Chichester Festival for Music, Dance and Speech
POETRY CLASSES

Copies of the poems are available by clicking on the title. For further information please contact Mrs Jenifer Pressdee on 01243 826431 or jeniep@tiscali.co.uk

Age limit in individual classes is governed by the competitor's age on 1 September 2017

NEW CLASSES FOR 2018!

797 SHARED POEM JUNIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 3 performers
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice

798 SHARED POEM INTERMEDIATE
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 3 performers
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice

799 SHARED POEM SENIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-18
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 3 performers
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice

800 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 7 Year 2 and below
Set Piece: "The Airman" (Anonymous)
Award: Noreen Ayling Cup No. 1


801 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 7 Year 3
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Set Piece: "Chameleon" by Alan Brownjohn
Award: Noreen Ayling Cup No. 2

802 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 8 Year 4
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Set Piece: "I'm Just Going Out for a Moment" by Michael Rosen
Award: Reginald Campion Cup

803 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 9 Year 5
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Set Piece: "Night" by Enid Barraclough
Award: Hilda Jackman Cup

804 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 10 Year 6
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Set Piece: "Bravado" by Enid Barraclough
Award: Chichester Players Cup

805 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 11 Year 7
Set Piece: "Not Guilty" by John Kitching
Award: Storrington Cup

806 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12 Year 8
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Set Piece: "The Trees" by Philip Larkin
Award: Susan Brand Cup (with Classes 807 & 808)

807 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 13 Year 9
Set Piece: "After We've Gone" by Fran Landesman
Award: Susan Brand Cup (with Classes 806 & 808)

808 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 14-16 Years 10,11,12
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Set Piece: "The Heavenly City" by Stevie Smith
Award: Susan Brand Cup (with Classes 806 & 807)

809 POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age 17-19
Set Piece: "When Daffodils Begin to Peer" by William Shakespeare
Years 11 & 12

810 ADULT POEM
Entry fee £7.25, Senior £6.00
Set Piece: "Bavarian Gentians" by D H Lawrence

SHAKESPEARE CLASSES

811 SHAKESPEARE SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 9
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Chichester Festival Small Cup for Shakespeare Solo

812 SHAKESPEARE SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 9-11
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Clarke-Jervoise Cup No 4

813 SHAKESPEARE SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Audrey Bryant Challenge Cup

814 SHAKESPEARE SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-16
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice

815 SHAKESPEARE SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 17 and above
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
May be read or memorised

817 SHAKESPEARE DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age under 14
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Vivien Daniels Challenge Cup. No. 2 (with Class 818)

818 SHAKESPEARE DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age under 17
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Vivien Daniels Challenge Cup No 2 (with Class 817)

819 SHAKESPEARE DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age 17 and above
Not to exceed 6 minutes.
Own Choice
May be read or memorised

MIME CLASSES

820 MIME SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 10
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Jenifer Pressdee Trophy (with Classes 821 & 822)

821 MIME SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 14
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Jenifer Pressdee Trophy (with Classes 820 & 822)

822 MIME SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 17
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Jenifer Pressdee Trophy (with Classes 820 & 821)

823 MIME SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 17 and above
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice

824 GROUP MIME
Entry fee £13.00
Any age
Minimum of 3 performers
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice

SPEAKING/READING CLASSES

825 CHORAL SPEAKING
Entry fee £13.00
Age under 8
Minimum of 6 performers
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice
No conductor allowed
Award: Clarke-Jervoise Challenge Cup (with Classes 826 & 827)

826 CHORAL SPEAKING
Entry fee £13.00
Age 8-11
Minimum of 6 performers
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice
No conductor allowed
Award: Clarke-Jervoise Challenge Cup (with Classes 825 & 827)

827 CHORAL SPEAKING
Entry fee £13.00
Age 12 and over
Minimum of 6 performers
Not to exceed 8 minutes.
Own Choice
No conductor allowed
Award: Clarke-Jervoise Challenge Cup (with Classes 825 & 826)

828 POETRY READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice

829 POETRY READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 16
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice

830 POETRY READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 17 and above
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice

833 BIBLE READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Not to exceed 2 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: CMF Cup No. 6

834 BIBLE READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice

836 BIBLE READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-16
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice

837 BIBLE READING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 17 and above
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice

838 SONNET
Entry fee Under 18/Senior £6.00, Adult £7.25
Any age
Own Choice
Award: Chichester Music Festival Cup No. 12




839 PROSE READING
Entry fee £7.25, Senior £6.00
Adult
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice

841 SIGHT READING
Entry fee £7.25, Senior £6.00
Adult
Set Piece: Chosen by Adjudicator
Poetry or prose chosen by Adjudicator

CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSES

All three classes in any age group must be entered to qualify for the Championship

