CASSIDY JANSON - Stand-By Elphaba
Cassidy trained at the London Studio Centre and Millennium
Dance 2000 Theatre School. She most recently won rave
reviews in the lead role of 'Susan' in the London
premiere of tick, tick... BOOM! At the Menier
Chocolate Factory, the new musical from Jonathan Larson,
the writer of Rent, directed by Scott Schwartz.
Her London theatre debut was as 'Peppermint Patty'
in Snoopy! The Musical at the Jermyn Street
Theatre, which led to her playing the title role in
Brenda Bly: Teen Detective at the Bridewell
Theatre. Following this, she played the lead of 'Rusty'
in the first UK tour of Footloose singing 'Let's
Heart it for the Boy'. Her other theatre credits include
'Tiger Lily' in Peter Pan (Wyvern Theatre,
Swindon); 'Beauty' in Beauty and the Beast
(Lighthouse, Poole) for Michael Rose; Newsrevue
(Canal Café Theatre); Warchild (National Youth
Music Theatre); numerous concerts including Musical
Stages 10th Birthday Celebration, NYMT's Gala
(Piccadilly Theatre), cabaret appearances at Jermyn
Street Theatre, Pop, Cargo, Café de Paris and the
Battersea Barge, and she was recently invited to duet
with new Decca Records pop act Chantz at Ronnie Scott's.
Cassidy would like to thank her vocal coach Rosemary
Ashe for helping her prepared for WICKED.
Cassidy was an ensemble member with the Original
London Company, as well as understudying the roles
of Elphaba and Nessarose.
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