More than 500 talented high school students were in Bangor today, showing off their stuff…The Maine Drama Festival State Finals for Class A were held at Bangor High School…Casts from nine different schools put on short plays for a panel of judges…They were then critiqued on their performance…There’s more to the festival than competition, though…<"it's more of a festival. A festival is something where you celebrate the arts. People from other schools get to see other plays, meet other people. It's a celebration of a very important component of maine education.">The winners from today’s competition will go on to represent Maine at the New England Drama Festival in Connecticut next month.