18 Best Acting Schools In New York (2022)

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One of the most important decisions you will make as an actor is figuring out what acting classes to take and where to take them. And hands down, New York City (NYC) is one of the best cities in the U.S to get world-class training as an actor.  However, with tons of great acting schools,…

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13 Best Modeling Agencies In Atlanta

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Atlanta’s modeling market has been steadily growing over the past decade and it’s now home to several world class modeling agencies. While freelancing is one way of doing modeling, a good modeling agency will provide you with resources, professional connections, and modeling gigs  that you can’t get on your own.  Here is a list of…

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27 ONE MINUTE MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN

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The Best 27 One Minute Monologues For Females 1. The Straw (dramatic) A monologue from the play by Eugene O’Neill Miss Gilpin (forties – fifties) She saw that you didn’t love her- any more than you did in the days before you left. Oh, I used to watch you then. I sensed what was going…

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Flying Leap – Monologue (Aunt Crystal)

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A monologue from the play by Anton Dudley AUNT CRYSTAL (forties – fifties) Stephen has just told his Aunt Crystal that his girlfriend wants to break up with him. Aunt Crystal is neither surprised nor particularly sober. Now, Stephen, I’m not trying to slap a label on you, but my husband had a girlfriend and…

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13 Best Talent Agencies In Atlanta

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If you are an actor, model, or artist living in Atlanta and looking for work, then you definitely need to know what the top talent agencies in Atlanta are and what you need to do to get representation. Over the last few years, the tv and film industry in Atlanta has been one of the…

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Why is Voice Work Important? What Actors Need To Know

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Voice acting is one of the most exciting and rewarding professionals available today, especially if you consider the diverse range of clients, flexible work hours, and the ability to audition and work from home !  We will start by answering the question “ What is Voice ? ” Voice is a medium of communication where…

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The 10 best drama schools in New York

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New York is a city where anything is possible. There are so many opportunities for aspiring artists and actors that it’s hard to know where to start. Below we have compiled a list of the best drama schools in New York City with all the details you need to make a competent choice. 1. New…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Monologue (Egeus)

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A monologue from the play by William Shakespeare Act I, Scene I Egeus Full of vexation come I, with complaintAgainst my child, my daughter Hermia.Stand forth, Demetrius. My noble lord,This man hath my consent to marry her.Stand forth, Lysander: and my gracious duke,This man hath bewitch’d the bosom of my child;Thou, thou, Lysander, thou hast…

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What is a sizzle reel ? An Actor’s Guide to Sizzle Reels

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In this blog post, we will answer the following questions: What is a sizzle reel? Why Do Actors Need a Sizzle Reel ? Casting Directors’ Relationship To Sizzle Reels? How Much Does a Sizzle Reel Cost ? How To Make a Sizzle Reel? How to Make a Sizzle Reel With No Acting Experience ? Common Mistakes…

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Authenticity in your Life, Career, and Performance

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Do you ever feel as if you are not expressing authenticity like you’re wearing a mask? Instead of being yourself, you’re playing a role to fit in, or to impress others. As an actor performing a believable depiction of the characters you play is an extremely important and fundamental skill you must master. Being your…

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Plays

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Plays The Pulitzer Prize for Drama is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music. 2021 – The Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall 2020 -A Strange Loop, by Michael R. Jackson 2019 – Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury 2018 – Cost of Living, by…

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Reading a Play

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Reading a play is a way to experience the raw, unedited work of a writer. It provides an opportunity to see how the writer’s mind works and what they are trying to say. What is a Play ? Definition 1: A play is a script written for performance, usually by actors on a stage. The…

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Reasons to have an acting agent

Reasons to have an acting agent

An acting agent is someone who represents you, puts you up for casting calls, and tries to get you seen by the right Casting Directors. They help negotiate your pay, contract, and working conditions. In other words, an agent is a person who can submit you to a producer or casting director so that you…

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8 best Vocal WarmUps

8 best Vocal WarmUps

Vocal warmups are exercises for an actor’s voice. Acting is physical, vocal, mental, and emotional work that requires preparation to operate at peak performance. An actor’s body, vocals. and mind need to be warmed up to deliver their best performance to the audience. When voice actors use their voices a lot, it can lead to…

