Interpretation Events

 

Dramatic Interpretation is a performance representing one or more characters from a play(s). Material for this event may be gathered from stage, screen or radio productions centered around a central theme. There is a ten (10) minute time limit, which must include an introduction with the piece(s) name and author. Manuscripts are required for this event.

 

Dramatic Duo is a portrayal of two or more characters by two individuals from a play. Material for this event may be serious or humorous and gathered from stage, screen or radio productions. There is a ten (10) minute time limit, which must include an introduction with the piece(s) name and author. This is not an acting event so no costumes, props or lighting items are to be used. The competitors may not look at one another. Manuscripts are required for this event.

 

Poetry Interpretation is a program of poetic literature presented by the competitor. Material for this event may consist of a single or multiple poetic selections centered around a central theme. Plays are not permitted in this event. There is a ten (10) minute time limit, which must include an introduction with the piece(s) name and author. Manuscripts are required for this event.

 

Program Oral Interpretation is a program of thematically-linked selections of literature, chosen from at least two of the recognized genres of competitive interpretation (prose, poetry or drama). There is a ten (10) minute time limit, which must include an introduction with the piece(s) name and author. Manuscripts are required for this event.

 

Prose Interpretation is a program of prose literature presented by the competitor Material for this event may consist of a single or multiple prose selections centered around a central theme. Plays are not permitted in this event. There is a ten (10) minute time limit, which must include an introduction with the piece(s) name and author.Manu scripts are required for this event.