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ASU theater for youth student earns national fellowship

March 11, 2018

Young Nae Choi, a second year MFA candidate in the theater for youth program at the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has been awarded the Emerging Leader in TYA Fellowship from Theatre for Young Audiences/USA.

Young Nae Choi.

She will complete an individual research project by traveling to leading TYA theatres, receive mentorship and leadership development from TYA/USA staff and the board throughout the year, and participate in regular cohort meetings to discuss issues in the TYA field.

Young Nae Choi is a theater-maker, artist-researcher, performer and educator from Seoul, South Korea, and she earned a BA in theater from New York University Abu Dhabi. She is currently working on a project that explores a dream narrative through surrealist aesthetics, combining creative practice and research.

Each year TYA/USA awards fellowships in an effort to foster the professional growth of artists, practitioners and emerging leaders in the field of Theatre of Young Audiences. For more information, visit tyausa.org/tyausa-fellowships

School and Film, Dance and Theatre, Herberger Institute