Levels II, III+
No more than five participants will present a scene from a legitimate play written originally in German, if possible related to this year’s theme of Bayern. The scene should be about 3-7 minutes in length. Costumes and props are not required and will not influence the rating. Provide a copy of the script to the judge.
|Acting||Students’ acting really makes the characters come alive.||Students use appropriate emotions and movement; their lines are said with emotion and they make good use of the space.||Students mostly use appropriate emotions and movement. In some moments, they may seem to merely be reciting their line, but these moments are rare.||Students lack emotion and movement; they are simply reciting memorized lines.|
|Memorization||All parts are memorized and flow flawlessly with no hiccups.||All parts are memorized. There may be 1 – 2 hesitations, but nothing that distracts from the scene.||There are several hesitations and pauses, but parts are mostly memorized.||Lack of memorization is distracting from the overall scene.|
|German||Flawless pronunciation, flawless German.||Accurate pronunciation and grammar with one or two mistakes. If it is an original scene, the German is correct and makes sense.||Mostly accurate pronunciation and grammar. A few mistakes, but nothing that distracts from the scene.||Mistakes make it difficult to understand what is happening in the scene.|