Upper Four student, Maya successfully performed in the first round of the English Speaking Union’s Shakespeare competition. She delivered Helena’s monologue from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
Maya is now heading to the North West Regional Final in Altrincham. If successful she will have the opportunity to perform on a London West End stage.
Her examiners commented:
“You gave a very convincing performance, allowing the audience to really believe in what you were saying.You also used your vocal skills to help let the audience know who your character was and how they were feeling in the speech. Well done for considering how using things like projection, pace, pitch and pause can help create a really convincing character.”
Grace (Upper Four) and Georgia (Lower Four) also performed and were commended.
You can watch Maya's monologue by clicking here.