Shakespeare Monologue Competition
The Shakespeare Monologue Competition invites students to immerse themselves in the realm of Shakespearean drama, showcasing their acting skills through compelling monologues. Students have the unique chance to create their own Shakespeare-inspired monologues or choose an existing one.
The winners will have the chance to perform their monologues in the captivating Tudor setting of Mary Arden's farm in Stratford-upon-Avon on the 24 April. Not only will they enjoy the honour of performing in this unique venue but also partake in a tour of the working, sustainably operated farm and immersive workshop sessions with the acclaimed learning team from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Entries open: Monday 4 December 2023
Deadline: Thursday 29 February 2024
Competitions are only open to ISA Members' schools. Entries must be submitted by teachers or school staff on behalf of their students. If you are having any issues during the entry process, please contact [email protected]
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Well done to everyone who entered this year's Shakespeare Monologue Competition. Our judge was very impressed with the high standard of the performances. Congratulations to the winners. See the list of results and some of the winning monologues below.
Annam B, Caversham Preparatory School (First Place - Learnt Monologue Key Stage 2)
Hannah M, Queen Ethelburga's Collegiate (First Place - Learnt Monologue Key Stage 4/5)
Samyuktha SK, Bowdon Preparatory School (First Place - Original Monologue Key Stage 2)
Alyssa M, Farnborough Hill School (First Place - Original Monologue Key Stage 4/5)
Juniper J, Gatehouse School (First Place - Anne Hathaway Monologue Key Stage 2)
Lara H, Farnborough Hill School (First Place - Anne Hathaway Monologue Key Stage 3)
Megan T, Farnborough Hill School (First Place - Anne Hathaway Monologue Key Stage 4/5)
If you have any queries about our competitions, please contact us at [email protected].
Only schools whose Head is a member of ISA are eligible to enter these competitions. Please contact our membership department if you wish to make an enquiry about joining ISA.