Speech & Drama

Saturday 6th August 2022

​Entries closed 9th May 2022

VENUE: Horizon Centre – See Eisteddfod Venues page * please note different venue

CONVENOR: Stephanie Radowicz & Abby Silverman

ADJUDICATOR: Peta Shannon (TO BE CONFIRMED)

Peta Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drama and an Associate Diploma in Speech and Drama. She has taught the subject to various schools across SA for 20 years, along with The Actors Studio with Tony Knight and is an Australian Music Examinations Board examiner and adjudicator.

She is also a professional producer, writer, actor, voice over artist, presenter, dancer and singer. Her stage credits for major roles in various include; Salome in Salome, Nora in A Doll’s House, Wuthering Heights, Peggy in 42nd Street, Strangers on a Train, Play it Again Sam, Hope in Anything Goes, Amelia in Vanity Fair, All About My Mother, Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice, various shows for Ding Productions, Liz in Chicago and this year the role of Solange in The Maids with director Tony Knight – previous Head of NIDA.

Her television, feature and short film credits include: Selling Gold, Here to Heaven, To Be King, No More Like My Father, Lullaby, 2:37, The Lady, children’s TV pilot to which she also co wrote and produced, The Majestic Garden, The Babadook, The Missing Years, August Watershed, I am What I am, Danger 5, Doomsdays, Raising the Bar, Dark Blue and Unknown Man.

She has adjudicated for the Mt Gambier, Orange, Balaklava and Gold Coast Speech and Drama Eisteddfods and is honoured to return this year.

DISCIPLINE INFORMATION

Entrants MUST read the 2022 Syllabus Notes for Saturday 6th August for detailed information and the Rules & Conditions of Entry

See page ? of the programme for Guide to Symbols

Public Speaking – 2021 TOPIC “Political Correctness – A force for good or a threat to free speech?”

TBA – Junior Group Drama (2-4 performers) (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Open Group Drama (2-4 performers) (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Junior ‘B’ Drama or Recitation Solo (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Junior ‘A’ Drama or Recitation Solo (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Senior Public Speaking (Times to be scheduled) * The Public Speaking sections may be cancelled if insufficient entries

TOPIC: “Political Correctness – A force for good or a threat to free speech?”

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TBA – Open Group Drama ‘A’ (5-9 performers) (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Open Group Drama ‘B’ (5-9 performers) (Times to be scheduled)

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* ANNOUNCE GROUP DRAMA CHAMPIONS

TBA – Senior Drama or Recitation Solo (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Junior ‘A’ Prose or Poetry Reading (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Junior ‘B’ Prose or Poetry Reading (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Junior ‘C’ Prose or Poetry Reading (Times to be scheduled)

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TBA – Open Prose or Poetry Reading (Times to be scheduled)

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* ANNOUNCE SPEECH & DRAMA SOLO CHAMPION

* ANNOUNCE BALAKLAVA COMMUNITY ARTS AWARD