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Doug Ingalls 2018
2017 - 2018 High School Contest/Audition Day

Contest Day Schedule 2018 is available to the right under "resources."

Applicants MUST be going into their Senior year and their schools must be METG member schools to apply.

The emphasis during the auditions is on presentation and performance. Each applicant must perform two contrasting pieces, not to exceed a total time limit of four minutes. Before each audition, the applicant will be allowed to set the stage; one straight-backed chair and one small table will be provided. No additional set pieces or sound will be permitted. Costumes and props are not permitted. Applicants should wear simple clothing that allows for ease of movement. No special lighting will be available.

Winners perform their pieces at the Massachusetts State Drama Festival in March and also at the Awards Night in the Spring where they receive their awards.

Contest Fee:$15 per student from an METG member school; $20 for non-member

Application Deadline: November 5, 2019

Contest Day: December 7, 2019

Check out the attached links for details. If you have any questions, email METG@METG.ORG

High School Doug Ingalls Scholarship Auditions


To recognize the talents of college-bound high school seniors and reward their excellence in performance, the METG will award scholarships to eligible high school seniors based on talent demonstrated in an acting audition.

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