2016 Rob Guest Endowment Finalists announced

The six finalists for the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment have been announced!

Now in its eighth year, the Rob Guest Endowment is a highlight of the Australian musical theatre scene, providing a platform for young performers to hone their skills, work with industry stalwarts and be in the running for a chance to take home a grand prize of $20,000!

Competing against nearly 300 applicants, six outstanding performers were chosen by an expert panel of judges (which included Andrew Pole, Kellie Dickerson, Christopher Horsey and Lisa O’Dea) to perform at the Rob Guest Endowment Grand Final Concert on Monday 14 November at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre, The Star.

The 2016 finalists are Du Toit Bredenkamp (The Sound of Music), Linden Furnell (Kinky Boots), Stefanie Jones (The Sound of Music), Genevieve Kingsford (The Light In The Piazza), Matthew Predny (Kinky Boots) and 2015 finalist Hilary Cole (Kinky Boots).

Erin James

Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

One thought on “2016 Rob Guest Endowment Finalists announced

  • Funny how the top prize is to assist in gaining valuable performance experience. THEY’RE ALL WORKING PROFESSIONALS.


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