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John Tyler High School theatre student to compete in regional finals of national monologue competition

January 26, 2018

 

John Tyler High School theatre student, Jamon Washington, has been selected to advance to the Southern District regional finals of the National August Wilson Monologue Competition. Jamon is one of 20 finalists who will compete for regional honors February 19, 2018 at Southern Methodist University. Regional finalists will then advance to the national competition this spring in New York City.

 

Thousands of theatre students compete in the competition from across the country. Each region narrows the field down to 165 students who compete in the semi-final round. John Tyler students reaching the semi-final round were: Blessing Macias, Cameron Monroe-Wigfall, Dayezsha Lowrie, Xavier Williams, Jerruni Adkins, and Jamon Washington.  

 

From the semi-final rounds, the top 20 students advance to the regional finals.

 

“John Tyler is proud to have represented with six winners chosen to go to the semi-finals this last weekend,” John Tyler theatre teacher, Heidi Bryant, said. “We are so very proud of all of our immensely talented actors and celebrate their success of making it to the levels they did. We share in Jamon's excitement and are looking forward to supporting him in the regional finals February 19!”

 

According to the SMU Meadows School of the Arts website, at the regional finals each student will present a two- to three-minute monologue from Wilson’s “Century Cycle.”

 

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