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How to Act Shakespeare

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A lot of young and upcoming actors are filled with dread and fear when they think about how to act Shakespeare. The complexity of the language and the ancient words present a significant challenge to actors approaching the bard’s works for the first time. Despite these facts,It’s comforting to remember that Shakespeare himself was an…

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Practicing self-care as an Actor

Practicing self-care as an Actor

Self-care is a topic that we all know about, but neglect to practice all too often. As actors being in an industry that is full of uncertainties and never-ending struggle self-care is absolutely crucial.  There are a lot of things that can take your attention away from your health and general well being. Occupational stress,…

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Drama School

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Drama schools have been the backbone of performing arts since their inception. They offer a range of courses that help students improve their skills in a variety of fields such as acting, singing, and dancing. Drama schools have been necessary for our society because they have provided people with an outlet to express themselves and…

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111 Acting Tips

111 Acting Tips

Your acting skills are going to be put to the test when you step onto a stage or in front of a camera. You need to feel confident and comfortable with your abilities because these two things often determine whether or not you will get the role. Here we have compiled a list of the…

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Performance Anxiety Reduction Techniques That Actually Work.

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Millions of people suffer from performance anxiety, commonly called “stage fright.” Performance anxiety is anxiety produced in the heat of the moment. Performance anxiety can be caused by a variety of things, but is most commonly caused by fear of performing poorly. This type of anxiety can be debilitating for many people, but there are…

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Best List of Acting Schools

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A list of all the major acting schools around the world. Finding the perfect college can be difficult, but for students who want to pursue the acting profession, it’s an even more daunting task. That’s because they need to find a school with a top-ranked drama program and legendary alumni. Luckily, there are many prestigious…

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Best Shakespeare Plays

Best Shakespeare Plays

Shakespeare’s plays are put on all throughout the world, given that familiarity with them and understanding the language is an essential requisite for someone who wishes to be part of the acting industry. Curious about learning to act Shakespeare? We have tons of articles that will introduce you to the basics. If you’re the type…

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Best Shakespeare Films of all time

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Best Shakespeare Films There are a number of film adaptations of William Shakespeare’s work, so it can be hard to find the best ones. Fortunately, We’ve compiled a list of our favorites for you below. We’ve put together a list of the 20 best adaptations of William Shakespeare’s plays to show both new and existing…

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The perfect way of approaching script analysis for actors

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In this blog post, we will answer the question: ” what is script analysis?”,” Why is script analysis important? ” what are the checklists for breaking down a scene?” etc… all the essentials that will help you perfect the way of approaching a script. What is script analysis? Script analysis, also known as “table work”…

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What is a Narrative Structure?

What is a Narrative Structure

A narrative typically has a structure to it. This typically breaks the structure down into two parts: plot and setting. A plot is typically defined as the sequence of events in a story, while the setting is everything that occurs within the story. The essential sorts of account structure, or story structure, come in these…

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How to make a good showreel

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A showreel is a great way to showcase your skills and gain potential employers’ attention. A good showreel should be short, concise, and demonstrate the skills you have that are relevant to the job you’re applying for. If you are looking for a career in acting on stage or screen, it is imperative to have…

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How to Become an Actor

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Becoming an actor lets you explore new roles and characters differently than yourself. It may be a little nerve-wracking, but don’t forget that every famous actor had to start somewhere too. Becoming a successful actor requires a lot of hard work. This means that you should constantly be practicing and learning as much as possible,…

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Work that actors should be doing every day

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Acting is a difficult career to embark on and as such, there is work that actors should diligently do every day if they aspire to succeed and make a living out of it. From learning lines to networking and going to the gym regularly here are some of the important things you can work on…

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Best Shakespeare Sonnets

Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets are all poems of the highest quality, but there are some that have entered deeply into the public consciousness and become some of Shakespeare’s most famous work. These most famous sonnets are quoted regularly by people at all levels of modern Western life – sometimes without even realising that they are quoting…

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Best way of Filming a Self Test Explained

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In this article, we will discuss in detail the best way of filming a self-test and the right equipment you need to use to pull it off. We will also discuss the importance of a self-test and how it can help you get a more accurate reading on your current fitness level. Filming a self-test…

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Top Ten Healthy Actor Snacks – Best Healthy Snacks For Actors

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Snacking can keep you from getting hungry, keep your blood glucose levels balanced, provide energy between meals, and even boost your overall nutrients. It’s hard to focus when you’re hungry. That’s why snacking on delicious, nutritious snacks is key in breaking up the monotony of being an actor. It will make you : Feel betterHave…

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How to act comedy-What most actors don’t do!

