First National Deaf Theatre Competition

In collaboration with Sunshine 2.0/NTID and DeafWest, the Utah School for the Deaf is hosting the first National Theater Competition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in high school.  The theme for this first year is ”HAND FLASH!”
Participants will submit an entry in one or more categories that will be judged by Sunshine 2.0 performers and other Deaf professionals in the field of acting. The following day workshops will be provided by Sunshine 2.0, DeafWest, and other professionals in Deaf theatre to develop performing skills.  The event will include competition in the following categories; Ensemble, Monologue, Dou/Trio, ASL Performance and other. This may include ABC/Handshape/Numbers Stories, ASL Poetry, Sign Song, or special talents using ASL. For rules and guidelines pertaining to this competition you can access that here (Theatre Competition for the Deaf Guidebook).
This will be a virtual event held on April 15 & 16, 2021.  For more information about the agenda, access the link here!
If you have further questions please reach out to Sheri Ramirez at or Nathan Harrison at
We hope you can join us!!

____________Participation closed for this year 2021. Look for registration at a later time for 2021-22. ____________

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