842 POEM JUNIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Not to exceed 2 minutes.
Own Choice
Any humorous poem
Award: Heatherwood Cup (with Classes 843 & 844)

843 DRAMATIC JUNIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Any scene
Award: Heatherwood Cup (with Classes 842 & 844)

Classes 844, 847 & 850 Sight Reading
Extra time will be given to those candidates with SEN proof

844 SIGHT READING JUNIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Set Piece: Poetry or prose chosen by Adjudicator
Award: Heatherwood Cup (with Classes 842 & 843)

845 POEM INTERMEDIATE
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Any poem about a person or a place
Award: Leslie Evershed-Martin Rose Bowl (with Classes 846 & 847)

846 DRAMATIC INTERMEDIATE
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
A dramatised extract from a classical novel
Award: Leslie Evershed-Martin Rose Bowl (with Classes 845 & 847)

847 SIGHT READING INTERMEDIATE
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Set Piece: Poetry or prose chosen by the Adjudicator
Award: Leslie Evershed-Martin Rose Bowl (with Classes 845 & 846)

848 POEM SENIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-18
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Set Piece: Any poem by Ian Serrallier or Sir John Betjeman
Award: Beale Drama Cup (with Classes 849 & 850)

849 DRAMATIC SENIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-18
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
A scene from any play written in the last 50 years
Award: Beale Drama Cup (with Classes 848 & 850)

850 SIGHT READING SENIOR
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-18
Set Piece: Poetry or prose chosen by the Adjudicator
Award: Beale Drama Cup (with Classes 848 & 849)

DRAMATIC CLASSES

851 DRAMATIC SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 9
Not to exceed 2 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Cavanagh Cup

852 DRAMATIC SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 9-11
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: John K Dixon Memorial Cup

854 DRAMATIC SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12-14
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Beale Memorial Cup (with Classes 855 & 857)

855 DRAMATIC SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 15-16
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Beale Memorial Cup (with Classes 854 & 857)

857 DRAMATIC SOLO
Entry fee £6.00
Age 17 and above
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
May be read or memorised
Award: Beale Memorial Cup (with Classes 854 & 855)

858 DRAMATIC DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age under 10
Not to exceed 3 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Amy Gustar Cup

859 DRAMATIC DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age under 12
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Cavanagh Duologue Cup

861 DRAMATIC DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age under 15
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
Award: Katherine Hoare Drama Cup

862 DRAMATIC DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £8.80
Age under 18
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice

863 DRAMATIC DUOLOGUE
Entry fee £11.50
Adult
Not to exceed 6 minutes.
Own Choice
May be read or memorised

SPEECH CLASSES

864 FAMILY CLASS
Entry fee £11.50
Any age
Minimum of 2 performers
Not to exceed 6 minutes.
Own Choice
Two or more members of the same family to present two items on a theme, prose or poetry.
One item to be learned, the other can be read
Award: Hoare Cup

865 THEMATIC GROUP
Entry fee £13.00
Any age
Minimum of 4 performers
Not to exceed 15 minutes.
Own Choice
Recital on a theme to include at least two of the following: mime, improvisation, choral speaking, scene from a play, movement
Award: Old Mime Cup

866 PUBLIC SPEAKING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 12 and under
Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Own Choice
Speak on something that interests you ie hobbies, sports, clubs you belong to
Award: Richard Plowman Cup for Public Speaking (with Classes 867 & 867A)

867 PUBLIC SPEAKING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 13-16
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice
'Be in Earnest' speak on a subject on which you have definite convictions
Award: Richard Plowman Cup for Public Speaking (with Classes 866 & 867A)

867A PUBLIC SPEAKING
Entry fee £6.00
Age 16-19
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Set subject “Brexit – Are you for or against?”
Award: Richard Plowman Cup for Public Speaking (with Classes 866 & 867)

869 ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 12
Own Choice
Poems to be submitted to Secretary, CFMDS, cfmdssec@gmail.com by 16th January 2018.
Maximum 20 lines.  Equal marks to be given to the quality of the writing and to the performance
Award: Sir Eric Jansz Poetry Prize Cup

870 ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED POEM
Entry fee £6.00
Age under 18
Own Choice
Poems to be submitted to the Secretary, CFMDS, cfmdssec@gmail.com by 16th January 2018.
Maximum 30 lines.  Equal marks to be given to the quality of the writing and to the performance.
Award: Chichester Festival Speech & Drama Cup (with Class 871)

871 ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED POEM
Entry fee £7.25, Senior £6.00
Adult
Own Choice
Poems to be submitted to the Secretary, CFMDS, cfmdssec@gmail.com by 16th January 2018
Maximum 40 lines.  Equal marks to be given to the quality of the writing and to the performance
Award: Chichester Festival Speech & Drama Cup (with Class 870)

872 ACTED SCENE
Entry fee £11.50
Age under 12
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 performers
Not to exceed 5 minutes.
Own Choice

873 ACTED SCENE
Entry fee £11.50
Age under 18
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 performers
Not to exceed 8 minutes.
Own Choice

874 ACTED SCENE
Entry fee £14.00
Adult
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 performers
Not to exceed 10 minutes.
Own Choice

875 GROUP DRAMA
Entry fee £13.00
Age under 12
Minimum of 4 performers
Own Choice

876 GROUP DRAMA
Entry fee £13.00
Age under 18
Minimum of 4 performers
Own Choice

877 GROUP DRAMA
Entry fee £15.00
Adult
Minimum of 4 performers
Own Choice




All work must be memorised unless otherwise stated.

