Old Vic Announces Teams For TS ELIOT US/UK EXCHANGE PROGRAM
The Old Vic announced today the final 100 participants selected to take part in The TS Eliot US/UK Exchange, a programme to nurture the best young British and American theatre practitioners. Supported by the T.S. Eliot Estate, and hosted in partnership with The Public Theater, the US/UK Exchange offers 18-30 year old artists with the opportunity to develop their skills by engaging with the theatre communities on the other side of the Atlantic.
Actors: Ian Attard, Calum Callaghan, Okorie Chukwu, Alex Felton, Jack Wharrier, Nico Lennon, Ben Sewell, Gary Trainor, Alistair Cope, Rob Cavazos, Simon Darwen, Scott Hazell, Max Krupski, Phil Matthews, Mark Tintner, Abigail Andjel, Iris Roberts, Sarah Amankwah, Sarah Calver, Katie McGuinness, Emmy Sainsbury, Bronagh Taggart, Joanna Christie, Jane Murphy, Kezia Burrows, Anniwaa Buachie, Antonia Kinlay, Sarah Sweeney, Leah Whitaker. Directors: Simon Evans, Adam Lenson, Gemma Fairlie, Des Kennedy, Teunkie Van Der Sluijs, Caroline Steinsbeis, Stef O'Driscoll. Writers: Duncan MacMillan, David Kantounas, Erin McMahon, Corinne Salisbury, Omar El-Khairy, Sarah Solemani, Tim Cowbury. Producers: Lucy Oliver-Harrison, Hanna Osmolska, Josh Black, Veronica Humphris, Emma Laugier, Rachel Tyson, Tom Atkins.
Actors: Axel Avin Jr., Benjamin Beckley, Vandit Bhatt, Walker Hare, Carl Howell, Franck Juste, Adam Kern, Stuart Luth, Preston Martin, Daniel Mendoza, Sean O'Hagan, Jacob Pinion, Kane Prestenback, Anthony Souza, Carlton Tanis, Ngozi Anyanwu, Lauren Blumenfield, ElizaBeth Davis, Hannah Gaff, Laura Gourdine, Lauren Hines, Paten Hughes, Adewunmi Ogunfowora, Stacy Osei-Kuffour, Christina Pumariega, Bianca Sams, Margo Seibert, Tatiana Suarez-Pico, Tai Verley. Directors: David Chapman, Jessica Chayes, Snehal Desai, Johnson Henshaw, Damon Krometis, Jimmy Maize, Jesca Prudencio Writers: Jesse Cameron Alick, Nikole Beckwith, Darren Canady, Fernanda Coppel, Josh Koenigsberg, Anna Moench, Jerome Parker Producers: Kelcie Beene, Catherine Bencivenga, Gillian Fallon, Alona Fogel, Brandon Huldeen, Stephen Tate, Jennifer Taylor
Applications ran online portal www.ideastap.com and selections were made from over 700 applicants by panels of senior industry practitioners from London and New York. UK panelists included Steve Winter and Rachael Stevens from The Old Vic; casting director Amy Ball; producers Becky Barber and Daniel Sparrow; directors David Grindley, Charlie Westenra and Matt Wilde; playwright Andrew Muir, and Literary Manager Nina Steiger. US panelists included Liz Frankel and Maria Goyanes from The Public Theater; casting directors Will Cantler, Tara Rubin Associates and Daryl Eisenberg; producers Tina Fallon, Erika Feldman and Sam Levy; directors Ari Edelson and John Gould Rubin, and Literary Manager Annie MacRae.