Creatives

Director - Eloise Lally

Choreographer and Producer - Chloé James

Costume Designer and Producer - Anna Saunders

Lighting Designer - Charles Hickey

Costume Supervisor - Julia Saunders

Production Assistant and Videographer - Emilie Kraft

 

 

Cast

Viola - Elinor Solly

Sebastian - Niven Willet

Olivia - Stephanie Brooks

Orsino - Jack Boswell

Malvolio - Benjamin Rogers

Maria - Greta Wray

Sir Toby - Zac Abbott

Sir Andrew - Alex Parker

Feste - Christina Baston

Fabian - Kate Austen

Antonio - Katie Michaels

Valentine - Kaytie Storey

Curio - Amelia Wall

Priest - Claire Deards

with the band

Jo Carter,, Tom Noyes, Alice Helen Eason, and Becca Jeffries 

 

Other roles played by members of the company

 

Eloise Lally - Director

Eloise trained under Peter James at Mountview Academy where she gained her MA in September 2014. She has recently assisted Karen Gillingham on, Magna Carta-The Freedom Game, an opera by Sir Richard Stilgoe and Hannah Conway for The Royal Albert Hall. Eloise has directed new writing at The Etcetera Theatre, The Horse and Stables, The Hens and Chickens for The Camden Fringe and interned at Theatre503. Eloise is delighted to be working with Renegade for the first time and to be reunited with designer and producer Joe Eason.

Zac Abbott - Sir Toby

Zac trained at East 15 School of acting.  Credits whilst training include Boxer in Animal Farm and The Duke in Lupe de Vegas Punishment without Revenge. Since leaving he has been working, but has also enjoyed roles of West Side Story, Fame, Jesus Christ Superstar, Poppy and Trekki Monster in Avenue Q! Previously Zac played Adult Man in Spring Awakening for Renegade at Duke Street Theatre, and most recently he appeared as The Pizza Guy (The Stoner of Christmases Yet To Come) in Luck of the Draw

Jack Boswell - Orsino

Coming soon...

Christina Baston - Feste

Christina is originally from Hadleigh, Suffolk. She studied Drama at University of East Anglia, and then went on to train on the One Year Accredited Acting Course at Drama Studio London 2013-14. Since then, she played Curley's Wife in a tour of Of Mice And Men with Tin Shed Theatre Company, along with working on several short films, a couple of commercials and a corporate presenting job in Budapest. She loves Shakespearean Comedy (and comedy in general!) and this is the second time she has worked with the talented director Eloise Lally.

 

Kate Austen - Fabian

Coming soon...

Claire Deards - Priest

Claire is absolutely thrilled to have been chosen to play the role of “Claire” and can’t wait to perform on the Renegade stage again! She is passionate about performing and is hoping to continue to study performing arts at university! Claire studied Musical Theatre at Amersham College where she won the part of Lilliane La Fleur in their final showcase.  She recently played the part of Reverend Shaw in Footloose, Jan in Grease at the Wycombe Swan and has also been a part of the Garsington Opera Company’s Road Rage Opera, played Grace Farrell in Act Now Entertainment’s production of Annie and was a soloist in their Gala Concerts at the Henley Theatre.  

Katie Michaels - Antonio

Katie graduated in 2014 from the BA Acting course at ALRA - The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London. Since graduating, Katie has performed a play in original medieval Latin and has also appeared in rehearsed readings. While at ALRA, Katie performed as Marjanah/Bird in Arabian Nights(dir. Titania Krimpas), Alice Fitzpatrick in Daisy Pulls it Off(dir. Katie Lewis) and as Mrs. Barry in Playhouse Creatures (dir. Ewan Marshall).  Additional credits at ALRA include: Emily Webb in Our Town, Lady Anne in Richard III, Olga in Three Sisters and Dolores in Yerma, among others. Katie is currently training in wing chun and stage combat for upcoming projects, the first of which will begin filming immediately upon finishing Twelfth Night 

