2011-03-24 / About Town

Theatre presents essay competition

The Jamestown Community Theatre will present up to two $1,000 awards to graduating seniors for achievement in theatre and performing arts.

The award was recently named the Patti Vandal Award; Vandal was a founding member and the music director of the theatre for nearly 20 years.

The awards will be based on essays – 500 words or less – that describes the student’s involvement in theatre. Along with an essay, two letters of reference from teachers, directors or similar administrator should be submitted. The student’s experience is not required to be with the Jamestown Community Theatre. Applicants must be Jamestown residents, but may be graduating from any high school or an equivalent home school program.

The student may use the award in any way they choose.

The essay and references must be submitted by April 12 to Mary Wright, P.O. Box 432, Jamestown, RI 02835.

The award will be presented at the student’s high school awards ceremony.

For more information, call 423- 1586.

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