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Wednesday 27 March 2019

Solent University is thrilled to announce that West End and Broadway star Earl Carpenter has become a visiting fellow for performance based courses at the University.

Earl has over 25 years’ professional experience working in musical theatre and is renowned for his work as Inspector Javert in Cameron Mackintosh’s productions of Les Misérables and Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Production (London, Broadway, Toronto, Paris, Singapore, Manila and throughout the United Kingdom). He has also performed as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s original and 25th Anniversary productions of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s and throughout the United Kingdom); Ed Parsley in the original cast and Daryl van Horne in The Witches of Eastwick (Drury Lane and Prince of Wales); Joe Gillis in original UK tour cast Sunset Boulevard and Peron in Bill Kenwrights’ Evita throughout Europe and the United Kingdom.

Maggie Tarver, course leader for performance at Solent said “we are so excited to be working closely with Earl and providing our students with the opportunity to gain the valuable experience that only a performer of his calibre, and reputation can bring.” Further information on Earl can be found by visiting his website

Picture of Earl Carpenter playing the Phantom

Picture of Earl Carpenter playing Inspector Javert in Les Mis