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Next Narrative Monologue Competition

Friday, March 18, 7:30 p.m. PT

Bagley Wright Theater

True Colors' Next Narrative Monologue CompetitionTM (NNMC) features newly created works from fifty of America's leading contemporary Black playwrights that engage students of all backgrounds in artful exploration of 21st century themes, while instilling confidence in all to find their voices.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 7:30 P.M. PT

Bagley Wright Theater
In-person or Livestreamed

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About the Program

Next Narrative Monologue Competition

Learn more about the NNMC, the playwrights, and more.

Meet the Participants

Finalists

Emily Prado-Casillas

Stadium High School

Iulia Mase

Kent Meridian High School

Jordan Talley

Fife High School

Lelena Moore

Stadium High School

Lulia Tesfamariam

Lakeside High School

Malia Silva

Kent Meridian High School

Mary Long

Stadium High School

Nick Marston

Silas High School

Nicole Duong

Franklin High School

Safiya Warsame

Franklin High School

Teddy Leitner

Stadium High School

Montage Performers

Ava Buescher

Stadium High School

Daniel Tracy

Stadium High School

Doran Danielson

Stadium High School

Hana Hyde

The Downtown School

Kaelynn Miller

Curtis High School

Lillyana Humphreys

Silas High School

Zytia Bobo

Stadium High School

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Behind the Scenes

Get to Know the Participants

We asked a few participants to share their favorite playwrights, what drew them to the competition, and more.