Teen heads for top theatre school after suffering rugby injury

Evan Sutton

Evan Sutton

First published in North West

A YOUNG actor – who only discovered his talent for the stage after suffering a rugby injury – is heading for one of the UK’s top theatre schools.

Evan Sutton began treading the boards at Golborne High School when shoulder injury meant he missed trials for Warrington Wolves.

He collected three distinctions in his BTECs after two years of studying and performing at Priestley College in Warrington.

The 18-year-old is now heading to Guildford School of Acting to study musical theatre and has been awarded a bursary of £3,000 to help fund his studies.

“I was feeling down and a mate asked me to audition for the school show and we both ended up getting lead parts,” he said.

“From that moment I fell in love with the stage and the feeling I get from an audience and performing.”

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