Molly Mead

Molly Mead is a student based in Brighton, United Kingdom, who has recently graduated from Brighton College where she took English Literature, Theatre Studies and Art at A-level. At Brighton College, Molly was extremely involved in the Theatre Studies department; In June 2017 Molly wrote, directed and produced a Kneehigh inspired adaption of Sweeney Todd within two weeks to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association to support a teacher suffering with the condition. In October 2017, she was the assistant director of the senior school’s production of Billy Elliot and also completed her Grade 8 LAMDA in solo acting with distinction. At Brighton College, she also co-founded a weekly Film Society where peers could share and build on their love of cinema, offering the opportunity to present and discuss their chosen area of interest. During May 2018, Molly volunteered as part of the Brighton Festival as both part of the marketing and publicity team prior to the festival and as a member of their front of house team during, while also seeing plenty of theatre!

Over the summer break, building on the success and enjoyment of the Film Society she co-founded, Molly has sourced a small, entrepreneurial Brighton venue to introduce monthly screenings to continue the passions of existing and new Film Society members. Molly is also performing in and sound designing for a student- led production with funding from The Ros Nichol award to be performed in late August.

Molly is now on her gap year with plans to study a joint honours of English Literature and Film Studies at the University of Glasgow starting in September 2019. During her gap year, she is completing an Art and Design Foundation at Brighton MET while also hoping to get a job and return to Brighton College’s Theatre Studies Department as a member of support staff to assist with the upcoming musical of The Addams Family, this time delving into the wonders of set design, costume and props.


Mon, 17th September 2018 at 14:00

GenZ: What the future audience wants