Company and Creatives

Director: Tam Williams

Musical Supervision & Direction: PAUL HERBERT

All music in 'The Changeling'  was written and performed by the cast.

Cast List: (In Order Of Appearance)

Madwoman 1/Franciscus: Eleanor Turiansky

Madwoman 2/Pedro: Emily Rose Redlaff

Madwoman 3: Marta Miranda

Alsemero: Toby Baddeley

Jasperino: Sasha Carrillo de Albornoz

Beatrice-Johanna: Heather Gorniak

Deflores: Eronwy Selwyn

Diaphanta: Becky Stagg

Vermandero: Lee O’Reilly

Alibius: Harley Johnston

Lollio: Kirsty Nunn

Antonio: Edward Watchman

Alonzo: Jack Ward

Tomazo: Aoife O’Dea

Isabella: Hazel Simmons

Toby Baddeley is 21 years old from London. Saxophone is his first instrument and loves to play jazz and improvise. He has picked up the clarinet, guitar and bongos since starting GSA. Toby has played Bobby Strong in the musical Urinetown with YAT and has been in two shows with NYMT- The Dreaming and Captain Stirrick, prior to coming to GSA. He enjoys "DJing", integrating his loop station. He also loves doing voiceovers and cartoon character voices and impressions. Some of Toby’s roles at GSA include, Bongo Hurbet in Expresso Bongo, George in All My Sons and the one and only Witness Number 5 in Anne Frank.

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Sasha’s previous roles in GSA productions include Miep Gies in The Diary of Anne Frank and Dominique du Monaco in the musical Lucky Stiff.

 

Classical credits while training include Miranda in The Tempest and Thomas Appletree in The Recruiting Officer. Sasha plays the violin, piano and guitar and is originally from Manchester, where she previously attended Chetham’s School of Music.

Sasha is looking forward to playing the role of Jasperino in this production The Changeling.

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Heather has had a lifelong passion for all things creative. Prior to training at GSA, she participated in her local musical theatre society, Youth Music TheatreUK, and completed a 1-year ATCL Diploma in Acting and Musical Theatre in Poole, Dorset. Roles whilst training at GSA have included Sebastian in The Tempest, Lady Rosemary in Expresso Bongo, and Margot Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank.

Heather is an accomplished violinist (which she began aged 6) and has since picked up both acoustic and electric guitars. She enjoys writing original songs and is in the process of recording an EP.

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TOBY BADDELEY

SASHA CARRILLO DE ALBORNOZ

HEATHER GORNIAK

HARLEY JOHNSTON

MARTA MIRANDA

KIRSTY NUNN

Marta Miranda is a Spanish actor-musician, born in London, raised in the south of Spain but schooled in Gibraltar(British Overseas Territory).  Fluent in both English and Spanish, Marta went to a classical music conservatoire where she learnt how to play piano at the age of 7. She then learnt how to play the drums in secondary school and picked up the alto-saxophone 3 years ago. Her credits at GSA include Anne Frank in their 3rd year production of The Diary of Anne Frank, Mum in Expresso Bongo, Lucy in The Recruiting Officer, and Miranda and Stephano in The Tempest.

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Kirsty is originally from The New Forest in the South of England, and since beginning training has lived in Guildford. She has previously trained with The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, and while at GSA has taken on roles such as Captain Brazen in The Recruiting Officer, Kate in All My Sonsand Petronella Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank. Outside of GSA, Kirsty has been a part of the Southampton Youth Opera Company, taking on the title role of Orpheus in Montiverdi’s L’Orfeoat The Nuffield Theatre, as well as has been a part of the choir for The Clockmaker’s Daughter: Staged Concertat Cadogan Hall, directed by Mark Hedges. 

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From a theatrical family Harley first got into acting by being fortunate enough to sign with the agency Sainou at the age of 13. He got given lots of opportunity’s to Adverts, Television roles and was lucky to bag himself on the kids series “Horrible History’s" for the BBC.

Harley has always been around music and has always been inspired by it. He learnt to play the drums (age 9) then picked up the piano, guitar and bass as the years went on. He loves producing and songwriting.

While Harley has been studying on the Actor Musician course at GSA he has been involved with some amazing productions such as “The Diary of Anne Frank” where he played Peter Van Daan. He also took on the role of “Kite” from the restoration Comedy “The Recruiting Officer”. 

