NEWS

Melbourne cast announced

19 Nov 2015

Today, the full cast for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical was announced for the Melbourne season. The young actresses who will share the lead title role are (in alphabetical order) Dusty Bursill, Tiana Mirra, Alannah Parfett and Ingrid Torelli.

Globally, Matilda The Musical has achieved over 50 awards including 12 for Best Musical. The show is currently enjoying a sell-out season in Sydney and will Premiere at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre from 13th March 2016, with tickets for performances through to 22 May 2016 currently on sale from Ticketmaster.

Eleven-year-old Dusty Bursill enjoys being outdoors and loves camping and bushwalking. She is an enthusiastic reader and is happy trying different sports.

Tiana Mirra is eleven-years-old. She loves short distance running, reading and public speaking. Tiana enjoys spending time with her family and her dog.  

Alannah Parfett is ten-years-old and an animal lover who also loves music, reading and writing. Her main passion is dancing and anything to do with performing arts.

Nine-year-old Ingrid Torelli loves to use her imagination, sing and play in the garden. She likes acrobatics, acting, craft, asking questions about the world and spending time with her family. 

The full Original Australian Adult Cast will transfer for the Melbourne season, including the principals (in alphabetical order), Marika Aubrey (Mrs Wormwood), Daniel Frederiksen (Mr Wormwood), Elise McCann (Miss Honey) and James Millar (Miss Trunchbull). They are again joined by Stephen Anderson, Reece Budin, Rachel Cole, Andrew Cook, Danielle Cook, Eli Cooper, Cristina D’Agostino, Glenn Hill, Travis Khan, Nadia Komazec, Zoe Komazec, Leah Lim, Mitchell Mahony, Cle Morgan, Daniel Raso and Clay Roberts.

The eight children’s roles of Bruce, Lavender, Amanda, Nigel, Eric and the other pupils at Crunchem Hall Primary School will be played in rotation by:  

Charli Bowers, Freya Cantwell, Keely Corcoran, Jack Coyne, Jeremiah Duncan, Shyla Farrugia, Tahlia Gerosa, Cooper Guinea, Jazi Hall, Kushinka Jayewardene, Andre Karabajakian, Kathleen Lawlor, Campbell MacCorquodale, Thierry Mendoza, Chloe Ngo, Chihana Perera, Adam Punsalang, Kyle Reynolds, Orlando Schwerdt, Hudson Sharp, Daniel Stow, Alistair Touliatos, Caleb Waterworth, Tahlia Williams and Mackensie Young.