GUEST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 ROB GUEST ENDOWMENT CONCERT
The 2015 Rob Guest Endowment Grand Final Concert will be held on Monday 9 November at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Hosted by David Campbell and Lucy Durack, guest artists performing at the concert will include musical theatre performers Rob Mills, Caroline O’Connor and Jemma Rix, Dirty Dancing star Mark Vincent, 2014 Rob Guest Endowment winner Josh Robson, and cast members from CATS and Matilda the Musical.
It will be a night of exhilarating Musical Entertainment as the six Rob Guest Endowment Award finalists will showcase their talent in the hope of taking home the highly coveted Award of $20,000 and a headshot package provided by Blueprint Studios. The six finalists for the 2015 Rob Guest Endowment are Blake Appelqvist (West Side Story, new VCA Graduate), Daniel Assetta (Cats, Wicked), Hilary Cole (Carrie, Dogfight), Georgina Hopson (Into The Woods, The Pirates of Penzance), Rob McDougall (Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera) and Ashleigh Rubenach (Anything Goes, The Sound of Music).
The competition will be judged by three of Australian musical theatre’s finest creatives, Kelly Abbey, Peter Casey and Gale Edwards.
Isaac Hayward, our 2014 Musician Award winner will travel to New York and London to shadow some of Broadway’s and the West End’s most prominent conductors and musical directors!
In New York, Isaac will observe some of Broadway’s best musical directors that have worked on shows such as Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots, Wicked, Spring Awakening, Next to Normal and In The Heights.
On the West End in London, Isaac will experience the London Philharmonic, as well as the rehearsals for the Olivier Awards.
All the best for your trip Isaac!
Technical Award Winner Update!
Our 2014 Technical Award winner, Isabella Stadler is travelling to New York to learn about stage technologies from some of the best in the world! Isabella will partake in a 4 month Automation Traineeship at PRG Scenic Technologies, a leader in stage and production technologies.
She will study the application and implementation of Stage Technologies, focusing on automation systems and studying how these can be applied to musical theatre in Australia.
All the best for your trip Isabella!
The Winner of the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award is Joshua Robson!
The 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award
The inaugural East End Theatre District Artist Development Award
The Playbill Future Prospect Award
The Rob Guest Endowment Technical Award in Honour of Sue Nattrass
The Rob Guest Endowment Musician Award
MEET THE FINALISTS: Monica Swayne
Monica Swayne – Don’t miss our “one-of-a-kind night where the theatre world comes together”
Join us at the Capitol Theatre on October 13 to see Finalist Monica Swayne compete in the grand final #RGE14
MEET THE FINALISTS: Ben Bennett
2014 Finalist Ben is one step closer to his dream role, don’t miss his performance!
MEET THE FINALISTS: Karla Tonkich
Finalist Karla shared her dream role, and how she is going tell her story at the concert.
Get your tickets today to see these wonderful finalists compete. #RGE14
MEET THE FINALISTS: Joshua Robson
“All I wanted to do is get on that stage and sing” – Joshua Robson, 2014 Finalist.
Join us at the Capitol Theatre on October 13 for the Rob Guest Endowment Concert #RGE14
Meet the Finalists: Andrew Cook
Finalist Andrew Cook never underestimates the importance of picking the perfect song.
Join us at the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Concert to find out Andrew’s repertoire in the grand final. #RGE14
Meet the Finalists: Angela Scundi
Meet Angela Scundi, and learn how one amazing performance can change your life.
Don’t miss Angela perform live as part of the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Concert #RGE14