It is with great pride that the WPS Theatre Department announces the following results from the Nord Anglia Education Verbatim and Viral Monologue Competitions, designed by Nord Anglia Education & Juillard for the NAU Community. There were over 1,200 entries worldwide!
Verbatim Monologue Competition – Students were challenged to use Verbatim Theatre Techniques to create a monologue and perform from the perspective & voice of someone dealing with the challenges and experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. This competition was open to students ages 15 through 18.
1st Place Winner – Leah Meyer
Special Mention – Maria Gullesserian
Viral Monologue Competition – Students were challenged to create and perform an original monologue based on aspects of the coronavirus pandemic.
2nd Place Winner – Emma Lawrence (age 15-18)
Special Mention – Julia Kaufman (age 10-14)
Congratulations to all of our students that participated & challenged themselves to go above and beyond to create, perform, & videotape monologues for this competition. We are so proud of each and every one of you! You have put yourself, your talents, & our school on the map… Globally!!!
Thank you ~ Ava Mitchell, Gabriela Juron, Gustavo Campos, Dhriti Arora, Aly Elsonbaty, Julia Kaufman, Maria Gullesserian, Emma Lawrence, & Leah Meyer.
We are also pleased to announce that Isabella Bakker, Grade 3, received 2nd Place for the Virtual Young Musicians Vocal Showcase in the 7-9-year-old age group.
A special thank you goes out to Isabella, Olivia Richter (Grade 2), Sophia Bresciani (Grade 11), and Micaela Joseph (Grade 11) for submitting videos for adjudication!