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AOIFE O'DEA

LEE O'REILLY

EMILY ROSE REDLAFF

Aoife is originanlly from Cork, Ireland. She began her training at the Guildford School of Acting in 2016 on the Musical Theatre Foundation Course. She then moved on to the Actor Musician Course at GSA in 2017. She has played the celtic harp and flute from a very young age and grew up playing traditional Irish music in Ceili bands. When not performing, you can find Aoife dunking chocolate into tea or enjoying a true crime podcast. Her credits while training include ‘Rita laPorta’ in Lucky Stiff, ‘Witness 1/Hannelli’ in Anne Frank, ‘Wife/Constable’ in The Recruiting Officer, ‘Maisie’ in Expresso Bongo and ‘Caliban’ in The Tempest. Her credits outside of training include ‘Star-To-Be/Ensemble’ in Annie at the Cork Opera House, ‘Sister Blanche’ in NYMT’s production of Pendragon and she was part of the ensemble in NYMT’S production of The Beautiful Game by Andrew Lloyd Webber. 

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Lee was born in Dublin in 1998. At 7 Lee started taking piano lessons before eventually joining Westside stage school in Lucan. Lee’s first experience with Theatre was playing piano in a production of The Last 5 Years at 14. After this he started performing with many amateur and professional opera and theatre companies. At 16 he join the music excellence programme at the Technological University Dublin (TUD) where he got classical training in singing, Theory and Piano. Over the next two years during his Leaving cert (A levels) Lee took part in many productions such as Carmen, Oliver, La Boheme, Fame and played Mark in Rent in Belfast. In 2017 Lee moved to Guildford started studying actor musicianship at GSA where he learned Guitar and Viola. His biggest roles at GSA have been Mr Van Dann in Anne Frank and Worthy in The Recruiting Officer. Lee has been influenced by Musicians such as Billy Joel, Jacob Collier, Stevie Wonder and Bands such as Genesis, U2 and the Foo fighters. Lee likes to Produce, Compose and Arrange Music in his spare time. 

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Emily is originally from Derbyshire and began training at the Guildford School of Acting in 2017. Alongside acting, Emily also has a strong training in singing and dancing. She began playing the alto and soprano saxophone at a young age and picked up the flute whilst in training. Prior to GSA Emily performed in a number of shows with Youth Music Theatre UK and during her time at GSA took on the role of Elle Woods with Kristian Thomas Company in Nottingham. Emily has been lucky enough to play a variety of roles whilst at GSA including Stephano/Trinculo in The Tempest, Sylvia Balance in The Recruiting Officer and Annabel Glick in Lucky Stiff. Emily is excited to be taking on the roles of Pedro and Servant in this production of The Changeling.

 

GSA Credits:

Ann Deever (All My Sons), Stephano/Trinculo (The Tempest), Cynthia/Ensemble (Expresso Bongo), Sylvia Balance (The Recruiting Officer), Witness (The Diary of Anne Frank), Annabel Glick (Lucky Stiff)

Other Credits:

Ensemble (Soul Music, YMT UK), Margaret (The Bachelor Girls, YMT UK), Ensemble (The Great Gatsby, YMT UK), Sewer Child (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang UK Tour)

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Eronwy spent her childhood in Somerset. She started acting, singing and dancing from a young age. She trained with local groups, studying ballet, jazz and musical theatre for most of her childhood. She has played the flute since she was 7 years old and has loved coming to GSA and learning the clarinet and saxophone as well! During her time at GSA, she has explored many different roles, including ‘Melinda’ in The Recruiting Officer, ‘Dixie Collins’ in Expresso Bongo and ‘Kraler’ in the Diary of Anne Frank. She is incredibly excited to be playing the role of DeFlores in this production of The Changeling.

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ERONWY SELWYN

BECKY STAGG

Becky Stagg grew up in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Since the age of 13 she went to an all-girls boarding school in Sherborne. Becky’s passion, since a young age, has been Jazz so she decided to pursue that in her instrument choices! She has played the Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone and piano since the age of 11 getting to a Diploma level but since GSA she has also picked up the baritone saxophone, Soprano Saxophone and the Electric Harp. Becky started acting at a young age joining Stagecoach where she performed with ‘Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ seven times in The Mayflower/Bournemouth Pavilion and many more. Her Credits at GSA include -Witness 2/Bolkstein in The Diary of Anne Frank, Edna in Expresso Bongo and Bullock in The Recruiting Officer.

