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Celia Au named ‘Ambassador of Hope’ for NYC’s CMP Gala
Lodge 49 star Celia Au has been named an ‘Ambassador of Hope’ at CMP New York’s 50th Anniversary Dinner Reception Gala.
Actress Celia Au will be an ‘Ambassador of Hope’ for the second year in a row at tonight’s CMP Dinner Reception in Times Square, New York. It will be the first in-person, non-virtual CMP Gala in two years since the pandemic began.
You can watch Celia Au speak at the event live on YouTube at 7:00 pm EST tonight (April 28, 2022).
Alongside, the Wu Assassins and In A New York Minute star will be Chen Tang from Disney’s Mulan and singer-songwriter Vivian Liu, who were also named ‘Ambassadors of Hope’ this year. Vivian Liu will perform a special music set as part of the CMP Gala.
“Established in 1972, CMP is a private, not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote economic self-sufficiency and career advancement.
At CMP we equip low-income immigrants with the skills and networks they need to be economically self-sufficient, and contributing members to the greater New York City community.”
CMP recently reopened with a new headquarters located at 55 Chrystie St., 2nd FL, New York, NY 10002.
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Celia Au starred in two seasons of AMC’s TV show Lodge 49 as popular character Alice Ba. She is also well known for playing Ying Ying in Netflix series Wu Assassins. The rising actress was born in Hong Kong and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Fun Fact: The New York City star once aspired to be a Power Ranger as a child.
‘In A New York Minute’ Trailer
You can pre-order In A New York Minute now on Apple TV.
“Based on a Chinese short story, In A New York Minute takes a slice-of-life look at relationships highlighted by its Asian and Asian American-led cast.
First time writer/director Ximan Li leads a female driven production crew to create an intimate character study that interprets love from three different points of view. The film stars Celia Au, Amy Chang, Yi Liu, with Ludi Lin and Cheng Pei Pei.”
More Celia Au and Lodge 49 News Coverage
– Be sure to read our interview with Celia Au on portraying Nina Wong in new film, In A New York Minute. The Gravitas Ventures movie will release on Cable VOD and internet VOD platforms on May 3, 2022.
– Check out When Lyrics Don’t Matter and Marriage Fails on Lodge 49
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