Graduates

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Danielle Steers ALCM
Graduated 2010

Since graduating from SLP Danielle has performed in two West End shows firstly “Respect La Diva” alongside Zoe Birkett and Shelia Ferguson (Three Degrees) as a Devine and cover lead vocalist. She then went on to “Legally Blonde the Musical” at the Savoy Theatre playing the judge and the sales woman also covering the role of Pilar. After this Danielle went on to lay one of the three dynamites in “Hairspray the Musical” in a summer season at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Wales. Danielle has also sung on numerous Radio stations as a backing singer. Danielle is now going on to play the fairy in the pantomime “Jack and the Beanstalk” in her home town of Barnsley West Yorkshire before she embarks on a world tour of “We Will Rock you” as ensemble and covering the role of Killer Queen in 2013.

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Lee Matthews
Graduated 2010

Lee has just finished the UK leg of the tour for “Batman Live” and has appeared as Robin for five shows around the UK and in the London O2 Arena. He is off to Europe for the next 8 months leg of the tour.

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Jack Hawitt
Graduated 2008

After graduating Jack made his West End debut as ensemble dancer in “We Will Rock You” and is currently in his second year with the show as swing.  He has also appeared at “West End Live” and performed on Lenny Henry’s “5 O’clock Show”.

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Farrah Hussain & Hannah Wilson
Graduated 2010

Just weeks after graduating Farrah and Hannah relocated to Dublin to begin a tour of Ireland in the hit musical “Fame”.  Both are ensemble members with Hannah having the additional role as a cover for Lambchops and Mable and Farrah being the cover for Iris. Farrah is now preparing for the National tour of The King and I.

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Ryan Pidgen
Graduated 2006

Ryan has been working continuously since graduating from SLP, currently appearing as the Bellhop (Musical) in Lend Me a Tenor for Ian Talbot/Randy Skinner at the Gielgud Theatre in the West End. This is a years contract starting on 15th June 2011. He has also been offered to return to play “Ryan” in BBC’s sitcom “Miranda”. Some of his other credits include:- Cliff (TV) – Reggie Perrin for BBC Charlie (Musical) – Stars Falling for Nick Fogarty, Key Theatre Peterborough Mighty Mouse/No Name/Ensemble/u/s Nora (Theatre) – Peter Pan (John Bishop) for First Family Entertainment, Liverpool empire Suspect (TV) – Crimewatch for BBC Dance Captain (Musical) – The Heat is On for Act3 Management Bournemouth Alan the Waiter (TV) – Miranda Harts’ Jokeshop (Julie Sykes) for BBC Singer/Dancer (Theatre) – Celtic Journey for First Family Entertaiment Bromley Jack u/s Igor (Theatre) – Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Richard Gauntlet) Theatre Royal Norwich Danny Boy (Male Lead) Asst Dance Capt (Theatre Tour) – Spirit of the Dance for Spirit Productions Peter Thompson (TV) – My Family for BBC Gnosher (TV) – Al Murrays Personality Disorder for BBC Singer/Dancer (Theatre Tour) – Zoe Tyler – The Show Must Go On for R & D Productions Santa Claus The Musical for Michael Rose Limited, Alexandra Theatre Birmingham.

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Katia Sartini
Graduated 2007

Katia is now signed up to play the part of Vi Petty in “The Buddy Holly Story” which begins a 6 month UK tour in January 2011 – See her at Bradford Alhambra in this part 28th Feb – 5th March 2011!!
Since graduating Katia has moved to London and been very successful, her credits include:
“Gotta Sing!” lead vocalist
“Love Central” (Scottish Tour) female lead role, Ella
“Trouble” as the part of Sarah
“Gala Evening of Song” (UK Tour) Lead Vocalist
“Destination Unknown” and “Wicked Lips” as a featured soloist
“Stars Falling” lead role of Jodie – this show was filmed for a documentary which will hopefully be shown on television in 2011-01-20”Remands of the Day” playing Ruth. As well as stage shows Katia performs in various gigs across the  UK and is a session and backing singer for several up and coming pop artists.

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Alex Grewcock & Jade Davies
Graduated 2010

Alex & Jade have been signed by Warner Music as a new pop duo “Oh My!” – Alex & Jade successfully secured their contract after a nationwide search.  They are currently recording their first release.

Keep up to date with their songs and watch them on YouTube follow the links below!

To watch on Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzSXydznZyw

To buy in iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/kicking-and-screaming-single/id455140932

The official single is out now, its called Dirty Dancer ...

To follow on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/#!/ohmyofficial

To add on Facebook:
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Verity Rushworth
Graduated 2006

Verity is now in Annie touring the UK. Last year Verity did the UK tour of “The Sound of Music” from January until October 2011 working alongside Jason Donovan. Previously Verity was working in the new West End production of “Departure Lounge” and before this she was featured as Penny in “Hairspray” in the West End after completing a long contract in “Emmerdale” the hit ITV series.

