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Pittsburgh parades finalist showcase

By February 22, 2015 No Comments

On February 16, the Pittsburgh Public Theater presented its showcase of finalists in the annual Shakespeare Monologue and Scene contest. Students from grades four through twelve may enter to compete against other monologues, scenes, or both. Contestants also receive coaching sessions in the months before their main stage performance in front of judges.

The Public Theater includes varying education and outreach programs, including matinee talkbacks, acting, playwriting, and technical theater workshops, and a discount ticket program.

You can read the list of finalists who appeared here.

Author Claire

Claire Kimball earned her Master of Letters degree in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin College. She has served as a dramaturg for the American Shakespeare Center and Brave Spirits Theatre. Claire has presented her research to the Shakespeare Association of America, the Blackfriars Conference, the Southeastern Renaissance Conference, and the Comparative Drama Conference. Her essay on developing a rehearsal technique for early modern drama appeared in Renaissance Papers 2008.

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