• Titan Slam

Titan Slam

Friday, September 25
7:30 p.m.

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Celebrate the Department of Performing Arts’ 143 years of theatre and Detroit Mercy Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary season by attending our first annual Titan Slam, a virtual and live monologue competition featuring current Detroit Mercy students and alumni from University of Detroit, Mercy College, Marygrove College and University of Detroit Mercy.

Titan Slam Prizes:

Prize levels

Prize for: 

1st place

2nd place

3rd place

Current Detroit Mercy Student (any major)




Alumni, former Student or Professional Guest Artist




Sponsored by Detroit Mercy Alumni Relations

Competition rules:

  1. Be creative!
  2. Record a 60-90 second monologue and upload it to YouTube.
  3. One monologue per participant.
  4. Fill out our registration form and submit your video via a YouTube link by September 18, 2020.
  5. Sign up today by filling out this form!

Who is judging this? 

Current and retired faculty and staff will adjudicate all submissions using a secret performance rubric.

Winner Announcement:

During the live streaming event on September 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm from the Marlene Boll Theatre, we will announce the finalist and play their YouTube performances. Participants do not need to be present to win. Due to covid-19 restrictions, the live event will be limited in capacity and by invitation only. The public is encouraged to watch the live streaming event.

A link to the live streaming event will be posted on https://www.facebook.com/DetMercyTheatre on the day of the event.