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Merrill Prize-Speaking Contest

The Merrill Prize Speaking Contest is Exeter’s longest standing award competition.  Students will prepare and memorize a theatrical piece to present.  Preliminary auditions will take place the weeks before the assembly with judges from the Theater Department and if you receive a call back, you will be presenting your piece for the entire student body at the Merrill Prize Assembly.  Academy judges will decide the winner(s). Prizes and final winners will be announced at the end of the spring term on Prize Day.

Everyone is invited! Anyone can enter!

Come and take part in this time-honored tradition!

 
Preliminary Auditions: 
DATE: April 10
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM*

 
Merril Speaking Prize assembly: 
DATE: April 23
TIME: Assembly at 9:50 AM
*Sound Tech: April 18, meetings block (9:50AM)
Two Categories:
1.) The Monologue Competition: Memorize and perform a 2-3 minute monologue.
2.) The Duologue Competition: With a partner, memorize and perform a 5-6 minute 2-person scene.

Questions?  Email Ms. Safford at Lsafford@exeter.edu