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Winner of 70 major theatre awards

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Meet Our Cast

David Thaxton

in the role of

The Phantom

Training: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Theatre includes Giorgio in Passion (Donmar Warehouse – Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical), Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regents Park Theatre), Major John Howard in Only The Brave (Wales Millennium Centre), Roger + MD in Roller Dinner (Soho Theatre), Javert in Les Misérables (Queens), Maximilian in Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory), Raoul in Love Never Dies (Adelphi), West End Men (Vaudeville), Enjolras in Les Misérables (Queen’s), created the role of the Wolf in the world premiere of John Doyle’s The Tailor’s Daughter (Welsh National Youth Opera), soloist at the opening gala for the Wales Millennium Centre, Foreman in Trial by Jury, and the subsequent Chandos recording (BBC National Orchestra of Wales, St David’s Hall), Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress (Wales Millennium Centre), Harasta in The Cunning Little Vixen (Sherman Cymru, Cardiff).

David is a founding member of the band Divisions and co-founder of W1Workshops which provides affordable performance training in London.

Kelly Mathieson

in the role of

Christine Daaé

Kelly grew up in Scotland and first began ballet lessons at the age of two. She then went on to train with the Scottish Ballet company and it was during this time that her voice was discovered. After studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Academy, she moved to London to study at the Royal College of Music. After graduating in 2015 she continued her training in Vienna, Austria.

Roles include : Barbarina , 1st Bridesmaid ‘Le Nozze de Figaro’ (Scottish Opera) , Actress ‘Agrippina’ (Theater an der Wien) , Euridice ‘Orpheus and the underworld’ (AOE) , Pamina ‘Die Zauberflöte’, Frasquita  ‘Carmen’, Susanna ‘Le Nozze de Figaro’ (Puglia Opera Festival)

Kelly is delighted to be joining the Phantom Company and to be making her West End debut in her dream role.

Amy Manford

in the role of

Christine Daaé at certain performances

Australian-born soprano, Amy Manford has performed internationally as a soloist with the London Handel, London Cello and the Perth Symphony Orchestra’s. She has sung at iconic venues such as the Seoul Arts Center in South Korea and at Buckingham Palace for the Prince of Wales.

Amy recently graduated with a Masters of Performance in Vocal Performance from The Royal College of Music with a Distinction. Here she sung the title roles of Gontran in Chabrier’s Une éducation manquée with the RCM International Opera School and Clotilde in the London Handel Festivals production of Faramondo.

Amy completed her undergraduate degree at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAPPA) where she was awarded the prestigious Barbara MacLeod Scholarship for Most Outstanding Female Classical Student in 2014. Her major roles at WAPPA include Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.

Amy is overjoyed to be making her West End debut as Christine Daaé in Phantom of the Opera and would like to thank all her friends and family who have supported her on this journey.

Jeremy Taylor

in the role of

Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny

Training: Guildford School of Acting.

Theatre includes: Fiyero in Wicked (Apollo) u/s ‘Galileo’ in We Will Rock You (Dominion); Evita (UK Tour); ‘Rolf’ in The Sound of Music (UK Tour); u/s ‘Rolf’ in The Sound of Music (Palladium).

Other appearances: Luke Kempner’s Impression of 2015 (ITV), A League of their Own (Sky1); Oliver Awards 2012 (Royal Opera House); West End Heroes (Dominion).

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