The RJK Optometry 47th Annual Coffs Harbour & District Eisteddfod
Private Speech & Drama
30 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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2018 COFFS HARBOUR EISTEDDFOD

DRAMA SYLLABUS

 

ENTRIES CLOSE SATURDAY 31ST MARCH 2018

LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED UNTIL SATURDAY 7TH APRIL WITH $25 LATE FEE.

 

 

SECTION COSTS

Solo sections   $10

Group entries   $15

Duo entries   $12

 

Private Drama: Wednesday May 30th and Thursday May 31st 2018

Jetty Memorial Theatre, Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour

 

School Drama: Monday 4th June to Wednesday 6th June 2018.

Lifehouse Church, Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour

 

 

 

SYLLABUS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM: www.coffseisteddfod.org.au

 

RULES

 

Please Read Carefully

 

ENTRIES

 

1. ENTRIES: All entries for 2018 will only be accepted through STARDOM.

 

2. RESPONSIBILITIES - It is the responsibility of the entrant’s parent or teacher to ensure the correct sections are entered. The Committee accepts no responsibility for incorrect entries received.

 

3. CLOSING DATE –Saturday March 31st. Competitors age is age as of March 31st.

 

 

4. PROGRAMME – A 2018 program must be purchased at time of entry. Cost of program will be added to entry fees; no programs available at the door. Schools may purchase one program for copying and distribution to students in group sections.Programs purchased with entries will be posted after printing. Programme outline will also be available online prior to final program being sent.

 

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5. Acceptance of an entry by the eisteddfod committee is conditional upon the competitor agreeing that the competitor’s name may be published in the eisteddfod program and results and/or photographs may be published in the media, including but not limited to: newspapers, newsletters, the eisteddfod website etc.

 

6. The Eisteddfod Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry.

 

7. For solos and duos, individual names must be included on the Entry Form.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS:

Competitors name for individual sections must be submitted with entry form i.e: not student a, b, c etc.  Via Stardom. There are no changes/ replacements/substitution of students / groups permitted on the day.

 

8. Entries received after the closing date will incur  $25.00 additional fee as previously mentioned. Entries will not be accepted if received later than one week after the advertised closing date.

 

9. Single entries, unless a sponsored section, may be for adjudication only.

 

10. No competitor can perform the same item in more than one section. This includes school and private drama sections. i.e.: the same item cannot be performed in private monologue section and school monologue section.

 

11. No competitor can perform an item that has previously won the competitor first prize in the Coffs Harbour eisteddfod in the last 2 years.

 

12. In sections where 2 or more performers compete, a competitor cannot perform more than once in the same section. This includes school choir groups, duologues, vocal duos and group drama scenes.

 

 

STAGE ETIQUETTE

1. Please arrive at the venue well before the session time as the competitor could be disqualified for not being ready when their number is called. Report to the registration table on arrival.

 

2. All competitors and groups must perform in the order of their name in the program. Changes might only be made after consultation with the session coordinator.

 

3. All props to be free standing. Entrants must notify the stage manager if they need assistance with props. Props must be kept to a minimum because of time constraints.

 

4. Teachers we would consider it a courtesy if you could let the Stage Manager or Drama Coordinator know well in advance if your competitor or group is not performing.

 

5. All competitors must demonstrate courtesy. If they distract or cause problems to the performers, the Stage Manager and Drama Coordinator have the power to disqualify any person causing trouble and will do so immediately.

BAD SPORTSMANSHIP OR BULLYING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.

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6. No teacher or parent will be permitted to make contact with a competitor during the item on stage unless as an accompanist. No prompting or assistance of any kind may be given by any person other than the adjudicator. Flouting this rule will mean disqualification.

 

7. All competitors are to wait where the Stage Manager instructs. All competitors, their teacher and parents shall obey all reasonable directions from the Stage Manager.

 

8. NO PARENT, TEACHER, COMPETITOR OR ANY OTHER INTERESTED PERSON SHALL BE ALLOWED TO APPROACH THE ADJUDICATOR. TO DO SO WILL MEAN INSTANT DISQUALIFICATION OF THE COMPETITOR.

ALL ENQUIRIES ARE TO BE MADE THROUGH THE REGISTRATION DESK AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE VENUE.

