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FUN HOME – Alison reacts to her father’s response to her coming-out letter. Dramatic/Comedic Monologue For Teen Female Actor. 1-2 Min. MEDIUM ALISON: (reading) “Dear Al, big week at Fun Home. Couple of kids from Lock Haven wrapped their car ...

AS YOU LIKE IT – Orlando laments about his life. Dramatic Monologue For Teen/Young Adult Male Actor. 1-2 Min. ORLANDO As I remember, Adam, it was upon this fashion bequeathed me by will but poor a thousand crowns, and, as thou ...

BIRDMAN – Riggan produces a play to revive his career. Dramatic Monologue for Male Teen/Young Adult Actors. 1-2 Min.   SAM: Can we not do this, please? Dad! That’s chunky peanut butter… oh, that’s pot. Relax, relax. I can’t do this ...

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL – Helena laments about Bertram leaving for France. Dramatic/Comedic Monologue For Teen Female Actor. 1-2 Min. HELENA O, were that all! I think not on my father; And these great tears grace his remembrance more Than ...

A CINDERELLA STORY – Sam tells Austin to take a hike. Dramatic Monologue For Teen Female Actor. 1 – 2 Min. SAM: No, you listen. You turned out to be exactly who I thought you were. I never pretended to be ...

FREAKY FRIDAY – Anna Coleman flips out on Mr Bates. Comedic Monologue For Teen Female Actor. 1 Min. ANNA COLEMAN: “Mr. Bates, may I please speak with you? By what stretch of the imagination . . . I mean, like, how ...

MATILDA THE MUSICAL- Matilda makes up a story about a child losing her parents. Dramatic Monologue For Female Kid Actors. 4-5 Min. MATILDA: And so they prepared themselves for the most dangerous feat that had ever been performed. The great escapologist had to ...
Leisha Hailey plays Alice Pieszecki in SHOWTIME's The L Word: Generation Q.

Did you know that actress Leisha Hailey had an influence on what her character, Alice Pieszecki, would be doing for a living in The L Word: Generation Q? Best known for her role in SHOWTIME’s The L Word, Leisha Hailey ...
Laura Vandervoort in Age of Dysphoria

Netflix V Wars Actress Laura Vandervoort says, “‘Fake it ’til you make it’ really is a bible in this business.” As an actor for over two decades, Laura Vandervoort has been through the hoops. Starting in show business as a ...
Tricia Helfer in Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica actor Tricia Helfer played the unforgettable incarnations of character Number Six. Currently, Tricia is in two back-to-back shows which premiered at the same time: Shudder Network’s Creepshow and Syfy’s Van Helsing. Just like Number Six, Tricia follows, and leads, with ...
Adrian Martinez. Photo By Tommaso Boddi. Getty Images for IMDb. 2019.

ABC actor, Stumptown’s Adrian Martinez, has muddled blurred lines in more ways than one. First, he has tested the boundaries of being an actor by becoming an actor who also produces and directs. Second, he has erased the category of ...
Marcus Zane. Photo by Russell Baer.

The CW’s Riverdale Actor Marcus Zane balances life between his hometown of Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, CA. It’s not easy just picking up, sometimes at a moment’s notice, to move to a different country. Yet for actors, this is ...
Brett Cullen

Joker Actor Brett Cullen has what we, as actors, strive for: a long, distinguished acting career which consists of actual acting. Brett Cullen, who played Batman’s father Thomas Wayne in the Joker film, shares the knowledge and lessons he learned ...
Rebecca Metz as Tressa in Better Things. Photo by Jessica Brooks / FX.

Actor Rebecca Metz took a controversial role which, unbeknownst to her at the time, was the key to catapulting her career to the next level. The risk Rebecca accepted in an episode of FX’s Nip/Tuck, where she played against the ...
Film Set Terms

Here is a great list of acting terms and Entertainment industry terms which you will hear often on film sets, in theatre productions and in recording studios.   Above the Line – A budgetary term for movies and TV. The line ...
BLESS THIS MESS - Ed Begley Jr. Courtesy of ABC / Brian Bowen Smith

Actor Ed Begley Jr. proves the struggle is worth it. Ed currently plays Rudy in ABC’s Bless This Mess which is described as “Newlyweds Rio and Mike make the decision to change the course of their life together and move ...
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“A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines.”  – author Matshona Dhliwayo Anyone who has been in the acting game for more than five minutes realizes that it’s a crowded industry. Who among us hasn’t ...
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People recognize Disney’s child actor Ava Kolker from shows such as Girl Meets World and most recently Sydney To The Max. You may remember her from Scary Movie 5 and Insidious: The Last Key as well as lots of other big ...
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“Fie, fie upon her! There’s language in her eye, her cheek, her lip,  Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out  At every joint and motive of her body.” — William Shakespeare There is of course no one who ...
Child Actor Jack Messina of NBC's Manifest

It’s hard enough booking a great role, or any role for that matter. But what’s it like to book a huge job while you’re still in school? Child actor JACK MESSINA of NBC’s MANIFEST gives us the low down on how ...