Short Declamation Piece For High School

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adina1188's profile pic

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"Seven Ages of Man" from As You Like It or The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus

bigdreams1's profile pic

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It really depends on several factors including whether you want a comedy or a serious piece, how much cutting you are willing to do, if you are doing a duo or a solo, and what kind of message you want to send with your performance.

My most favorite duo piece I have seen is "Fight Club". I use this one as an example for my Oral Interpretation class at school. I have also seen cuttings from "The Chalk Garden", and "The Odd Couple" that have worked well.

Click on the link below to see the "Fight Club" video. Good Luck!

loraaa's profile pic

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"the rich man and the poor man" >>>>is good.

michaelpaulheart's profile pic

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Lucille Fletcher's "The Hitchhiker".  It wowed 'em when I dramatically declaimed it in 1966, and I won a first place award in the State.

anny-cute's profile pic

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I once did an extraction of "i have a dream" by martin luther king....and won the third try it .....its tempting and strong

baby14geli14's profile pic

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I'm also a 3rd year student. You could try The Champion just research for the piece. :)

edmarie's profile pic

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i guess the best answer for that is "the visit"... just research about the piece

kenmai1019's profile pic

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i think that would be "the rich man and the poor man".

or, "land of bondage, land of the free".

just research for the piece..

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