Throughout our 100-year history, ArtsEd Alumni have been leaders and innovators across the performing arts world. Today, our graduates continue to build on this legacy, forging exceptional careers that enrich and influence the creative industries in the UK and beyond.

Spotlight: Samuel Creasey

Samuel graduated from ArtsEd’s BA Acting course in 2020. He recently played the role of Malcom Polstead in the theatre adaptation of Philip Pullman’s novel, The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage, at the Bridge Theatre.

Samuel won the Critics’ Circle 2022 Award, for Most Promising Newcomer, for his performance in the Bridge’s production.

Isabella Pappas

Sixth Form / 2020

Olivier Award nominee. The Villains of Valley View (Disney+), Finding Alice (ITV), Appropriate (Donmar Warehouse), The Nether (West End)

Amara Okereke

MT / 2018

My Fair Lady (West End), Spring Awakening (Almeida Theatre), The Boyfriend (Menier Chocolate Factory), Oklahoma! (Chichester Festival), Les Miserables (West End)


Sixth Form

Yungblud is a hugely successful recording artist and has most recently released his album 'Weird!' which topped the UK Album charts at Number 1.

Olly Dobson

MT / 2014

Marty, Back to the Future Original Cast

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Georgina Onuorah

BA Musical Theatre / 2020

The Wizard of Oz (London Palladium), Oklahoma! (Wyndham's Theatre), Millennials (The Other Palace), Cinderella (Gillian Lynne Theatre), Dick Whittington (National Theatre)

Lashana Lynch

Acting / 2010

BAFTA 2022 winner, No Time To Die: Bond 25 (MGM), Captain Marvel (Marvel Studios), Still Star-Crossed (ABC)

Poppy Shepherd

Acting / 2020

Our Generation (National Theatre), The Flash (WB), The Larkins (ITV)

Carly Mercedes Dyer


WhatsOnStage Award winner, Olivier Award nominee, Anything Goes (Barbican), A Chorus Line (Curve Theatre), The Color Purple (Curve Theatre), The View Upstairs (Soho Theatre)

Leo Woodall

Acting / 2019

One Day (Netflix), The White Lotus (HBO Max), Citadel (Amazon Studios), Cherry (Apple TV+), Nomad (TXl Films)

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