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​VIDEO – 7 Tips on How to Select a Child Actor’s Monologue

1. Length should beabout a minute long. 2. Understand it is a collaborativeprocess. Get child’s agreement. 3. ​Match monologue to child’s personality. What is their type? Energetic, emotional, silly, demanding etc. ​4. Choose an “active” monologue. Pursing an objective. Child wants to get something from the person he is talking too. 5. Self-contained not waiting for other actor to […]

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How to Choose a Winning Monologue: Part I

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“Oh Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy na—“ THUNK. What? Oh, that? That was nothing- just the sound of the casting director’s head hitting the table as he dozed off in the middle of your audition monologue. Even worse? It may not have had anything to do with just […]

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