DRAMA CLASSES

Saturday 7, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March

Competitors aged 18 years and under may only enter three solo or duet classes (except Cranmer Awards) ie. Three solo or two solo and one duologue– see Rule 52

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S1 VERSE SPEAKING 6 years and under Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S2 VERSE SPEAKING 7 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S3 VERSE SPEAKING 8 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S4 VERSE SPEAKING 9 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S5 VERSE SPEAKING 10 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S6 VERSE SPEAKING 11 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S7 PROSE READING 7 years and under Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S8 PROSE READING 8 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S9 PROSE READING 9 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S10 PROSE READING 10 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S11 PROSE READING 11 years Own choice: limit 2m £6.50
S12 POETRY READING 7 years and under Own choice: limit 2m See Rule 61 £6.50
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S13 POETRY READING 8 years Own choice: limit 2m See Rule 61 £6.50
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S14 POETRY READING 9 years Own choice: limit 2m See Rule 61 £6.50
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S15 POETRY READING 10-11 years Own choice: limit 2m See Rule 61 £6.50
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S16 SHAKESPEARE INDIVIDUAL 11 years and under Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S17 BIBLE READING 11 years and under Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S18 SONNET 11 years and under Own choice: limit 3m £6.50
S19 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 7 years and under Own choice: limit 4m £8.00
S20 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 8 years Own choice: limit 4m £8.00
S21 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 9 years Own choice: limit 4m £8.00
S22 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 10 years Own choice: limit 4m £8.00
S23 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 11 years Own choice: limit 4m £8.00
S24 OWN COMPOSITION POEM 11 years and under Own choice: limit 3m  See Rules 56 & 57 £8.00
Own composition poem to be read or recited at the Festival
S25 INDIVIDUAL RECITAL 11 years and under limit: 10m See Rule 64 £11.00
Mixed verse speaking, prose reading & acting on a theme of the entrant’s own choice
S26 ACTED SCENE 11 years and under Own choice: limit 5 – 10 m See Rule 54 £8.50
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S27 ACTED SCENE GROUP DEVISED 11yrs and under  Own choice: limit 5-10m. £8.50
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S28 DUOLOGUE 11 years and under Own choice: limit 3m See Rule 54 £7.00
S29 CHORAL VERSE 11 years and under Total time limit 10m Two contrasting Own Choice pieces £13.50
S30 DANCE DRAMA 5-7 years, 2-15 dancers. Own choice: limit 4m. £10.00
S31 DANCE DRAMA 7-11 years, 2-15 dancers Own choice: limit 4m. £10.00
S32 VERSE SPEAKING 12 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S33 VERSE SPEAKING 13-14 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S34 VERSE SPEAKING 15-16 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S35 PROSE READING 12 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S36 PROSE READING 13-14 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S37 PROSE READING 15-16 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S38 POETRY READING 12-14 years Own choice: limit 3m See Rule 61 £7.00
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S39 POETRY READING 15-16 years Own choice: limit 3m See Rule 61 £7.00
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S40 SHAKESPEARE, INDIVIDUAL 12-14 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S41 SHAKESPEARE, INDIVIDUAL 15-16 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S42 BIBLE READING 12 -14 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S43 BIBLE READING 15 -16 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S44 SONNET 12 – 14 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S45 SONNET 15 – 16 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S46 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 12 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S47 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 13-14 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S48 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 15-16 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S49 ACTED SCENE 11 – 14 years Own choice: limit 8-15m See Rule 54 £12.00
