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Witness the power of legendary playwright August Wilson’s words brought to life by emerging artists. This virtual event will feature 12 finalists performing their monologues for a chance to move on to the national finals, an original montage performance from the semi-finalists, and more. This event will be closed captioned.

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2021 Regional AWMC Winners

Meet the finalists who represented our region at the national competition in May 2021.

Meet the Artists


Francesca Corso

South Kitsap High School

Kennedy Dawson

Holy Names Academy

Ethan Dickerson

South Kitsap High School

Hannii Ibrahim

Federal Way High School

Sonia Johnson

Home School

ZuZu Kandilige

Bothell High School

Lauren Kirkpatrick

Newport High School

Carly Jo Leonhardt

South Kitsap High School

Alice Miller

South Kitsap High School

Natalia Ortiz

Skyline High School

Malia Silva

Kent Meridian High School

Lala Smith

Tacoma School of the Arts

Montage Cast

James Ames

Timberline High School

Ashley Carlson

South Kitsap High School

Laela Johnson

Home School

Dylan Koa

Seattle Academy

Marlowe Lawson

South Kitsap High School

David Musselman

South Kitsap High School

Ellie Nunley

South Kitsap High School

Cassidy Huff

Returning AWMC Participant


Braden Abraham

Finals Judge

Eugene Lee

Finals Judge

Dana Levitin

Finals Judge

Shaunyce Omar

Finals Judge

Sarah Russell

Finals Judge

Allyson Lee Brown

Semi-Finals & Prelims Judge

Kenn Hopkins II

Semi-Finals Judge

Kaytlin McIntyre

Semi-Finals Judge

Sara Albertson

Prelims Judge

Gabrielle Duong

Prelims Judge

Shalonia Wonch

Prelims Judge

Creative Team

Alex Lee Reed

AWMC Creative Director & Host

Allyson Lee Brown

Montage Director

Shalonia Wonch

Video Editor

Hattie Claire Andres


Nabra Nelson


Event Streaming FAQ

How can I watch the AWMC Regional Finals?

On the day of AWMC Regional Finals (March 25), registered attendees will receive a "Your Streaming Info" email that includes the streaming link to the online event. Click through that link before or at the 6 p.m. PT showtime to watch. 

If you did not receive the "Your Streaming Info" or confirmation emails after reserving your AWMC Regional Finals tickets, please contact the Patron Services Office by phone at 206.443.2222, send a message, or via text at 206.347.0261.

Event Stream

AWMC Regional Finals will stream through a private link on YouTube. You will need to reserve your free ticket in order to receive streaming access. You do not need a YouTube account or paid membership to watch. However, if you would like to participate in the chat box function where you can communicate with other viewers during the event, you must log into or create your own free YouTube account.

How to Watch on a Smart TV

If your smart TV has access to a YouTube app, or an external streaming device like Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, Roku, and some modern gaming consoles that can also connect to YouTube, you can stream AWMC Regional Finals to those devices.

As every device and tech set-up is different, here are a few resources to help you find the answers you need to prepare your specific devices: 

WikiHow: "6 Ways to Watch YouTube on TV" 
Roku: "Viewing an Unpublished Video with the Roku YouTube App" 

I need more assistance!

Our Patron Services Office will be standing by. Contact the team by phone at 206.443.2222, send a message, or via text at 206.347.0261.

I reserved my free tickets but haven't received a confirmation email. What do I do?

You will receive a confirmation email within 15 minutes of completing your ticket reservation. If you do not receive your confirmation email, check your inbox spam folder and the My Account page of our website for your streaming access info.

If you still don't see your streaming access info, please contact our Patron Services Office at 206.443.2222 or send a message.

Will this event be available to watch later?

Due to contractual agreements, this presentation will not be available to watch at a later time.

I need further assistance!

Please contact our Patron Services Office by phone at 206.443.2222, send a message, or via text at 206.347.0261.

Learn More

  • Artwork for The Playwright

    The Playwright

    Known as the "American Shakespeare," August Wilson is recognized as one of the most influential playwrights of our time.

  • Artwork for The American Century Cycle

    The American Century Cycle

    Wilson’s 10-play American Century Cycle explores the heritage and experience of African Americans, decade by decade, over the course of the 20th century.

  • Artwork for The AWMC

    The AWMC

    Find information about participation in the AWMC, FAQs, our Youth Engagement programming, and more.

  • Artwork for Did You Know...?

    Did You Know...?

    Read on to learn some little-known facts about Wilson, his work, and his time at Seattle Rep.

  • Artwork for Still Loading...

    Still Loading...

    Watch and learn about the creation of the August Wilson-inspired, student-written performance Still Loading... by Kent-Meridian High School theater students.

  • Artwork for Reading Challenge

    Reading Challenge

    Celebrate Wilson’s legacy and gear up for the 11th year of the AWMC by reading all ten plays in Wilson’s American Century Cycle.

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Seattle Public Library

Reading List

Check out copies of Wilson's plays, plus explore additional curated films and interviews to further engage with the playwright and his work.

Seattle Rep's Youth Engagement Programs are supported by:

The Chisholm Foundation   

U.S. Bank Foundation 

Loeb Family Foundations | Hazel Miller Foundation | KeyBank  
Muckleshoot Charitable Fund | Forest Foundation | Theatre Forward  
Hubbard Family Foundation 

Header Image: Jade Sandoval performing in the 2020 AWMC. Photo by Angela Nickerson.