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Theatre Dept Seniors Remsen Welsh & Tiana McGee finalists in CT August Wilson Monologue Competition! Remsen Welsh Wins!

March 3rd, 2019


Theatre Dept Senior Remsen Welsh wins CT August Wilson Monologue Competition!

Theatre Dept Seniors Remsen Welsh and Tiana McGee made the regional finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition held at Yale Repertory Theatre on February 28, 2019.  They competed with over 80 students to become two of the fifteen regional finalists.  Schools competing included ACES Educational Center for the Arts, Cooperative Arts & Humanities Magnet High School, Regional Center for the Arts, Wilbur Cross High School, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Hillhouse High School, Riverside Academy, New Haven Adult and Continuing Education, and Choate Rosemary Hall.  Tiana McGee performed a monologue from Jitney , playing the character Rena.  Remsen Welsh performed a monologue from The Piano Lesson , playing the character Berniece.  Remsen came in first place in the CT competition and will go on to compete at the National August Wilson Monologue competition on Monday, May 6 at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway.  The ACES community celebrates Remsen and Tiana’s artistic success, hard work and creativity!

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