Lindsay Manion – Rose
Lindsay graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2018, having performed in a variety of shows throughout her academic career from Grease to Spring Awakening. Buried has been a delightful challenge which has really shaped her as a performer, and granted her excellent opportunities to showcase an award winning musical up and down the UK from Edinburgh to London, and now to New York!
Sebastian Belli – Harry
Seb has performed in Buried since its opening in 2017. He performed throughout his time studying in Sheffield and since the second run with Buried at the Edinburgh Fringe last summer has been based in Manchester. Having performed across the UK, Seb feels the chance to play this character in New York is a both an exciting opportunity and a wonderful privilege.
Rebecca Yau – Chorus
Originally from Nottingham and a graduate of The University of Sheffield, Rebecca has performed in various productions including The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Day Before Spring and Journey’s End. She is incredibly grateful to be part of such an exciting show and is overjoyed to be performing at NYMF.
Wilf Walsworth – Chorus
Originally from South London, Wilf just graduated from the University of Sheffield. With the University Theatre Company, Wilf took lead roles in numerous shows including The Graduate, Spring Awakening, and new writing My Mate Dave Died, debuting at the Edinburgh Fringe festival in 2018. Wilf loves football, cooking and maths.
Niamh Finan – Chorus
Niamh is a classically trained Soprano singer who is very excited to perform in Buried in New York as this is her first time outside of Europe! Niamh performed in a number of productions whilst studying for her Law degree, and took the lead role in Fiddler on the Roof. Niamh was also a competitive Irish dancer for 15 years. She is thrilled to be part of such a wonderful show and can’t wait for the audiences at NYMF to see it!
Laurence Hunt – Chorus
Laurence graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2018 where he regularly acted and directed. Performing multi-role in Buried has been enormous fun for Laurence, who enjoys the variety and silliness that the role offers. Laurence loves engaging with new writing projects and watching them evolve over time. Taking the show abroad has presented a welcome opportunity to revisit the part and develop it for a wider audience.
OLIVIA DOUST – ORCHESTRATOR/MUSICAL DIRECTOR/TRANSCRIBER
Olivia is a Musical Director, Vocal Coach, Orchestrator, Singer and Conductor based in Sheffield, England. She completed her Music degree at the University of Sheffield in 2017 and has been with the show for over 3 years now since its conception, first as a cast member and orchestrator, then vocal coach and now musical director. She currently works for Razzamataz Theatre Schools as a vocal coach for children and young adults, as well as working privately as a singing and voice coach, choir leader, conductor and National Citizenship Service Mentor. She has completed level 1 and 2 of the Estill training model and completed specialist training in the menopausal voice, ‘support’ work and singing application of the model. She will continue her voice training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in her Voice Studies MFA later this year in London.