71st Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Drama
14 Sep 2021 to 17 Sep 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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SPEECH & DRAMA DIVISION - SOLO DRAMA
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ADJUDICATORS: SOLO: Kiesten McCauley, Brisbane  GROUP: Pamela Cassidy, Tamworth

RULES & CONDITIONS

1. MATERIALS FOR DRAMA Must be age-appropriate and with the realisation that there will be children in the audience. Inappropriate language, costumes or movement will result in disqualification.

2. SYNOPSIS FOR DRAMA (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 - maximum of 25 words and typed in block letters in double line spacing.

3. MICROPHONE  No microphone will be allowed.

4. OWN CHOICE SCRIPTS  Refer to General Rule 3  

5. IMPROMPTU DRAMA  Preparation time is 1 minute. Competitors are marshalled in a room while 1 prepares in another room & 1 is performing.

6. PROMPTING  No prompting except from Adjudicator. Penalties will apply at the discretion of the Adjudicator.

7. COSTUMES & PROPS 

  1. Appropriate costumes & hand props are allowed. 
  2. Theatre blacks to be worn for Impromptu Drama
  3. 1 Table & 1 Chair  will be provided if needed. 
8. PERFORMANCE 
  1. Blackouts and special lighting effects not allowed.
  2. Performance must remain on stage, upstage of the proscenium.
  3. Once a competitor has registered with the Marshal, they are required to remain until the Section has been adjudicated.
  4. Curtains allowed except Impromptu Drama
9. TIME LIMITS  Time Limits will be strictly enforced as per General Rule 2.

10. VENUE ETIQUETTE  NO barracking, whistling or calling out from the audience OR back stage.

DRAMA AWARDS

Bursary: Awarded to the Townsville competitor age 15 to 18 whom, in the opinion of the Adjudicator, shows the most potential. 

To be eligible, competitors must enter and compete in all of the following Sections: Shakespearean Drama   Solo Drama   Solo Impromptu Drama

AWARDS

  • Most promising Drama student Year 10 to Age 18


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 7/06/2021 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 Aminelle Flemming

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

The Donna Ahlers Trophy

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 Rose Ioannou

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

Donated by the Rowan Family

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

The Bradfast Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
247 Duologue Duo     Age 13 to 18

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice; extracts from any theatrical drama; costume optional

Donated by Dr Harry Stalewski, Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 15
248 Duologue Duo     Age 13 to 15

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice; extracts from any theatrical drama; costume optional

Donated by Dentures NQ

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 & 14
249 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
250 Comedy Skit Duo     Age 18 & Under

Time Limit: 05:00

Own Choice; costume optional

Donated by Grant & Lyn Withey

Entry: $12.501st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          HC          
Age 13 to 18
254 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 Friends of the Theatre

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 to 12
255 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 Michelle Bolar

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

Time Limit: 02:00

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

The Ireland Trophy

Entry: $8.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 to 14
257 Solo Imprompu 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 Aminelle Flemming

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