Music Festival 2017 - Speech Arts and Drama

Speech Arts and Drama

All selections must be memorized. Selections not memorized will be adjudicated only.

Language and content of selections must be of appropriate for all levels of participants and audience.

No props or costumes are to be used except where specified. Competitors should select material that requires a minimum of props, which should be portable.

Please time each selection according to class time requirements.

Canadian Poem

Any poem written by a Canadian poet.
Must be memorized. Max time 3 minutes.

Fee
11DCPCanadian Poem - 11 years and under$14.00
15DCPCanadian Poem - 15 years and under$16.00
18DCPCanadian Poem - 18 years and under$18.00
19DCPCanadian Poem - 19 years and older$20.00

Favourite Poem

Any favourite poem.
Must be memorized. Max time 2 minutes.

Fee
11DFPFavourite Poem - 11 years and under$14.00
15DFPFavourite Poem - 15 years and under$16.00
18DFPFavourite Poem - 18 years and under$18.00
19DFPFavourite Poem - 19 years and older$20.00

Original Poem

Poem written and presented by the competitor. Written copy is to be handed in 15 minutes before scheduled performance.
Must be memorized. Max 3 minutes

Fee
11DOPOriginal Poem - 11 years and under$14.00
15DOPOriginal Poem - 15 years and under$16.00
18DOPOriginal Poem - 18 years and under$18.00
19DOPOriginal Poem - 19 years and older$20.00

Original Speech

Original speech written by the performer.
Must be memorized. Time 3-5 minutes.

Fee
11DSPOriginal Speech - 11 years and under$16.00
15DSPOriginal Speech - 15 years and under$18.00
18DSPOriginal Speech - 18 years and under$20.00
19DSPOriginal Speech - 19 years and older$22.00

Dramatic Storytelling

Selection from a story of your choice, to be told from memory. Costumes and/or minimal props must be used.
Time 3-5 minutes

Fee
11DDSStorytelling - 11 years and under$16.00
15DDSStoryteller - 15 years and under$18.00
18DDSStorytelling - 18 years and under$20.00
19DDSStorytelling - 19 years and older$22.00

Monologue

Monologue chosen from published work. Max time 5 minutes

Fee
11DMLMonologue - 11 years and under$16.00
15DMLMonologue - 15 years and under$18.00
18DMLMonologue - 18 years and under$20.00
19DMLMonologue - 19 years and older$22.00

Dramatic Ensemble

Two or more people to perform a scene from a published script. Costumes and/or minimal props may be used. Max time 7 minutes.

Fee
11DENDramatic Ensembles - 11 years and under$22.00
15DENDramatic Ensembles - 15 years and under$24.00
18DENDramatic Ensembles - 18 years and under$26.00
19DENDramatic Ensembles - 19 years and older$28.00

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