The August Wilson Monologue Competition is a chance for high school youth to gain professional audition experience, meet other students from around Southern California and the bring the memorable characters of playwright August Wilson to life on stage. The first round of auditions will be held at Center Theatre Group in Downtown L.A. on November 14, 2018. Up to 50 students who participate in preliminary auditions will be invited to compete in the semi-final auditions, 12 of whom will advance on to the Regional Competition. The top three regional finishers will receive scholarships, master classes and the chance to compete nationally. You do not need formal acting experience to register
- High school student enrolled in grades 10, 11 or 12
- Attending school in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Riverside or San Bernadino Counties
- Must remain enrolled in school throughout the academic year and be no older than 19 on the day of the National Finals in May
APPLY: Fill out the online interest form to receive more information and registration documents.