FEBRUARY 17, 2022
The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, in partnership with Cody Renard Richard, have introduced the 2022 cohort for the Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program. Three present college students from the College of Drama are among the many choose group of ten.
The Cory Renard Richard Scholarship Program is devoted to honoring, uplifting and supporting the following era of Black, Asian, Latinx, Indigenous, and Folks of Coloration (BIPOC) theatre-makers working behind the scenes. This yr’s cohort consists of three college students from CMU College of Drama:
- Tauheedah (Tate) Abdullah – MFA Sound Design
- Annie Nguyen – BXA Dramaturgy
- Daniel Ocanto – MFA Sound Design
This scholarship program goals to assist college students attain their full creative, educational and management potential, by offering a direct monetary contribution to assist ease the burden of the various prices of attending increased academic studying establishments, comparable to tuition, housing, textbooks and sophistication charges. Every recipient is awarded an $8,000 grant, mentoring and networking alternatives, and an all-expenses-paid journey to New York Metropolis.
Concerning the CRR Scholarship Program
The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program strives to:
- Encourage extra Black, Asian, Latinx, Indigenous, and different college students of Coloration to pursue levels within the theatrical administration and creative fields, comparable to Stage Administration, Technical Theatre, Theatre Design, Playwriting, Directing or Theatre Administration.
- Domesticate and supply an area for the following era of BIPOC artists, whereas honoring, recognizing and welcoming their future contributions to the theatrical world.
- Join our students with theatrical and neighborhood leaders of shade, to assist domesticate their management and advocacy expertise to encourage them to be change brokers in their very own communities and inside the business.
- Create a neighborhood of students who will be taught and develop collectively all through their numerous academic journeys.
- Remind BIPOC people that their voices and skills are wanted and might be supported.