Shakespeare Monologues for Young Men

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781848422650

Category: Drama

Page: 103

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Drawing on his experience as an acting and audition coach, Luke Dixon has selected fifty monologues for young women drawn from across the Shakespeare canon. Each is prefaced with an easy-to-use guide to Who is speaking, Where, When and To Whom, What has just happened in the play and What the character's objectives are - everything actors need to know!
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Shakespeare Monologues for Men

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 9781848420052

Category: Drama

Page: 121

View: 907

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Shakespeare Monologues for Young Women

Author: Luke Dixon

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 9781848422667

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 103

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Each Good Audition Guide contains a range of fresh monologues, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.Each volume also carries a user-friendly introduction on the whole process of auditioning.Shakespeare Monologues for Young Women contains 40 monologues drawn from across the whole of Shakespeare's canon. Each speech comes with a neat summary of the vital information (the who, where and when of the speech), plus descriptions of what is happening, what to think about when preparing it, and a glossary. There is also a user-friendly introduction to selecting your speech, tackling Shakespeare's language and approaching the audition itself.
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Audition Speeches for 6-16 Year Olds

50+ audition pieces for actors and actresses

Author: Jean Marlow

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140814106X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 144

View: 8851

Intended for students and children taking part in speech and drama competitions and exams, this book contains a range of audition speeches. It includes female, male and unisex speeches selected from both plays and children's books. Where relevant the author has indicated how a speech could be shortened for younger children. There is also an introductory section with contributions from Alan Ayckbourn, Carol Schroder (teacher and examiner for the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), Richard Carpenter (TV writer) and Ed Wilson (Director of the National Youth Theatre) and senior casting directors for the RSC, TV and film. This edition has been freshly revised to include 10 new speeches from well known recent productions as well as children's books including Harry Potter. 'A superb compilation' Amateur Stage
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New Monologues for Men

Author: Geoffrey Colman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472573501

Category: Drama

Page: 112

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New Monologues for Men features forty monologues from plays published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama recently. The monologues are selected by the editor, Geoffrey Colman, on account of their suitability and relevance to drama school students and recent graduates entering the profession. Each monologue is preceded by an introductory paragraph, written by the editor, outlining the setting, character type, and point in the plot. Suggestions are offered for staging, performance decisions, points of significance in the text, and drawing on decisions made in professional production/s. This collection is the go-to resource for auditioning actors with an insatiable appetite for new, original and excellent material.
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Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Men

Author: William Shakespeare,Simon Dunmore

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780878300754

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 120

View: 4868

Auditioners often complain of seeing the same speeches over and over again. Director, Simon Dunmore, has seen well over ten thousand audition speeches performed, and has drawn on his experience to select and edit a new collection of unusual audition speeches from Shakespeare's plays. This book brings together fifty speeches for men from plays frequently ignored such as Titus Andronicus, Pericles and Love's Labours Lost. It also includes good, but over-looked speeches from the more popular plays such as Octavius Caesar from Antony and Cleopatra, Leontes from The Winter's Tale and Buckingham from Richard III. Each speech is accompanied by a character description, brief explanation of the context, and notes on obscure words, phrases and references - all written from the viewpoint of the auditioning actor.
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Soliloquy!

The Shakespeare Monologues (men)

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780936839783

Category: Drama

Page: 239

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A collection of all of Shakespeare's greatest soliloquies, monologues and set speeches classified for use by the general reader or working actor; with notes and performance commentary.
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Best Contemporary Monologues for Men 18-35

Author: Lawrence Harbison

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495013588

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 216

View: 9190

(Applause Acting Series). Lawrence Harbison has selected 100 terrific monologues for men from contemporary plays, all by characters between the ages of 18 and 35 perfect for auditions or class. There are comic monologues (laughs) and dramatic monologues (no laughs). Most have a compelling present-tense action for actors to perform. A few are story monologues and they're great stories. Actors will find pieces by star playwrights such as Don Nigro, Itamar Moses, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Terence McNally; by exciting up-and-comers such as Nicole Pandolfo, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Crystal Skillman, Greg Kalleres, Reina Hardy, and J. Thalia Cunningham; and information on getting the complete text of each play. This is a must-have resource in the arsenal of every aspiring actor hoping to knock 'em dead with his contemporary piece after bowling over teachers and casting directors alike with a classical excerpt.
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Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Women

Author: Simon Dunmore

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135860092

Category: Drama

Page: 128

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Like the companion volume for men, Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Women brings together fifty speeches from plays frequently ignored such as Coriolanus, Pericles, and Love's Labours Lost. It also features good, but over-looked speeches from more popular plays such as Diana from All's Well That Ends Well, Perdita from The Winter's Tale and Hero from Much Ado About Nothing. Each speech is accompanied by a character description, brief explanation of the context, and notes on obscure words, phrases and references--all written from the viewpoint of the auditioning actor. It is the perfect resource for your best audition ever.
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The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Men: Teens to Thirties

Author: Dee Cannon

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 1783199385

Category: Drama

Page: 200

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Monologues are an essential part of every actor’s toolkit. Actors need them for drama school entry, training, showcases and when auditioning for roles in the industry. This book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern plays by some of today’s leading contemporary playwrights. The monologues contain a diverse range of quirky and memorable characters that cross cultural and historical boundaries. The pieces are organised in age-specific groups: ‘Teens’, ‘Twenties’ and ‘Thirties’. This volume comes in a brand new format, with a notes page next to each speech, acting as an actor’s workbook as well as a monologue resource.
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Audition Monologues for Young Women #2

