Dylan Horman: Semi-Finalist in National Shakespeare Competition
New York City, April 27th, 2015 – With a performance of a sonnet and monologue from Shakespeare, Dylan Norman from Jenks, OK, a student of Kevin Hurst at Jenks High School in Jenks, placed as a semi-finalist in the 32nd annual English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition. The Competition was held on April 27th at Lincoln Center Theater in New York City for 57 winners of ESU Branch competitions nationwide. Dylan had previously won the ESU Oklahoma City Branch regional competition.
This year's winner of the English-Speaking Union Hawaii Branch competition, Sarah Spalding, won first prize in the ESU National Shakespeare Competition, winning a full Scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's Young Actors Summer School in London, England. Second place winner, Evelyn Johnson, representing the Philadelphia Branch, won a scholarship to attend the American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp. Third place winner, Elizabeth Mears, representing the Boston Branch of the ESU, won $500 from The Shakespeare Society.