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Simon Chilvers
Graduated 2008

Simon Joined Costa Cruises as a singer/dancer straight after graduation returning to the UK in 2010. Simon then went into pantomime at Brick Lane Music Hall playing the role of “Kenny” in Mother Goose.  He has also played himself in a TV show “Remote Control Star” for CBBC/Cineflix and he was a dancer in the music video Bus Route – Spencer Maybe, and featured in the viral for iPhone app Aurifi.
Simon is currently playing the role of “The Kid” in La Ronde at The Rosemary Branch Theatre in London receiving extremely good reviews from various papers and magazines.
A Selection of Reviews for La Ronde:-
“The cast is very good, led by an outstanding Simon Chilvers as The Kid” -
UK Theatre Network
“One or two stuck out as having particularly impressive voices, Simon Chilvers most notably” - Pink Paper
“There are some magical moments, particularly from Simon Chilver as The Kid, who we see develop throughout the story” – The Stage
“It’s impossible not to warm to Simon Chilvers, doe-eyed and Bambi-like as The Kid” – Exeunt Magazine
“As The Kid, Simon Chilvers is charmingly gauche” The British Theatre Guide
“Simon Chilvers excels vocally and as an acting presence as the new Kid on the Block” – Remote Goat
“The Kid is sweetly played by Simon Chilvers – a young man to watch” – Remote Goat

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Jade Byrne
Graduated 2008

Currently touring in Dick Whittington with West Midlands Childrens’ Theatre Company and then will be playing the lead, Jodie in ‘Blue Ciro’ with ‘Open Clasps Theatre Company’ spring tour.
Jade has worked continuously since graduating as an actress most notably in the following productions.
Claire (Theatre Tour) in Apples for Northern Stage Company
Jade (receptionist) (Theatre) in Office 925 for Match Theatre Company
Student Workshops – Acting for Soaps (Faye Styrring & June West) Northern Actors Centre, Manchester
Student Workshops – Acting for TV & Script (Chris Corcoran) for Northern Actors Centre, Manchester
Student Workshops – Acting for Soaps (Jason Beresford) for Northern Actors Centre, Leeds
Student Workshops – Acting for commercials(Michael Jackson) for Beverley Keogh, Manchester
Nikki (Film Featured) – This Place This Time for McMorine films

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Helen Turner
Graduated 2010

Since graduating from SLP College Helen has performed in: “Suzie” (A Follie) in Crazy for You – Charity Gala Production at the London Palladium – Eyebrow Productions “Jill” in Jack and the Beanstalk” – Pantomime at Grimsby Auditorium – Pele Productions. Young Hannah/Portrait Double: Dancer/Actress in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Ruddigore – Opera North UK Tour “Roxie” in Chicago and featured singer in Blue Plant – on board Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas “Amelia” in Melody Towers – A new musical by Christopher Hamilton and Susannah Pearce – London Workshop. Helen is now returning for a second year as “Roxie” in Chicago and featured singer in Blue Plant – onboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas.

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Anthony Snowden
Graduated 2010

From graduating Anthony performed in London with “Deaf Men Dancing”;  he has worked on several commercial dance projects and was a backing dancer for “The Wanted”.

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Jill Regan
Graduated 2008

Since graduating Jill has been working continuously as an actress most notably in the following productions.
The Mad Hatter (Theatre) - Alice in Wonderland (Charlotte Baldwin) for Bigfest 2010
Chloe (Theatre Tour) – The Fame Game (Jeremy Bond) for Vienna’s English Theatre
Lilly (Theatre Tour) – Abducted (Ehti Aslam) for Unbreakable Pictures
Mina (Theatre Tour) – Skellig (Phil Clark) for Birmingham Stage company Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham & The Shaw Theatre, London

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Nathaniel Scott ALCM
Graduated 2010

Nathaniel is currently performing in the European Tour “We Will Rock You” 2012-2014. Prior to this Nathaniel performed in the opening ceremony for the London Olympic Games 2012 (BBC) Directed by Danny Boyle. Other credits include : Priscilla Queen of the Desert (one week special) Choreographer for “Never Forget – Celebration” (UK Tour) Lead Vocalist for “Rock the Country” (UK Tour) Dance Captain for “Put Your Hand’s Up” (UK Tour) Lead Male Dancer for “Rule Britannia”(Potter’s) Lead Singer/Dancer (Costa Crociere). QDOS Pantomimes 2008/10/11, playing Button’s, Dandini, PC Pung and Ensemble. His television credits include:- Britain’s Got Talent 201112 (ITV), Good Wood Car Revival 2012 (ITV), Virtually Perfect 2012 (Channel 4), Remote Control Star 2010 (CBBC), World’s Bowl Championship 2012 (BBC 2), Wimbledon Olympic Opening 2012 (BBC).

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Adam Bradley
Graduated 2008

Since graduating Adam has worked with P&O Cruises with a contract on a world cruise and 2 contracts on Princess Cruises. He has done many different “gigs” and teaching all over the UK between these. He then moved to Los Angeles to work on a show called “Everlasting Love” with the choreographer Danny Teeson, followed by a show called “The Bayou” with the choreographer Gene Castle. Adam is currently in the UK but will be returning to Los Angeles for a short time. In August 2011 he will be going to Disney in Tokyo until April 2012.

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Josh Jones
Graduated 2009

Josh is currently working with the 12 tenors on a European tour taking him into 2011.  He has recently returned from working in Mexico for TEDUK/SQOS as a lead vocalist for the new show in Sensatori as shown on TV.  Prior to this he has worked on a variety of shows including T.V. and pantomime.

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Richard Patrocinio
Graduated 2007

Richard is currently living in Germany and has just been signed for his first “musical” he has a part in “Crazy for You” which is being performed at the Freilichtbuehne Tecklenburg Theatre he is playing the part of Sam and also a dancer. Previously he was dancing in a production of a German Opera in Cologne called “Die Csardasfurstin” for which he starts rehearsals in November 2010.  Prior to this he did a year on Princess Cruises and has also undertaken small contracts dancing before relocating to Germany.