72nd Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Drama
13 Sep 2022 to 16 Sep 2022
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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SPEECH & DRAMA DIVISION CHECK FOR CHANGES   

ADJUDICATORS:

SOLO: Katrina Roberts, Brisbane          GROUP: Maggie Shephard, Cairns


RULES & CONDITIONS DRAMA

 1. OWN CHOICE All Drama sections

 2. PREPARED MIME TITLES  Available from the Eisteddfod website:  www.townsvilleeisteddfod.org or from the Eisteddfod Office.

 3. SCRIPTS must be age appropriate and with the realisation that there will be children in the audience. 

 4. OPTIONAL Curtain & a typed 25 word synopsis (to be read by Chairperson) handed to the Registrar prior to the commencement of the Section, except Impromptu Drama.

 5. EXTEMPORISEDSECTIONS
Failure to appear before commencement will mean disqualification. Only Marshalls & competitors will be allowed backstage. Improvisation topics/readings will be provided by the Adjudicator with preparation time of 1 minute.
Impromptu Drama: Warning bell: 30 seconds before allotted time. If the performance exceeds the allotted time, a second bell will be rung & adjudication will be given but no mark.
6. PROMPTING.  Adjudicator only, except for Group Drama. Penalties may apply.

7. PROPS Hand held props optional. 1 table & chair will be provided.   

8. COSTUMES

 Optional except for Character Portrayal.

 Theatre Blacks required for Impromptu Drama & Prepared Mime.

 9. MICROPHONE. No microphone will be allowed in any Drama Sections.

DRAMA AWARDS

DRAMA BURSARY Any Townsville competitor age 15 to18 who, in the opinion of the Adjudicator, shows the most potential competing in all of the following Sections: 

                                                                             Solo Impromptu Drama           Shakespearean Drama                       Solo Drama

AWARD:

  • Most promising Drama competitor age 15 and over in any of the following Sections:

      Shakespearean                       Solo Drama                 Impromptu Drama

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 6/06/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Age 17 & 18
239 Shakespearean Championship Solo     Age 17 & 18

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice; costume optional. Must compete in appropriate Age Solo.

The Esme Schrock Trophy donated by the Schrock Family

Entry: $13.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          
Age 15 & 16
240 Shakespearean Excerpt Solo     Age 15 & 16

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice; costume & hand props optional

Donated by Arminelle Fleming

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 17 & 18
241 Drama Solo     Age 17 & 18

Time Limit: 04:00

Own Choice other than Shakespeare; costume optional

Donated by the Buckle Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16
242 Drama Solo     Age 16

Time Limit: 03:30

Own Choice other than Shakespeare; costume optional

Donated by Rowan's Body Works

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
243 Drama Solo     Age 15

Time Limit: 03:30

Own Choice other than Shakespeare; costume optional

Donated by Rowan's Body Works

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
244 Drama Solo     Age 14

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice other than Shakespeare; costume optional

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
245 Drama Solo     Age 13

Time Limit: 03:00

Own Choice other than Shakespeare; costume optional

Donated by the Dyer Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 & 12
246 Character Portrayal Solo     Age 11 & 12

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice, first person not theatrical drama; Costumed; Script from 'Characters' SDTAQ Inc or dramatized prose

Donated by Bradfast

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
247 Duologue Duo     Age 15 to 18

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice; extracts from any theatrical drama; costumed

Donated by Dr Harry Stalewski, Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 & 14
248 Duologue Duo     Age 13 & 14

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice; extracts from any theatrical drama; costume optional

Donated by the Savina Family

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 18 & Under
249 Comedy Skit Duo     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice; costume optional

Donated by Grant & Lyn Withey

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
251 Prepared Mime Solo     Age 13 to 18

Time Limit: 02:00

Own Choice; hand held props, music/sound effects optional - operated by performer

Donated by Michelle Bolar

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 to 12
252 Prepared Mime Solo     Age 9 to 12

Time Limit: 01:00

Own Choice; hand held props, music/sound effects optional - operated by performer

Donated by Arminelle Fleming

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
253 Solo Impromptu Drama Solo     Age 15 to 18

Time Limit: 02:00

Choice 2 Topics from Adjudicator; prep time 1 min; warning 30 secs before end

Donated by the Ireland Family

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 to 14
254 Solo Impromptu Drama Solo     Age 12 to 14

Time Limit: 01:30

Choice 2 Topics from Adjudicator; prep time 1 min; warning 30 secs before end

Donated by Arminelle Fleming

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC