mta-graphicTheatre students at Mississippi School of the Arts recently attended the 2017 Mississippi Theatre Association Festival in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The MTA state festival is held every year, recognizing the outstanding work of students from all over Mississippi. According to Dr. Robert Brooks (MSA’s theatre department instructor), winners from the event were recognized at the festival.

Jaelon Love, a senior, won Best Actress and 3rd place in Monologue Competition. Kennon Bateaste, a senior, was selected to the All Star Cast. Nathaniel Jones, a senior, won a special recognition award “Best in Student Direction”. Liliana Sagaser, a junior, won 3rd place in the Costume Design Competition.

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