In the Interpretation Events lab, students will:

-Choose two events on which to focus

-Learn how to cut and research championship winning programs

-Receive individualized instruction from staff about YOUR pieces

 

Students will research, write speeches/programs, and practice performing their chosen events in addition to learning what it takes to succeed on a state and national championship level.

 

 

 

Choose from:

  • Humorous Interpretation
  • Dramatic Interpretation
  • Duo Interpretation
  • Poetry
  • Prose
 

Interp Events Sample Camp Schedule

 

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

9:00am

 

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

9:15am

 

How to Form a Program: Select Theme and Research

Characterization Lecture

How to Write an Intro

Bookwork

Practice Techniques

Final Performances

9:30am

 

9::45am

 

10:00am

 

Intro Writing

Polish: Work It Out

Coaching and Practice

10:15am

 

10:30am

 

10:45am

 

Goal Setting

11:00am

 

Interp Characterization Activity

Goal Setting

Goal Setting

Evaluations

11:15am

 

Hit the Books

Independent Work w/ Guidance

Individual Coaching

Awards

11:30am

  

11:45am

  

12:00pm

 

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Checkout

12:15pm

  

12:30pm

  

12:45pm

  

1:00pm

 

Research time

Construct Program w/ Guidance

Independent Work w/ Guidance

Individual Coaching

Coaching and Practice

 

1:15pm

  

1:30pm

  

1:45pm

  

2:00pm

  

2:15pm

  

2:30pm

  

2:45pm

  

3:00pm

 

Goal Checking

Goal Checking

 

3:15pm

 

Select/Type Literature

Independent Work w/ Guidance

 

3:30pm

 

Movement Lecture

 

3:45pm

  

4:00pm

Interp Games/Icebreakers

Viewpoints

Interp Games

 

4:15pm

 

4:30pm

 

4:45pm

Performances

Individual/Peer Coaching

Select Miscast Piece

 

5:00pm

 

5:15pm

 

5:30pm

 

5:45pm

Goal Checking

 

6:00pm

Supper

Supper

Supper

Supper

Supper

Supper

 

6:15pm

 

6:30pm

 

6:45pm

 

7:00pm

Watch performances

How to Form a Program: Cutting and Weaving

Individual Coaching & Peer Coaching

Mandatory Fun Night

Miscast Performances

Coaching and Practice

 

7:15pm

 

7:30pm

 

7:45pm

 

8:00pm

 

8:15pm

 

8:30pm

Breakout Session: Why We Compete

What It Takes to Become a Champion

 

8:45pm

Group Weaving & Work

Debriefing

 

9:00pm

 
        

10:30pm

Room Check

 

 

Room Check

Room Check

Room Check

 

 

 

 

 

Speech Events Sample Camp Schedule

 

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

9:00am

 

Read/Annotate an OO

Grounding Metaphor

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

Warm-ups

9:15am

 

Writing Session: Point 1

Extemp Lecture

Practice Speeches

Final Performances: OO or Extemp Speech

9:30am

 

Grounding Metaphor Work

9::45am

 

10:00am

 

Present Grounding Metaphor

Peer Critiques: Practice Speech

10:15am

 

Practice Speeches

10:30am

 

Discussion: What I Found

Outline Critiques

Group Activity

10:45am

 

Oratory FINAL EDIT

11:00am

 

Writing Session: Point 2

Extemp Lecture

Evaluations

11:15am

 

Awards

11:30am

 

10 Things I Hate About The World

Outline Work

Practice Speeches

 

11:45am

  

12:00pm

 

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Checkout

12:15pm

  

12:30pm

  

12:45pm

  

1:00pm

 

Fugler: How to Write an Oratory Guide

Oratory Outline: Research

Writing Session: Point 2

Topic Area Research

Peer Critiques: Practice Speech

 

1:15pm

  

1:30pm

  

1:45pm

 

Group Activity

Present Topic Area: Explain Like I'm Five

Practice Speeches

 

2:00pm

 

Topic Selection/Approval

 

2:15pm

 

Writing Session: Point 3

 

2:30pm

 

Present Final Outlines

Practice Speeches

Group Activity

 

2:45pm

  

3:00pm

 

Discussion: Oratory Pitch Session/Group Brainstorm

Break

 

3:15pm

 

One-on-one Oratory Critiques/Begin writing AG

Joke Notebook Explanation

Practice Speeches

 

3:30pm

 

Break

Joke Notebook Research

 

3:45pm

 

Writing Session: Conclusion

 

4:00pm

Interp Games/Icebreakers

Oratory Outline: Research

Group: Speeches and critiques

 

4:15pm

Present Joke Notebooks

 

4:30pm

Partners: Read OO

 

4:45pm

 

5:00pm

 

5:15pm

Oratory Edits (Turn in)

Extemp Lecture

 

5:30pm

Group Check-in

 

5:45pm

 

6:00pm

Supper

Supper

Supper

Supper

Supper

Supper

 

6:15pm

 

6:30pm

 

6:45pm

 

7:00pm

Performances/Discussion: Purpose of the Event (OO)

Oratory Outline: Research (Turn in to Fugler)

AG Check-in

Mandatory Fun Night

Practice Speeches

Group: Oratories and critiques

 

7:15pm

 

7:30pm

Intro Writing

 

7:45pm

Watch/Critique Speeches

 

8:00pm

 

8:15pm

 

8:30pm

Oratory Edits

 

8:45pm

Debrief

 

9:00pm

 

 

Interpretation Events

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