Vilcek Prize

Yi Zhao: 2016 Creative Promise Prize in Theatre

In recent years I’ve had the great pleasure of collaborating with talented New York-based Directors and Cinematographers Julie Mack and Christy Pessagno, a.k.a THEY bklyn.

For this film I was delighted to interview lighting designer Yi Zhao, recipient of the 2016 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Theatre.


Amanda Bluglass

Director and Videographer

THEY bklyn

Executive Producer

The Vilcek Foundation

GFX and Animation

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Nicole Turney

Sound and Music

Casey Holford


Colin Travers