Drama (Stage)

Details of the Eisteddfod acting competitions, the entry form and special conditions.

 

112. Acting – Play or inventive work

The final will be held in the Theatre on the Eisteddfod Maes over a number of days in the week.  Preliminary rounds must be held by 18 May 2018.

Prizes:

1. Gwynfor Cup to be held for a year and £500

2. £300
3. £200

Adjudicators: Gwennan Mair, Gwynedd Huws Jones

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113. Best Actor in competition 112

Prize:

Bro Dinefwr Cup to be held for a year (Rhoddedig gan Eddie Thomas) and £100 (William Owen, Borth-y-Gest)

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114. Best Director in competition 112

Prize:

£100 (Ruth a Bill Davies, Caerdydd)

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115. Dialogue Between 2 and 4 in number.  Excerpt of no more than 10 minutes from a play.  Time includes setting and clearing the stage.

Prizes:
1. £150
2. £100
3. £50
(£300 Glyn a Carys Tudor Williams, Yr Eglwys Newydd)

Adjudicators: Rhian Blythe, Simon Watts

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116. Richard Burton Prize for those aged between 16 and 25

Any two monologues from a play / plays or suitable prose.  8 minutes for the whole presentation, including setting and clearing the stage.  One of the monologues must be from a Welsh play.  Both pieces must be contrasting.  See Special Conditions 3,4 and 5 in this section.

Prize:

Richard Burton Prize and £500 (Matthew Rhys)

Adjudicators: Mali Harries, Iwan Rheon

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(56). Wilbert Lloyd Roberts Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship of £600 will be offered to the most promising competitor from the Solo performance of a song from a Musical in the style of the genre or the Richard Burton Prize for him / her to develop a ccareer as a professional theatrical performer.  No one can receive any scholarship more than once, but may compete to win the prizes.  See General Rules and Conditions no. 21.

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117 Monologue for those aged 12 and under 16

Monologue from a suitable play(s).  This can include an excerpt from original or published work.  Five minutes for the whole presentation, including setting and clearing the stage.

Prizes:

1. £75

2. £50

3. £25

(£150 Gwobr Goffa Tom Griffiths Brydan, rhodd ei ddwy ferch, y ddiweddar Dr Bryneilen Griffiths a’r diweddar Dr Rosentyl Griffiths)

Adjudicators: Rhian Blythe, Simon Watts

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 (8). Presentation in words, dance and song: Môr (Sea)

At least three elements from the five noted must be included - traditional folk songs, cerdd dant, dance, drama and recitation - to create an imaginative performance.

The presentation should be no longer than 10 minutes, including setting up and clearing the stage.  Movement, costumes and small scale props can be used.

An outline of the script should be sent by 1 July 2018 and a full copy by the Eisteddfod.

Prizes:

1. Parti’r Ffynnon Trophy to be held for a year and £350 (Teulu Jack a Jean Williams, Llanddona)
2. £250
3. £150

(The competition is also included in the Cerdd Dant, Dance, Folk and Recitation sections)

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