Performance IE Rules & Guidelines

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 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 withoutmusical 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.

Ensemble Acting

RULES

  1. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.
  2. Three to sixteen (3-16) 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.


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.

Monologue

RULES

  1. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.
  2. Student must present two (2) contrasting selections which may be from different time periods, styles, or moods.
  3. Material must be drawn from published plays written for the theatre.
  4. Each monologue must be from a different play and portray a different character.
  5. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.
  6. Both selections combined cannot exceed three (3) minutes.

MATERIALS

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


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.

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.

MATERIALS

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

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.
  1. 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.
  2. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.
  3. The performers may choose to dance without singing if that is in keeping with the context of the full musical.
  4. 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.
  2. A music playback device will be provided, however attendees are encouraged to bring their own device for back-ups.
    A piano MAY NOT be available.