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Tony
Your site is so great, it makes researching the business sooo much easier having all the info in one place! thankyou thankyou thankyou.
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Hi Tony!
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How To Choose
Comedic Audition Monologues

How To Choose Comedic Audition Monologues

  1. Your monologue can be from a play (something popular and well known is better, especially if you are new.) or a film.
  2. No more than 2-3 minutes. You won’t have much time to perform it!
  3. Be able to break down a 2-3 minute monologue that you can deliver in 1 minute also. Sometimes agents will ask you to do a couple of different monologues, so make sure you can break down the ones you have an be able to deliver them in one minute or so if necessary. Keep in mind point number 6 below.
  4. Choose something that gets you into character almost immediately. (You don’t have time to build it up too much. The casting director might cut you off after just a minute or a minute and a half. You need to make your splash by then! Anything extra is bonus time.)
  5. You want to choose a monologue that brings out your strengths as an actor.
  6. Make sure the monologue has a beginning, middle and end.
  7. Go to your local acting book store for help in choosing comedic audition monologues for teens. In places like the Drama Book Shop in New York or Samuel French in LA there are a lot of passionate staff there, who are experienced and willing to help you with some great advice.
  8. Ask your acting teacher for advice.
  9. To have a full arsenal of comedic audition monologues, you will need at least 8-10. One monologue teacher I know suggests that actors have 20 monologues ready to perform! When you are just getting started, you should have at least two 2 - 3: one dramatic, one comical and one that helps you express some emotion that you are good at expressing.
  10. Also make sure that the monologue you choose has you performing a role that is in line with your type. In other words, it should be a role that you would most likely be cast in and not a role you chose just because you like it.

Monologue memorization tips

Monologues for kids, girls, teens, women, men, dramatic, comedic.

 

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