Constellation Creatives Drama Student Bursary
Provided by Orion Lee and Awarded by Yellow Earth Theatre Co.
We are delighted to announce this year’s winner is Camille Mallet de Chauny 3rd year BA Acting student at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
This bursary aims to encourage and promote greater participation and representation of British East Asian actors on stage and screen.
The bursary will ease the pathway from graduating student to professional actor by providing £1,000 towards additional expenses incurred in that transitional period together with a FREE year’s subscription to Spotlight.
The bursary will be awarded to a drama school student of East Asian origin* who in the opinion of the judging panel has best demonstrated in their application and at an audition/interview that they have the talent, skills and commitment to succeed as a professional actor.
To be eligible, students must be in their final year of a three year BA Acting, Film/TV or Musical Theatre course at any drama school or in the second year of the LAMDA or Bristol Old Vic two year professional acting courses.
Students will be expected to present two audition pieces, one classical and one modern of no longer than 3 minutes each. They will not be required to sing.
*Eligible applicants must be British residents with at least one parent of East Asian descent.
East Asian descent includes: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and their Diasporas.