Musical Theatre Syllabus

Musical Theatre Syllabus 2017-12-13T09:48:51+00:00

Musical Theatre Syllabus 2018

Saturday 3rd  & Sunday 11th March
Prior’s Field School, Priorsfield Rd, Hurtmore, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2RH

All enquiries to Honorary Secretary:
Mrs Liz Wheatley, 1 Sol-y-Vista, Frith Hill Road, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2EF
Phone/fax: 01483 423492                 gmfspeech@aol.com

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Adjudicator: MARCIA CARR completed her training at Royal Holloway (University of London) and is now working towards her PhD. She is a recognised Feldenkrais Practitioner with FITC and completed her graduating year with Sussex 8.  She has toured for many years both nationally and internationally educating both young and old, facilitating workshops on all aspects of performance studies as well as lecturing to undergraduates and postgraduates on both academic and vocational courses. Marcia is Department Lead for Performing Arts and Senior Lecturer at the University of West London. She is an Associate Artist with the National Youth Theatre and examines and adjudicates nationally and internationally in all aspects of the Performing Arts.  Marcia is also Director of the Creative Blast Company, an umbrella for transgenerational arts work and performances along with an academy, an agency and a production company which produces shows around Europe.  She is also Co-Artistic Director of an interdisciplinary award-winning Theatre Company, Impetuous Kinship.  Marcia physically directs and choreographs performances and runs and designs workshops for community groups, youth theatres and within traditional educational settings and theatre departments. She also reviews publications for the Society of Speech and Drama Teachers.

CLOSING DATE for entries in MUSICAL THEATRE : Monday 4 DECEMBER 2017

Fees must be paid online or accompany entry forms otherwise entries will NOT be accepted.

1. Competitors may enter more than one class, providing the age limits are complied with.
2. Performances should be a musical scene. These should be chosen from a published work of musical theater and should include a balance between song, movement and dialogue.

Please provide a copy of the music / script for the Adjudicator preferably before the day.
Competitors may use their own accompanist. Please notify at the time of entry, if a backing track is to be used (CDs only, and to be played on your own machine).
Teachers using elements from commercial sources are advised that they should, themselves, seek permission to re-record from the record companies concerned, as the Festival cannot take responsibility for this.

ReferenceClassTime LimitFee
Musical Theatre Solo
MT01MT Year 6 & under5 minutes£5.00
MT02MT Year 7 - 115 minutes£5.00
MT03MT Year 12 - 135 minutes£5.00
MT04MT Adult5 minutes£5.00
Musical Theatre Duet
MT05MT Year 6 & under5 minutes£8.00
MT06MT Year 7 - 115 minutes£8.00
MT07MT Year 12 - 135 minutes£8.00
MT08MT Adult5 minutes£8.00
Musical Theatre Trio
MT09MT Year 6 & under5 minutes£10.00
MT10MT Year 7 - 115 minutes£10.00
MT11MT Year 12 - 135 minutes£10.00
MT12MT Adult5 minutes£10.00
Musical Theatre Quartet
MT13MT Year 6 & under5 minutes£12.00
MT14MT Year 7 - 115 minutes£12.00
MT15MT Year 12 - 135 minutes£12.00
MT16MT Adult5 minutes£12.00
Musical Theatre Group
MT17MT Year 6 & under7 minutes£16.00
MT18MT Year 7 - 117 minutes£16.00
MT19MT Year 12 - 137 minutes£16.00
MT20MT Adult & under7 minutes£16.00

CRITERIA:
Basic singing skills including intonation, phrasing, correct breathing technique, right choice of song for voice;
Basic performance skills including interpretation of song, characterization;
Basic movement skills: any movement must be relevant and meaningful.

The F & R MARSHALL MEMORIAL TROPHY awarded for best performance in Year 6 & under.
The IVY SHARP MEMORIAL TROPHY awarded for best performance in Year 7 & over.