The ESU Kansas City Branch's First Place Winner, Sheridan Mirador, has moved up to one of the ten finalists in the 2020 ESU National Shakespeare Competition. Sheridan, a senior at Center High School in Kansas City, Missouri, is one of forty-nine students from ESU Branches throughout the U.S. who were semi-finalists in the National Shakespeare Competition. Sheridan's sponsoring teacher is Andrew Hanch, Center High School Theatre Teacher.
The ten finalists are:
Sofie Berg, Denver Branch
In-person performances in New York City were cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions so each student submitted a video of his or her performance. Sheridan performed the role of Romeo in a monologue from Romeo and Juliet. He also recited Sonnet 138. Watch Sheridan's performance as a semi-finalist. The first, second and third place winners will be announced April 27, 2020. Everyone in Kansas City congratulates Sheridan as one of the ten finalists. Break a leg, Sheridan!