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BRIT School Alumni News – February 2015

‘Charlie’ by Jasmine Aloma (BDC ’14) and ‘Introspection’ by Jamisha Prescod (BDC ’14) have been selected to be screened at the National Student Film Festival, which is on 17-18 April.

Tosin Akingbolagun (DANCE ‘12) is set to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro this coming June on behalf of The Children’s Society. His aim is to raise £3000 and is looking for support.

Hayden Brenen (MUSIC‘14) had his story covered in the Sutton Guardian with an interview about his latest venture to embark on a solo career. He is currently working on his debut album, read the interview here

Jonathan Livingstone (THEATRE ’04) is set to play ‘Lucky Mickey’ at the National Theatre’s Treasure Island. The play begins on Monday 16th February.

Tom Holland (THEATRE ’14) is currently playing Gregory Cromwell in BBC Period Drama Wolf Hall alongside…

Joel MacCormack (THEATRE ’10) who is playing Thomas Wriothesley.

Cush Jumbo (THEATRE ’03) has been covered for her creation of ‘Josephine and I’ and is looking gorgeous in this February’s American Vogue.

Rikki Henry (THEATRE ‘06) is to join the prestigious BBC Performing Arts Fund Fellowship Programme as an emerging director. The programme is a charity committed to developing new performing arts talent from across the UK. See more here

Laura Dockrill (THEATRE ’04) is to hold a workshop to start-up Children’s fiction writers supported by The Guardian on 25th/26th April – read more

Dominic Powell (MTH ’12) is producing a new musical ‘Date 1 to 10’ at the Landor Theatre next Monday 16th February with two evening performances at 7pm and 9pm. Tickets here:

Wilma Mukendi (THEATRE ’12) has written and Ella Bennett (BDC ’12) has directed a short film to gain more awareness of homelessness alongside Zoe Laine Cooper (THEATRE ’13), Artistic Director.

Charles Copsey, Lewis Spearing and Lloyd Cook (BDC ’13) are featured in the latest issue of the Digital Filmmaker Magazine with an 8 page feature about their latest short film, ‘Final Reflection’. The publication is on sale at WHSmiths, Sainsburys, and the iTunes store.

Claudia Lander (MTH ’11) has just started an office internship with Ambassadors Theatre Group and will be working in their head offices for three months.

Theo Barklem-Biggs (THEATRE ‘09) is currently playing Marcel in BBC Series, Crims a comedy set in a Young Offender’s Institution.