• The entire process is to be done with little or no input by teachers
beyond the initial consultation. Students are expected to create,
write, direct, produce and rehearse their own pieces.
• All rehearsals are to take place during break, lunch and/or after
school and not to interfere with normal schools hours and work.
• Each final performance must run a maximum of 10 minutes; points
will be deducted if performances run over allotted time.
• Year 11 students and/or GCSE drama pieces will not be accepted
• In the event of being more than one group in a school wishing to
participate, an elimination round should be held within the school.
Teachers and students should then decide which group goes
forward to represent the school.
• Each performing group must consist of a maximum of 5 students. 1
extra student can be used to help write, direct, co-ordinate or
assist the group in ways such as ensuring all scripts, sounds are
passed to the RWiSDA to meet the relevant deadlines.
• Groups will be expected to write a loose script to include any
lighting direction, list and record any sound effects/projector
images to be given to RWiSDA team before event day.
• RWiSDA asks for all performances to be appropriate and seek
alternatives to using excessive foul language.