Sunday 14th October, 2018
Northbrook Theatre, Worthing

We raised £2400 for our charities!

A massive thank you to everyone who supported this show. The whole production team are so appreciative to each and everyone of you who helped us to raise this amazing amount of money.

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Charities we supported…

Compered by…

Featured Cast…

Also featuring…

Trevor Mann Baby Unit
Worthing Hospital’s SCBU

Western Sussex Hospitals provide a wide variety of paediatric services and facilities dedicated to children that ensure they are treated in friendly, reassuring surroundings by health professionals who are specially trained in their care.

All our children’s clinics are run by a team of paediatric consultants and all children’s nursing care is supervised by a registered children’s nurse.

Parents/carers and the child are consulted throughout their hospital stay to enable them to have a say in decisions affecting their treatment and plan of care.

Cancer Research UK
Martin McGilligan
Compere

Martin trained at Southern Theatre Arts Centre after moving from Newcastle. He went on to be the singer in some of the UK’s 5 star country resorts before taking to the seas. Martin went to Disney Cruise Line as Master of Ceremonies and then Royal Caribbean International, travelling the world as a presenter and performer. Martin is thrilled to be back on land long enough to join a fantastic team for a fantastic cause.

Dean Kilford
Compere

Dean is delighted to be back hosting for Live It 2018.

Dean has been fortunate enough to perform on stage in various shows around the world, most notably playing the role of Eddie in the West End and UK Tour of Blood Brothers.

After a brief break from the arts where Dean was Venue Manager at St. James Theatre (now The other Palace), you will now find Dean on your screens and hear him on the airways as a freelance sports broadcaster for the BBC.

Dean has hosted many events over the years and is thrilled to be returning home, to where it all began at Northbrook College and know that you will have a fun packed, entertaining evening ahead of you.

You can get in touch with Dean:
Twitter: @Dean Kilford

Madi Horne
Performer

“Madison is once again honoured to have been asked back to perform at LiveIt, a very special evening she looks forward to every year. Madi is a graduate from the London School of Musical Theatre and credits whilst training include: Frieda in Charles Miller’s Hope, Diana in All’s Well that Ends Well and dance captain/ensemble in Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5.

Earlier this year Madison was asked to feature as dancer in a music video for the folk-metal band ‘The Snow Ghosts’. She has also continued to reprise her role as Young Barbara Windsor in the UK Tour of The Story of Bart whilst also adapting the role of the other female parts too. This Christmas Madi will be starring in the Principal role of ‘Dick’ in Dick Whittington for Brighton and Hove Traditional Family Pantomime productions. This will be Madi’s first time playing a principal boy so feel free to come along for a giggle!!

As always, Madison feels very privileged to continue to be a part of this evening and once again cannot wait to share the stage with such special and incredible talent for a show that holds a very special place in her heart.” Xxx

Nick Brittain
Performer & Photographer

Training: Northbrook MET and the London School of Musical Theatre

Nick trained at Northbrook MET (then called the Southern Theatre Arts Centre) before finishing his training at the London School of Musical Theatre. Through Northbrook, Nick gained invaluable training, especially in dance, that propelled him into a career as a singer/dancer. Now having worked in cruise ships, various London venues, a UK tour and Edinburgh Fringe, Nick is seeking to continue his love of theatre whilst growing his second passion in photography.

Theatre Credits: The Crumple Zone (Kings Head), Skin Deep Edinburgh 2018, Cat in the Hat Edinburgh 2018, PC Ping/Dance Captain for Aladdin (Marina Theatre), The Hired Man (Union Theatre), Hotel For Criminals UK Premier (Wimbledon), Doomwatch Castle Original Cast, Dame/Billy with West End in Schools, Singer Dancer onboard the Millennium with Celebrity Cruises, Singer Dancer with Potters Theatre Company, Dick Whittington (Kenneth More Theatre), Kompact Theatre Cabaret (Leicester Square Theatre).

Nick is also a Production, Events and Headshot photographer, whose work can be found on his website www.brittainphotography.me or Instagram: thebrittainphotography.

Glendale Theatre Arts

GLENDALE THEATRE ARTS SCHOOL

Originally opened during the 1940’s by her mother, Wendy Merson, Glendale Theatre Arts is under the personal supervision of Mandy Chapman F.I.S.T.D. Mandy has choreographed numerous shows and pantomimes & Summer Seasons. both professional and amateur. During 1990 she took 43 children on a performing tour of America, culminating with performances at Disneyland, California.  Glendale is regularly asked to prepare and audition singers, dancers and actors for professional shows on behalf of directors and choreographers. Performers trained by Mandy have appeared in nearly every smash-hit musical in the West End including the opening casts of ‘Lord of The Rings’, ‘Mary Poppins’ and the acclaimed ‘Book of Mormon’ and she had the proud privilege to watch a former Glendale pupil on stage in the lead role of Glinda, in ‘Wicked’. Glendale juniors have appeared in the London productions of ‘Billy Elliot’ and ‘Oliver’ and numerous tours including the ‘Sound of Music’.

In 2011 Glendale participated in the Dance World Cup held in Paris and against 28 countries came back with no less than 19 Gold Medals and the overall award for ‘The Most Outstanding Group’.  Further Golds followed in Austria in 2012 and in 2013 the event came to Brighton. Some 120 pupils qualified for the Grand Finals and along with numerous Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, the school came away with the award for ‘The Most Outstanding Choreography’! As well as having active and vibrant professional-standard classes, the school also offers a wide range of classes designed to encourage and stimulate all levels and ages; from our wonderful ‘Little Stars Academy’ through to our extremely popular  all-male ‘ Boyzonly’ club. Drama, Singing and Musical Theatre also play vital roles, improving self-confidence and personal development, whilst ensuring that fun is always part of the process. Based in its own purpose-built studios, Glendale has a strong team of outstanding and dedicated staff, many of whom are professional performers, directors and choreographers themselves.

 

Jack Lansbury
Performer

Jack trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where he achieved his honours degree following on from his two years at Northbrook MET .
Whilst training at Mountview he played ‘Tevye’ in Fiddler on the roof , ‘Hugh Dorsey’ in Parade , ‘Marshall ‘ in Gas station Angel, ‘Clyde’ in Bonnie and Clyde and ‘Sonny’ in Grease. His professional theatre credits include ‘ Puck’ in A midsummer night’s dream ( Aldeburgh festival), ensemble in Cinderella and Dick Whittington (and his meercat ) Theatre Royal York and most recently in London’s West end avenue ‘Boq’ in Wicked.

Northbrook MET

An exciting course for gifted students who wish to explore and develop their skills with a view to progressing to appropriate work in musical theatre or further study. The course programme involves the study and practice of both traditional and innovative areas of musical performance, including the study of Sondheim, Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown and other classic and contemporary innovators in the field of musical theatre. The course includes in-depth vocal training, a range of acting techniques and practitioners and many dance styles including jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, pas de deux and commercial. Recent musicals have included “Sideshow”, “Bare” and “Rent” and, in addition to this, the students are given the opportunity to present their skills at an agents’ showcase in Brighton and London.