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Do you know how to act in a comedy? A lot of actors think so until you see them performing on stage. Acting in any role can be difficult to perform, but comedy is another art form entirely. Though it’s not as easy as you think, you will be amazed at how good you can get…

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15 Best Contemporary Plays Every Actor Should Know

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Contemporary plays tackle “21st-century” issues and present them on stage.  By using plays, modern playwrights seek to express what it means to be alive at this time. They cover topics from the uniqueness of ordinary lives to the wonder and horror of extraordinary events. It does not matter, whether you read it in a book…

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How To Prepare For An Audition – 13 Things To Focus On

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An audition is the first step in being part of a creative project for an actor. It’s the first hurdle, which should be navigated with consideration and creative imagination. Unfortunately, not all actors are able to book the gig they’re after because of their skillset, but there are some things you can do to increase…

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What Is An Objective In Acting?

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The Objective is what a character wants in a scene.  The first most important thing to think about when preparing a role is the character’s objectives, also often called intentions. Diving deep into what an objective is Your objective is what you want to achieve at any given scene. Often, a beginning actor makes the…

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Didn’t get into drama school? Here is what’s next

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So you didn’t get into drama school? The world of acting is not easy. It’s a competitive industry, and getting rejected is something of a rite of passage. But if you’re feeling down about it, don’t panic – you’re not the only one. Rejections are pretty common, and why wouldn’t they be: drama schools only…

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7 ways to workout as an Actor

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Actors’ careers are currently on the rise and their schedules can be incredibly demanding. With auditions, second jobs, and performing under your belt, where do you find time to work out? For actors exercising is not about aesthetics although that is a nice bonus. Acting is a grueling job that demands energy, physical exertion and…

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Letting Go For Actors – The Secret Of a Great Performance

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A bad actor can’t overcome their fears or insecurities when in front of the camera. A great actor, on the other hand, has an ability to not focus on anything but their performance. Acting is about being fully present in the moment and finding the spontaneity that makes your character come to life in front…

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23 Dramatic Monologues For Men From Movies

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1. Scent Of A Woman A monologue from the screenplay by Bo Goldman Slade – 1 Outta order? I’ll show you outta order! You don’t know what outta order is, Mr. Trask! I’d show you but I’m too old; I’m too tired; I’m too f***in’ blind. If I were the man I was five years…

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20 Contemporary Dramatic Monologues For Men From Plays

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20 Of The Best Contemporary Dramatic Monologues For Men From Plays 1. The Pillowman A monologue from the play by Martin McDonagh Ariel Oh, really? Well, y’know, I’ll tell you what there is about me. There is an overwhelming, and there is an all-pervading, hatred…a hatred…of people like you. Of people who lay even the…

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22 Classical Dramatic Monologues For Men

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22 Best Classical Dramatic Monologues For Men 1. Alcestis A monologue from the play by Euripides NOTE: This monologue is reprinted from The Plays of Euripides in English, vol. ii. Trans. Shelley Dean Milman. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1922. ADMETUS My friends, I deem the fortune of my wifeHappier than mine, though otherwise it…

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53 Best Dramatic Shakespeare Monologues For Men

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53 Amazing Dramatic Shakespeare Monologues For Men 1. Richard II Act III, Scene 2 King Richard II No matter where – of comfort no man speak.Let’s talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs,Make dust our paper, and with rainy eyesWrite sorrow on the bosom of the earth.Let’s choose executors and talk of wills.And yet not…

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A Raisin In The Sun – Monologue (Asagai)

A monologue from the play by Lorraine Hansberry ASAGAI  (Shouting over her) I LIVE THE ANSWER! (Pause) In my village at home it is the exceptional man who can even read a newspaper … or who ever sees a book at all.  I will go home and much of what I will have to say…

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Basilica – Monologue (Joe)

