Monologues

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Resume Reviews – Get Hands-on Written Reviews of your Resume, Photos, Reels and  Self-Taped Recordings. If you are new to the acting business, you really need to start off right to have the best chance of getting jobs right away. If ...
Mastering Your Image: The Actor as the Architect of Perception

Mastering Your Image: The Actor as the Architect of Perception In the world of acting, perception plays a crucial role in the trajectory of your career. You are not merely a performer but a brand, an entity with a unique ...

Ideal for adult males or females, 30 – 60 years. 1 Min.  Oh, bravo! Bravo to our politicians, the saviors of our great nation! How lucky are we to have such selfless individuals working tirelessly day and night… to ruin ...

Ideal for adult females ranging from 18-49. 1 Min. Here I stand, in the cradle of liberty, yet I find myself bound by the chains of those who claim to know better than I, what is best for me, for ...
Tips for Picking a Monologue

Choosing a good monologue for an audition or reel is a daunting task. There’s so much out there, and so much of it doesn’t seem very good! The decision can also feel high-pressure, as finding the perfect monologue feels like it will ...
Jennifer-Babiak-of-Fiddler-on-the-Roof-Discusses-Her-Pre-Show-Rituals

Every actor has their own unique pre-show rituals that help them prepare for a performance. Whether it’s an intense warm up or just a few moments of meditation, these rituals can become essential for any actor to get in the ...
Steven-Skybell-Fiddler-on-the-Roof-On-Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is creeping back up. Or perhaps it never went away but is more prevalent in our lives due to instant news and social media. What does anti-Semitism have to do with acting? I’ll tell you… Steven Skybell has reprised ...
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Covid-19 has once again taken over Broadway, in such a big way, you’d think Covid would get its own Equity card. With Jagged Little Pill, Thoughts of a Colored Man and Waitress shutting down for good, and an unprecedented number ...
From Disaster to Master of your Acting Career

An acting career is like any other career in terms of skill level and how well you can market you skills. The one thing that totally separates an acting career from everything else is that what you look like, and ...

WILD HONEY – Anna Petrovna confronts her husband about his deceit. 1-2 min. ANNA PETROVNA – How can you say that? How can you lie to me, on such a night as this, beneath such a sky? Tell your lies in ...

FENCES – Rose finally tells Troy how she feels. Dramatic monologue for adult female. 1-2 min. ROSE: I been standing with you! I been right here with you, Troy. I got a life too. I gave eighteen years of my life to ...

SNAKEBIT – Jonathan reassures Michael that everything will be okay. 1-2 min. JONATHAN: I can’t believe you never told me you slept with my wife three months before I was married. Don’t say anything. I don’t want you to say anything. ...

SPIKE HEELS – Georgie tells off Lydia. 1-2 min.  GEORGIE – I understand you all right. This part, I think I got down solid. But what I don’t have, you know- what I want to know is- if you’re so fucking ...

PROOF – Catherine gave up her life and schooling to take care of her father until his recent death. 1-2 min. CATHERINE: I lived with him. I spent my life with him. I fed him. Talked to him. Tried to listen when ...

CRIMES OF THE HEART: Babe tells the court what happened after shooting her husband. 2-3 min. BABE: After I shot Zackery, I put the gun down on the piano bench, and then I went out into the kitchen and made up ...

LAUNDRY AND BOURBON – Hattie talks on the phone with her children. 1-2 min. HATTIE: Say mind if I use your phone? Figure I better check on the kids. No telling what devilment they’ve gotten up to. (Dialing.) Everything gonna turn out fine ...

RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS – Waverly tries to explain to Andrew what it’s like having a twin. 2-3 min. WAVERLY: Do you know what it’s like to have a twin? No you don’t.  Because it’s really different from not having one.  It’s so ...

“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 ...

“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 ...

THIS IS OUR YOUTH – Jessica Goldman, an “anxiously insightful” fashion student, comes over and Warren hopes that he can use the money to entice her into bed. 2-3 min. JESSICA: Don’t you guys get into like, comparing notes and stuff? ...