Georgina Onuorah, who made her professional debut in the National's Dick Whittington before appearing as the alternate Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical of the same name in the West End, will take on the role of Dorothy in the Leicester Curve's production of The Wizard of Oz this November.

Onuorah, who was nominated for a Black British Theatre Award for Best Graduate was the 2017 ALW Foundation scholarship recipient for her studies at ArtsEd, London.