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HAZEL SIMMONS

Hazel Simmons (Isabella)

Hazel is originally from the north coast of Cornwall. At age 17, she left home to complete a 2-year foundation course in musical theatre at Stageworks Studios, going on to study Actor Musicianship at the Guildford School of Acting in 2017. She began playing the piano at the age of ten, and started learning the cello during secondary school. During her training at GSA she has focused mainly on her cello skills, as well as picking up the guitar. Alongside acting, Hazel is extremely interested in songwriting, and is currently working on releasing an EP of original folk music, some of which is inspired by the Cornish legends she heard growing up. She can’t wait to take on the role of Isabella and is excited to be part of what is sure to be a very special version of The Changeling.

 

GSA Credits:

Amber (Pay It Forward: A New Musical - Workshop)

Trinculo/Prospero (The Tempest - Workshop)

Isabella (Cymbeline - Workshop)

Rose (The Recruiting Officer)

Linda Laverick (Expresso Bongo)

Jopie/Witness 3 (The Diary of Anne Frank)

Solicitor/Ensemble (Lucky Stiff)

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ELEANOR TURIANSKY

JACK WARD

EDWARD WATCHMAN

Eleanor grew up in a small town off of the coast of Loch Lomond in Scotland. Born into a musical family she started playing the violin aged 4 and gradually picked up more instruments along the way. She began acting and singing at a young age beginning classes at the National Theatre of Scotland and the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. At the Guildford School of Acting Eleanor has played roles such as ‘The Justice Balance’ in ‘The Recruiting Officer’ and ‘Edith Frank’ in ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’.

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Jack is from Gloucestershire and began studying Actor Musicianship at GSA in 2017. He began playing clarinet at aged 7, saxophone at aged 14 and has since picked up the oboe and the flute whilst studying at GSA. Jack also took part in three productions with the National Youth Music Theatre: two productions as part of the cast and one production as part of the pit orchestra. He is looking forward to tackling the role of Alonzo in this production of The Changeling.

GSA Credits:

Chris Keller (All My Sons), Mr Thorsen (Pay It Forward: A New Musical), Ferdinand (The Tempest), Captain Plume (The Recruiting Officer), Mr Mayer (Expresso Bongo), Mr Dussel (The Diary of Anne Frank), Harry Witherspoon (Lucky Stiff)

NYMT Credits:

Ensemble (Brass), Dad (Superhero), Reed 2-Pit Band (Billy The Kid)

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Edward is a South Western Actor Muso currently based in Guildford to be able to study at the Guilford School of Acting. During his time in training Ed has undertook roles such as Joe Keller in ‘All My Sons’, Johnny ‘Expresso Bongo’ and Otto Frank in ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’. Whilst in training Edward has gained his first professional credit, performing at the Vaults Festival in ‘Aamira and Gad, Hope and Conflict’ where he was an Actor and Composer for the show. Ed plays Violin, accordion and bass guitar and is extremely excited to be taking on the role of Antonio in the Jacobean Tragedy ‘The Changeling’.

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Creative Team

Tam Williams

Director

Tam trained at Guildford School of Acting;

 

As Director he’s founder of Hotspur Theatre Company (hotspurtheatre.com)

Recent productions include;

“The Petworth plays” Petworth Festival,

“Dead of night” Mill at Sonning,

”Not half Bard” Tour,

“Blithe Spirit” Mill Sonning.

“A Christmas Carol”U.K. Tour Split second productions.

“The Hound of the Baskerville’s” Mill at Sonning,

“Private Lives” Mill at Sonning.