 

9. PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILMING, INCLUDING MOBILE PHONES: THERE IS NO FILMING OF ANY SORT ALLOWED DURING A PERFORMANCE.

 

10. PLEASE STAY WITHIN THE TIME LIMITS PRINTED IN THE SYLLABUS AS GOING OVER TIME COULD SEE THE COMPETITOR DISQUALIFIED.

 

11. The adjudicator has the authority to terminate a performance if considered offensive in any way. This may include, language used, inappropriate dress or offensive content.

 

12. Presentation and dress constitute part of the performance.

 

13. Rehearsal or practice not permitted once eisteddfod has commenced.

 

 

ADJUDICATOR

1. The adjudicator’s decision is final.

 

2. All enquiries relating to the conditions of the competition, including formal protests, must be addressed to a member of the Organising Committee

 

3. Communication with the adjudicator before or during the eisteddfod by teachers, competitors or spectators is strictly forbidden.

 

4. Competitors who have been formally taught (including workshops), by the adjudicator in the 6 months prior to the eisteddfod, are not eligible to compete.

 

5. The adjudicator has the right to withhold first prize if the competitors are not up to standard.

 

PRIZES

1. In all sections second prize may be awarded if there is 5 or more competitors and third prize if more than 8 competitors. This may vary at the discretion of the adjudicator.

 

2.  Scholarships are intended for further study.

 

 

 

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ORGANISATION

1. The Committee reserves the right to appoint a substitute or additional adjudicator; to divide or combine any Section for programming purposes; to cancel any Section due to insufficient entries.

 

2.  The Coffs Harbour Eisteddfod Committee bears no responsibility for personal breach of copyright

 

3.  Every care will be taken for the competitor’s safety but the organisation will not be held responsible for any injury sustained by a competitor during the eisteddfod.

 

 

AGE REQUIREMENTS

1. All competitors must enter in the appropriate age group for all Sections. The age requirement is determined by the age the competitor is at the close of entry date, March 31st 2018.

 

2. The eisteddfod committee reserves the right to see documentation to verify the school year level or age of the competitor.

 

 

COMPETITORS

1. Competitors must appear at the time set down in the Program for each Section.

 

2. Competitors must advise the Eisteddfod Committee at the earliest possible opportunity if withdrawing from a Section of the competition. Entry fees will not be refunded in this circumstance.

 

3. Competitors must provide their own accompanists or have accompaniment CDs in Sections where accompaniments CDs are allowed.

 

4. Competition is open to AMATEURS ONLY. This rule does not apply to accompanists or conductors.

 

 

COPYRIGHT

1. The Coffs Harbour Eisteddfod supports copyright laws and the original copy of the music or authorised copy must be presented upon request. Competitors are responsible for abiding by these copyright laws. Authorised copies can be purchased from websites such as “Musicnotes”.

 

2. It is important that all competitors and teachers realise their responsibilities regarding laws under the Australian Copyright Act 1968.

 

3.  Adjudicator’s copy. The competitor must supply the adjudicator with a photocopy of original drama piece. All copies will be destroyed at completion of the eisteddfod and NOT RETURNED.

 

 

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REPORTS

Adjudication Reports may be collected from the Registration Desk after the conclusion of each Session. They will not be available after conclusion of eisteddfod.

 

  

PROPS

1.  Dangerous props are forbidden. Glass, naked flame, objects thrown from the stage into the audience, liquid, powder or fine particles that may be difficult to remove from the stage or any other prop that may endanger competitors or audience are strictly prohibited.

 

2. All props must be of a suitable size and nature to allow for placement and removal quickly and with minimal disruption. Props, their placement, removal and storage are the responsibility of the competitor. The Eisteddfod Committee and / or its volunteers accept no responsibility for any loss or damage to these items. All props must be removed from the performance space immediately after each performance.

 

Drama Sections 2018

Section number listed first followed by section name

 

 

 

6/8 years and under/ Non championship pieces, all pieces 2 minute limit

150: Nursery Rhyme in costume (Available to 6 years and under only)

151: Verse Speaking Australian Poet

152: Light Verse

153: Character Recital in Costume

154: Sight Reading

 

10 years and under, all pieces 2.5 minutes limit.

