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The international cast for the South Korean cast of CATS was announced this week, ahead of the tour later this year.

The show’s Resident Director is a familiar face to many Australian theatre goers, Ross Hannaford (Avenue Q, CATS Australia). Joining Hannaford as a member of the creative team will be Amy Berrisford (CATS Australia, We Will Rock You) as the residential choreographer.

Ross Hannaford Avenue Q

For nine shows a week, nine Australians will be singing and dancing on stage at Seoul’s Haeoreum Grand Theatre, the national theatre of Korea as part of the Jellicle Ball.

Congratulations to Hayden Baum (The Beautiful Game, Bring it On) as Skimbleshanks, Andrew Dunne (CATS Australia, Love Never Dies) as a swing, Christopher Favaloro (CATS Australia, Opera Australia) as Mr. Mistoffelees , Madison Green (The Light in the Piazza, Georgy Girl) as Jennyanydots, Ashleigh Hauschild (CATS Australia) as Demeter, Aaron Lynch (CATS China) as Coricopat, Suzie Melloy (We Will Rock You, Anything Goes) as Bombalurina, Jazz Miller (Matthew Lee Robinson’s New Voice) as Electra/on stage swing, Ellie Nunan (RENT), Taylor Scanlan (CATS Australia) as George and Ashlee Smith (We Will Rock You) as a swing.

Nichole Conolly had the opportunity to sit down with recent graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium, Bachelor of Musical Theatre program Ellie Nunan, who will be a swing on the tour. Nunan is very excited to be joining the CATS South Korea cast as a cover for Grizabella, Jennyanydots and Jellylorum in her professional musical theatre debut. Other then performing, Nunan is most looking forward to the snow and becoming immersed in the culture.

For further information the official facebook page for the South Korean tour is: https://www.facebook.com/seolcompany/

Theatre People thanks Stephani He for the Korean to English translations.

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