Avery Evans chosen for The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program

Avery Evans (top, third from right) and the cohort of UCI Stage Managers from Sept. 2019

The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) and veteran Broadway stage manager Cody Renard Richard (Variety’s 2020 Broadway Players to Watch, Hamilton, Freestyle Love Supreme) announced the 15 recipients of The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program, dedicated to honoring, uplifting, and supporting the next generation of Black, Asian, Latinx, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) theatre-makers working behind the scenes.

UCI Drama student Avery Evans was named as one of the recipients. The program will provide financial support of a $4,000 grant, as well as mentorship through online seminars focusing on community building, leadership, and social justice from Richard and various leaders from the theatrical industry.

Congratulations to Avery!