The deadline for applications to participate in this year's statewide Michigan Shakespeare Festival High School Monologue Contest is May 10, 2010. All high school students enrolled in grades 9-12 in the spring of 2010 are eligible to participate by performing one Shakespeare monologue of no more than two minutes in length. Finalists will compete for $350 in prizes on July 31, 2010 at Jackson Community College. Registration is $5. For more information, call Michigan Shakespeare Festival at 517-998-3673 or check the Michigan Shakespeare Festival website.
The Washtenaw region semi-finals will be held at 10:45 a.m. May 15 at sponsor Whole Foods Market, 3135 Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor. Students will compete for $200 first and second prizes and tickets to the Michigan Shakespeare Festival to be held July 15-August 8, 2010.
Click here for a copy of the application for the Washtenaw County Region
Jackson region semi-finals will be held at 10:45 a.m. May 15 in the Shakespeare Room at Jackson High School, 544 Wildwood Avenue in Jackson.
Click here for a copy of the application for the Jackson County region