The 2013 Rob Guest Endowment is set to take place on November 25 at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star and AussieTheatre will be giving away one DOUBLE PASS per week in the lead up to the event!
This year marks the fifth year of the Rob Guest Endowment, a scholarship for young music theatre artists which assists their development as performers through experience, travel and tuition.
This year, the six finalists for the The ANZ Trustees Foundation: Rob Guest Endowment are Euan Doidge, Rob Mallett, Edward Grey, Angelique Cassimatis, Elisa Colla and Samantha- Leigh Dodemaide.
“If the talent on offer for this year’s Rob Guest Endowment Gala Concert is anything to go by, Music Theatre in Australia has a very exciting future. And the six finalists ooze talent from every pore. It’ll be a very exciting Finals concert,” said judge, Stuart Maunder.
The late Rob Guest, had a career that spanned over 40 years, making him a much loved Musical Theatre star and a household name to audiences throughout Australia New Zealand and overseas.
Perhaps best known for his role as the Phantom in Phantom of the Opera, he appeared and starred in over 40 productions, all the while mentoring and advising many young performers he worked with over the years. Helping them through rough spots and guiding them in their career development was Guest’s Following his sudden and unexpected death in 2008 while performing the role of the Wizard of Oz in WICKED, the ANZ Trustees Foundation: Rob Guest Endowment fund was set up as a tribute to this outstanding performer to continue his work in nurturing and progressing young developing talent in the Musical Theatre industry.
Enter our competition below for your chance to win a double pass (drawn every Saturday until November 23) to see the finalists compete for the $12,000 prize in the highly anticipated annual showcase which features both Australia’s finest upcoming talent and stellar performances from established stars of musical theatre.
Rob Guest Endowment Gala Concert Presented by ANZ Private
Sydney Lyric Theatre on November 25
The competition will be drawn at 6pm every Saturday, winners will be notified by phone or email. The competition will close at 6pm AEDST November 23, 2013.
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