How to Choose a Monologue for Any Audition (Paperback)

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Karen Kohlhaas, Atlantic Theater Company founding member, Off-Broadway director, and Atlantic Acting School senior teacher illuminates the factors that go into choosing the most effective monologues for ALL types of auditions. This comprehensive guide for actors helps you to:

Empower yourself by understanding monologue auditions 

How to Make Your Monologue Choices Active—Not Passive • Top Monologue- Choosing Mistakes • The Best Way to Find Material • Raising Your Percentages in the Audition Room • Understanding Your Auditors' Point of View • How to Research an Audition

Find answers to common monologue questions and concerns

Recognizing Good Monologues • Inappropriate Monologues • Choosing Your First Monologue The "Hello, This Is Me" Monologue • When Should a Monologue Be from a Play? • What Is a Contemporary Monologue? • What Is a Classical Monologue? • Choosing Contrasting Monologues • Overdone Monologues • How to Use a Monologue Book • Non-Play Monologues Monologues with Accents Monologues with Props • Self-Written Monologues • How to Cut a Monologue (And When Not To)

Choose the most effective monolgues when audition for:

Training Programs & Graduate Schools • Stage Roles • Film Roles Professional Theaters Multi-Theater Auditions • Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) • Theater Apprentice Programs Agent and Manager Meetings • Casting Directors Competitions

Improve your acting and auditioning by choosing monolgues to:

Expand Your Acting and Casting Range • Solve Performance Problems • Grow and Have Fun • Build a Killer Repertoire of 20 Specifically-Chosen Monologues!

Also Includes:

Resources Section of Monologue Sources • Websites • Industry Information Recommended Reading • More

Product Details
ISBN: 9780978638436
Publisher: Big and Slow, Inc.
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 192