2019 AWARD WINNERS

Before Hamilton, a #1 album and a Tony Award, the Princess Grace Foundation-USA identified Leslie Odom Jr. as a future star – when he was still a student at Carnegie Mellon University – and honored him with a Princess Grace Award. Now an ambassador of the Foundation watch Leslie’s special announcement of the next generation of emerging talent … the amazing class of 2019!

STATUE AWARD

THEATER

Alicia Austin

Yale School of Drama
Theater Scholarship
Pierre Cardin Theater Honor

Salmah Beydoun

California Institute of the Arts
Theater Scholarship
Fabergé Theater Honor

Julian Robertson

The Julliard School
Theater Scholarship
Grace Le Vine Theater Honor

Desdemona Chiang

The 5th Avenue Theater
Theater Fellowship
Robert and Gloria Hausman Theater Honor

Tinashe Kajese-Bolden

Alliance Theatre Company
Theater Fellowship
Gant Gaither Theater Honor

THEATER HONORARIA

Jimmica Collins

Center for Puppetry Arts

Kizzmett Pringle

Pace University

PLAYWRITING FELLOWSHIP

Erika Dickerson-Despenza

New Dramatists
Playwright Fellowship

DANCE

Jared Brown

The Julliard School
Dance Scholarship

Mia Chong

ODC/Dance
Dance Fellowship
Chis Hellman Dance Honor

Stanley Glover

BalletX
Dance Fellowship

Roman Mejia

New York City Ballet
Dance Fellowship
John and Jenny Paulson Dance Honor 

Byron Tittle

Dorrance Dance
Dance Fellowship
John and Barbara Lehman Dance Honor 

CHOREOGRAPHY

Rena Butler

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Choreography Fellowship

Randy Reyes

CounterPulse
Choreography Fellowship

CHOREOGRAPHY HONORARIA

Tommie-Waheed Evans

Lula Washington Dance Theatre

FILM AND ANIMATION

Ray Chang

California Institute of the Arts
Stephen Hillenburg Animation Scholarship

Isabelle Carbonell

University of California, Santa Cruz
Graduate Film Scholarship

Daniela Repas

Pacific Northwest College of Art
Graduate Film Scholarship

Adewale Olukayode

Columbia University
Graduate Film Scholarship
Louis D. Srybnik Film Honor

Alicia Rodriguez

George Mason University
Undergraduate Film Scholarship
John J. Johnson Film Honor

Molly Gillis

New York University
Graduate Film Scholarship
Cary Grant Film Honor

FILM HONORARIA

Melanie Rosete

Purchase College

Ashley Siana

Montana State University

Ajani Amiri Thomas

Howard University

ADVANCEMENT GRANTS

Grant opportunities available exclusively to Princess Grace Award winners & Honoraria for uniquely significant projects that advance their artistic development.

SPECIAL PROJECT AWARDS

Esy Casey

Both of Me

Miwa Matreyek

Infinitely Yours

Benjamin Russell

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Amie Siegel

Bloodlines

WORKS IN PROGRESS RESIDENCY AWARDS

Modesto Jimenez

Taxilandia

Raja Kelly

Fantasia

CHOREOGRAPHY MENTORSHIP

CO-COMMISSION