Monologue Rules


  1. All rules listed in Individual Events General Rules apply.
  2. Student must present two (2) contrasting selections which may be from different time periods, styles, or moods.
  3. Material must be drawn from published plays written for the theatre. Poetry, fiction, screenplays, and lyrics will not be allowed.  A full copy of both published plays must be brought to the room and placed on the adjudicators’ table (electronic and E-book copies are acceptable).  Without the two scripts the student will be allowed to perform, but they will NOT be rated and will NOT be considered for showcase.
  4. Each monologue must be from a different play and portray a different character.
  5. All material should be presented as if within the context of a full production.
  6. Both selections combined cannot exceed three (3) minutes.



  1.  Each room will be provided with three (3) chairs. You are limited to the furniture in the room.