A monologue from the play by Mando Alvarado  Joe (Late thirties) Ah babe, I’m not doing so good. I just feel so . . . I wish I could tell you that I got the strength. But, you know I would be bullshitting. You always had a way of seeing through me. I know.  Like…

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Of The Fields, Lately – Monologue (Ben)

A monologue from the play by David French BEN He rushed out the door and down to the school-yard, the first game he had ever come to, and my mother put his supper in the oven, for later … I hadn’t reminded my father of the game.  I was afraid he’d show up and embarrass…

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Brooklyn Boy – Monologue (Eric)

A monologue from the play by Donald Margulies ERIC  My father sold shoes. In a Buster Brown store on Sheepshead Bay Road. He wasn’t a partner, he was an employee. For thirty-nine years. He gave his life to that store.  It wasn’t even his to profit from, yet he still gave everything to that goddamn…

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118 Dramatic Monologues For Men

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20 Best Contemporary Dramatic Monologues For Men From Plays 1. The Pillowman A monologue from the play by Martin McDonagh Ariel Oh, really? Well, y’know, I’ll tell you what there is about me. There is an overwhelming, and there is an all-pervading, hatred…a hatred…of people like you. Of people who lay even the littlest finger…on…

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17 Best Acting Schools in Los Angeles

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In this blog post, we will answer the following question:  What are the Best Acting Schools and Colleges in Los Angeles? We will discuss some of their unique traits, the cost of tuition, and how to get in touch with them. Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world and home to some of the most prestigious…

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The Grand Budapest Hotel – Monologue (M. Gustave)

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A monologue from the screenplay written by Wes Anderson M. GUSTAVE (surprised) You want me to do it? (instantly) Dear heavenly Father, please, protect our cherished guest as she travels through snow and sleet and under shadow of darkness. Guide her in the night to her final destination. Indeed, whatever luxury she may require, be…

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Pulp Fiction – Monologue (Captain Koons)

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A monologue from the screenplay by Quentin Tarantino Captain Koons This watch. This watch was on your daddy’s wrist when he was shot down over Hanoi. He was captured, put in a Vietnamese prison camp.  He knew if the gooks ever saw the watch it’d be confiscated, taken away. The way your dad looked at…

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39 Comedic Monologues For Teens

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The Best 20 Comedic Monologues For Teenage Females From Plays 1. ALL KIDDING ASIDE A monologue from the play by Charles Johnson Scotty Welcome to the show. My name is Scotty Devlin. I know what you’re all thinking… How come she has a boy’s name? Actually my real name is Heidi. But I had to…

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44 Dramatic Monologues For Teens

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24 Dramatic Monologues For Teenage Females 1. Child Soldier A monologue from the play by J. Thalia Cunningham Destiny (early twenties, Liberian) Destiny, a former child soldier in Liberia, has come to the United States as an undocumented refugee, where she struggles to navigate the battlefield of an inner-city high school while keeping her past…

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83 Monologues For Teens – Amazing Monologues For Teen Actors

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24 Dramatic Monologues For Teenage Females 1. Child Soldier A monologue from the play by J. Thalia Cunningham Destiny (early twenties, Liberian) Destiny, a former child soldier in Liberia, has come to the United States as an undocumented refugee, where she struggles to navigate the battlefield of an inner-city high school while keeping her past…

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22 Comedic Monologues For Females From Movies

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The Best 22 Funny Monologues For Women From Movies 1. Bridesmaids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8_5uPfGXjA&t=64s A monologue from the screenplay  by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig Annie I told you she wanted to go to Paris. I told you Paris! I told you! What, you’re going to go to Paris with Helen now?! Are you going to ride…

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20 Best Modeling Agencies in NYC/New York

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20 Best Modeling Agencies in NYC/New York With over 900 fashion companies and more than 75 major trade shows, New York is one of the top fashion capitals of the world. Thousands of new and established models flock to New York City every year to try their hand at modeling.  But before you can start…

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19 Comedic Monologues For Teenage Boys

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The Best 19 Comedic Monologues For Teenage Boys 1. Spacebar: A Broadway Play A monologue from the play by Kyle Sugarman & Michael Mitnick Kyle has written a play which he thinks is a sure-fire hit. He is sending it off to “Broadway.” This is his cover letter. Kyle (sixteen) Dear Broadway. My name is…

