Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) and our international ambassadors Rose Byrne and Rebel Wilson are proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Rose Byrne Scholarship and the Rebel Wilson Comedy Commission. Following a massive response when applications opened earlier in the year, our ambassadors had some tough decisions to make.
Rose Byrne had a difficult job narrowing down the list for the ‘Rose Byrne Scholarship for Emerging Female Leader in the Arts’. There were many exceptional submissions, however, after careful consideration Rose has chosen actor and writer Chika Ikogwe as the 2020 recipient.
Chika is an award-winning Nigerian-Australian Actor, Writer and a recent Acting graduate of NIDA. She is delighted with the scholarship. “I’m thrilled to be the recipient of the Rose Byrne Emerging Female Leader in the Arts scholarship. I very much look forward to being part of the ATYP team, and cannot wait to work with them to diversify the landscape of the entertainment industry here in Australia.” Continue reading 2020 ROSE BYRNE SCHOLARSHIP AND REBEL WILSON COMEDY COMMISSION WINNERS