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Congratulations to our FOUR Grand Arts students who are Los Angeles Regional Finalists in the August Wilson Monologue competition: Jonah Gould (who took FIRST PLACE!), Wayne Mackins-Harris, Wendy Morrow, and Shan Shaikh. They are among the twelve Los Angeles Regional Finalists out of over one hundred L.A. competitors who will be traveling to New York in May to compete on Broadway in the national finals against students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Portland, and Seattle.

August Wilson's Century Cycle is a major achievement in American theatre. Each of the ten plays are set in a different decade of the 20th Century. At the core of each work are soaring, lyrical monologues that take the song, laughter, pain, and rich content of African American life and place it in the mouths of a great and varied ensemble of characters.

Students performed a two- to three-minute monologue from the plays in the Century Cycle. Los Angeles theatre professionals served as judges.

First, second and third place winners will receive scholarships in the amount of $1500, $750, $500, respectively. All finalists also receive a hardbound anthology of all ten of August Wilson's plays.

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We are fully enrolled for fall 2014 and we are accepting applications only for a waiting list. If you would like to apply for wait list status, please download and complete the application form here: 2014 Application

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