Music Festival 2019 - 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.

CodeCourseFee
11DCPCanadian Poem - 11 years and under$13.00Register
15DCPCanadian Poem - 15 years and under$15.00Register
18DCPCanadian Poem - 18 years and under$17.00Register
19DCPCanadian Poem - 19 years and older$19.00Register

Favourite Poem

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

CodeCourseFee
11DFPFavourite Poem - 11 years and under$13.00Register
15DFPFavourite Poem - 15 years and under$15.00Register
18DFPFavourite Poem - 18 years and under$17.00Register
19DFPFavourite Poem - 19 years and older$19.00Register

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

CodeCourseFee
11DOPOriginal Poem - 11 years and under$13.00Register
15DOPOriginal Poem - 15 years and under$15.00Register
18DOPOriginal Poem - 18 years and under$17.00Register
19DOPOriginal Poem - 19 years and older$19.00Register

Original Speech

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

CodeCourseFee
11DSPOriginal Speech - 11 years and under$15.00Register
15DSPOriginal Speech - 15 years and under$17.00Register
18DSPOriginal Speech - 18 years and under$19.00Register
19DSPOriginal Speech - 19 years and older$21.00Register

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

CodeCourseFee
11DDSStorytelling - 11 years and under$15.00Register
15DDSStoryteller - 15 years and under$17.00Register
18DDSStorytelling - 18 years and under$19.00Register
19DDSStorytelling - 19 years and older$21.00Register

Monologue

Monologue chosen from published work. Max time 5 minutes

CodeCourseFee
11DMLMonologue - 11 years and under$17.00Register
15DMLMonologue - 15 years and under$19.00Register
18DMLMonologue - 18 years and under$21.00Register
19DMLMonologue - 19 years and older$23.00Register

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.

CodeCourseFee
11DENDramatic Ensembles - 11 years and under$23.00Register
15DENDramatic Ensembles - 15 years and under$25.00Register
18DENDramatic Ensembles - 18 years and under$27.00Register
19DENDramatic Ensembles - 19 years and older$33.00Register