Shakespeare Monologue Competition

The Caldwell Arts Council hosts this annual region-wide high School Shakespeare Monologue Comeptition that is held at HUB Station in Hudson, North Carolina. Our next competition is set for Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 1:30pm. REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR THE 2020 COMPETITION.  Click here for the 2020 competition details and click here to view the 2019 YouTube competition video.

 

 

2020 SHAKESPEARE MONOLOGUE SELECTIONS COMMITTED:

 

All's Well That Ends Well, Act 1 Scene 3, Lines 196-220, Helena "Then, I confess..." - Amanda Lin, Caldwell Early College

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 3 Scene 2, Lines 192-219, Helena "Lo, she is one..." - Kallie Anne Miller, Hibriten High School

As You Like It, Act 3 Scene 5, Lines 37-67, Rosalind "And why, I pray you?..." - Katherine McCoy, Hibriten High School

As You Like It, Act 3 Scene 5, Lines 120-146, Phoebe "Think not I love him..." - Nina Hernandez, Wilkes Early College High School

Comedy of Errors, Act 2 Scene 1, Lines 85-99, Adriana "His company must do his..." - Lorelai Fulmer, South Caldwell High School

Cymbeline, Act 3 Scene 4, Lines 42-77, Imogen "False to his bed? ..." - Ana Gray, Alexander Central High School

Hamlet, Act 3 Scene 1, Lines 55-87, Hamlet "To be or not to be ..." - Matthew Reep, Avery County High School

Hamlet, Act 4 Scene 5 Lines 21-24, Ophelia "Where is the beauteous majesty..." - Bianca Pittman, South Caldwell High School

Julius Caesar, Act 3 Scene 2, Lines 73-107, Antony "Friends, Romans, countrymen..." - Melanie Perez, Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy

Macbeth, Act 2 Scene 1, Lines 32-61, Macbeth "Is this a dagger..." - William Epley, Wilkes Early College High School

Macbeth, Act 2 Scene 3, Lines 1-21, Porter "Here's a knocking indeed..." - Katie Whittington, Wilkes Early College High School

Macbeth, Act 5 Scene 1, Lines 35-68, Lady Macbeth "Out, damned spot ..." - Kaylee Simmons, Wilkes Early College High School

Macbeth, Act 5 Scene 5, Lines 9-31, Macbeth "What is that noise?..." - Mitchell Cordell, West Caldwell High School

Measure for Measure, Act 2 Scene 4, Lines 185-201, Isabella "To whom should I complain?" - Alissa Taylor, South Caldwell High School

Much Ado About Nothing, Act 2 Scene 1, Lines 21-49, Beatrice "Too curst is more than..." - Annabell Cassidy, Caldwell Early College

Romeo and Juliet, Act 1 Scene 4, Lines 50-93a, Mercutio "O, then I see Queen Mab hath..." - Emma Moore, Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy

Romeo & Juliet, Act 3 Scene 1, Lines 93-113, Mercutio "I am hurt. A plague..." - Justin Smith, Caldwell Early College

Romeo & Juliet, Act 3 Scene 5, Lines 177-198, Capulet "God's bread! ..." - Amaryna Chapman, Alexander Central High School

Romeo & Juliet, Act 4 Scene 3, Lines 14-57, Juliet "Farewell! God knows when..." - Bailey Smith, Caldwell Early College

The Merchant of Venice, Act 3 Scene 1, Lines 52-72, Shylock "To bait fish withal..." - Gavin Johnson, Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy

The Merchant of Venice, Act 3 Scene 2, Lines 1-24, Portia "I pray you, tarry..." - McKenna Lowe, Hibriten High School

The Taming of the Shrew, Act 5 Scene 2, Lines 1-33, Katherina "Fie, fie, unknit..." - Kailyn Paulson - Hibriten High School

The Tempest, Act 1 Scene 2, Lines 330-344, Caliban "I must eat my dinner..." - Olivia Stegall, Watauga High School

The Two Noble Kinsmen, Act 2 Scene 4, Lines 1-33, The Jailor's daughter "Why should I love..." - Abby Gragg, Hibriten High School

Titus Andronicus, Act 2 Scene 3, Lines 93-117, Tamora "Have I not reason..." Mazie Wakefield, Hibriten High School

Twelfth Night, Act 2 Scene 2, Lines 674-698, Viola "I left no ring..." - Jolie-Dean Hipps, South Caldwell High School 

Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act 1 Scene 2, Lines 110-145, Julia "O hateful hands, to tear..." - Mehreen Ahmed, Caldwell Early College

Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act 4 Scene 4, Lines 1912-1949, Julia "How many women..." - Raegan Conard - Caldwell Early College

 

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2019 HIGH SCHOOL SHAKESPEARE MONOLOGUE COMPETITION WINNERS

1st Place: Olivia Stegall, Watauga High (Watauga County)

2nd Place: Katherine McCoy, Hibriten High (Caldwell County)

3rd Place: Raegan Conard, Caldwell Early College High (Caldwell County)

4th Place: Jacob Williams, Watauga High (Watauga County)

5th Place: Talia Earl, Honor Academy High (Burke County) 

6th Place: Simone Miller, Harmonic Haven Arts Academy (Caldwell County)

MERIT AWARDS

Lorelai Miller, Harmonic Haven Arts Academy (Caldwell County)

Mehreen Ahmed, Caldwell Early College High (Caldwell County)

Taia Blount, Alexander Early College High (Alexander County)

Justin Smith, Caldwell Early College High (Caldwell County)

Lorelai Fulmer, South Caldwell High (Caldwell County)

Amanda Lin, Caldwell Early College High (Caldwell County)

Matthew Reep, Avery County High (Avery County)

Annahi Cirilo-Gonzalez, Caldwell Early College High (Caldwell County)