Alan Lebow Awards


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Alan Lebow Awards 2016
(West Palm Beach, FL – January 30, 2016) For the seventh year in a row, talented Title I students were honored for their outstanding performances of Shakespearean scenes at the Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance, hosted by Kids’ Dreams at the Kravis Center. The students competed at the Kravis Center in December 2015 for the honor of receiving an Alan Lebow Award. At the awards ceremony, each Top Winner and Honorable Mention participant was required to recite from memory and act out Read More...

Alan Lebow Awards 2015Alan Lebow Awards 2015
(West Palm Beach, FL – February 7, 2015) The students competed at the Kravis Center in December 2014 for the honor of receiving a Lebow award. Judges included Beverly Blanchette, Desmond Gallant and Karen Stephens. Each participant was required to recite from memory and act out a two-minute selection from a Shakespearean play. Amanda Lebow, presented the awards at a recent ceremony held at the Kravis Center. She was joined by Read More...

Alan Lebow Awards 2014Alan Lebow Awards 2014
(West Palm Beach, FL – January 25, 2014) For the fifth consecutive year talented Palm Beach County students were honored for their outstanding performances of Shakespearean scenes at the Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance, hosted by Kids’ Dreams at the Kravis Center. The program, which was created by Kids’ Dreams in memory of its late co-founder Alan Lebow, supports high school students from Title 1 schools in their love of poetry, drama, film and literature. Read More...

Alan Lebow Awards 2013Alan Lebow Awards 2013
(West Palm Beach, FL – February 25, 2013) The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts hosted the fourth annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance, featuring selected Title One High School students, at a special reception in the Khoury Family Dance Rehearsal Hall on January 25. The awards were presented by Kids’ Dreams, Inc. in memory of the late Alan Lebow because “he was very passionate and knowledgeable about Shakespeare,” Read More...

Alan Lebow Awards 2012Alan Lebow Awards 2012
(West Palm Beach, FL – January 19, 2012) Kids’ Dreams, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charity for at risk youth in Palm Beach County and the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, presented the Third Annual Alan Lebow Awards for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance on Thursday, January 19, 2012. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw addressed the group of approximately 75 students and their families from nine Title I schools in Palm Beach County with a commendation for their achievement in dramatic arts Read More...

Alan Lebow Awards 2011Alan Lebow Awards 2011
(West Palm Beach, FL – January 22, 2011) The Kravis Center successfully hosts the Second Annual Alan Lebow Awards for Excellence in Shakespearean Recitation, created in memory of Kids’ Dreams’ co-founder Alan Lebow, who was known for his love of poetry and especially Shakespeare. There were two top winners of $1,000 each: Brendan Gardner of Boynton Beach High School and Johnson Sinophat of Palm Beach Lakes High School. There were two $500 Honorable Mention awards and six $100 Participant awards. Read More...

Alan Lebow Awards 2010Alan Lebow Awards 2010
(West Palm Beach, FL – March 20, 2010) The First Annual Alan Lebow Awards for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance was funded by donations made to Kids’ Dreams in memory of Alan Lebow, co-founder of Kids’ Dreams. Mr. Lebow loved to recite poetry and excerpts from plays, but he had a special affinity for Shakespeare. The Awards for Excellence created by Kids’ Dreams is a fitting way to memorialize a man who cared about education and giving students cultural experiences to develop a life-long love for the Arts. Read More...
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