Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Perpich student wins state theater honor

Halle Chambers, a theater senior from Milaca, has been awarded the Minnesota Scholars of Distinction in Theater Arts Award.

She won in the category of Comprehensive Theater for demonstrating excellence in two theater areas, playwriting and acting.

The Theater Arts Award is supported by the Perpich Foundation and the Communication and Theater Association of Minnesota.

Halle was honored May 16 at Perpich Center for Arts Education along with students from schools throughout Minnesota who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, math, science, social studies, and STEM as well as in theater arts.

Applicants for Theater Arts are required to submit a portfolio that includes an artistic statement, a resume, work samples and letters of recommendation. They must also design and present a culminating artistic project that displays expertise in their chosen area or areas of theater arts.

The Scholars of Distinction is a program of the Minnesota Department of Education.

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