Student News !
Hammond student secures role in Hit Musical.
Hammond Musical Theatre student, Joel
Harper-Jackson, last seen as Ubaldo Piangi in The
Hammond's recent production of The Phantom of The
Opera, will soon be performing in in the 'Rent
20th Anniversary Concert Tour' with JP productions. Celebrating 20
years since its first staged performance, West End and Broadway
leading lady Kerry Ellis stars with runner up of ITV's Superstar
Rory Taylor in this iconic concert of the smash-hit musical
Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this musical has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, the show follows a year in the life of a group of friends struggling to make it in the big city under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.
The tour will begin for one night only at Manchester Opera House on 25th of April before moving on to The Liverpool Echo Arena on 27th April and other Theatres around the UK.
WEST SIDE STORY
Former Hammond students Liam Jennings and Alex Pinder will be performing in the forthcoming national UK tour of West Side Story! Congratulations to both and we look forward to seeing you in the show!
FROM CHESTER TO MOSCOW
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HAMMOND STUDENT DANIEL DOLAN AS HE GRADUATES FROM THE BOLSHOI
...COULD YOU FOLLOW IN DANIEL'S FOOTSTEPS? WHY NOT COME ALONG TO OUR OPEN EVENING ON TUESDAY 14TH MAY 5-8PM AND FIND OUT?
The Hammond now has two former students who have been chosen to continue their training in Moscow with The Bolshoi Academy.
Daniel Dolan has now graduated from this prestigious establishment , while Alice Cunningham has spent a term in Moscow, and is now continuing her training at Elmhurst School for Dance in Birmingham.
We congratulate both students on their extraordinary achievements and wish them luck in their future careers.