In addition to supporting students in the summer program, Toyota Motor Manufacturing supports the artistic and professional development of GSA alumni through the Toyota Alumni Fund contributing $10,000 each year for alumni initiatives.
The grant panel met recently and determined the fall recipients, who include:
Jeremy Wooldridge, Visual Art 1988, will create an alumni visual art exhibit at the Grand Theatre Gallery in Frankfort, KY. The Grand Theatre is a theatre newly renovated into a multifunction Arts Center.
Joy Lanceta, Musical Theatre 2003, As a member(s) of The Lost Theatre company and in collaboration with fellow cast-mates, Joy will mount her first show and simultaneously host an opening gala for the theatre in mid-winter. The Theatre hopes to perform their New York premiere of Still Standing.
Ashley Marie Roach, Drama 2001, will produce Father and Son, a 20 min thesis short film. This film is a part of her degree requirement for a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production at Boston University.
To find out more about The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts and opportunities for GSA alumni, visit www.kentuckygsa.com.