Speech Arts and Drama
All prices will reflect Early Bird Pricing until January 15. After that date the system will automatically update to reflect our regular pricing.
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.
Any poem written by a Canadian poet.
Must be memorized. Max time 3 minutes.
Any favourite poem.
Must be memorized. Max time 2 minutes.
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
Original speech written by the performer.
Must be memorized. Time 3-5 minutes.
Selection from a story of your choice, to be told from memory. Costumes and/or minimal props must be used.
Time 3-5 minutes
Monologue chosen from published work. Max time 5 minutes
Two or more people to perform a scene from a published script. Costumes and/or minimal props may be used. Max time 7 minutes.