As an Actor;

Theatre credits include; “The Tempest” Jermyn Street Theatre and Theatre Royal Bath,“The Fantastic follies of Mrs Rich”& “Miss Littlewood” both RSC Swan season 2018“The Lottery of love” Orange Tree theatre “Sunny Afternoon” Hampstead theatre, and Harold Pinter Theatre West End “Strangers on a train” Gielgud theatre “Chariots of Fire” Hampstead theatre and The Gielgud theatre “The Rivals”Theatre Royal Haymarket “A Midsummer Night’s Dream “ directed By Peter Hall, Rose theatre Kingston “Factors Unforeseen” “The Private Ear” Orange Tree theatre “Twelfth Night” &”The Taming of the Shrew” for Propeller Watermill, Old Vic, RSC complete works, and national and international Tour, ”The Winter’s Tale” for Propeller Watermill, national and international tour “Macbeth” Noel Coward theatre ”Time and the Conways “ Theatre Royal Bath and national tour ”French without tears” Northcote Theatre “Much Ado About nothing”& “A Midsummer night’s dream” Open Air theatre, Regents Park “ Remember This” N.T.” Chimes at Midnight” Chichester Festival theatre“Birdy” Lyric Hammersmith and Harold Pinter theatre West End “Rope” Salisbury playhouse “Henry VI prt III“RSC national and international Tour “The Park” RSC,The Matchmaker”Chichester Festival theatre ” Doublecut “the Mill at Sonning Film and

 

Television include; Blithe Spirit,”Pretichor, Dragonheart V, Hurricane, Spectre, Holby City, A Touch of Frost, Doctors, Starhunter 2300, Rosemary and Thyme,

Heartbeat, Killer Net, Anorak, Cold Enough for Snow, A Dance to the music of Time, Silent Witness, Casualty, Martin Chuzzlewit, The Trench, A Time to Love, Unforgettable and War Poem

Paul has worked extensively as a Musical Supervisor/Director, Composer, Orchestrator, and Vocal Coach, is the Associate Musical Director for Perfect Pitch and is also Rob Brydon’s Musical Director and Orchestrator.

Recent credits include; Rob Brydon Songs and Stories - UK Tour, Carly Paoli - Friday Night Is Music Night - Radio 2/The Palladium, Zog! UK Tour, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - West End, Mum’s The Word - Live at Zedel, Moll Flanders - The Mercury Theatre, Carly Paoli In Concert - Cadogan Hall, Pieces of String - The Mercury Theatre, The Wipers Times - The Arts Theatre and UK Tour, Annie Get Your Gun - Sheffield Crucible, Son of a Preacher Man - UK tour, Saturday Night Fever - UK Tour.

PAUL HERBERT

Musical Supervision & Direction

Paul won the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Award for which he was based at the Watermill Theatre. As a part of the residency he wrote the music for Sense and Sensibility directed by Jessica Swale, A Bunch of Amateurs directed by Caroline Leslie and Hamlet directed by Justin Audibert. As a composer, he has written the music for several musicals including his latest, Lia’s Guide to Winning the Lottery which is in development with Perfect Pitch and has completed a full production at UCLAN. Other works include:The Perfect Wife Roadshow (UK tour), The Ripper (Charing Cross Theatre, London), Cinderella (Salisbury Playhouse), and Aladdin (Salisbury Playhouse).

CREDITS:

ROB BRYDON - SONGS AND STORIES UK Tour 2020 Musical Director/Orchestrator

CARLY PAOLI - FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT Radio 2/The Palladium 2020 Orchestrator

ZOG! UK Tour 2020 Musical Director/Orchestrator

THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE The Ambassadors Theatre 2019 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator

THE CHISWICK AND WIGHT PROMS Chiswick/Isle of Wight 2019 Orchestrator/Percussion

MUM’S THE WORD Live at Zedel 2019 Musical Director

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Cyprus 2019 Percussion

MOLL FLANDERS The Mercury Theatre 2018 Musical Director/Orchestrator

LOVE ON THE LINKS Salisbury Playhouse 2018 Musical Supervisor/Arranger

CARLY PAOLI IN CONCERT The Cadogan Hall 2018 Orchestrator

PIECES OF STRING The Mercury Theatre 2018 Musical Director/Orchestrator

THE JUNGLE BOOK UK Tour 2017/18 Musical Director/Orchestrator

SON OF A PREACHER MAN UK Tour 2017 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator

THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE Menier Chocolate Factory 2017 Orchestrator

