Awarded by New Earth Theatre provided by Orion Lee
Designed to encourage and promote greater participation and representation of East and Southeast Asian actors on stage and screen. The bursary will ease the pathway for a British East and Southeast Asian graduating student to professional actor by providing £1,000 towards expenses. They also receive a free year membership from Spotlight. The bursary is awarded annually to the most promising BESEA acting student completing a drama degree in the UK.
We work to raise the profile of British East and Southeast Asians in the theatre industry, to give opportunities through bursaries and competitions and to shine a spotlight on talent wherever it may be found.