West Liberty University will host a socially distanced monologue slam for the students in the state of West Virginia and surrounding counties. Submissions will be accepted until March 5th and winners will be selected by professional panel of judges (see below) and announced on March 12, 2021.
Any student who is currently a junior or senior in the state of West Virginia or in the surrounding counties in the metro region of West Liberty (complete list available upon request).
SDMS Registration is now open. Deadline for SDMS will be March 1, 2021 (11:59 PM). Click HERE (this links to the registration form) to register (you do not need to upload your performances at the time of registration).
More detailed rules/guidelines/format is provided below, but in general students will need to upload two 2 contrasting monologues (90 seconds max for each monologue).
If you have registered for the Socially Distanced Monologue Slam and you’re ready to submit the materials for your monologue, click here.
Mr. Myers Cooper has served on the national Council and Eastern Regional Board of Actor’s Equity Association for more than 13 years, and he serves as a trustee of the Equity-League Pension & Health Funds. He is the proud holder of a BA in Music Education (vocal and instrumental) from WLSC (’88). He lives in New York City with his husband.
Leonard House has been a Chicago theatre artist for the last twenty years. He has worked in all aspects of the discipline: acting, writing, and producing. He has performed for a variety of companies, including Congo Square, American Theatre Company, ETA Creative Arts, and MPAACT where he is also a company member and the current Literary Manager. As a playwright, Leonard had success with his first play ONE FOR THE ROAD , which garnered him a BTAA nomination. He is currently working on his second play, THE 18TH. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville (MFA), and Dillard University (BA).