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2022 High School Shakespeare Competition

Congratulations to students and teachers from Mountain Ridge, Herriman, and

Riverton High Schools who participated in the 2022 Shakespeare Competition. The competition is sponsored by the Education Department of The Utah Shakespeare Festival and hosted by Southern Utah University as well as the Utah Shakespeare Festival.  High school and middle school students from Utah, Nevada, and Arizona participated in this year's competition.

The Shakespeare Competition cultivates the art of theatre, dance, and music, by providing active observation of peer and professional performances, educational creations based on Shakespeare's plays and poems, and personal evaluation by working theatre and dance professionals.
Jordan School District Students competed in ensemble scenes, duo/trio scenes, monologues, dance ensemble, duo/trio dances, and technical theatre.  Students also had the opportunity to see two Utah Shakespeare Festival plays.

Mountain Ridge High School:
Sterling Lund & Emma Chapman-- 2nd Place in Duo/Trio Scenes
Dance Ensemble--3rd Place
Kameryn Grose--Finalist in Monologues
Technical Theatre--Fastest Time in Tech Olympics
Riverton High School:
Lizzie Longhurst--'Larry Lott Best Ensemble Actor 'Award--$1,000 Scholarship
Ensemble Scene--3rd Place
Joey Milligan--1st Place in Stage Management--Tech Olympics

Tech Olympics--3rd Place