Ensemble & Monologue Categories (03, 04, 05, 07, 08, 09, 10)

RULES

  1.  All selections must be from published plays. Selections from motion picture screenplays, television plays, short stories, novels, periodicals, original works, or compilation books such as ‘Scenes & Monologues They Haven’t Heard’ will NOT be permitted.  Online plays may be used with permission from the play website or playwright.
  2. Entries must match the genre of the play as designated by the publisher and/or playwright.
  3. If the publisher designates a play as a drama it must be performed in the Dramatic category even if it is comedic in nature. If a play is designated as a comedy it must be performed in the Humorous category even if it is dramatic in nature.  Choosing a section that does not match the genre of the category may adversely affect scoring.
  4. Ensemble selections must be from one continuous scene. Cutting and pasting of dialogue from different scenes is NOT permitted.
  5. Selections from musicals may NOT be used in Monologue or Ensemble categories.

All performances must be recorded and submitted by 11:59pm on March 5th, 2021. All submitted videos should be sent to theatrefestival@fullcoll.edu and include the school name, school number, entry number, category and show name in the email subject line. Please check out the Video Guidelines for more information.

  • All entries must be submitted with an attached Release of Liability Form. Entries will not be judged without a release attached to each entry. (Form will be emailed to teachers)

03-Contemporary  Ensemble – Dramatic (CED)
Entries Per School: 2 ensemble groups
Maximum Time Limit: 5 minutes
Cast Size: 2-5
Contemporary time frame is published after 1930.

04-Contemporary Ensemble –  Humorous  (CEH)
Entries Per School: 2 ensemble groups
Maximum Time Limit: 5 minutes
Cast Size: 2-5
Contemporary time frame is published after 1930.

05-Classical Ensemble – Dramatic or Humorous (CLE)
Entries Per School: 3 ensemble groups
Maximum Time Limit: 5 minutes
Cast Size: 2-5
Classical time frame is published before 1930.

07-Classical  Monologue – Dramatic  (CLMD)
Entries Per School: 3
Maximum Time Limit: 3 minutes
Cast Size: 1
Classical time frame is published before 1930.

08-Classical Monologue  – Humorous   (CLMH)
Entries Per School: 3
Maximum Time Limit: 3 minutes
Cast Size: 1
Classical time frame is before 1930.

09-Contemporary Monologue – Dramatic  (CMD)
Entries Per School: 3
Maximum Time Limit: 3 minutes
Cast Size: 1
Contemporary time frame is published after 1930.

10-Contemporary Monologue – Humorous  (CMH)
Entries Per School: 3
Maximum Time Limit: 3 minutes
Cast Size: 1
Contemporary time frame is published after 1930.