On March 19, more than 150 students gathered at Stansbury High School to participate in the annual UHSAA Region 11 Drama Competition. All three local schools did well with SHS’s drama winning the region title for the second year in a row.
In individual events, Tooele High School sent 14 individual events on to the state competition. SHS sent 21 and Grantsville High School sent nine. In the one act competition, held the previous Saturday, both GHS’s production of “WASP” and SHS’s production of “Almost, Maine” will be heading to the state competition. In the medal rounds, THS took a second in humorous monologues, a second in classical scenes, and first and third in musical theater. GHS took a first in dramatic monologues and a third in pantomimes. SHS came home with a first and third in humorous monologues, a first in contemporary scenes, second in pantomimes, and second in musical theater.
In the one act competition, SHS’s “Almost, Maine” won first place in the rankings with awards for best ensemble and a best actor award. GHS’s production of “WASP” won third place and an award for best supporting actress.
All three schools now advance to the 3A State Drama Competition to be held at SHS on April 11, 12 and 13.