Individual Events

Oral Interpretation


DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION

  • A cutting (scene) from a play of literary merit which represents one or more characters.
  • Maximum speaking time is 10 minutes (including introduction).
  • Manuscripts are to be used.

DRAMATIC DUO INTERPRETATION

  • A cutting from a play or plays of literary merit.
  • Maximum time limit is 10 minutes (including introduction).
  • Manuscripts are to be used.

PROSE INTERPRETATION

  • A program of single or multiple selections around a central theme drawn from one or more prose sources.  Play cuttings are prohibited.
  • Maximum speaking time is 10 minutes (including introduction and transitions).
  • Manuscripts are to be used.

POETRY INTERPRETATION

  • A program consisting of single or multiple selections around a central theme.
  • Maximum speaking time is 10 minutes, including introduction and transitions.
  • Manuscripts are to be used.

PROGRAM ORAL INTERPRETATION

    • A program of thematically-linked selections chosen from two of the three recognized genres (Prose/Poetry/Drama).
    • Maximum speaking time is 10 minutes (including original introduction and transitions).
    • Manuscripts are to be used.