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"August Wilson was a unique, powerful and influential force in American Theatre. Through the gift of his storytelling he taught all of us much about who we are and where we come from and how we can all survive and grow as human beings."—Gordon Davidson, Founding Artistic Director, Center Theatre Group
Center Theatre Group's August Wilson In-School Residency Program, presented by the Center Theatre Group Affiliates, is a unique semester-long program engaging high school students in an in-depth, personal, and artistic study of August Wilson and his theatrical contribution to society. Learn more.
August Wilson was born Frederick August Kittel on April 27, 1945, to mother Daisy Wilson, a cleaning lady who primarily cared for August and his siblings, and his father, also Frederick August Kittel, a German immigrant and baker. Read more...
See the approved 2016 August Wilson Monologue Competition monologues.
Email AugustWilson@CenterTheatreGroup.org or call 213.972.0720.
The August Wilson Program also receives generous support from the Joseph Drown Foundation, HUB International and the William Randolph Hearst Education Endowment.
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