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20 Dramatic Monologues For Teenage Guys

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20 Of The Best Dramatic Monologues For Teenage Boys From Published Plays 1. L’APPEL DU VIDE A monologue from the play by Molly Kirschner Quentin, a college freshman, is speaking to his new roommate, Simon. He has spent the last several minutes trying to convince Simon that the whole room belongs to him, Quentin, as…

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24 Dramatic Monologues For Teenage Females

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24 Of The Best Dramatic Monologues For Teenage Females From Published Plays 1. Child Soldier A monologue from the play by J. Thalia Cunningham Destiny, a former child soldier in Liberia, has come to the United States as an undocumented refugee, where she struggles to navigate the battlefield of an inner-city high school while keeping…

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20 Comedic Monologues For Teenage Females

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DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR MEN DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR MENCLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS)COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS)
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20 Super Funny Comedic Monologues For Teenage Females From Plays 1. ALL KIDDING ASIDE https://www.youtube.com/embed/0dM2tSjxCYs A monologue from the play by Charles Johnson Scotty Welcome to the show. My name is Scotty Devlin. I know what you’re all thinking… How come she has a boy’s name? Actually my real name…
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Cloud Nine – Monologue (Betty)

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A monologue from the play by Caryl Churchill Act 2, Scene 4 Betty I used to think Clive was the one who liked sex. But then I found I missed it. I used to touch myself when I was very little, I thought I’d invented something wonderful. I used to do it to go to sleep…

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In The Daylight – Monologue (CHARLOTTE)

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A monologue from the play by Tony Glazer CHARLOTTE Unfortunately, I’ve come to in New Jersey to confront my sister Scarlet about some recent credit-card purchases she made without my knowledge. You see, she stole my identity last month and racked up about three thousand dollars worth of colored rocks on my credit card on account…

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Painting Churches

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A monologue from the play by Tina Howe MAGS It was wintertime, because I noticed I’d left some crayons on top of my radiator and they’d melted down into these beautiful shimmering globs, like spilled jello, trembling and pulsing. Naturally, I wanted to try it myself, so I grabbed a red one and pressed it down…

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Last Of The Red Hot Lovers – Monologue (JEANETTE)

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A monologue from the play by Neil Simon JEANETTE Do you know Charlotte Korman, big, red-headed, buxom woman, her husband is the Mercedes-Benz dealer in Wantagh? Mel doesn’t like her. He doesn’t want me to see her. He doesn’t want her to be my friend, doesn’t want her to come to our house; he can’t stand…

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20 Best Contemporary Comedic Female Monologues From Plays

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MONOLOGUE COLLECTION

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COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS)COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS)
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20 Funny Contemporary Comedic Monologues For Women From Plays 1. A Bright Room Called Day https://youtu.be/_5IDogZk9Tg A monologue from the play by Tony Kushner Zillah Dear Mr. President, I know you will never read this letter. I’m fully aware of the fact that letters to you don’t even make it…
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15 Best Classical Comedy Monologues For Women From Plays

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15 Hilarious Classical Monologues For Women 1. The Dutch Courtesan https://youtu.be/-XRHPlddbes A monologue from the play by John Marston (Act III, Scene 1) CRISPINELLA Marry? No, faith; husbands are like lots in the lottery: you may draw forty blanks before you find one that has any prize in him. A husband generally is a careless,…

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30 One Minute Monologues For Men

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30 Best One Minute Monologues for Men 1. Raisin In The Sun A monologue from the play by Lorraine Hansberry Act 3, Scene 1 Walter Talking ‘bout life, Mama. You all always telling me to see life like it is. Well – I laid in there on my back today… and I figured it out….

