Center Theatre Group (CTG) is now accepting applications for the national August Wilson Monologue Competition and the CTG August Wilson in-school residency program. Student applications for the August Wilson Monologue Competition are due Oct. 11. Local in-school residency applications are due on Oct. 22. Applications for both programs are available online at

The program is designed to introduce high school students to August Wilson’s works and help them find their own voices. The preliminary monologue competition will take place at Center Theatre Group on Oct. 20. The semifinal competition will take place on Jan. 19, at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga as a part of the California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) High School Theatre Festival. For information, call (213) 972-7376.