Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Second Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award Winner for 2013

Trang Nguyen – (featured above with stage manager Kate Dial) A senior at Brooklyn College, finishing her BFA in Design and Technical Theater. Her concentrations are in Set & Props Design, and Stage Management. Recent show credits at Brooklyn College’s Theater Department include A Murder of Crows (Props), Cardenio (SM), The Rimers of Eldritch (ASM). "This award is a grant recognition and inspiration for me to keep giving my very best to work in the complex, yet beautiful process of collaboration in different aspects of the technical theater. It will also be a great honor and support to help me get ready mentally for the real world of theater in NYC and many more places in the world."

Friday, 6 September 2013

2013 Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Scholarship Recipients

Every year, all proceeds from tickets sales for Gi60 Live US Edition fund the Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award which is given to one or more undergraduate theater students who embody the spirit of collaboration. We raised enough from Gi60 2012 to be able to give financial awards to four theater students in 2013. Our first featured recipient is: Sergio Mauritz Ang: Sergio Mauritz Ang is completing his final year of the BFA acting program at Brooklyn College. This is his 2nd year receiving this award and cannot be more honored to what it embodies. A graduate of Laguardia Arts High School, he is a classically trained singer, and has performed in numerous Concerts, Operas,and Master classes. A recent alumni of Hostos Community College, he received his Associate degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. Sergio received a national commendation for outstanding performance in a play from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in 2011. His recent credits include: A Murder of Crows:Brooklyn College,Song of Extinction:Hostos Repertory Company. This scholarship will greatly aid in supporting his academic and artistic endeavors in the coming school year.