (BOVTS) features in A Monster Calls at the Old Vic, 7 July – 25 August.


[Image: The Penguin and I, Living Room Circus]