HOW TO ENTER (READ CAREFULLY!!!!)
1. Record a 1-3 minute monologue
2. Upload a YOUTUBE or VIMEO link ONLY. Please make sure the video is public, with no passwords.
3. Follow us on Instagram (@monologueslam) and Facebook (@MonologueSlamCanada) – If you’re not on social media that’s cool too…weird…but cool. It may take over 48 hours and not all videos will be reposted.
4. Fill out the application using the form below
MONOLOGUE CATEGORIES (NEW)
1. Comedic Monologue
2. Dramatic Monologue
3. Youth Monologue (6 to 17 years old)
1. Self tape-style (medium close up, no cuts or editing)
2. Please have clear audio and lighting (turn off any buzzing appliances)
3. Please shoot LANDSCAPE (horizontally)
4. Please label your video as follows: YOUR NAME – MONOLOGUE TITLE, AUTHOR – ‘MONOLOGUE SLAM ONLINE’- DATE. For example, Jane Smith – Whiplash by Damien Chazelle – MONOLOGUE SLAM ONLINE – April 27, 2020
5. No file transfers or downloads. Videos must be made PUBLIC. NO PASSWORDS!
NOTES FROM THE JUDGES
1. Have way more FUN
2. More vocal range/energy/to have things ‘pop’ and then come back down
3. More active physically and vocally. Pace could all be changed up to make it more active
4. A lot of them felt MONOTONE all the way through. Others were projecting all the way through
5. This is your chance to TAKE RISKS and push the envelope (while keeping it real and grounded)
6. The text can be explored further so that the work feels less ‘memorized’ and fresher
7. Read 9 Elements of a Great Monologue
RULES & REGULATIONS
While we respect the artistic freedom and creativity of all performers, we encourage all Monologue Slam performers to follow the criteria below. If you are unclear about any of the rules or have questions concerning the content of your performance please contact us for clarification.
NO edited videos. This includes added sound effects, music, cuts, transitions, etc
NO hateful or discriminatory speech
NO nudity or explicit sexuality
The decisions made by judges are final and not subject to complaint or alteration.
Rules are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Monologue Slam Canada organizers.
The deadline for submission is Sunday, May 24th, 3 pm est (12 pm pst)
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