Story of WWII female pilots brought to life in 'Decision Height'

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ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (10/13/2014)(readMedia)-- The Flagler College Theatre Arts department will present "Decision Height," a play by Meredith Dayna Levy and directed by Elaina Wahl-Temple.

"Decision Height" tells the story of six Women's Air Force Service Pilots who flew aircraft during World War II. Their duties included transporting planes, as well as serving as targets for live ammunition training. Their contributions helped free male pilots for active combat during the war. Under recognized for their service and experiencing personal struggles, the play explores the deep bonds and friendships formed by these women.

Written by Levy during her senior year at Hollins University, the play went on to win Best Full Length Play 2013 in Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Performances of "Decision Height" will be on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, Fl.

Admission is $15 with reserved seating with $10 tickets for veterans. Tickets go on sale Oct. 13 and can be purchased at the box office on Thursdays and Fridays between 2 and 5 p.m. at Lewis Auditorium or online at

For more information, call 904-826-8600.


Flagler College is a private, four-year comprehensive college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 29 majors, 34 minors and two pre-professional programs - the largest being business administration, communication, psychology and education. Small by intent, Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as a satellite campus at Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagler as a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a grand resort built in 1888 by Henry M. Flagler, an industrialist, railroad pioneer and co-founder of Standard Oil. The Ponce has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. For more on Flagler College, visit