Drama Competition

The ISA Drama Festival is the annual ISA celebration of the dramatic arts. ISA Members’ schools from across the country perform in competition. Each performance is assessed by an independent judge against set criteria. Winners are awarded over a variety of categories, following adjudication.

New for 2018 – Shakespeare monologues competition

Virtual, online Shakespeare monologues competition with entries submitted via Youtube; from age 7 upwards.  Full details are available in our flier

2018 Competition is now closed for entries.

You can view the monologues below:
A1 Key Stage 2 Learnt Monologues
A2 Key Stage 3 Learnt Monologues
A3 Key Stage 4 Learnt Monologues
A4 Key Stage 5 Learnt Monologues
B1 Key Stage 2 Original Monologues
B2 Key Stage 3 Original Monologues
B3 Key Stage 4 Original Monologues

Results will be announced early May on our website and in the ISA newsletter
Good luck to everyone!

2018 ISA Drama Festival

We had another successful ISA Drama Competition this year,
The results can be viewed here.

Congratulations to all the winners:
The Hammond School
Hawley Hurst School
The Mead School
Salterford House School
Cransley School
Abbey Gate College
Arts Educational Schools
Claires Court Girls School

Thank you to all the teachers and participants for all their hard work and great performances, see you all next year!


Thank you for the support of Theatre Tokens who are donating competition prizes for this year’s Festival. The 2018 Prize for the most challenging/innovative choice of presentation/production will be a one-day stage lighting training workshop for the winning school, provided by ETC.

If you have any queries about the competition, please contact our National Arts assistant marie-ange.moncuy@isaschools.org.uk

Only schools whose Head is a Member with ISA aremailto:arts@isaschools.org.uk eligible to enter these competitions.

Please contact our membership department to enquire about joining ISA.