One person giving a speech.

Important note: You can choose from a wider range of monologues if you wish, not just the ones on this website. Of course you still have to send the script to be approved. Choose any monologue you want to do. This is your presentation.

There will be a preliminary screening on the 1st of April, 2019 (3:30 - 6:30pm). Students who enter the contest must come to the preliminary screening (Around 5-10 mins per contestant). Contestants selected during the preliminary screening will go on to the Grand Final on the 18th of April, 2019 (7:30 – 9:30 pm).

Details on the time, venue & order for the Preliminary Screening will be announced
through emails on the 25th of March, 2019 (subject to change).

(You need to wear nice clothes but you don't need to wear a suit.)

 

The full speech is here:
Sample movie monologue by Charlie Chaplin in his final speech from “The Great Dictator”.

 




KEY DATES

Date
Event
14 Jan - 15 Mar 2019 Application period

Submission of soft copy

Movie Monologues – ONE Selected monologue from
http://www.filmsite.org/bestspeeches.html
or
http://www.bhplayhouse.com/1-Men-Monologues
http://www.bhplayhouse.com/6-Woman-Monologues

  • Students may select any of the monologues from this list. There is no word limit to the speech but the presentation should last for about 3 minutes on average. It should not be under 2 minutes or over 4 minutes or the presenter will be penalized. The presenter will also be penalized if they speak in the same manner as in the movie. Students will need to show their own interpretation of the monologue.

Script for checking

  • Contestants who enter this contest must send the soft copy of their scripts to lcevents@hkbu.edu.hk for a suitability check.
Please follow the email subject: Student no. + Student Name + Topic (e.g. 17123456, Dan Burge, Charlie Chaplin monologue, Great Dictator)
25 Mar 2019

Announcement of the time, venue and order for the preliminary screening

  • The information will be released through emails.

1 Apr 2019
3:30-6:30 pm

Preliminary Screening
1 - 17 Apr 2019

Audience Registration Period

  • To register as audience in the grand final, please email (1) your full name & (2) Student ID number to lcevents@hkbu.edu.hk or call 3411 5841 / 3411 2289 directly.
3 Apr 2019

Announcement of the finalists

  • The information will be released through emails.

18 Apr 2019
7:30-9:30 pm

Grand Final

 

 

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