KEVIN SPACEY FOUNDATION
ARTISTS OF CHOICE
Spring 2015 and 2016
ARTISTS OF CHOICE
The KSF grants support emerging artists and companies, recognising them as KSF Artists of Choice.
A KSF Grant gives you a financial boost of up to £10,000 / $10,000, mentoring opportunities with respected industry professionals and advice on how to promote yourself / your company and your project.
Each year we select ten KSF Artists of Choice, five UK based applicants and five US based applicants.
We work with companies in either:
- A Play
- A Musical
- A Dance Piece
- A Choir / Band
- A Short Film
The successful artists / companies will be recognised as the annual KSF Artists of Choice, supported through mentoring and professional guidance as well as a grant of up to £10,000 / $10,000.
I recruited the industry experts in the UK and US for each of the panels as wells as shortlisting applications and sitting on each of the UK panels to help determine the ten outstanding emerging artists from theatre, dance, musical theatre, music and film.
The industry panels were:
Carola Ash, Stephen Beresford, Nathan Darrow, Rhianna Dhillon, Andrew Haigh, Christine Langan, Samuel Roukin and Kevin Spacey.
Samuel Adamson, Marcus Gardley, Jenny Jules, Cush Jumbo, Jamie Lloyd, Neil Pepe, Andrew Scott, Tina Fallon, Kim Whitener, Steve Winter and Rufus Wright.
Garth Fagan,Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, Wayne McGregor, Kevin McKenzie, Etta Murfitt, Nicky Paraiso, Tamara Rojo, Lee Smikle and Jasmin Vardimon.
David Arnold, Chris Bye, Ella Eyre, Gregg Field, David Handler, Patrick Hawes, Gillian Moore, Mr Reed and Paul Phoenix.
Warren Carlyle, Cynthia Erivo, Alex Hanson, Tamara Harvey, Theo Jamieson, Laura-Michelle Kelly, Neil Marcus, Joe McFadden and Ted Sperling.