Craig at Elton John’s Oscar viewing party

Craig and a bunch of closed friends were the guests of Elton John’s Oscar viewing party in Los Angeles. A British tradition now !

Craig Robert Young @ Elton John's Oscar viewing party 06.03.2016 (1)

On this night, the event would go on to raise $6.2 million by evening’s end. The main draw for guests was John, who served not only as host but also as the entertainment, performing with his band at the bash for the first time in nearly a decade.


TopShop TopMan event for UKares

Craig Robert Young hosted the success of TNT’S ‘The Last Ship’ to raise funds for the UKares Foundation at Topshop Topman event on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Many friends of Craig were there too : Emrhys Cooper, Victoria Hoffman, Sandro Monetti, Brianna Lynn Brown and many more !

“TopMan and Peake Pr have chosen to celebrate my upcoming role as Declan on ‘The Last Ship’ with a party. The great thing I’m most happy about is, that they are making a 10% donation to my charity UKares Foundation for all purchases made”.

Craig Robert Young @ TopShop TopMan event LA 15.07.2015 (26)


Craig R. Young meets Rod Stewart

Some of the UKares board members – including Craig R. Young – met with the legend Rod Stewart and his wife at the “A world at school” event.

Craig Robert Young @Theirworld Upforschool Event LA 02.06.2015

The collaboration between Theirworld and Astley Clarke was celebrated in Los Angeles on June 2nd at a reception attended by a host of British and American celebrities backing the campaign to get every child into school.

Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster, Rainn Wilson, Minnie Driver and Piers Morgan were among the guests who added the names to the 5.7 million people who have already signed the “Up For School” petition. It calls on governments to deliver on their promise of a quality education for every child by the end of 2015.

The reception took place at the LA residence of British Consul General Chris O’Connor. Guests saw an exhibition by photographer Simon Urwin, learned more about the work of Theirworld and its collaboration with Astley Clarke.

Craig at the AICE Awards 2015

Craig was the Master of Ceremony at the 14th annual AICE Awards on May 14th, 2015 at the Skirball Centre, Bel Air (California), honoring the best of the best in post production. the event was broadcasted live over Periscope app.

Craig Robert Young @ AICE Awards Los Angeles 14.05.2015 (4)


AICE is a trade association of independent creative post production companies which include editorial houses, design and visual effects shops, sound design and audio mix facilities, color grading and finishing companies. With over 135 member companies in 8 regional chapters across the United States, Canada and the UK, AICE member companies and their editors, artists, designers, mixers and colorists are a significant and influential segment of the marketing communications industry.


Craig nominated for a “Stage Raw Theater Award”

Stage Raw just announced nominations for its 1st Los Angeles Theater Awards Ceremony.

The “Stage Raw Theater Awards” are dedicated to honoring the swath of innovative works of theater in Los Angeles County, in venues of up to 99 seats. These are works that can’t or don’t typically get produced in larger theaters.

Craig is in competition for the “Leading Male Performance” for his role of Nicky Lancaster in “The Vortex“.

Craig Robert Young @ The Vortex Production Stills (15)

The Celebration and Uprising are Monday, April 13 at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street (Doors Open at 6:30 for Cocktails; Awards Program begins at 7:30pm); Tickets are $25, available HERE.

Join us at the Los Angeles Theatre Center for a 1940s-style cocktail party, complete with Jazz from special musical guests, Static Trio +, a pre-show hosted bar and fortifying tasty treats after the awards have been given. Hosted by the Celebration Theatre.

The Vortex” is nominated in three different categories :

— Leading Male Performance
Ian Bamberg, Firemen, Echo Theater Company
Aaron McPherson, In a Dark, Dark House, Broken Hand Productions at The Matrix Theatre
Tyler Pierce, Everything You Touch, Theatre @ Boston Court
David Selby, A Delicate Balance, Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
Thaddeus Shafer, How I Learned to Drive, The Illyrian Players at Theatre Asylum
Patrick Stafford, Cock, Rogue Machine
Kevin Weisman, Villon, Padua Playwrights and Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
Craig Robert Young, The Vortex, The Matrix Theatre
— Female Comedy Performance
Riley Dandy, A Family Affair, Classical Theatre Lab
Grace Eboigbe, Disassembly, Theatre of NOTE
Lauren Flans, Women, Theatre Asylum
Alison England, Zombies From the Beyond, The Visceral Company
Eve Gordon, The Ugly One, Ensemble Studio Theatre/L.A.
Michelle Holmes, Young Frankenstein, DOMA at the Met Theatre
Shannon Holt, The Vortex, Matrix Theatre Company
Ann Noble, The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia, LGBT’s Davidson/Valenti Theatre
Channing Sargent, Disassembly, Theatre of NOTE
Lonni Silverman, A Family Affair, Classical Theatre Lab
Production Of The Year Award
Backyard, Echo Theater Company
Broadway Bound, Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
The Brothers Size, The Fountain Theatre
Everything You Touch, Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
A Family Affair, Classical Theatre Lab
Henry V, Pacific Resident Theatre
I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Theatre of NOTE
One in the Chamber, 6140 Productions and Theatre Planners
Penelope, Rogue Machine
Stupid Fucking Bird, Circle X Theatre Company and Theatre @ Boston Court
Taste, Sacred Fools Theater Company
Top Girls, The Antaeus Company
The Ugly One, Ensemble Studio Theatre/L.A.
The Vortex, Matrix Theatre

Craig at Elton John’s 23rd Oscars viewing party

If you can’t be at the Oscars, Elton John’s 23rd annual Academy Awards Viewing Party is the other place to be ! At this gala event, guests will watch a live telecast of the Oscars while enjoying a gourmet meal designed by Chef Gordon Ramsay, a live charity auction and a performance by Nile Rodgers and his legendary band Chic.

Craig Robert Young @ Oscars viewing party 22.02.2015 (5)

(photos courtesy of Craig)


Among this year’s attending stars : Craig Robert Young, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Quincy Jones, Miley Cyrus, Samuel L. Jackson, Nick Jonas, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Heidi Klum, Jared Leto, Tyler Perry, Sharon Stone, Denzel Washington, Eric McCormack and Tim Allen.

Elton’s viewing party is the most successful fundraising event in Hollywood on Oscar night by raising millions of dollars to help people at risk of or living with HIV/AIDS.  Over the past 23 years, it has raised nearly $45 million.