METG Scene Partner Contest

Attention undergraduate actors! The Drama Guild is offering a new contest to let you demonstrate your talent with a partner in an acting scene.


Massachusetts students in grades 9–11 are eligible to enter the contest provided their school is a member of the METG. Each school is permitted to submit a maximum of FOUR (4) scenes to the competition. The rules are simple.

Audition Process:

Judging Criteria:


Winning partners will receive a cash prize during the Awards Ceremony at the culmination of The Massachusetts State Drama Festival Finals and will also be invited to present their scene onstage.

Application Process and Fee:

Students must complete and submit the online METG HS Contest Application Form including the name of the sponsoring teacher. There is a $15.00 non-refundable fee for member schools  per application. The fee is $20 for non-member schools. Once the online application is filled out, it should be printed and mailed along with check payable to “METG” to the address below.


P.O. Box 2538

Mashpee, MA 02649

(774) 521-3022

Application Deadlines: 

The application deadline is November 1

Contest Dates and Location:

The scene partner contest will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, MA. In the event of a snow emergency, the contest will be held on Sunday, December 2.