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Gracefool Collective

Alumni round-up September 2018

Find graduates of the Conservatoire Member schools on stage and behind the scenes this September:

Bob Crowley (BOVTS) is Designer for Allelujah! at the Bridge Theatre until 29 September. The cast features BOVTS graduate Sam Bond.

The Place presents Touch Wood 2018 on 4 – 6 September, featuring new work by Frauke Requardt (LCDS) and James Finnemore (NSCD).

Dorothea Myer-Bennett (BOVTS) features in Holy Sh!t at the Kiln Theatre, 5 September – 6 October.

Joanna Riding and Mark Meadows (BOVTS) feature in Flowers for Mrs Harris at the Chichester Festival Theatre, 8 – 29 September.

Gracefool Collective (NSCD) present This Is Not A Wedding at The Place on 12 September.

Luke Grant and Corey Montague-Sholay (BOVTS) feature in Henry V at the Tobacco Factory, 12 September – 6 October.

Northern Ballet present a Mixed Programme including choreography by Kenneth Tindall (Central School of Ballet), at Leeds Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, 12 – 15 September. The company features fellow Central graduates Rachael Gillespie, Ashley Dixon, Hannah Bateman, Harriet Marden, Harris Beattie, Ayca Anil, and new apprentices Matthew Morrell and Julie Nunes.

BalletLORENT present Rumplestiltskin, touring this month to Darlington Hippodrome and His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen. The company features dancers Jon Beney, Gary Clarke, Gavin Coward, Katryn Jackson, Debbi Purtill, Raymond Roa, Akeim Toussaint Buck (NSCD), Giulia Coti Zelati, John Kendall, Mariusz Paczynski, Natalie Trewinnard, Philippa White, Virginia Scudeletti (LCDS) and Juliet Thompson (Rambert).

Jonathan Goddard (Rambert School) is Movement Director and Christopher Schutt (BOVTS) is Sound Director for Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre from 18 September. Gerald Gyimah and Sam Woolf (BOVTS) feature in the cast.

English National Ballet perform at Sadler’s Wells from 20 – 29 September. The company features dancer Sarah Kundi (Central).

Choreographer and Artistic Director Rosie Kay (LCDS) presents MK Ultra, touring this month to Birmingham, Walsall and Cardiff. The company features dancer João Maio (NSCD).

New English Ballet Theatre presents Remembrance: The Four Seasons, touring this month to Theatre Severn, Thameside Theatre and Sadler’s Wells. The company features dancers Ben Holloway (Rambert) and Aitor Viscarolosaga Lopez (Central).

Avant Garde Dance present Fagin’s Twist at The Place on 25 – 26 September. The company features dancers Aaron Nuttall and Jemima Brown (LCDS).

Richard Alston Dance Company present Mid Century Modern at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh, 20 – 21 September. The company features dancers Ellen Yilma (LCDS), Jennifer Hayes (NSCD), Monique Jonas, Nicholas Shikkis, Melissa Braithwaite and Jason Tucker (Rambert).


[Image: Gracefool Collective – This Is Not A Wedding]