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20 COMEDIC SHAKESPEARE MONOLOGUES FOR MEN

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20 Hilarious Shakespeare Monologues For Men 1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream KCBalletMedia, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Act 3, Scene 2 PUCK My mistress with a monster is in love.Near to her close and consecrated bower,While she was in her dull and sleeping hour,A crew of patches, rude mechanicals,That work for bread upon…

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20 FUNNY MALE MONOLOGUES FROM MOVIES

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20 Hilarious Monologues From Movies That Will Keep You Laughing 1. Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery A monologue from the screenplay written by Mike Myers Dr. Evil The details of my life are quite inconsequential. Very well, where do I begin? My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade…

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The Best 9 Tips For Models

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Aspiring models all over the world are fighting for a chance to be discovered and signed by the best modeling agencies. The best agencies offer opportunities to gain experience, exposure, and learn about how to take care of your personal brand. With this in mind, we have compiled some helpful tips from industry leaders on…

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17 GREATEST CHILDREN’S THEATERS ACROSS THE US

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17 Greatest Children’s Theaters Across the US | Mighty Actor   1. Adventure Stage Chicago  Theatre for Children & Young Audiences | Chicago, Illinois Experience theatre like never before with a unique blend of participatory arts, social services, and community engagement. The Adventure Stage Chicago program is a unique opportunity to explore the world through…

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How to Become a Standup Comedian

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Entering the world of standup comedy can be challenging, but it is an incredibly fun and rewarding hobby or career. The juggling act between writing jokes, putting them on stage, and improvising is hard to get used to, but with practice and guidance from a mentor, you can master the craft. What Is Stand-Up Comedy?…

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12 Best Acting Agencies for Kids

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When it comes to child actors, there is a lot of competition. It is hard to find the right acting agency especially when you are looking for an agency that can provide you with the best acting opportunities and training for your kid. That’s why we have picked out the top 10 acting agencies that…

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17 Best Survival Jobs for Actors

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Every actor has relied on survival jobs to pay the bills at some point in their career. Survival jobs may pay less when compared to the previous jobs you’ve had, but it is still just enough to take care of everyday needs. We hope this article will help you land the job you’re looking for. …

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What It Takes To Study Acting In College? | Mighty Actor

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If you’re thinking about going to college to study acting, you’ve come to the right place. This blog is designed to provide you with everything you need to know about pursuing a career in acting. WHAT DOES AN ACTOR/ACTRESS DO ? An actor’s work is incredibly complex and demanding. Actors are expected to fully embody…

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How to Become a Bollywood Actor or Actress

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Bollywood is one of the most popular film industries in the world. It is known for its large number of movies, which are often released in a short period of time. It is also known for its huge budgets. In order to become a successful actor or actress in the Bollywood industry, you need to…

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60 Comedic Monologues for Men – Hilarious Contemporary & Classic Pieces

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DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR MEN DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR MENCLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS)COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS)
DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS)DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS)
MONOLOGUES FOR SENIORS
10 Best Contemporary Comedy Monologues For Men From Plays 1. THE ODD COUPLE A monologue from the play by Neil Simon Act 3 Oscar (talking to Felix) I’ll tell you exactly what it is. It’s the cooking, cleaning and crying…. It’s the talking in your sleep, it’s the moose calls that open your…
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Auditioning for TV – How To Prepare For A Great Audition

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A great audition can make or break your chances of getting a job in the industry. If you’re prepared for an audition, you’ll be more likely to land the role. If you’re not ready for the audition, you’ll likely still get a callback, but it will be to tell you that they’re not interested in…

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Why Are Monologues Important for Actors

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Monologue comes from the Greek words monos, which means “alone,” and Logos, which means “speech.” It is the speech or verbal presentation given by a single character in order to express his or her collection of thoughts and ideas aloud, or in other words, it is a storytelling technique that allows the audience to become…

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10 Types Of Acting Classes and How to Choose One

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Here you will find different types of acting classes that will surely aid you in becoming a much more successful actor. There are many types of Acting classes  Scene StudyOn CameraMovement Voice etc… And each of these can improve and strengthen your ability to perform well in different environments.  There are many Acting classes available in…

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What Makes a Great Monologue – 11 Elements

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A great monologue is one that has a beginning, a middle, and an end. It’s one that has a beginning with an interesting hook, a middle with a strong point, and an end with an unexpected twist. It’s one that has a beginning that builds to the middle and an end that wraps up the…

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What is Casting in Acting ? – What Actors Need to Know

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Casting is the process of finding actors for a particular production. This involves actors and actresses filling the roles in a movie, commercial, TV show, or play. The main aim of casting is to find the right person to tell a story. If you tell the story in a compelling way, you’ll likely get cast….

