Cast announced for Edinburgh 2015!

We are delighted to announce our cast this year……

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Annie Harris

Annie trained in Musical Theatre at the London College of Music.

Theatre: Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens (Clapham and Soho), Mates (Greenside, Edinburgh) Jack and the Beanstalk (Touring), Earwig (The Bell), Sweeney Todd (The Borough Theatre), Tess of the DUrbervilles (The Park Theatre), Working; Yerma (London College of Music), Oliver! (Savoy Theatre, Wales).

Film: Cinderella (Walt Disney)

Television: What Remains (BBC)

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Owen Bleach

Chronic attention seeker from a young age, Owen Has been enthusiastically trying to make people laugh for as long as he can remember. Graduating from East 15 in 2012, Owen has been acting ever since, several runs in the Brighton Fringe over the past few years, one winning an award in 2013 for an adaptation of Albert Camus’ The Outsider, Owen was also lucky enough to be invited to perform in the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, playing Jaques in their run of As You Like It. Look for Owen in the upcoming film, Strangers Within, later this year.

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Dan Greest

Dan has been in three very well received fringe plays, 2 tours and was the lead in a short film in Reykjavik, Iceland which was entered into the Cannes. Dan decided to get a BA Hons in Acting from AUCB and aspires to do more musicals and Shakespeare as well as continue with his film work. This year he’s starring in an American TV pilot and advertisements in Europe as well as two music videos.

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Cassandra Hodges

Cassandra read English and Drama at Sussex University then studied Acting at Drama Studio London. Since graduating, she played Elinor Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility and Helena, Snout and Mustardseed in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chapterhouse Theatre Company, International tour), Chorus in Yeoman of The Guard (Carl Rosa Opera Company, Tower of London); Izzy in That Face (Tara Arts), Queen Elizabeth 1 in More Light (Rose Bankside) and Gwendolen in Ernest (Etcetera Theatre Camden, Edinburgh fringe).

She has appeared on Radio 4 Woman’s Hour as Mariana in Shakespeare’s Supporting Women. Film and TV credits include: The Bletchley Circle (ITV) and London Road (Cuba Pictures). She co runs a theatre company called Tales Retold and is associate producer at the Hope Theatre in London.

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Katrina Holloway

Katrina read History at the University of Nottingham and then completed a degree in Musical Theatre at The Guildford School of Acting. Whilst training Katrina took on the roles of Myrrhine (Lysistrata Jones), Jennie (Allegro), Emma (Betrayal), May (Fool For Love).

Since graduating in 2014 Katrina has played Jill/Fairy (Jack and The Beanstalk, Tour), Ensemble Vocalist (Childline Ball, Cameron Mackintosh ltd), Dancing Girl (RESPECT, corporate film) and Elsie Shea (A Rose Between Two Thorns, New Musical). Across the years, she has also toured Internationally as a classical singer and appears on the SONY BMG album Big Screen- Pic Volume 2.

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Verona Moitt

With a passion for storytelling and performance Verona spent several years performing extensively with several youth theatres and choirs, including The Chanterelles, and went on to further education in performing arts during which she featured in student productions of Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape (The Phoenix Arts Theatre), and Nikolai Gogol’s The Government Inspector (Leicester Town Hall) before recently completing a degree in Film and Screen Studies at the University of Brighton.

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Javier Rasero

Javier graduated from The Academy of Creative Training in 2013 although his passion for theatre started as a teenager back in his native Spain where he was part of a theatre company and toured around the country for over 3 years. Since graduating Javier has worked mainly in theatre, as part of the ensemble cast of King Lear at The National Theatre for the first half of 2014 and recently at The Royal Court in ‘How to Hold Your Breath’ directed by Vicky Featherstone. Javier is a strong and reliable performer with a great understanding of ensemble work and human emotions, he is an incredibly malleable actor who brings detail and sensitivity to every character he portrays; Javier also possesses a powerful singing voice.’