Speech & Drama

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SATURDAY 5TH AND SUNDAY 6TH MARCH

All entries to be submitted through Run My Festival by JANUARY 21st 2022

Section Secretary: Angie Holmes & Afton Aitkinhead

30 Hatch Lane

Old Basing

Basingstoke

Hampshire

RG24 7EA

Telephone: 01256 329677

Email: bmaf.speechanddrama@gmail.com

Adjudicators

Peter Dayson

Classes

PREPARED VERSE SPEAKING Own choice of verse to be memorised and not read. Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

SD1 5 Years & Under 1.5 mins.
SD2 6 – 7 Years 1.5 mins.
SD3 8 – 11 Years 2 mins.
SD4 12 – 15 Years 2.5 mins.
SD5 16 – 18 Years 3.5 mins.
SD6 Adult 3.5 mins.

PREPARED VERSE SPEAKING – DUOLOGUE Own choice of verse to be memorised and not read. Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

SD7 5 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD8 6 – 7  Years 1.5 mins.
SD9 8 – 11 Years 2 mins.
SD10 12 – 15 Years 2.5 mins.
SD11 16 To 18 Years 3.5 mins.
SD12 Adult 3.5 mins.

GROUP POETRY For groups of 5 to 25 performers.

SD13 Infants 2 mins.
SD14 Juniors 2.5 mins.
SD15 Seniors 3 mins.
SD16 Group Poetry (Verse Speaking) Adults 3 mins.

PREPARED VERSE READING Own choice to be read from a copy. Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

SD17 7 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD18 8 – 11 Years 2 mins.
SD19 12 -15 Years 3 mins.
SD20 16 – 18 Years 3 mins.
SD21 Adult 3 mins.

PREPARED VERSE READING – DUO Own choice to be read from a copy. Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

SD22 7 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD23 8 – 11 Years 2.5 mins.
SD24 12 – 15 Years 3 mins.
SD25 16 – 18 Years 3 mins.
SD26 Adult 3 mins.

OWN COMPOSITION Adjudication based on performance of entrant reading own composition which should not exceed 20 lines. Please include two copies of entrant’s composition with the entry form.

SD27 11 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD28 12-15 Years 2 mins.
SD29 16 Years – Adult 2 mins.

PREPARED PROSE READING Own choice of prose read from a copy.

SD30 7 Years & Under 1.5 mins.
SD31 8 – 11 Years 2 mins.
SD32 12 – 15 Years 2.5 mins.
SD33 16 – 18 Years 3.5 mins.
SD34 Adult 3.5 mins

PREPARED SHORT TALK Own choice of subject with diverse and interesting content. Points awarded for lively engagement with audience. Props and notes may be used. Please provide copy of script for Adjudicator.

SD35 7 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD36 8 – 11 Years 3 mins.
SD37 12 -15 Years 3 mins.
SD38 16 -18 Years 3 mins.
SD39 Adult 3 mins.

SIGHT-READING Entrant is allowed two minutes to prepare a text chosen by the adjudicator.

SD40 7 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD41 8 – 11 Years 2 mins.
SD42 12 – 15 Years 2 mins.
SD43 16 – 18 Years 2 mins.
SD44 Adult 2 mins.

DRAMATIC SOLO OR CHARACTER STUDY Words to be memorised and not read. A presentation of either a short scene between two characters (one imaginary), or a speech for one character.

SD45 7 Years & Under 3 mins.
SD46 8 – 11 Years 3 mins.
SD47 12 – 15 Years 3 mins.
SD48 16 – 18 Years 3 mins.
SD49 Adult 3 mins.

PREPARED VERSE SPEAKING – DUOLOGUE Own choice of verse to be memorised and not read. Facial expression is encouraged but only minimal body movement please.

SD50 7 Years & Under 3 mins.
SD51 8 – 11 Years 3 mins.
SD52 12 – 15 Years 3 mins.
SD53 16 – 18 Years 3 mins.
SD54 Adult 3 mins.

DEVISED MONOLOGUE – To be written, memorised, and acted by performer.

SD55 7 Years & Under 2 mins.
SD56 8 – 11 Years 2.5 mins.
SD57 12 – 15 Years 3 mins.
SD58 16 – 18 Years 3 mins.
SD59 Adult 3 mins.

SHAKESPEARIAN SOLO

SD60 11 Years & Under 2.5 mins.
SD61 12 – 15 Years 2.5 mins.
SD62 16 – 18 Years 2.5 mins.
SD63 Adult 2.5 mins.

GROUP DRAMA – For Groups of 5 to 25 players

SD64 11 Years & Under 3 mins.
SD65 11 – 16 Years 3 mins.
SD66 16 Years & Over 3.5 mins.

MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO

SD67 7 Years & Under 3 mins.
SD68 8 – 11 Years 4 mins.
SD69 12 – 15 Years 4 mins.
SD70 16 – 18 Years 4 mins.
SD71 Adult 4 mins.

MUSICAL THEATRE DUO

SD72 7 Years & Under 4 mins.
SD73 8 – 11 Years 5 mins.
SD74 12 – 15 Years 5 mins.
SD75 16 – 18 Years 6 mins.
SD76 Adult 6 mins.

GROUP MUSICAL THEATRE For groups of 5 to 25 performers

SD77 11 Years & Under 6 mins.
SD78 11 – 16 Years 8 mins.
SD79 16 Years & Over 10 mins.