This was the first initial chat after we chose which performance we could do. It shows some ideas that actually made it to the final cut, for instance the idea of making the performance Promenade. (Please ignore the banter and the other groups talking because I wasn’t able to trim and cut it)
Martyn Horner-Glister; Captain and Sergeant.
Martyn is 28 and has been seen in many roles in amateur productions in his home town of Gainsborough at The Old Nick Theatre playing such roles as Beauregard (Darker Shores), Brandon (Rope) Antonio (Strictly Flamenco) It was here at The Old Nick Theatre that he ran the company’s Mirror Image Youth Theatre for 10 years.
At Lincoln University Martyn has also been seen in roles including; Malvolio (Twelfth Night), Stanley (A Streetcar Named Desire), The Sportsman and An Actor (Uranium 235) and most recently as Torvald Helmer in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. He has also done some audio work for a student original animated production of Self-Centaured.
Aaron is 23 and has been involved in many student productions spanning from mid childhood until the presant day. He has worked on the stage and in front of camera as well as being involved in effects and editing work.
Recent work includes Voice acting for various Audio production works at the University of Lincoln and occasionally working backstage for productions including tech work and lighting as well as university productions of A Clockwork Orange (Alex), Oh What a Lovely War (Russia, Irish soldier & Generals), Macbeth (Banquo) and in Waiting For Goddot as a directorial role.
Amie Connor; Margeret and Doctor 2.
Amie is 21 and in her second year studying Drama at Lincoln University. Amie has been involved in a variety of acting fields including stage, film and radio. As well as being seen in many roles concerning university assessment performances including Maria – Twelfth Night, Ma Ubu – Ubu Roi and Cecily – The Importance of Being Ernest, she also particpated in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010 as a member of The Lincoln Company peforming in Blood Brothers as Linda and The Man Who Fell Out of Bed as Daisy.
Amie has recently been involved in an international tour to Poland inwhich she performed at the Imka Theatre as the character Linda in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers.
Braden Guy; Woyzeck
Braden is 21 and is in his second year of university studying Drama at The Lincoln School of Performing Arts. Braden started off by organising and directing variety shows all in the name of charity and then moved onto armature dramatics. He now works part time as part of the tech crew for the Lpac in Lincoln. Recently he has been in such productions as The Blue Room, The Twelfth Night, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and Uranium 235.
Sally is 19, studying drama at the University of Lincoln. During her school life she performed as an actor, singer, and dancer, and is in the middle of studying towards the last exam for a teaching qualification in tap dancing.
Productions she’s been involved in have included Oh What A Lovely War at college, where she was choreographer and assistant director, deviser and narrator in The Surfboard Theatre, a devised performance for the university at the Mablethorpe Bathing Beauties Festival, and many other productions for her course. Sally has also been involved in working backstage with the Lpac crew, and at the moment is working with her dance school in the role of lighting designer for their next show.
Kirsty is 23 and in her second year of University studying Drama. Kirsty has taken part in various performances since the beginning of her time at University, these include: The Tempest, Slag, Uranium 235, Oh What A Lovely War and Trifles.
During her time at college, Kirsty took part in and devised a performance which was organised and funded by the Department for Education, to encourage young people to not be gender biased when making their choices for further education, concerning the 14 – 19 diplomas. The production was then toured around schools in May 2009.
Jimmy is 20 years of age and is studying Drama at the Lincoln School of Performing Arts. He has performed in various productions since coming to Lincoln, he has played roles such as Malvolio in Twelfth Night, The Puppet Master in Uranium 235 and Vladimir in Waiting For Godot.
Jimmy has also been involved in productions outside of his course such as pantomimes and musicals; he has run drama workshops for young children and performed a period piece at the Bury Theatre Royal.
Ok here we go the all important Cast List:
Woyzeck – Braden Guy
Captain – Martyn Horner-Glister
Andres – Jimmy Morehouse
Barker – Sally Nix
Drum Major – Aaron Brown
Sergeant – Martyn Horner-Glister
Marie – Kirsty Barnes
Margret – Amie Connor
Kathe – Sally Nix
Showman – Sally Nix
Doctor – Jimmy Morehouse & Amie Connor
Jew – Aaron Brown
The other minor parts will be cast as and when required during rehearsals.