Blog entries tagged with august wilson

Discovering Broadway with AWMC Finalist Iliana Mendez

by: Iliana Mendez at 05/14/2013 03:54 PM

August Wilson Monologue Competition finalist Iliana Mendez, a student at Brighton High School, shares her story about discovering theatre and performing on her first Broadway stage. Iliana Mendez, center, with Antonio Stroud, Naheem Garcia, and...

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Fighting For Respect with AWMC Finalist Derek Lindesay

by: Derek Lindesay at 05/10/2013 11:15 AM

It is truly hard to find words that can express my gratitude to Alex Truppi and everyone else at the Huntington who has worked with me over the past five years. I would not have had the courage to go out on stage at the August Wilson Theatre and...

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Meet the August Wilson Monologue Competition Finalists

by: Alex Truppi at 04/30/2013 11:21 AM

From left: Derek Lindesday, Antonio Stroud, and Iliana Mendez On Saturday, March 16, students from eleven Boston high schools competed in the Boston finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition. Huntington Teaching Artists worked in residenci...

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An Incredible New York City Experience For Three Boston Teens

by: Meg O'Brien at 05/10/2012 09:56 AM

This weekend proved to be an incredible experience for our department and for the three young people who represented Boston at the  August Wilson Monologue Competition . The pool of 21 competitors was narrowed down to 15 Finalists, including our...

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My Experience With August Wilson

by: Solange Garcia at 02/08/2012 12:03 PM

"This is where I was when I wrote it, and I have to move on now to something else." — August Wilson August Wilson Monologue Competition Boston Finalists This past Saturday, student representatives from nine Boston Public Schools took to the Boston...

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The Inaugural August Wilson Monologue Competition

by: Donna Glick, Director of Education & Community Programs at 02/10/2011 11:50 AM

I wanted to share with everyone that Huntington Theatre Company's Education Department kicked-off our new program — at least to the public — the August Wilson Monologue Competition, on Saturday, February 5, with great success. We have been working...

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From Student Matinee to Huntington Playwriting Fellow: Kirsten Greenidge

by: Kirsten Greenidge at 03/03/2010 11:16 AM

Recently, we completed a grant for the NEA New Play Development Program seeking development support of Kirsten Greenidge's wonderful play, The Luck of the Irish . As part of the process, she wrote the following statement and it was so moving that ...

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Announcing the Boston Regional Winners of the August Wilson Monologue Competition!

by: Education at 02/03/2014 03:21 PM

The Judges & Winners of the 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition: Ruth Mercado-Zizzo, Terrence Kidd, Obehi Janice, Joie LeMaitre, Johnny Lee Davenport, Fatima Barry (1st Runner Up), Ashley Herbert (2nd Runner Up), and Trinidad Ramkissoon...

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