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Ever Consider A Monologue Coach?
What is it?
Seeking out an acting coach to help you specifically with your monologues will allow you the opportunity to work with a professional to perfect your monologues for an audition, a acting class, to get into a school, for an agent or casting director or any other reason that you may need to have a monologue at performance level, ready to show off your acting talents. Many actors who have been acting for a long time find it necessary to check in with a such an acting coach every now and then to make sure they are not stuck in a rut and to swap out monologues that are not working with fresh material.
What the benefits of having a monologue coach?
Before you go to your first monologue session you might want to get prepared by having some monologues ready to take with you to work on.
Read through plays or as many monologues as you can to find texts that you respond to, any response is worthwhile whether it is emotional or intellectual, these will be the ones that you may ultimately end up using. Remember to find contrasting styles, contemporary, Shakespearian, comedy, drama and so on as this will give you more to work on with your coach.
And Don't forget! Onc you have found a monologue, you have to perform it well!
Where to find really good dramatic and short comedic monologues.
Here is what an agent says about performing a monologue for her and whether or not you should use props.
Here are 12 Mistakes To Avoid Written by an excellent monologue coach in New York!
Do You Have A Technique To Memorize Monologues? Try This One.
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