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MEDIA ADVISORY: Recent Ruth Asawa School of the Arts graduate who won state award heads to New York City to compete for coveted national award

Media Advisory


 

WHAT

Cole Sisser, class of 2018 at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (RASOTA) and winner of the “Best Actor” award at the Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors ceremony in May, is now traveling to New York City for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards™ (the Jimmy® Awards), presented by The Broadway League Foundation. Cole is the first ever RASOTA student to compete for the national award.


WHEN/

WHERE

Friday, June 15 / 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Ruth Asawa School of the Arts / 555 Portola Drive


Media, please RSVP to Jessica Wan at wanq@sfusd.edu


WHY



On May 21, RASOTA won the “Best Overall Production” and “Fan Favorite” awards at the Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors ceremony in San Jose for its spring 2018 school production of “Young Frankenstein.” RASOTA student Cole Sisser won the award for “Best Actor.”


Cole will travel to New York City next week to compete for the coveted “Jimmy Award” for Best Performance by an Actor at the 10th annual presentation.


AUDIO / VISUAL



Cole Sisser and Ron S. McCan, RASOTA Musical Theatre Director (and a RASOTA alumnus), will be available for interviews. Images of Cole and a clip from “Young Frankenstein” may be viewed here.

 

ABOUT

Ruth Asawa School of the Arts

Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts offers a highly creative alternative for students who seek in-depth study of the arts as part of their daily high school experience. In addition to rigorous academic classes, students spend at least 2 hours daily devoted to their art discipline.


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