Shakespeare Monologue Competition

The Caldwell Arts Council hosts the annual region-wide High School Shakespeare Monologue Competition that is held at the HUB Station in Hudson, North Carolina. Our next competition is set for Saturday, March 7, 2020 Check back for details and click to view the 2019 YouTube competition video.

   

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)

 

 

 

STUDENT MONOLOGUE ASSIGNMENTS

Hamlet, Act 4 Scene 5, Ophelia: "How should I your true-love know..."
- Amy Bentley, Alexander Early College (Alexander County)

The Winter's Tale, Act 3, Scene 2, Hermione: "Sir, spare your threats..."
- Taia Blount, Alexander Early College (Alexander County)

Julius Caesar, Act 2 Scene 1, Brutus: "Our course will seem too bloody..."
- Katherine Bonilla-Quesada, Alexander Early College (Alexander County)

Cymbeline, Act 3 Scene 6, Imogen: "I see a man's life is a tedious one..."
- Hayleigh Marshall, Alexander Early College (Alexander County)

The Taming of the Shrew, Act 5 Scene 2, Katherine: "Fie, Fie! Unknit..."
- Mikayah Parsons, Alexander Early College (Alexander County)

 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 5 Scene 1, Theseus; "More strange than true..."
-
Matthew Reep, Avery County High (Avery County)

The Merchant of Venice, Act 3 Scene 1, Shylock: "To bait fish withal..."
- Hyrum Earl, Honor Academy (Burke County)

The Merchant of Venice, Act 2 Scene 2, Launcelot: "Certainly my conscience..."
- Micah Earl, Honor Academy (Burke County)
 

Twelfth Night, Act 2 Scene 2, Viola: "I left no ring..."
- Talia Earl, Honor Academy (Burke County)

As You Like It, Act 3 Scene 5, Rosalind: "And why, I pray you? ..."
- Mehreen Ahmed, Caldwell Early College (Caldwell County)

Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 5, Juliet: "The clock struck nine..."
- Raegan Conard, Caldwell Early College (Caldwell County)

As You Like It, Act 3 Scene 5, Phebe: "Think not I love him, though..."
- Lorelai Fulmer, South Caldwell High (Caldwell County)

Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 2, Juliet: "O Romeo, Romeo! ..."
- Annahi Cirilo-Gonzalez, Caldwell Early College (Caldwell County)

Julius Caesar, Act 3 Scene 2, Antony: "If you have tears..."
- Abigail Gragg, Hibriten High (Caldwell County)

Othello, Act 4 Scene 2, Desdemona: "Alas, Iago, What shall I do..."
- Bethaney Green, South Caldwell High (Caldwell County)

As You Like It, Act 3 Scene 5, Phoebe: "I would not be thy executioner..."
- Amanda Lin, Caldwell Early College (Caldwell County)

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 3 Scene 2, Helena: "Lo, she is one of this..."
- Katherine McCoy, Hibriten High (Caldwell County)

Hamlet, Act 1 Scene 3, Laertes: "Think it no more. For nature..."
- Lorelai Miller, Harmonic Haven Arts Academy (Caldwell County)

Hamlet, Act 3 Scene 3, Claudius: "O' my offence is rank..."
- Simone Miller, Harmonic Haven Arts Academy
 (Caldwell County)

Henry V, Act 3 Scene 1, King Henry: "Once more unto the breach..."
- Justin Smith, Caldwell Early College (Caldwell County)

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 2 Scene 1, Puck: "Thou speak'st aright..."
- C.J. Walker, Hibriten High (Caldwell County)

The Tempest, Act 4 Scene 1, Ariel: "I told you, sir, they were red-hot..."
- Olivia Stegall, Watauga High School
 (Watauga County)

The Winter's Tale, Act 4 Scene 3, Autolycus: "He has a son, who shall be flayed..."
- Jacob Williams, Watauga High School (Watauga County)

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 5 Scene 1, Robin: "If we shadows have offended..."
- Alexis Gunn, East Wilkes High (Wilkes County)