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Contemporary Monologues for Women: Volume 2 - NHB Good Audition Guides (Paperback) Loot Price: R233
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Contemporary Monologues for Women: Volume 2 - NHB Good Audition Guides (Paperback): Trilby James

Contemporary Monologues for Women: Volume 2 - NHB Good Audition Guides (Paperback)

Trilby James

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As an actor at any level - whether it be school exam, drama-school entrance or professional casting - you are likely to be called upon to perform one or more monologues - and often a speech from a contemporary play is specified. A great deal will depend on your coming up with something fresh that is suited both to your particular performing skills and to the purposes of the audition. Which is where this volume of The Good Audition Guides comes in. In this book, you'll find forty fantastic speeches featuring female roles, all written and premiered since the year 2014, by some of the most exciting dramatic voices writing today. Playwrights include Mike Bartlett, Andrew Bovell, Chris Bush, Jez Butterworth, Vivienne Franzmann, Ella Hickson, Lucy Kirkwood, Chinonyerem Odimba, Frances Poet and Stef Smith. The plays featured were premiered at leading London theatres including the National, the Royal Court, Soho and Hampstead, from stages in Cardiff, Chichester, Edinburgh and Sheffield, and by companies including Clean Break, Frantic Assembly and HighTide. Drawing on her experience as an actor, director and teacher at several leading drama schools, Trilby James introduces each speech with a user-friendly, bullet-point list of ten essential things you need to know about the character, and then five inspiring ideas to help you perform the monologue. This book also features a step-by-step guide to the process of selecting and preparing your speech, and approaching the audition itself. The result is the most contemporary, comprehensive monologue book now available. 'Easy-to-use... The guidance is perhaps the most thorough I have seen in a monologue book' Teaching Drama on Trilby James's first volume of Contemporary Monologues

General

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: October 2020
Editors: Trilby James
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-1-84842-972-7
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts > Theatre, drama > Acting techniques
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Drama texts, plays > General
LSN: 1-84842-972-X
Barcode: 9781848429727

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