70th Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Drama Group
17 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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           SPEECH & DRAMA DIVISION
                      PLEASE CHECK FOR CHANGES IN 2019

ADJUDICATORS: SOLO: Pamela Cassidy, Tamworth  GROUP: Carolyn McKenzie, Sydney

                                                                                                                                              RULES & CONDITIONS
1. CHOIRS AND GROUPS

  1. Choir risers are placed in a static position.
  2. Choir risers provided: 3 sets of 4 levels (plus floor)
  3. School choirs or Groups shall consist solely of current bona-fide students of that school.
  4. Competitors must not enter in more than one Group or choir in the same Section.

2. DUOS AND TRIOS

a. One of the competitors may be under the Age Limit but may not enter BOTH the higher Age Section and their own Age Section, excluding Duologue.

b. If any competitor is prevented from performing due to the withdrawal of one member, a substitute may be used. The Backstage Marshall must be notified of the change prior to the commencement of the Section

3. CONDUCTING - Conducting is restricted to Choral Speaking Sections.

4. MATERIALS FOR DRAMA

The material for Drama Sections is to be selected with a view to the age of the competitors and with the realisation that there will be children in the audience.

5. SYNOPSIS (Optional)

If competitors wish for a short synopsis to be read by the Chairman, a typed copy must be handed to the Registrar prior to the commencement of the Section.

This must be kept to a maximum of 25 words and typed in block letters in double line spacing

6. MICROPHONE

No microphone will be allowed in the s Speech & Drama Sections to amplify vocal tone.

7. OWN CHOICE SCRIPTS - Please refer to General Rules Number 3

8. PREPARATION TIME

Preparation time in Extemporised Sections will equal stated performance Time Limit.

9. PROMPTING

With the exception of Group Drama, there will be no prompting except from Adjudicator. Penalties will apply at the discretion of the Adjudicator.

10. PROPS
  1. No costume, dramatisation or props will be allowed in any Recitation Section.
  2. See General Rule 7
  3. 1 x Table, 1x Chair – will be provided
11. STAGE
  1. Blackouts and special lighting effects will not be allowed.
  2. Performance must remain on stage, upstage of the proscenium.
  3. Once a competitor has registered with the Backstage Marshal, they are required to remain backstage until the Section has been adjudicated.
  4. Curtains are allowed for Drama Sections only.
12. TIME LIMITS

Time Limits will be strictly adhered to as outlined in General Rule 2.

13. VENUE ETIQUETTE NO loud yelling or calling out from the auditorium OR back stage area.


 


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9/06/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Secondary School
250 Drama Group     Secondary School

Session: 18/09/2019 6:00 PM    Time Limit: 15:00

3 - 50 Members; Time limit Minimum 10 mins & Maximum 15 mins. Own Choice.

Donated by Northern Automotive Service & Support

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Year 6 & Under
251 Drama Group     Year 6 & Under

Session: 18/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 10:00

3 - 50 Members; Time limit Minimum 5 minutes & Maximum 10 minutes; Own Choice.

Donated by Dr Stephanie Hodson CSC

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Year 4 & Under
252 Drama Group     Year 4 & Under

Session: 18/09/2019 12:30 PM    Time Limit: 07:00

3 - 50 Members; Time limlt Minumum 3 minutes & Maximum 7 minutes; Own Choice

Donated by Ray & Valerie Truntic

Entries Closed
Entry: $14.301st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC