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Soap opera producer receives award.

Soaps.com congratulates Bold and Beautiful’s longtime, Emmy Award-winning producer, Casey Kasprzyk, on being honored by Orange, California’s Chapman University. Kasprzyk posted about his award on social media, sharing photos from the event, along with the caption, “My worlds collided once again when @ChapmanU honored me with this year’s Alumni Achievement in the Arts Award and my amazing coworkers were there to help celebrate! #BoldAndBeautiful #ChapmanCelebrates”

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Kasprzyk graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film and Television Production in 2001. He has worked at B&B since 2003, when he started out as a production assistant, and has functioned in various capacities over the years, including director, writer, and even actor, as he did an appearance as a karaoke artist in 2007. As part of the award celebrations, Kasprzyk took over the Chapman University Family Instagram and shared some moments of himself coming up in television, and stated, “Hello Chapman Family! My name is Casey Kasprzyk, Film/TV Graduate from the Class of 2001! This week I’ll be taking over the @chapmanufamily instagram with pics and stories about the important role @chapmanu has played in my life. I hope you’ll check back each day to see how I went from Chapman Student to Emmy Awarding winning producer for the long running soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. #chapmanuniversity #boldandbeautiful @boldandbeautifulcbs”

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Numerous B&B stars were on hand for Kasprzyk’s special moment, including Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan Forrester), Heather Tom (Katie Logan Forrester), Alley Mills (Pam Douglas), Ashley Jones (Bridget Forrester), and Young and Restless’ Kate Linder (Esther Valentine), and others took to social media to offer congratulations, including B&B and Y&R alum, Adrienne Frantz, who said, “Congratulations Casey! I am so proud of you!!!” Katherine Kelly Lang posted, “Congrats to @caseykas getting an award tonight from Chapman University for all the amazing work he does as a producer of @boldandbeautifulcbs ???? I have loved working with Casey all these years! He has so much gusto and creativity and works incredibly hard! Here’s to many more exciting years ahead! #boldandbeautiful”