Name: Ali Bourzgui
Recipient Year: 2019
Description: Ali Bourzgui has been an actor, singer and dancer in the theatre for many years. Currently attending Ithaca College for Musical Theatre, he is honing his skills in order to enter the wider theatre and film scene and work as a professional. He has worked at known theaters such as Hope Summer Rep in Holland, MI, Barrington Stage Co., The Theater Barn and Berkshire Theatre Group in The Berkshires, MA. He has seen quite a lack of Muslim culture on the stage and on film and is determined to help find ways and work towards supporting and introducing more. He is currently working on mini-scripts of his experiences as a muslim american and hopes to create more in the future.
School Name: Ithaca College
Sponsor: Afzal Family Foundation
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