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ESU New York Shakespeare Competition Winner!

Announcement Photo

2013 ESU New York Shakespeare Competition Finalists

ESU New York would like to congratulate Xavier Pacheco of the Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts for winning the 2013 New York City Shakespeare Competition held on March 5th at The Morgan Library & Museum.  Xavier's teacher is Gabriel Silva, who organized the program at his school for the first time this year. 

Runners Up:

2nd Place:  Marcus Omowale (New Design High School)
3rd Place:  Desire Hinkson (Marymount School of New York)

More than 60 students competed in the New York Shakespeare Competition Semi-Finals, which took place at the New York Public Library for the first time this year. We hope to continue this successful collaboration for many years to come. Congratulations to the many talented performers who participated in this year's competition!

Other finalists included:  Giacoma Bonello (Fort Hamilton High School); Priyanka Das (The Bronx High School of Science); Maggie Friedman (Forest Hills High School); Nicholas Judt (The Dalton School); Noah Lapook (Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School); Fatoumata Ly (Brooklyn High School of the Arts); Ethan Metzger (SAR High School); Esther Ritchin (White Plains High School); Linda Sankat (William Cullen Bryant High School).

Watch videos of this year's finals on YouTube.

Find out more about the ESU New York Shakespeare Competition.


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