THE LITTLE BEASTS - The Other Palace 2017 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator 9 TO 5 The Bridewell 2017 Musical Director THE WIPERS TIMES The Arts Theatre 2017 Musical Director LIA’S GUIDE TO WINNING THE LOTTERY UCLAN 2017 Composer/Orchestrator/Musical Director ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Sheffield Crucible 2016/17 Orchestrator/Musical Director ANNA JANE CASEY IN CABARET The Studio Theatre – Sheffield Crucible 2017 Musical Director/Arranger THE WIPERS TIMES The Watermill/UK Tour 2016 Musical Director VAUDEVILLAINS Edinburgh Festival 2016 Musical Director THE DONKEY SHOW Proud Camden 2016 Musical Director BERNARDA ALBA Unicorn Theatre 2016 Musical Director BEYOND THE FENCE Sky Arts 2016 Musical Supervisor THE LIFE The English Theatre Frankfurt 2015 Musical Supervisor FALLEN ANGELS Salisbury Playhouse 2015 Composer OLIVER! The Watermill 2015 Orchestrator/Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator ANNA JANE CASEY IN CABARET Cadogan Hall 2015 Musical Director and Arranger THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE The Curve Theatre 2015 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER UK Tour 2014/15 Musical Supervisor THE PERFECT PITCH AWARD St James Square 2014

HAMLET The Watermill Theatre 2014 Composer A BUNCH OF AMATEURS The Watermill Theatre 2014 Composer/Musical Director SENSE AND SENSIBILITY The Watermill Theatre 2014 Composer SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The English Theatre Frankfurt 2013 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS by Piers Chater-Robinson 2013 Orchestrator THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK The Watermill Theatre 2013 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator LIA’S GUIDE TO WINNING THE LOTTERY The Bridewell Theatre 2013 Composer/Orchestrator RADIO TIMES Actor/Musician Production, UK Tour 2012 Musical Director (Monty) Orchestrator THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE The Watermill Theatre 2012 Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator NO SLEEP FOR THE HAUNTED The Lowry 2012 Musical Director DESIGN FOR LIVING Salisbury Playhouse 2012 Composer JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Watford Palace Theatre 2011 Musical Director ANNA JANE CASEY IN CABARET The Pheasantry 2011 Musical Director and Arranger RADIO TIMES The Watermill Theatre 2011 Musical Director/Orchestrator THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS by Piers Chater-Robinson 2011 Orchestrator THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL for Perfect Pitch, featuring Alfie Boe & Stephen Fry Criterion Theatre 2011 Musical Director/Orchestrator A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for Shakespeare 4 Kidz Dubai/Bahrain & UK Tour 2011 Musical Director THE LAST FIVE YEARS Theatre Severn Shrewsbury 2011 Musical Director THE PERFECT WIFE ROADSHOW UK Regional Tour 2010 Musical Director (Hans) Composer ALADDIN Salisbury Playhouse 2010 Musical Supervisor/Composer DAISY PULLS IT OFF Watermill Theatre 2010 Musical Director/Orchestrator JET SET GO Orchestration for Josef Weinberger 2010 Orchestrator THE PERFECT PITCH SONGBOOK for Perfect Pitch Ltd 2010 Piano Arrangements and Musical Supervisor CINDERELLA Salisbury Playhouse 2009 Musical Director/Composer THROUGH THE DOOR Trafalgar Studios 1 2009 Musical Director/Orchestrator THE RIPPER New Players Theatre 2009 Musical Director LOVEPIK directed by Charles Harris (Short Film) 2009 Composer THE RIPPER The New Players Theatre 2009 Composer HEALTH AND STACEY Edinburgh Festival/ UK Tour 2008/9 Composer PERFECT PITCH IN CONCERT Featuring Kerry Ellis Edinburgh Festival 2008 Musical Director/Orchestrator SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD for Theatrespot Edinburgh Festival 2007 Musical Director

 

WORKSHOP:

 

Paul has worked as musical supervisor for the following workshops of new musicals PIECES OF STRING by Gus Gowland 2017/18 LIA’S GUIDE TO WINNING THE LOTTERY By Keren David and Paul Herbert 2017/18 A WARNING TO THE CURIOUS by Geoff Page 2014/15 Dir – Roger Haines THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS by Eamonn O’Dwyer and Robert Gilbert 2014 Dir – Ryan McBryde FLIPPED OUT by John Victor and Lesley Ross 2013/14 Dir – Ryan McBryde DANGEROUS DAUGHTERS by Annemarie Lewis Thomas and Nick Stimson 2013 SEX AND THE VILLAGE by Susannah Pearce and Rebecca Applin 2012 BACK TO REALITY by Philippa Waller 2012 GIRLFRIENDS by Laurence Mark Wythe 2011