The Engagement by James Alexander Allen

Studio 1919 On-Line Programme

The Engagement

The Engagement


Eden Avital Alexander

Eden Avital Alexander

Eden Avital Alexander (Gerri) is an East 15 MA acting (international) course graduate. She started acting at the age of eight, directed by Dvora Miller in theatre productions in Israel, while modeling for the Shalva Ben-Gal agency. Training includes physical theatre based on Jacques Lecoq with LISPA, acting for camera and method acting with the Lee Strasburg Institute in LA and Commedia del Arte with Antonio Fava in Italy. She is a movement analyst based on Laban with LIMS.


Owen Bleach

Owen Bleach

Owen Bleach (John) writes, ‘A chronic attention seeker from a young age, I’ve never shied away from a spotlight, graduating from E15 in 2012, I’ve been pretending to be an adult, to various degrees of success, ever since. I am thrilled to have joined such a hard hitting project and revel in the chance to put my serious hat on… for once.’


Faith Elizabeth

Faith Elizabeth

Faith Elizabeth (Luanne) A Sussex-born actress, writer and producer. Recent film work includes the gangsta horror feature 13 Graves and the role of seductive professional escort Velvet in indie feature Dragonflies Only Live For 24 Hours.
Faith produced the successful dark comedy short In Flight, also starring as the feisty Scarlett.
After several successful years in film, Faith was inspired to return to stage last year to play wild party girl Helen Weaver in Eternity Station, a Screen Rebels production at The Phoenix Artist Club.


Thomas Everchild (Director) Most recent work as a director includes
The Trials of Colonel Barker (Rose Collis / Arts Council England), Protect and Survive (TBC Audio) and the live recording of The Teaswell Incident (Sussex Playwrights Constance Cox Award winner).
As writer/director The Stern Head Mystery,
Unreliable Romances, Bad Books
and in Edinburgh: An Honorary Man****,
Turning The Handle****, Little Girls Like To Kiss****, Backstage Whispers**** and Fanny Hill*****.
He is also the restorer of the only known surviving complete short film featuring the legendary Victorian comic actor Dan Leno.


Christina Thom

Christina Thom

Christina Thom (Music) (Script Consultant)
The music heard in the play is from her EP Trade.
Songs Trade, Spells and Breathless:
Vocals and Lyrics: Christina Thom.
Musicians: Mike Hatchard, Nick Flowers, Simon Young, Stephen Le Hardy. Production: Mike Hatchard.

EP ‘Trade’ on Bandcamp

Her work with addicts includes the design, accreditation (OCN) and delivery of training programmes for the Clock Tower Sanctuary’s volunteer support workers.