Barefaced Stories is gearing up for the annual Barefaced StoryBATTLE, taking over every Tuesday night in October at The BIRD.
REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN NOW! Hurry, heats fill up FAST!
HEAT ONE: 4th October
HEAT TWO: 11th October (FULL!)
HEAT THREE: 18th October
GRAND FINAL: 25th October
Please make sure you have read the info below before signing up for StoryBATTLE 2016.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
- The theme is open, so your story can be about anything.
- Stories are to 5-6mins in length. A warning bell will chime at 5mins. NOTE: If you go over the 6mins – points will be deducted.
- If you are performing in the heats, you must ALSO be available for the Grand Final on 25th Oct.
- Barefaced Stories is about living and telling, not reading. No notes are allowed on stage, even if they are written on your arm.
- Stories must be true. This is NOT a spoken word, poetry or short story reading night. No monologues or stand up please.
- Rehearse and time yourself! Give yourself the best chance and make sure your story is polished and get it within the time limit.
- All our performance nights are recorded (audio & video) for archival and broadcasting purposes, however your material will never be used without permission from you first.
- There will be three judges each night, a combination of sponsors, industry & audience.
- We encourage everyone to BE YOURSELF. The judges are looking for authenticity first and foremost.
- There are prizes along the way, and the big prize is $500 cash for the overall winner along with a framed print of our mascot Brutally Frank by artist Matt Cipov.
- Finalists will also have the chance to appear on the Barefaced Stories Podcast.
Past winners include:
2011 – Lawrence Ashford
2012 – Nadine Browne
2013 – Janette McGinty
2014 – Allan Girod
2015 – Gary Steadman
2016 – …will it be you?
Sign Up HERE
Do you have any questions? Email them to: firstname.lastname@example.org