Performers and Entertainers Guild of Lochac
THE CHARTER

This is the current charter for the Performers and Entertainers Guild of Lochac.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this guild shall be to:

MEMBERSHIP

CATEGORIES

There are four (4) main Categories:

  1. Dextrous Arts - Inc. jugglers, tumblers etc
  2. Dramatic Arts - Inc. play actors, directors and writers for this category
  3. Music/Voice - Inc. singers, poets, conductors and writers for this category
  4. Instrumental - Inc. instrumental players, conductors and writers for this category

Non-performing members

Writers:
Writers fall under the category that they write for. In order to advance the writer must have their work performed by a performer of their choice in line with standard advancement guidelines.
Conductors/Directors:
Conductors fall under the category that they conduct for. In order for a conductor to advance they must organise performances to display their ability in line with standard advancement guidelines.

RANKING

Novice:

To become a novice a guild member must perform 1 piece at an official SCA event.

Apprentice:

To become an Apprentice the Novice must have performed 1 different piece (documentable period piece or in a documentable period style) at 3 separate official events (total 3 pieces). An increase in technical and performance skills is also expected during this time.

Journeyman:

To become a Journeyman the Apprentice must have performed or entertained 1 different piece (documentable period piece or in a documentable period style) at 5 separate official events (total 5 pieces). The Apprentice must also write one article for the guild publication and present a Collegium. An increase in technical and performance skills is also expected during this time.

Guild-Meister:

To become a Guild-Meister the Journeyman must have performed 1 different piece (documentable period piece or in a documentable period style) at 10 separate official events (total 10 pieces). The Journeyman must also have organised the entire entertainment for a major recognised official event (eg. Crown Tourney feast, Invest, Devest for Royals or Baronies, etc) or a major or prominent local event as approved by the Provost. The journeyman must also have written 3 articles for the guild publication and presented 3 Collegia. An increase in technical and performance skills is also expected during this time.

OFFICERS:

Provost of Entertainers

Guild Chronicler:

Guild Champion:

The Kings Minstrel is a competition held by the Crown, for the Crown to find a performer of their liking for their reign. It is held on the whim of the Crown and although may involve guild members in its running, has no formal affiliation with the guild

Further information

Also, you might like to view these other 'bardic' charters

Charter for the Meridean Bardic College

Charter of the College of Bards of Northshield