Tucson Branch 2021 Shakespeare Competition
Congratulations to all of our competitions for a successful 2021 Shakespeare competition. We ran an all virtual competition with 18 students from across Southern Arizona.
Our Judges were esteemed Professors from the University of Arizona:
- David Modern, Associate Professor of Voice and Movement, School of Theatre, Film and Television
- Frederick Kiefer, Professor of English/Elizabethen and Jacobean Drama
- Harold Dixon, retired Artistic Director of Theatre Arts/Actor and Director)
- Patty Gallagher, Professor of Theatre Arts/University of California Santa Clara.
While Zoom was not our favorite tool the students participated excitedly while staying positive and offering encouragement to one another.
Congratulations to Kaya Lewis of Empire High School for winning 1st Place with Mercutio/Romeo and Juliet. Her teacher is Richard Gremel.
Sydney Jackman of Sahuarita High School got 2nd Place with Portia/Merchant of Venice. Her teacher is Benjamin Lebovitz.
Lacey Cargill of Desert Christian High School placed 3rd Place with Lady Macbeth/Macbeth. Her teacher is Alicia Fodor.
To view any of the video entries from all contestants, please click the respective links.
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