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Middle School Set Design Contest 2019
Middle School Costume Design Contest 2019
Middle School Monologue Contest 2019

Calling all middle school student actors! The METG invites any Massachusetts student in grades 5 – 9 to enter the new Monologue Contest this year.

The rules are simple:

Contest Guidelines:

1. Students may perform one piece that is one to two minutes in length.

2. Monologues must come from a previously-published PLAY. Monologues from movies, books, speeches, short stories, poetry and all other literary forms are not permitted.

3. Monologue choice must be approved by the applicant’s drama teacher/advisor.

4. No live or recorded accompaniment or sound effects are allowed.

5. Before each audition, the contestant will be allowed to set the stage; one straight‐backed chair and one small table will be provided. No additional set pieces will be permitted.

6. Costumes and props are NOT permitted. Contestants should wear simple clothing that allows for ease of movement. No special lighting will be available.

7. Performances will be evaluated by two adjudicators independently using the METG Monologue Contest rubric.

Students with the highest scores will be recognized at an Awards Ceremony in the Spring and the student with the highest score will receive a cash prize.

Application Deadline: November 5, 2019

Contest Day: December 7, 2019 at St. John's Prep High School in Danvers

Contest Fee:$15 per student from an METG member school; $20 for non-member

Middle School Monologue Contest

Middle School Monologue Performance Day for student actors in grades 5 - 9.

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