Film

Evolution of a Character

In a work of fiction, a character undergoes an evolution as the story progresses. This is often due to the character’s interactions with other characters, as well as the challenges they face. The result is a changed person, who is ...
actors-reading-their-scripts-on-stage

In order to be a great scene partner, one must be able to understand and respect the personal boundaries of their fellow actors. They must also be able to work together as a team in order to create a believable ...
Voiceover work can be very lucrative.

There are many different careers in the acting industry. Some of the most common actors and actresses work in Television, Film, Theater, as TV/Radio presenters, do Voiceovers and work as Stunt Performers. Each of these careers has its own unique ...
Child appearing beneath the curtain.

The first step in teaching a child about acting is to help them understand the basics of the craft. This includes explaining what acting is, what it means to be an actor, and what skills are necessary for the profession. ...
Three Critical Steps Actors Can Take to Solve Problems

Albert Einstein had a point when he said, “If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions.” The point being that being aware of the problem ...
Amy Manson in HBO's The Nevers. Photo Credit HBO / Keith Bernstein

Actor Amy Manson plays one of the most interesting characters in HBO’s original series, The Nevers. Being in all of the episodes certainly makes for a grueling schedule. That, coupled with Amy’s desire to always do her best to bring ...

“So, you’re saying I shouldn’t really have sex. I should just say I had sex with someone. A girl.” from the film “Easy A”. Brandon convinces Olive to fake having sex with him. 5-6 Min. Olive enters her bedroom with Brandon in ...

“Julia has always needed company” from the film “Nowhere Boy.” Mimi tells the story of John’s birth. 2-3 min. MIMI: Julia has always needed company. Do you understand what I mean by company? She found it with a young soldier whilst your ...

“My shares are worthless, and my savings gone” from the film “A Little Princess: The Musical.” Miss Minchin tells Sara how she feels about her father. 1-2 min. MISS MINCHIN: Would the Times print it if it weren’t true? Word has reached London of ...

“How long did you wait? I mean — did you wait long?” from the film “An Affair To Remember”. When Nickie begins to interrogate Terry in an attempt to discover why she didn’t meet him at the top of the Empire State ...

MATILDA JR – Ms. Trunchbull addresses the class. Dramatic Monologue for Kid/Teen Female. 1 Min. Miss Trunchbull: Sometimes in life, horrible and unexplainable things happen. These things are a test of character. And I have character! I expect you’re wondering ...

THE LITTLE MERMAID JR – Ariel shows Flounder what she found. Comedic Monologue for Kid Female. >1 Min. Ariel: Oh, Flounder, you really are a guppy! Awww….. You’ll never guess what I found today. Look! (Lifts up a large silver ...

LION KING JR – Timon welcomes Simba. Comedic Monologue for Kid Male. >1 Min. TIMON: Welcome to our humble abode! Listen kid, if you’re gonna live with us, you gotta eat like us. I’m tellin’ ya, kid – this is ...

“I plead down” from the film “Gone Girl.” Tommy tells Nick about his time with Amy and when she accused him of rape. 2-3 min. TOMMY: Fuck no. Do I look like I’d do well in prison? I plead down, man. Sexual ...

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR. – Ms. Darbus leads the class. Comedic Monologue for Kid/Teen Female. 1 Min. Ms Darbus: Well, once again, they forgot to announce the auditions for the winter musical, Juliet and Romeo, written by our very own ...

ELF JR. – Buddy sings for all to hear. Comedic Monologue for Kid Male. 1 Min. BUDDY THE ELF: I just like smiling. Smiling is my favorite! Sounds like someone needs to sing a Christmas Carol, don’t you know the ...

“Let’s see who their parents are” from the film “Descendants.” Belle looks for the parents of new students at her school. Dramatic Monologue for Kid/Teen Female. >1 Min. Written by: Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott BELLE: Let’s see who their parents ...

“You must not fight” from the film “Aristocats.” The Duchess teaches the kittens how to act. Comedic Monologue for Kid Female. >1 Min. Written by: Larry Clemmons, Frank Thompson, Ralph Wright, et. al. DUCHESS: Now kittens, you must not fight. Toulouse! ...

“Me, the ‘street rat'” from the film “Aladdin.” Aladdin laments about falling in love with Jasmine. Dramatic Monologue for Kid/Teen Male. 1 Min. Written by: Guy Ritchie and John August ALADDIN: But I do like Jasmine. I mean, “The Princess!” Ugh! ...

“I congratulate you, young boy” from the film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Slugworth tries to lure Charlie into going undercover. Dramatic Monologue for Kid/Teen Male. 1 Min. Written by: John August SLUGWORTH: I congratulate you, little boy. Well done. You ...