Cast

 
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Griffin Jenkins

Producer/Person 3

Griffin Jenkins is an actor and music director from America and New Zealand and trained at Mountview. In Auckland, he recently performed in First Date and [title of show] and has musically directed many shows in NZ and Illinois.

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Ash Weir

Person 2

Hailing from Sheffield, Ash graduated with an MA in Musical Theatre from Mountview in the year of our lord, 2020. She has previously appeared as Anne Boleyn in the original Fringe Production of SiX, and as a writer/performer for the Footlights International Tour Show 2019: Pillow Talk.

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Jonna Hicks

Alternate

Jonna Hicks is a singer and actor from Sweden who recently graduated from Mountview in the MA Musical Theatre course. B.C. (before Covid), she studied in New York City and did prior to that appear in musicals around Sweden. This is Jonna's London professional debut. 

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Ruby Lyon

Person 1

Ruby Lyon is an actor from New Zealand who trained at both The Royal Academy of Music London and The Actors' Program NZ. She has worked in musicals, theatre and TV back in NZ, including the soap opera Shortland Street. Most recently she was in the Les Misérables UK Tour.

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Matthew Westrope

Person 4

Matthew Westrope is a Musical Theatre 2020 graduate from Mountview. Credits include Ensemble roles in The Wind in The Willows and The Producers. Credits while training include Jason Dean (Heathers), Leo Frank (Parade).

 

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Anthony Underwood

Director

Anthony is a London based director, specialising in musicals and family theatre. He is also the Artistic Director of Taxi Man Productions. His credits include, as director; Triangle - The New Musical (George Wood Theatre), Tick, Tick… Boom (Etcetera Theatre), Pippin (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Spring Awakening (O’Connell House), Bare: A Pop Opera, Cabaret, RENT and The Hunger Games: The Musical (RHUL MTS) As associate/assistant director; CASES (The Other Palace), Cinderella (New Wimbledon Theatre), Multiverse (Waterloo East Theatre), Half a Sixpence (New Wimbledon Theatre), Parade (The Other Palace), Let It Snow (Regent Hall), The Jabberwocky (Margate Theatre Royal, The Other Palace). Twitter: @AntonUnderwood

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Natalie Beran

Producer

Natalie Beran is an actor, voiceover artist, assistant director (TV/Film), theatre producer and radio announcer/producer.

She is a drama graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (New York) and holds a Bachelor of Communication Studies (Radio).

She produced Auckland's Summer Shakespeare Festival and was an administrator of The Actors' Program NZ.

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Tessa Guerrero

Movement Director

Tessa is an actor, choreographer and movement director based in London, who trained at both Mountview and the
Guildford School of Acting. She specialises in musical theatre, tap and jazz choreography and physical theatre
movement. She also gained an undergraduate degree in history from the University of York. Her credits include, as
choreographer, Edges (Guildford School of Acting), A Tale of Two (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). As assistant
choreographer, Sweet Charity (Guildford School of Acting). As director/choreographer, Singin’ in the Rain (John
Cooper Studio York, CHMS York), Stand Out: An Evening of Stand Alone Musical Theatre (CHMS York), A Chorus
Line (John Cooper Studio York, CHMS York). Twitter: @TessaGuerrero_

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Matt Herbert

Musical Director

Matt is a graduate from the University of Nottingham where he gained a First-Class BA (Hons) in Music. He then went on to study an MA in Musical Direction from Mountview. As Music Director, credits include: For Taxi Man Productions – Adeline (Edinburgh Fringe 2021), Tick, Tick… BOOM! (Etcetera Theatre); Sister Act (Nottingham Arts Theatre). As Assistant MD, credits include: Guys and Dolls (Mountview Theatre); NYMT’s Parade (The Other Palace).

Matt is delighted to be Music Directing the UK professional premier of Now. Here. This.