Sub-Junior championship awarded to highest combined scores of following four sections.

155: Verse Speaking Australian Poet

156: Light Verse

157: Sight Reading

158: Character Recital in Costume

159: Prose speaking (non championship piece)

 

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12 years and under, all pieces 3 minute limit

Junior championship awarded to highest combined scores of following five sections.

160: Verse Speaking Australian Poet

161: Light Verse

162: Prose Speaking

163: Monologue in costume

164: Sight Reading

 

14 years and under, all pieces 3.5 minute limit

Intermediate championship awarded to highest combined scores of following five sections.

165: Verse Speaking Australian Poet

166: Light Verse

167: Prose Speaking

168: Monologue in costume

169: Sight Reading

170: Shakespeare in costume (non-championship section)

16 years and under, all pieces 4 minute limit

Senior championship awarded to highest combined scores of following five sections.

171: Verse Speaking Australian Poet

172: Light Verse

173: Prose Speaking

174: Monologue in costume

175: Sight Reading

Open Age, all pieces 4 minute limit

176: Verse speaking any genre

177: Monologue in costume

178: Shakespeare in costume (section open to 16 years and under also).

179: Prose Speaking

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Duologue in costume

180:12years and under: Maximum time 8 minutes

181:14 years and under : Maximum time 8 minutes

182:16 years and under : Maximum time 10 minutes

183:Open Age : Maximum time 10 minutes

Prepared Reading: Passage from book, own selection, Maximum 3 minutes

184:10 years and under

185:12 years and under

186:14 years and under

 

Prepared speech (may use cue cards). Own choice topic, maximum 4 minutes

187:12 years and under

188:14 years and under

189:16 years and under

190:Open Age

 

Write and Read own poem, maximum time 3 minutes

191:12 years and under

192:14 years and under

193:16 years and under

194:Open Age

 

Story telling (may use cue cards), maximum time 4 minutes

195:10 years and under

196:12 years and under

197:14 years and under

Radio announcing

198a:Open age Single prepared piece, time limit 5 minutes

198b:Open age Duo prepared piece, time limit 6 minutes

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Mime

199a:12 and under, 2 minute time limit

199b:16 and under, 3 minute time limit

 

Devised scene

200a:Under 12, Group of three or more, all members under 12. Strict time limit 8 minutes

200b:Over 12 may have a combination of under 12 and over 12. Strict time limit 10 minutes

 

SCHOOL DRAMA SECTIONS.

 

Please read following rules very carefully.

 

  1. Group Improvisations are to be a minimum of 4, maximum of 15 students in each group, Schools may enter a maximum of two groups in the same age section only.
  2.  Individual school performances are not be repeated in solo private drama sections.
  3. Competitors names for individual sections must be submitted with entry Via Stardom, (not Student A, B etc).
  4. There will be no changes / replacements/ substitutions of students / groups permitted on the day.

 

 

Please arrive 30 minutes before anticipated performance time to allow for cancellations.

 

Entry Fee: $15.00 per group

 

 

Individual Performances

 

100: Individual performance monologue Year 12

101: Individual performance monologue Year 11

102: Individual performance monologue Year 10

103: Individual performance Shakespeare in costume years 10 to 12 combined.

 

Students in years 7 to 9 are welcome to enter individual monologue sections in the private speech and drama syllabus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group sections

Please read following rules very carefully.

 

  1. Group Improvisations are to be a minimum of 4, maximum of 15 students in each group, Schools may enter a maximum of two groups in the same age section only.
  2.  Individual school performances are not be repeated in solo private drama sections.

 

 

104: Year 7 to 8 dramatised scene.

105: Year 7 to 8 group mime

106: Year 7 to 8 group improvisation.

