The International Academy recognizes Mr. Czerkawski for his contributions to the Collaborative Theatre course. Mr. Czerkawski holds a bachelor's degree in theatre performance from Auburn University and a master's degree in Theatre History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has performed professionally at Hartford Stage and with the Hartford based Capital Classics in a production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It. Mr. Czerkawski wrote a short play called Reheating the Majestic that was produced in an evening of short plays at The Fishtank, a studio theatre in downtown Kansas City. Mr. Czerkawski has performed in, helped build or worked tech for over 25 academic productions, and he looks forward to more dramatic writing and performing in the future.