Dramaweb SA is a national online drama competition. Participants can now compete nationally with minimal effort and cost. Dramaweb SA creates a platform where learners can develop their drama talent in the comfort of their own home, with expert judges who are ready with advice. This initiative focusses on oratory and public speaking skills development and promotes the performing arts.

Background

Dramaweb SA was launched in 2020 during South Africa’s first national lockdown. As drama coach and founder of Dramaweb SA, Ira Blanckenberg was concerned that drama competitions and eisteddfods for school learners were cancelled due to the pandemic. She is aware of the importance of this in every drama learner’s school year, of the joy it provides, and the opportunity to grow and perform. Together with her husband, Waldemar Schultz, they set out to start an online competition where learners are given the opportunity to be creative, promote their talent and compete against other learners. Participation was overwhelming, and the response to the professional and valuable, detailed feedback each participant received from professional coaches and role players in the industry, was outstanding. Each participant received a digital certificate with the allocated symbol. The fact that participants were not limited to their own regions, but could compete nationwide, was new and generated great excitement. Entries flooded in from all over South Africa and even Namibia. During the final round ten participants from each grade section had to perform directly via Zoom in front of three judges, was a festival of talent. The judges (Ira Blanckenberg, Waldemar Schultz and Marvin-Lee Beukes) were very impressed with the high-quality of the work. Each finalist received a certificate, and the winners of each category were awarded with R1,000 prize money.

Following the huge success of 2020, Ira realised that there was a great need for a nationwide competition in the format that Dramaweb SA offers, even before the Covid-19 pandemic.
In 2020, Dramaweb SA received sponsorship and support from the ATKV, which has also been confirmed for this year's competition.
In 2021, we are proud to welcome the KKNK as part of our team. With the assistance, we aim to reach even more learners, provide greater exposure and create an exciting nationwide platform where participants can get to know each other, and their talents, better.

Let the drama unfold!

You can participate in various items in English and Afrikaans from all over the world.

Important dates

8 MARCH 2021:
Electronic entries open

31 MAY 2021:
Entries close (all videos must be submitted)

3 JULY 2021:
Live broadcast of the Afrikaans final for all grade groups. It will be available to be streamed worldwide. Prize-giving ceremony at 18:30.

4 JULIE 2021:
Live broadcast of the English final for all grade groups. It will be available to be streamed worldwide. Prize-giving ceremony at 18:30.

Afrikaanse Kategorieë

Graad RR tot graad 1
• Ongedramatiseerde gedig
• Gedramatiseerde gedig
• Mimiek
*Maksimum twee (2) minute

Graad 2 tot 4
• Ongedramatiseerde gedig
• Gedramatiseerde gedig
• Prosa
• Voorbereide lees
• Mimiek
*Maksimum twee (2) minute

Graad 5 tot 7
• Ongedramatiseerde gedig
• Gedramatiseerde gedig
• Prosa
• Gedramatiseerde prosa
• Monoloog
• Mimiek
*Maksimum drie (3) minute

Graad 8 tot 10
• Ongedramatiseerde gedig
• Gedramatiseerde gedig
• Prosa
• Gedramatiseerde prosa
• Monoloog
• Mimiek
*Maksimum vyf (5) minute

Graad 11 tot 12
• Gedig
• Gedramatiseerde gedig
• Prosa
• Gedramatiseerde prosa
• Monoloog
• Mimiek
*Maksimum vyf (5) minute

English
Categories

Grade RR to 1
• Poetry
• Dramatised poetry
• Mime
*Maximum two (2) minutes

Grade 2 to 4
• Poetry
• Dramatised poetry
• Prepared reading
• Prose
• Mime
*Maximum two (2) minutes

Grade 5 to 7
• Poetry
• Dramatised poetry
• Prose
• Dramatised prose
• Monologue
• Mime
*Maximum three (3) minutes

Grade 8 to 10
• Poetry
• Dramatised poetry
• Prose
• Dramatised prose
• Monologue
• Mime
*Maximum five (5) minutes

Grade 11 to 12
• Poetry
• Dramatised poetry
• Prose
• Dramatised prose
• Monologue
• Mime
*Maximum five (5) minutes

More information

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Important:
Participants select their own material for all items.

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Any administrative enquiries can be directed to Dramaweb SA at:

Telephone number:
044 203 8600

For advice and support, contact Ira Blanckenberg, founder of Dramaweb SA:

Telephone number:
044 203 8600

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