107: Year 9 to 10 dramatised scene

108: Year 9 to 10 group mime

109: Year 9 to 10 devised scene

110: Year 9 to 10 group improvisation

111: Year 11 dramtised scene

112: Year 11 group mime

113: Year 11 group improvisation

114: Year 11 devised scene

115: Year 12 dramatised scene

116: Year 12 group mime

117: Year 12 group improvisation

118: Year 12 devised scene

 

Primary School Drama Sections

 

119: Years K to 2 choral verse speaking group

120: Years K to 2 prepared scene, maximum 10 performers

121: Years 3 to 4 choral verse speaking group

122: Years 3 to 4 prepared scene, maximum 10 performers

123: Years 5 to 6 choral verse speaking group

124: Years 5 to 6 prepared scene, maximum 10 performers

 

 

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at our Eisteddfod.

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/03/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
150 Nursery Rhyme in costume Solo     6 - 8 Years

Costumed piece

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
152 Light Verse Solo     6 - 8 Years

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
156 Light Verse Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
159 Prose Speaking Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
160 Verse Speaking Australian Poet Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
161 Light Verse Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
162 Prose Speaking Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
163 Monologue In Costume Solo     12 Years & Under

Costumed Piece

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
164 Sight Reading Solo     12 Years & Under

Set Piece by Adjudicator

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
165 Verse Speaking Australian Poet Solo     14 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
167 Prose Speaking Solo     14 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
168 Monologue In Costume Solo     14 Years & Under

Costumed piece

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
169 Sight Reading Solo     14 Years & Under

Set Piece by adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
170 Verse Speaking Australian Poet Solo     16 Years & Under

Costumed Piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
172 Prose Speaking Solo     16 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
174 Sight Reading Solo     16 Years & Under

Costumed Piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
175 Light Verse Solo     Open

Set Piece by Adjudicator.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
177 Prose Speaking Solo     Open

Costumed Piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
178 Shakespeare In Costume Solo     Open

Costumed Piece.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
179 Duologue in Costume Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice. Maximum Time 8 minutes.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
180 Duologue in Costume Duo     14 Years & Under

Costumed piece, minimal props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
183 Write & Read Own Poem Solo     12 Years & Under

Costumed piece, minimal props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00
184 Write & Read Own Poem Solo     Over 12 Years

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
185 Mime Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
186 Mime Solo     16 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
187 Verse Speaking Solo     8 Years & Under

Own Topic. Cue Cards Allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
188 Verse Speaking Solo     10 Years & Under

Own Topic, Cue Cards Allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
189 Verse Speaking Solo     12 Years & Under

Own Topic, Cue Cards Allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
190 Verse Speaking Solo     14 Years & Under

Own Topic, Cue Cards Allowed.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
191 Verse Speaking Solo     16 Years & Under

Own Composition, May be read

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
192 Verse Speaking Solo     Open

Own Composition, May be read

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
975 ADPI Scholarship     Open

Qualifying sections: Private Drama # 163 12 yrs Monologue in Costume # 168 14 yrs Monologue in Costume # 173 16 yrs Monologue in Costume # 176 Open Age Monologue in Costume Private Vocal # 415 12 years Musical Theatre solo in costume # 420 12 yrs Disney Song # 424 14 years Musical Theatre in Costume # 429 14 years Disney Song # 433 16 Years Musical theatre solo in costume # 438 16 years Disney Song # 442 Open Age incl HSC, Musical Theatre in costume # 447 Open Age incl HSC, Disney Song Dance # 733 12 years Variety # 734 14 years Variety # 735 Open Age Variety # 743 12 yrs Song & Dance # 745 13 yrs Song & Dance • Calculation will be the combined highest score of min 2 sections. (ie; you can be entered in 2 + of the above but your highest two scores will be used.) •Minimum of two performances , in minimum two different genres( from Dance, Vocal, Drama ) to be performed to qualify , eg: Dance & Vocal / or Drama & Vocal • If two or more entrants have equal score, decision will be made with consultation of last (Dance) adjudicator and three section coordinators/and/or exec committee.

Entries Closed
Entry: $15.00
151/155 Verse Speaking Australian Poet Solo     6 - 8 Years

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
153/158 Character Recital In Costume Solo     6 - 8 Years

Costumed Piece

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
154/157 Sight Reading Solo     6 - 8 Years

Set Piece by Adjudicator

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
176/173 Monologue In Costume Solo     Open

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
171/166 Light Verse Solo     16 Years & Under

Own Choice.

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00
182/181 Duologue in Costume Duo     Open

Costumed piece, minimal props

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.00