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Duet Acting

RULES

  1. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.

  2. Material must be drawn from published plays written for the theatre. Poetry, fiction, screenplays, and lyrics will not be allowed.

  3. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  4. Not to exceed five (5) minutes.

MATERIALS

1. Each room will be provided with four (4) chairs and one (1) table. You are limited to the furniture in the room.

Duet Acting Adjudication Sheet

Duet Musical Theatre

RULES

  1. The musical theatre selection must come from a musical theatre production which has been written and produced for the musical theatre stage. Upon request, you must show proof of the origin of the source material.

  2. No medleys, screenplays, or Vegas style reviews are allowed. Each selection may contain dialogue and each participant must be actively involved in the musical selection.

  3. The performer MUST use non-vocal musical accompaniment which can be live or taped unless expressly written to be performed without musical accompaniment. ANY voices heard on the accompaniment track will result in disqualification.

  4. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  5. The performers may choose to dance without singing if that is in keeping with the context of the full musical.

  6. Not to exceed five (5) minutes.

MATERIALS

  1. Four (4) chairs and one (1) sturdy table will be provided.

  2. A music playback device will be provided, however attendees are encouraged to bring their own device for back-ups.

  3. A piano MAY NOT be available.

Duet Musical Adjudication Sheet

Ensemble Acting

RULES

  1. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.

  2. Three to sixteen (3-8) actors may participate.

  3. The material must be drawn from published plays written for the theatre. Poetry, fiction, screenplays, and lyrics will not be allowed.

  4. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  5. Not to exceed five (5) minutes.

MATERIALS

1. Each room will be provided with sixteen (16) chairs and one (1) table. You are limited to the furniture in the room.

Ensemble Acting Adjudication Sheet

Improvisation

RULES

All rules listed in the Individual Events General Rules apply.
 

  1. Two performers will receive a prompt from the judges’ table immediately following the student introduction (which ends with their troupe number.)

  2. Time will start once the prompt is in the actors’ hands.

  3. The students have up to 5 minutes to perform their improvisation-from the time they receive the prompt to the end of their performance.

  4. Any material that is not appropriate for a general audience (language, adult content, etc.) will be disqualified.

  5. The Timekeeper’s hand will go up at 4:45 as a visual warning for time.
    The scene ends when ‘time’ is called by the Timekeeper or when the actors call ‘scene.’ 


 MATERIALS

   1. Each room will be provided with five (5) sturdy, straight-backed, armless chairs, and one (1)  4×4 card type table, which will not support standing weight. You are limited to this furniture for the event.


SAMPLE PROMPTS

A very famous person mistakes a car thief for an Uber driver
A teacher has some great news for a nervous parent
The Big Bad Wolf has fallen in love with one of the Three Little Pigs
A reporter has an exclusive interview with the monster under your bed
A writer is confronted by their favorite character who has some notes for how their story should be told

 
Large Group Musical

RULES

  1. Eight (8) to sixteen (16) performers may participate.

  2. The musical theatre selection must come from a musical theatre production which has been written and produced for the musical theatre stage. Upon request, you must show proof of the origin of the source material.

  3. No medleys, screenplays, or Vegas style reviews are allowed. Each selection may contain dialogue and each participant must be actively involved in the musical selection.

  4. The performer MUST use non-vocal musical accompaniment which can be live or taped unless expressly written to be performed without musical accompaniment.  ANY voice on the accompaniment track, will result in disqualification.

  1. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  2. The performers may choose to dance without singing if that is in keeping with the context of the full musical.

  3. Not to exceed five (5) minutes.

MATERIALS

  1. Sixteen (16) chairs and one (1) sturdy table will be provided.

  2. A music playback device will be provided, however attendees are encouraged to bring their own device for back-ups.

  3. A piano MAY NOT be available.

Large Group Musical Adjudication Sheet

Monologue

RULES

  1. All rules listed in the Individual Events General Rules apply.

  2. Students will perform ONE selection.

  3. Materials must be drawn from published plays written for the theatre or a published scene anthology. Poetry, fiction, screenplays, and lyrics will not be allowed.

  4. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  5. Not to exceed three (3) minutes.

MATERIALS

1. Each room will be provided with three (3) chairs. You are limited to the furniture in the room.

Monologue Adjudication Sheet

Pantomime

RULES

  1. The event may be done with 1-8 students.

  2. Props are not all owed.

  3. Theatrical makeup is not allowed.

  4. Lip synching and/or audible sounds by the performer(s) are not allowed.

  5. Time will be limited to (5) minutes

  6. There will be no lyrics or human vocal sounds in the musical accompaniment.

  7. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.

MATERIALS

  1. Only one chair per performer may be used. The room will be stocked with 8 chairs – – the maximum needed. You are limited to the furniture in the room.

  2. The floor may be carpeted. Be prepared!

  3. The use of musical accompaniment or recorded sound effects is optional, but you must provide your own equipment.

Pantomime Adjudication Sheet

Solo Musical

RULES

  1. The musical theatre selection must come from a musical theatre production which has been written and produced for the musical theatre stage. Upon request, you must show proof of the origin of the source material.

  2. No medleys, screenplays, or Vegas style reviews are allowed. Each selection may contain dialogue and each participant must be actively involved in the musical selection.

  3. The performer MUST use non-vocal musical accompaniment which can be live or taped unless expressly written to be performed without musical accompaniment. ANY voice heard on the accompaniment tape will result in disqualification.

  4. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  5. The performer may choose to dance without singing if that is in keeping with the context of the full musical.

  6. Not to exceed five (5) minutes.MATERIALS1. Each room will be provided with three (3) chairs, and one (1) sturdy table. You are limited to the furniture in the room.

Solo Musical Adjudication Sheet

Small Group Musical

RULES

  1. Three (3) to seven (7) performers may participate.

  2. The musical theatre selection must come from a musical theatre production which has been written and produced for the musical theatre stage. Upon request, you must show proof of the origin of the source material.

  3. No medleys, screenplays, or Vegas style reviews are allowed. Each selection may contain dialogue and each participant must be actively involved in the musical selection.

  4. The performer MUST use non-vocal musical accompaniment which can be live or taped unless expressly written to be performed without musical accompaniment. ANY voice heard on the accompaniment tape will result is disqualification.

  5. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.

  6. The performers may choose to dance without singing if that is in keeping with the context of the full musical.

  7. Not to exceed five (5) minutes. 

MATERIALS

   1.  Each room will be provided with Seven (7) chairs. You are limited to the furniture in the room.

Small Group Musical Adjudication Sheet

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