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Young Master Award
2006 Award Winner Emilio Sosa

Emilio Sosa
Emilio Sosa’s credits include Topdog/Underdog on Broadway at the Ambassador Theater (also the Public Theater, London’s Royal Court Theatre, Curran Theater, Mark Taper Forum); The Seven and Eyewitness Blues at New York Theater Workshop; The Story at the Public Theater; Birdie Blue and Living Out at Second Stage Theater; Cuttin’ Up and Señor Discretion Himself (Helen Hayes Award nominee) at Arena Stage; Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Pittsburgh Public Theater; Once on This Island at Center Stage and Sacramento Music Circus; The Piano Lesson at Madison Repertory Theater; Adoration of the Old Woman at La Jolla Playhouse; Caligula at Harlem Classical Theater; and Pippin at Bay Street Theater.

He was AUDELCO-nominated for Radiant Baby at the Public Theater (directed by George C. Wolfe) and won the AUDELCO Award in 2003 for his work on Crowns at Second Stage Theater (also McCarter Theater, Alliance Theater, Arena Stage, Goodman Theater). His dance credits include New York City Ballet (Artist in Residence), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Hispanico and Complexions. Among his numerous television credits are projects for HBO, MTV, ABC and Fox Television, all under the direction of Spike Lee. He has been featured in New York, Vibe, Cosmopolitan, Savoy and Latina magazines.

Sosa serves as image consultant for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, featuring Wynton Marsalis.