Date

3 & 4 February 2018

Venue

Central School, Chichester (main hall)

Adjudicator

Jenny Thornton AGSM, ALAM, CertEd, ISTD, CDE

MUSICAL THEATRE


This is a section to demonstrate both singing and acting skills.  Some impression of costume may be worn as well as use of appropriate properties.  Recorded music may be used as accompaniment or if preferred a musical accompanist may attend at the competitor's own expense.


Copyright rules apply.


For further information contact Mrs Jenifer Pressdee on 01243 826431 or jeniep@tiscali.co.uk


Age limit in individual classes is governed by the competitor's age on 1 September 2017.


878 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £6.00

Age under 8

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory.


879 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £6.00

Age 9-10

Own Choice

Perform a song.


880 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £6.00

Age 10-12

Own Choice

Perform a song from any musical written after 1950.

Award: Emily Jane Chart Cup


881 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £6.00

Age 12-14

Own Choice

Introduce and perform a song from any musical written between 1950 and 1980.


882 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £6.00

Age 14-16

Own Choice

Introduce and perform from memory a song written between 1920 and 1970.


883 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £6.00

Age 16-19

Own Choice

Introduce and perform two contrasting songs.  One written before 1900 and one from 1980 to the present day.


884 MUSICAL THEATRE

Entry fee £7.25

Age 19 and over

Own Choice

Introduce and perform three songs from memory and present a personal programme.  Marks will be awarded for individual presentation, style and theme.


885 MUSICAL THEATRE DUOLOGUE  JUNIOR

Entry fee £8.80

Age under 10

Own Choice


886 MUSICAL THEATRE DUOLOGUE  INTERMEDIATE

Entry fee £8.80

Age under 12

Own Choice


887 MUSICAL THEATRE DUOLOGUE

Entry fee £8.80

Age under 15

Own Choice


888 MUSICAL THEATRE DUOLOGUE

Entry fee £8.80

Age under 19

Own Choice


889 MUSICAL THEATRE DUOLOGUE  ADULT

Entry fee £11.50

Age over 19

Own Choice


890A MUSICAL THEATRE GIRLS

Entry fee £6.00

Age under 10

Not to exceed 3 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory

Award: Dunning Challenge Cup (with Classes 890B, 891A & 891B)


890B MUSICAL THEATRE BOYS

Entry fee £6.00

Age under 10

Not to exceed 3 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory

Award: Dunning Challenge Cup (with Classes 890A, 891A & 891B)


891A MUSICAL THEATRE GIRLS

Entry fee £6.00

Age 10-12

Not to exceed 4 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory

Award: Dunning Challenge Cup (with Classes 890A, 890B & 891B)


891B MUSICAL THEATRE BOYS

Entry fee £6.00

Age 10-12

Not to exceed 4 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory

Award: Dunning Challenge Cup (with Classes 890A, 890B & 891B)


892A MUSICAL THEATRE GIRLS

Entry fee £6.00

Age 12-14

Not to exceed 5 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory

Award: M W Ayling Memorial Cup (with Class 892B)


892B MUSICAL THEATRE BOYS

Entry fee £6.00

Age 12-14

Not to exceed 5 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory

Award: M W Ayling Memorial Cup (with Class 892A)


893A MUSICAL THEATRE GIRLS

Entry fee £6.00

Age 15 and over

Not to exceed 6 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory


893B MUSICAL THEATRE BOYS

Entry fee £6.00

Age 15 and over

Not to exceed 6 minutes.

Own Choice

Perform a song from memory


894 ENSEMBLE

Entry fee £13.00

Any age

Minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 performers

Own Choice

Perform from memory two contrasting songs


CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSES


897 MUSICAL THEATRE JUNIOR

Entry fee £6.00

Age under 12

Own Choice

Two songs from memory.  One written before 1950, one of own choice


898 MUSICAL THEATRE INTERMEDIATE

Entry fee £6.00

Age 12-15

Own Choice

Two songs from memory.  One written between 1950 and 1970, one own choice


899 MUSICAL THEATRE SENIOR

Entry fee £6.00

Age 16-19

Own Choice

Three songs.  One written before 1900 and the other two own choice but must be contrasting.







Speech and Drama Classes