More Contemporary Auditions for Aspiring Actresses

Author: Gerald Lee Ratliff

Publisher: Meriwether Pub

ISBN: 9781566081931

Category: Drama

Page: 189

View: 1833

Sourcebook of one hundred monologues and scene studies for use in acting classes, workshops, and competitive auditions or forensic contests, with thematic chapters on innocence, rebellion, independence, doubt, and cynicism.
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Contemporary Monologues for Men

Author: Jane Maud

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 9781854595638

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

View: 6133

Fifty fantastic speeches for men, from top plays by some of Britain's most exciting dramatists.
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Speak the Speech!

Shakespeare's Monologues Illuminated

Author: Rhona Silverbush,Sami Plotkin

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0571211224

Category: Drama

Page: 1028

View: 3749

A collection of 150 Shakespearean monologues includes annotations and useful punctuation designed to help students memorize and perform these powerful literary and dramatic masterpieces. Original.
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Mastering the Shakespeare Audition

A Quick Guide to Performance Success

Author: Donna Soto-Morettini

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147426686X

Category: Drama

Page: 232

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Mastering the Shakespeare Audition is a handbook for actors of all ages and experience, whether auditioning for a professional role or a place in drama school. Many actors have no idea where to start in preparing a Shakespeare audition speech. Yet many auditions – professional or drama school – require a well-delivered classical monologue. Mastering the Shakespeare Audition shows performers how to focus rehearsal time and spend it well. Starting with how to choose a piece that plays to each actor's particular strength, casting director Donna Soto-Morettini provides a series of timed exercises and rehearsal techniques that will allow any actor to feel confident and truly prepared for performance – in sessions totalling just 35 hours. Offering progressive and clearly marked exercises detailing the time necessary both to read and complete the work, Mastering the Shakespeare Audition also features extended exercises for those with more time to spare, allowing a deeper understanding of the ideas and skills involved.
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Audition Monologues for Young Men

Selections from Contemporary Works

Author: Gerald Lee Ratliff,Patrick Rainville Dorn

Publisher: Meriwether Publishing

ISBN: 9781566082082

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

View: 9910

This compelling collection of 70 monologues for young men approximately 15 to 30 years old includes a complete chapter that details how to choose a monologue, develop the character, and audition with confidence. With a variety of contemporary sources including both published plays and original works, this book provides selections that will help capture the minds and hearts of directors. Each monologue is prefaced by a description of the character and his emotional context, as well as hints on how to effectively portray the mood of the piece. The characters are diverse in age, background, ethnicity, and social status. The book is organized into unique categories based on the content of the monologues: A Lighter Touch, Guilt and Regret, Tragedy and Trauma, Hope and Gratitude, Outsiders, Birds of a Feather, and Literary and Period. With excerpts of various lengths that are ideal for auditions, contests, workshops, and acting classes, this anthology belongs in every school and theatre library.
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Shakespeare for One

Women : the Complete Monologues and Audition Pieces

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Heinemann Drama

ISBN: 9780325004877

Category: Drama

Page: 176

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This volume collects virtually all of the monologues for women from Shakespeare's 37 plays. Not only actors, but directors and teachers, too, will find this book a treasure trove of the famous soliloquies plus many unfamiliar gems.
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Audition Speeches for Young Actors 16+

Author: Jean Marlow

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408141094

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 4231

Finding good, interesting audition pieces is a demanding and difficult process. This revised edition contains over 40 speeches and includes a wide selection of pieces taken from plays written or produced recently, such as Nathan the Wise, All the Ordinary Angels, The Woman Before (first performed at the Royal Court in 2005), Oleanna, (David Mamet), Pygmalion and New Boy. There are speeches for a variety of accents and ages, taken from both classical and modern plays, to suit all audition requirements. There is also an introductory section containing advice from directors and casting directors on how to audition successfully, advice on attending drama schools and how to audition successfully.
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The Excellent Audition Guide

Author: Andy Johnson

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN: 9781848422971

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 186

View: 8440

A reassuring, encouraging "how to" book that demystifies the often scary-looking process of applying to drama school.
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Modern Monologues for Women

Author: Jane Maud

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 9781854595645

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

View: 7450

Fifty fantastic speeches for women, from top plays by some of the UK's most exciting contemporary dramatists.
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Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors: Monologues for Men

Author: Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147422914X

Category: Drama

Page: 184

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Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors: Monologues for Men aims to provide new and exciting audition and showcase material for actors of black, African American, South Asian and Middle Eastern heritage. Featuring the work of international contemporary playwrights who have written powerful and diverse roles for a range of actors, the collection is edited by Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway. Categorized by age-range, the monologues are collected in groups of characters playable by actors in their teens, twenties, thirties and forties+, and include work from over 25 top-class dramatists including Lemn Sissay, Katori Hall, Rajiv Joseph, Philip Ridley and Naomi Wallace. Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors: Monologues for Men is the go-to resource for contemporary monologues and speeches for auditions. Ideal for aspiring and professional actors, it allows performers to enhance their particular strengths and prepare for roles featuring characters of specific ethnic backgrounds.
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