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2021 Philadelphia Branch Shakespeare Competition Winners


We are happy to announce the winners of this year's Shakespeare Competition. The following students will be awarded their scholarships at the Shakespeare Competition Virtual Reception on Sunday, March 7th starting at 5pm. Students must attend the reception in order to receive their checks. Students will be required to recite their winning monologue at the reception.

FIRST PLACE - $1,500 and a place at Nationals
SOFIA FOLGIA from Merion Mercy Academy

LUCY SHEA from Friends' Central School

QUILANA CASTRO CARDONA from Friends Select School
Please Register for the reception below:
The Zoom link will be emailed on Saturday.
Thank you to our Judges for their hard work deciding the winners and thank you to Andrew F. Webster for providing the scholarships. We are grateful for your support.
Sofia Folgia will continue on to the National Competition.  The following prizes will be awarded to the winners of the National Competition.


About the National Competition

2021 Prizes are as follows (due to COVID there is a possibility of delayed/substituted prizes)

     1st place: British American Drama Academy Mid-Summer Conservatory Program

     2nd place: American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp

     3rd place: $1000

For more information, click here


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