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Essential Elements Every Actor Website Should Have

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An actor website is a website that is created by an actor or actress to promote their acting career. An acting website template can be used by actors who are looking for an opportunity to showcase their talent online. It provides a platform for actors to share videos, photos, and messages with their fans and…

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Drama Games – 11 Excellent Games For Actors And Drama Students

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BENEFITS OF DRAMA GAMES : Theatre games have no restriction on age or professionYou will enhance your acting skills while developing imagination and group synergyDevelop self-awareness and creativityStrengthen self-expression and build confidenceWork with a diverse group of peopleEnhance emotional intelligence Develop interpersonal communicationImprove focus and concentrationEnhance/improve your physical ability/development. 1. 1-2-3 WORD Players stand in a circle.  …

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How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

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It’s easy to find acting auditions and casting calls. You just have to know where to look. An acting career largely depends on the number and quality of acting auditions you can find and be called in for.  Listed below are the best ways to find acting auditions and casting calls in 2021 :  1….

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35 Comedic Monologues for Women

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MONOLOGUE COLLECTION

COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR MENCOMIC MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR MEN DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR MENCLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN
COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS)COMIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS)
DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (GIRLS)DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS/KIDS (BOYS)
MONOLOGUES FOR SENIORS
20 Best Contemporary Comedic Monologues For Women From Plays 1. A Bright Room Called Day https://youtu.be/_5IDogZk9Tg A monologue from the play by Tony Kushner Zillah Dear Mr. President, I know you will never read this letter. I’m fully aware of the fact that letters to you don’t even make it…
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How to Become a Print Model

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Print modeling is a form of commercial modeling that is growing rapidly year after year. Have you considered a career modeling products in print? What is a Print Model ? A print model is a person who models for shots that will be used in publications like newspapers, magazines,  brochures and elsewhere in printed material….

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Tableaux

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WHAT IS A TABLEAU? Tableau is a group of silent, motionless figures used to represent a scene, theme, idea, or an important moment in a narrative.  Here participants make still images with their bodies to represent a scene or to communicate one specific message. Tableau can also be described as a frozen movement in time….

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Top 10 Best Film Schools In London

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Why Attend Film Schools In the first place? Collaboration is key in any good film project, and it’s through film school that you’ll improve your chances of finding people to collaborate with.  Film schools offer a lot of perks for aspiring filmmakers. They provide you with the skills and knowledge to make your film better….

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15 Tips On How To Become An Actor With No Experience

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Many people ask the question, “ Can I become an actor with no experience ? ” , Well the obvious answer is, Yes you can!  Every actor had to start somewhere right? BELOW YOU WILL FIND 20 TIPS ON HOW TO BECOME AN ACTOR WITH NO EXPERIENCE 1. Show biz One of the primary things…

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15 Games & Exercises to Improve Acting Skills

15 Games & Exercises to Improve Acting Skills

Games and exercises help improve your acting skills profoundly. It’s fun, makes you fearless, improves consternation, enhances imagination and so much more. 1. Painting the Fence This exercise is fun and a sure way to improve your acting skills.  It’s aimed at developing your hands. Can be practiced alone or with other people. By the…

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How To Make An Acting Resume That Works For You

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A resume is a one-page list of your theatrical experience. This can be your education, training, contact information, and the acting roles you have taken. A resume helps directors know more about you, which aids them in deciding whether you should be cast or not.  What is an Actor Resume ? Every actor’s career starts…

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14 Things That Make Casting Directors Happy In Audition Room

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In this blog post, we will answer the question; “what’s the role of a casting director?”, ” How to make casting directors happy in audition room”, and “techniques to have more confidence as an actor”. WHAT’S THE ROLE OF A CASTING DIRECTOR? Casting directors are the people who are usually responsible for recruiting actors for…

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The Average Salary of an Actor

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The average actor salary in the United States is $57,698 as of January, 2021. The usual estimate falls between $40,255 – $70,447.  This is because salary can vary depending on many factors:  EducationExperienceAdditional skill-setHow many people have you managed under youAnd much more  Salaries usually start from $9.33 per hour and go up to $42.95…

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7 Books Every Actor Must Own On Acting Techniques

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Both beginner and experienced actors are constantly bombarded with new techniques and methods to use in their acting. There is a lot of information out there, and it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth your time Here you will find the best books to read to further your acting talent and…

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