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iPOP LA to Partner with NYCDA to Giveaway over $200,000 in College Scholarship

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LOS ANGELES - EntSun -- iPOP and the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) have announced a partnership to provide over $200,000 in scholarships for the famed theatrical college. The partnership will provide 20 iPOP participants with the opportunity to attend the renowned conservatory with award amounts towards NYCDA's two-year degree and four-week summer intensive programs.

Of the partnership, the decision comes as a fitting bridge of the success for iPOP participants and NYCDA students. Both organizations share a commitment to providing performers the opportunity to pursue a career in the arts and share famous alumni. Jacob Batalon, of Spider-Man fame, attended iPOP LA, the twice-annual talent event, before going on to complete his studies at NYCDA. Batalon serves as one of many alumni that have found success in their career after participation with both establishments.

Regarding the NYCDA scholarship opportunity for iPOP contestants, the prestigious conservatory shared the following:

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"We are always grateful for our invitation to IPOP because we share their goals of providing educational opportunities for actors and helping launch their careers in the film and television and musical theater industries".

iPOP LA has served as a launchpad for the careers of the entertainment industry's most notable rising stars, from Olivia Holt to Shameik Moore, Garrett Hedlund, Madelaine Petsch, and more. On the partnership with NYCDA, iPOP President Kirsten Poulin shared the following:

"iPOP! is proud to support NYCDA in their efforts to train and develop talented interested in the arts. We believe talent must not only have the desire and the connections, which iPOP provides, but also the foundation. NYCDA provides a strong base in which talent can grow, and many of our attendees have benefited greatly from their instruction at  NYCDA."

This year's bi-annual iPOP LA event will take place July 5 – 9, with scholarship winners announced during the final nights' awards ceremony.

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About iPOP!

iPop promotes emerging talent to leading agents, managers, casting directors, and music industry professionals. Approaching its 17th year, performers attend iPOP from over 30 different countries. At the event, they work with industry experts and participate in competitions in front of the many agents and managers looking for tomorrow's stars.

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About The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts enables students to define their unique brand as an actor by discovering who they are as a person. We practice a personalized approach to training that places acting and storytelling at the core--offering immersive, disciplined, and focused professional training programs designed to give students the tools and techniques they need for successful careers in today's industry.

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Source: iPOP LA
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