In Performance

Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women Late Twenties to Thirties
by JV Mercanti
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Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

Publication Date: May 15, 2016

ISBN: 9781495013621

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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(Applause Books). Whether auditioning for graduate programs or professional productions, In Performance is an indispensable collection of monologues for today's aspiring young actors. Featured are dynamic monologues from contemporary stage plays of the past 15 years, as selected by a professional acting teacher, director, and casting director. Along with covering the basics of how best to match the monologue to the actor and how to approach the rehearsal and performance of the piece, this handy guide provides a synopsis of each play, character descriptions, and a list of questions specific to each monologue that will help actors develop complex, honest, and thoughtful performances with a strong emotional connection, a clear arc, and playable actions.