Large Group

Large Group

Choral Reading - a group of 2 to 15 students perform a collection of works with an emphasis on ensemble reading (may include singing). Facial expression and vocal blend are important.

Length: up to 15 minutes with scripts


Ensemble Acting - two to six students act out a scene from a play or book. A table and chairs are the only props allowed, and no costumes or makeup is permitted.

Length: up to 15 minutes memorized


Group Improvisation - two to five students are given a situation and improvise a scene with limited preparation time. Creativity, working together, and character development are essential.

Length: 3-5 minutes without scripts


Group Mime - A group of 2 to 6 students act out a situation or story with their bodies, no talking is allowed. Music is allowed, but mime makeup is not permitted.

Length: 7 minutes, no dialogue


Musical Theatre - two to six students perform song(s) and scene(s) from a musical. A table and chairs are the only props allowed, and no costumes or makeup is permitted.

Length: up to 10 minutes memorized


One Act Play - a group of two or more students perform one act of a play on the stage. Costumes, makeup, props and sets are permitted.

Length: up to 35 minutes memorized


Radio Broadcasting - a group of up to 8 students gather, edit, and organize a radio broadcast which includes news, sports, and weather. The performance is pre-recorded.

Length: between 5-6 minutes with scripts


Readers Theatre - a group of between 2 and 15 interpret a dramatic work or piece of literature with an emphasis on body and vocal expression.

Length: up to 25 minutes with scripts


Short Film - A group of between 2 and 15 students create an original film of no more than five minutes. Length: up to 5 minutes memorized


Solo Mime - You act out a story or situation with your body and facial expression, no talking allowed. Music is allowed, but mime makeup is not permitted.

Length: 5 minutes, no dialogue


Television News - a group of 8-12 students gather, edit, and organize a news broadcast which includes news, sports, and weather. The performance is pre-recorded and requires on and off camera positions.

Length: between 12-15 minutes with scripts

Large Group Speech - Districts 2019