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WOS Freshman competes in Austin Shakespeare Competition

Special to The Leader

WOSHS freshman Annie Brashear competed in the English Speaking Union of the United States Austin Branch Shakespeare High School Monologue Competition recently. She was one of nine contestants from across Texas.

Brashear advanced to the competition by winning the West Orange – Stark school monologue competition held in September.

In the Austin competition, Brashear performed “Kate’s Monologue” from Taming of the Shrew and Sonnet 23 for a panel of four judges. Judges included representatives from the Austin branch of the Daughters of the American Revolution and two instructors from the Globe Theatre in London.

Brashear is a freshman.

This is the first year for West Orange – Stark High School to compete in the English Speaking Union competition.

Anne Regan is the WOS High School Theater Director.