Alex Parker - Sir Andrew

Alex'a previous performance credits include Luigi/Tony Hendon in Lucky Stiff for Renegade Theatre Company's production, opening Duke Street Theatre and earning him a coveted 'Banana Award' (akin to a Tony) and as Field Marshall Haig in the Royal Grammar School's production of Oh What A Lovely War!  Most recently Alex appeared as Otto in Renegade's Spring Awakening

Elinor Solly - Viola

Elinor is 16 and currently attending Lord Williams’ School in Thame, studying for her GCSEs. She has been involved in shows with Thame Players since the age of 8, and attended PQA Aylesbury 2012-2014. She has also been involved in the Wycombe Swan’s Summer Youth Projects 2011-2015, starring as a variety of featured dance and ensemble roles. She played the lead role of ‘Joanne’ in the short film Out Of Darkness’ and has most recently starred as 'Jan’ in Grease at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. She is thrilled to be a part of her first show with Renegade Theatre Company and is ecstatic to have landed the role of Viola, and can’t wait to perform in what she knows will be a spectacular show - enjoy!

Stephanie Brooks - Olivia

Coming soon...

Benjamin Rogers - Malvolio

Coming soon...

Kaytie Storey - Valentine

After being involved with theatre productions in since childhood, and being a part of Beck Youth  Theatre and Footlights Theatre company, Kaytie decided to study acting at Amersham College.   Roles whilst training include Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange, Circe in The Odyssey. Since    she has been working on several short horror movies. She looks forward to being back on stage   as Valentine in Twelfth Night!

Amelia Wall - Curio

Amelia studied Performing Arts at The Henley College. During her time studying there she played roles such as The Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat along with other parts. She has recently been involved in productions with Stage One Youth where she played characters such as Serena in Fame and directed her first play 'Poppy'. Amelia is lucky enough to have also played Belle and Ensemble characters in Reading Rep's 2012-13 Christmas Show A Christmas Carol. Amelia was also in Spring Awakening, Renegades most recent musical and loved her time with the company so is very glad to be back. 

Greta Wray - Maria

Greta trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where, in her third year, she got the opportunity to perform at the Sam Wanamaker Shakespeare Festival at the Globe Theatre. Since graduating Greta has played a variety of roles from Cecily in The Importance in Being Earnest to an Ugly sister in the pantomime Cinderella. As a side to acting Greta also does comedy writing and has had her work performed at the Hen & Chicken's Theatre. This is her first production with Renegade Theatre and she is thrilled to be participating in bringing a fresh approach to a Shakespeare classic!

Niven Willett - Sebastian

Niven caught the acting bug at age 11, when he was cast as the evil Sheriff of Nottingham in his year 6 play of Robin Hood. Despite a number of boos and pies to the face, Niven was not deterred from performing. Almost 10 years on, he has always been keeping himself busy with a variety of concerts, gigs, musicals and plays. Notable performances include: Nathan Detroit in Guys and   Dolls, Joe Vegas in Fame and Cookie in Return to the Forbidden Planet. Niven recently played the role of Moritz Stiefel in Renegade’s Spring Awakening, as well as appearing in Luck of the Draw  at Duke Street Theatre. When he isn’t on stage, Niven works at a local primary school as part of the one-to-one learning support team - a job which he loves. 

Charles Hickey - Lighting Designer

Charles has over 4 years of freelance production experience. With no formal training in theatre lighting, he began his theatre career at age 13, as Chief LX for Vyners School’s production of We Will Rock You. Since; he has designed lighting for such entities as Italia Conti, Italia Conti Associate schools (Ruislip) and The MOBO Awards (MOBO: Live Series 1); M.O, Laurine Cato, All About She, Ashleigh Ashley, and Mike Hough. In addition, Charles has designed and programmed lighting for a range of live events/music. Music: Elyar Fox. (Elstree UTC) Comedy: Russell Howard, Dara O’Briain (The Beck Theatre). Other credits include: Production electrician (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – QDOS Pantomimes); Lighting programmer (Grease, The Beck Theatre); Lighting cameraman (London nightrider 2014). Charles also works for White Light LTD and is hoping to take up a full time position in London’s west end very soon.