Faith United Methodist Church hosting acting competition March 9

Faith United Methodist Church hosting acting competition March 9

CHAMPAIGN — A drama competition for actors ages 18 to 28 starts at 1 p.m. March 9 at the Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 Prospect Ave, C.

The public is invited to the event, sponsored by the Central Illinois Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters.

Cash prizes totaling $2,200 will be awarded.

The winner will be sent to the national level of the competition, set for May 30 in Washington, D.C., where $12,000 will be awarded to the winner.

The contestants must perform two monologues from two lists of classical and modern dramatists.

Applications will be accepted up to March 8.

The National Society of Arts and Letters holds a different competition each year. Last year, the category was woodwind instruments.

The society is dedicated to encouraging and assisting gifted young artists who are on a path to becoming professionals.

This year marks the society's 75th anniversary. More information is at https: //arts-NSAL.org.

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