August Wilson Monologue Competition
Center Theatre Group has been the Los Angeles home for the National August Wilson Monologue Competition since 2011. More than a contest, the August Wilson Monologue Competition is an educational journey that includes workshops with teaching artists where students hone their acting and storytelling skills; auditions where theatre professionals offer feedback to all participants; and an introduction to August Wilson and The American Century Cycle.
Highlights from the 2021 L.A. Regional Finals
2021/22 Season Update
This program is not available in the 2021/2022 school year. Questions? Please contact us by email and sign up for our Education & Community Partnerships mailing list to receive information about the 2022/2023 Season as it becomes available.
August Wilson: The Man Behind the Legacy
August Wilson was born Frederick August Kittel on April 27, 1945, to mother Daisy Wilson, a cleaning lady who primarily cared for August and...
August Wilson's Influences
The Four B's In a 1999 interview with The Paris Review, playwright August Wilson stated that his work was most heavily influenced by “my f...
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