As a founding member of Edge Hill’s successful EdgeFWD dance company, Connor co-created and toured A Beautiful Hell culminating in a week-long run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
After graduating, Mike and Jemma established Naughty Corner Productions, an award-winning independent professional theatre company.
BAFTA nominated musical theatre practitioner Benjamin Till, was impressed by Edge Hill students when they participated in an early read through of the script for his new musical Em.
When Helen successfully applied for the Youth Dance Ambassador Placement at The Lowry Theatre, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career within the dance industry.
Tom embraced the opportunity to begin his career in dance whilst still studying. His commitment to his course and extra-curricular studies with the dance group EdgeFWD led to an early breakthrough in the professional dance scene.
A late night at the library ignited the careers of Edge Hill Dance students and alumni. Following successful auditions, 17 current and former members of Edge FWD and 3rd Edge were selected to work with Company Chameleon on their site speciﬁc dance project Illuminate.
A residency with Circus Sensible has led to employment for some of Edge Hill’s third year Drama and Performing Arts students.
Musician Daniel Dessoy collaborated with globally renowned professional musicians and producers in a daylong intensive masterclass held on campus.
Third year Drama student Emily Edwards has been inspired to develop her own Theatre in Education company after fully embracing the opportunities presented by the Arts and Enterprise module.