It is with enormous pride that we announce the winners of the 2015 Titan Awards: Bobby August, Jr., Caitlin Evenson and Justin Gillman!
Each of these fabulous actors has completed TBA's ATLAS (Advanced Training Leading Artists to Success) program, where they created a career map that would guide them in their next professional steps. August, Evenson and Gillman will each receive an award of $1000 and a yearlong professional mentorship to implement this career map.
Read more about our amazing Titans below!
Bobby August, Jr. (Fremont) has a MFA in Acting from University of California, Davis, where he was seen in The Bacchae, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and The Way of Water. In the Bay Area, he has appeared with Shady Shakespeare, Savage Wilde Players and others. He is a non-Equity actor and is currently a cast member of Made Up Theatre. Visit BobbyAugust.com.
August will use his Titan Award funds for training costs.
His professional mentor is L. Peter Callender.
Caitlin Evenson (Berkeley) has performed at California Shakespeare Theater, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Cutting Ball Theater, Ragged Wing Ensemble, Town Hall Theatre, Tides Theatre, Douglas Morrison Theatre and many others, and will be appearing with the Breadbox in Medea later this fall. A non-Equity actor, Caitlin has a BA from University of California, Berkeley.
Evenson will use her Titan Award funds for training costs.
Her professional mentor is Jennifer Le Blanc.
Justin Gillman (San Francisco) - In the four years since arriving in the Bay Area, Justin has appeared with San Francisco Playhouse, 42nd Street Moon, Custom Made Theatre Co., New Conservatory Theatre, the Breadbox and others. He has an MFA in acting from Columbia University, is a non-Equity actor and will appear later this year in The Rover with Shotgun Players.
Gillman will use his Titan Award funds for marketing costs.
His professional mentor is Liam Vincent.
Titan Finalists: In addition to the winners noted above, the Titan panel also selected two finalists, each of whom will receives a professional mentorship, Teressa Foss and Rowan Rivers.
Congratulations to all of our Titans, and best wishes for career success!