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S50 ACTED SCENE 14 – 16 years Own choice: limit 8-15m See Rule 54 £12.00
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S51 ACTED SCENE GROUP DEVISED 11-14 years Own choice: limit 8-15m. £12.00
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S52 ACTED SCENE GROUP DEVISED 14-16 years Own choice: limit 8-15m. £12.00
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S53 DUOLOGUE 11 -14 years Own choice: limit 5m See Rule 54 £8.50
S54 DUOLOGUE 14 -16 years Own choice: limit 5m See Rule 54 £8.50
S55 DUOLOGUE 16 -18 years Own choice: limit 5m See Rule 54 £8.50
S56 OWN COMPOSITION POEM 12 -16 years Own choice: limit 3m See Rules 56 & 57 £9.00
Own composition poem to be read or recited at the Festival
S57 DANCE DRAMA 11-16 years, 2-15 dancers Own choice: limit 6m. £14.50
S58 INDIVIDUAL RECITAL 16 years and under Limit: 12m See rule 64 £11.00
Mixed verse speaking, prose reading & acting on a theme of the entrant’s own choice 
S59 VERSE SPEAKING 17-20 years Own choice: limit 4m £7.50
S60 VERSE SPEAKING 21years and over Own choice: limit 4m £7.50
S61 PROSE READING 17-20 years Own choice: limit 4m £7.50
S62 PROSE READING 21 years and over Own choice: limit 4m £7.50
S63 POETRY READING 17 -20 years Own choice: limit 3m See Rule 61  £7.50
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S64 POETRY READING 21 years and over Own choice: limit 3m See Rule 61 £7.50
Open to any competitor who has never won first place in speech or drama at any competitive Festival
S65 SHAKESPEARE, INDIVIDUAL 17-18 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S66 SHAKESPEARE, INDIVIDUAL 19-20 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S67 SHAKESPEARE, INDIVIDUAL 21 years and over Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S68 BIBLE READING 17-20 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S69 BIBLE READING 21years and over Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S70 SONNET 17-20 years Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S71 SONNET 21 years and over Own choice: limit 3m £7.00
S72 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 17-18 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S73 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 19-20 years Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S74 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 21 years and over Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S75 ACTED SCENE 16 -21 years Own choice: limit 12-20m See Rule 54 £16.50
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S76 ACTED SCENE over 21 years Own choice: limit 12-20m See Rule 54 £16.50
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S77 ACTED SCENE GROUP DEVISED 16-21 years Own choice: limit 12-20m £16.50
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S78 ACTED SCENE GROUP DEVISED over 21 years . Own choice: limit 12-20m £16.50
At least three actors must take part in the Acted Scenes (the Individual Acted Scenes excepted)
S79 PUBLIC SPEAKING 18 years and under Own choice: limit 3m £7.50
S80 DUOLOGUE 18-20 years Own choice: limit 6m See Rule 54 £9.00
S81 DUOLOGUE 21 years and over Own choice: limit 6m See Rule 54 £9.00
S82 CHORAL VERSE 18 years and under Total time limit 10m Two contrasting Own Choice pieces £13.50
S83 GROUP POEM SPECIAL CLASS Open Own choice: limit 3m See Rule 62 £8.00
S84 DANCE DRAMA 16 -21 years, 2-15 dancers Own choice: limit 10m. £14.50
S85 DANCE DRAMA over 21 years, 2-15 dancers Own choice: limit 10m. £14.50
S86 INDIVIDUAL ACTED SCENE 60 years and over Own choice: limit 5m £8.00
S87 POETRY READING 60 years and over Own Choice: limit 4m See Rule 61 £7.00
S88 PROSE READING 60 YEARS and over Own Choice: limit 4m £7.00
S89 INDIVIDUAL RECITAL Open limit 12m See Rule 64 £12.00
Mixed verse speaking, prose reading & acting on a theme of the entrant’s own choice: 
S90 PUBLIC SPEAKING Open Own choice: limit 4m £7.50
S91 OWN COMPOSITION POEM Open Own choice: limit 4m. See Rules 56 & 57 £10.00
Own composition poem to be read or recited at the Festival

THOMAS CRANMER AWARDS

See rule 63 regarding age for entering these classes.

Reading from the Book of Common Prayer 1662.

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S92 CRANMER AWARD 11 – 14 years Own Choice: limit 2m £6.50
(Reading from the Book of Common Prayer 1662) 
Reading any psalm (or extract from) 
S93 CRANMER AWARD 15 – 18 years Own Choice: limit 3m £7.00
(Reading from the Book of Common Prayer 1662)
Reading a compilation from any Collect, Epistle &/or Gospel

The winners of classes S92 and S93 will be invited to represent Dudley Festival and the Diocese of Worcester at the finals of The Thomas Cranmer Awards Competition in February 2021.

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