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Learn more about the August Wilson Monologue Competition
and how students can participate.

For a sixth year, Seattle Rep will join colleagues in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Pittsburgh, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Greensboro to present the national August Wilson Monologue Competition. This competition is an opportunity for high school students to perform an August Wilson monologue for a chance to win cash prizes and a trip to New York City.

Students prepare a monologue from playwright August Wilson’s Century Cycle, a collection of ten plays representing 100 years of the African American experience. Seattle Rep will host workshops in the winter at which time all eligible contestants can learn more about the competition, select a monologue from Mr. Wilson’s Century Cycle, and receive coaching from theatre professionals.

For more information please contact awmc@seattlerep.org


Seattle’s 2016 finalists
Rachel Kaftan and Amir Matheney.
Photo by: Angela Nickerson.