Melina Kanakaredes talks 5th annual Future Artists Gala at The Novo in LA Live ’LACSHA’, career, future projects & more!

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Summary: <p>Melina Kanakaredes recently joined host Elias in the cave! On April 28th, 2022, the 5th Annual LACHSA Future Artists Gala, will feature world-class performances by some of the most talented student artists in LA County in music, theatre, cinematic arts, dance and visual arts. LACHSA alumni and guest hosts for the evening are Taran Killam (SNL, SIngle Parents, New Girl, Hamilton) and Andrew Chappelle (Hamilton, Mamma Mia, Blindspotting, Moesha). The evening raises funds to support the tuition-free arts programming at the LA County High School for the Arts. </p> <p>About LACHSA Ranked as the #1 Arts High School in the Country by, the LA County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) offers a specialized program combining college-preparatory academic instruction and conservatory-style training in the visual and performing arts.</p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p>Melina Kanakaredes, Gala Producer</p> <p>Melina Kanakaredes’ television credits include <a href="">NYPD Blue</a> (1993), <a href="">The Practice</a> (1997) and <a href="">Oz</a> (1997). She also received two Emmy nominations for her work on <a href="">Guiding Light</a>.</p> <p>Melina starred for five seasons as Dr. Sydney Hansen on the NBC-TV critically acclaimed series <a href="">Providence</a> (1999), and received the 2000 TV Guide Award for Favorite Actress in a Drama. She returned to television in the CBS series <a href="">CSI: NY</a> (2004) opposite <a href="">Gary Sinise</a>.</p> <p>Melina’s film credits include co-starring opposite <a href="">Robert De Niro</a> in the film <a href="">15 Minutes</a> (2001), <a href="">Rounders</a> (1998), <a href="">Dangerous Beauty</a> (1998) and <a href="">The Long Kiss Goodnight</a> (1996). </p> <p>In addition to being a long-time supporter, Melina is a LACHSA alumni parent and a member of the LACHSA Foundation Board of Directors. </p> <p>Have a question? Email us </p> <p><a></a></p> <p>Follow us on Social Media for the latest show updates </p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p><a href=""></a> </p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p>