Chris Colfer to Receive Icon Award at Global Finals 2019
Destination Imagination (DI) is excited to welcome actor, singer, author and DI alumnus, Chris Colfer, to Global Finals 2019! Colfer is a Golden Globe-winning, Emmy and SAG Award nominated actor, #1 New York Times bestselling author, screenwriter and producer. Named by “TIME” magazine as of the one hundred most influential people in the world, and known for his acclaimed work in the role of Kurt Hummel on Glee, Colfer is also the author of the multimillion-copy internationally bestselling fantasy series The Land of Stories, which he will adapt and direct for 20th Century Fox.
Colfer, who participated in Destination Imagination during his junior and senior year in high school (2006-2008) will be the recipient of Destination Imagination’s first-ever Icon award, which is given to a DI alumnus or alumna who has made a game-changing contribution to their industry and who inspires current DI participants to achieve anything they can do in life. DI’s Alumni Council will present Colfer with the award at the Global Finals 2019 Welcome Ceremony on May 22.
For more information on Colfer’s The Land of Stories series, visit www.thelandofstories.com.