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This is an example rubric of what the adjudicators will be looking for from

those auditioning.
Monologue Preparedness:




Completely memorized
Mostly memorized
Memorization problematic
Could not finish
Used print-out

Character



Actor
Actor
Actor
Actor

and character are completely integrated
stays in character
establishes character, but frequently breaks concentration
is unsuccessful in establishing character

Stage Presence/Confidence



Stands up straight, looks relaxed, confident, and establishes eye contact
Stands up straight, but not as confident or relaxed, mostly maintains eye contact
Lacking eye contact, stands up straight some of the time, has some confidence
Little or no eye contact, hunched over, very tense and shows no confidence

Song Preparedness:




Completely memorized
Mostly memorized
Memorization problematic
Could not finish
Used print-out

Character of piece/Stage Presence:



Character
Character
Character
Performer

was portrayed confidently and fully
was portrayed with some confidence
was clearly thought about but lacks confidence or concentration
just sang the song

Pitch



Virtually no errors, pitch is very accurate
Occasionally isolated error, most of the time pitch is accurate and secure
Few accurate or secure pitches
Pitch of voice has no relation to pitch of accompaniment

Lyrics


Words
Words
Words
Words

were
were
were
were

clearly pronounced and in rhythm
fairly clear and in rhythm
fairly clear and mostly in rhythm
difficult to understand or rhythmically ambiguous