Anthony Rapp is an American stage and film actor and singer best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of Rent in 1996 and later for reprising the role in the film version and the Broadway Tour of Rent in 2009. He also performed the role of Charlie Brown in the 1999 Broadway revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. He recently toured the US in musical If/Then, alongside fellow Rent alumni Idina Menzel.
Anthony met Patch of Blue when they attended his show 'Without You' at the Edinburgh Festival.
We are honoured to have him on board to support and guide us as we continue to develop new work..
Alex plays Cyla in When We Ran, Tilly in The Tortoise and the Hare, and Katy in We Live By The Sea. She was recently in The Railway Children at Waterloo Station and played Enid Blyton in the BBC drama Enid. She loves chocolate & raspberries and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Writer & Performer, Producer
Katy plays Ela Catherine and Perrin in When We Ran. She trained at Liverpool Theatre School where she met Alex working on her graduate production. She loves lists and hates counting torches.
Writer & Performer, Tour Manager
Lizzie plays Ela Martha in When We Ran, Hatty in The Tortoise and the Hare, and Paul Williams in We Live By The Sea. Lizzie trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and runs new writing company Good One Theatre. She loves Ru Paul's Drag Race and when she gets to wear dresses in plays.
Writer & Performer
Alexandra plays Ela Jane in When We Ran, Bartlett, Petunia and Lolly in The Tortoise and the Hare, and Hannah in We Live By The Sea. She trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and was part of the original cast of Beans who developed it at Mountview. She loves finding big hills for BBQs and Will Monks' glitter.
Casey Jay Andrews
Writer and Performer
Casey plays Mother in When We Ran, and plays in the band for We Live By the Sea. She is the founder of Lion House Theatre and trained at Guildford School of Acting. She loves gin and Sullivan Brown's husky tones.
The Mason Brothers
Composers & Musicians
The Mason Brothers write all the original music for Patch of Blue's work. They are Imogen & Ellie Mason. They love funky instruments and navigating airports.
Amelia makes all of Patch of Blue's video work, and filmed and edited all the video for We Live By the Sea. She is currently training at Central Film School. She loves smoothies but hates large doors.
Writer and Performer
George plays Ela John in When We Ran, and plays in the band for We Live By the Sea. He trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. He likes playing lots of instruments and long drives to Norfolk.
Lighting Design and Technical Management
Rachel joined Patch of Blue in 2016. She has recently worked on the Out of Joint season at the Arts Theatre, West End. Rachel loves when she only has to do one cue at once.
Lighting and Video Design
Wil Monks has designed lighting and sound for Patch of Blue since 2012. When not working for us, he has a very busy freelance career, including work for Battersea Arts Centre and running his own business, Frontseat
Media. He loves brandy and