Ensemble Acting Rules


  1. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.
  2. Three to sixteen (3-16) actors may participate.
  3. The material must be drawn from published plays written for the theatre. Poetry, fiction, screenplays, and lyrics will not be allowed.
  4. A full copy of the published play must be brought to the room and placed on the adjudicators’ table (electronic and E-book copies are acceptable).¬† Without the script the student will be allowed to perform, but they will NOT be rated and will NOT be considered for showcase.
  5. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.
  6. Not to exceed five (5) minutes.



  1. Each room will be provided with eight (8) chairs and one (1) table. You are limited to the furniture in the room.