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Area High School Students Celebrate 400 Years of Shakespeare!

The Syracuse Branch is joining the English-Speaking Union's worldwide celebration of Shakespeare's 400-year legacy by holding its twenty-eighth annual Shakespeare Competition.  The event occurs on Saturday, March 5 from 9:00 AM until noon at Archbold Theatre of Syracuse Stage.  It is made possible by the generous support of The Allyn Foundation and The Richard Mather Fund and by the members of ESU's Syracuse Branch.

Elizabeth Ingram, Associate Professor of voice and acting in Syracuse University's Drama Department, will conduct a workshop for Syracuse's competition participants on Tuesday, March 1, at 2:30, at Syracuse Stage's Archbold Theatre.  Judging the competition will be Frank Fiumano, Katherine McGerr, and Leslie Noble.

This year's participants represent nineteen schools:

  • Altmar-Parish-Williamstown – Sydney Jones
  • C.W. Baker – Daniel Watlington
  • Camden – Anna Seidl
  • Cazenovia – Elijah Harper
  • Christian Brothers Academy –Daniel Kelly
  • Cicero-North Syracuse – Alexis Davis 
  • Fabius-Pompey – Alexa Fox 
  • Faith Heritage -- TBA 
  • Jamesville-Dewitt – Rebecca Teitelbaum
  • Lansing – Emily Miriam Pollack
  • Liverpool – Catie Kobland 
  • Manlius Pebble Hill – Lydia Kelly
  • Nottingham – Sophie Nash
  •  Oswego -- TBA
  •  Red Creek – Emilie Pitts
  • Skaneateles – Aimee LaFrance
  • Syracuse Academy of Science – Chianna Boatman
  • Union Springs – Connor Coleman
  • Westhill – Anna P. Frost

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