A must-have resource for aspiring actors: both monologues to audition with and a step-by-step guide on the best monologue audition preparation!
Great Monologues: And How to Give Winning Auditions is primarily for actors looking for excellent acting monologues for their monologue auditions. There are original monologues written specifically for auditions, as well as monologues from award-winning playwright Glenn Alterman’s plays. There are comedic, dramatic, and serio-comedic monologues for all audition calls.
Great Monologues also offers a step-by-step process to prepare for all monologue auditions. The monologues offered run from one minute to five minutes, thus covering all audition times. There are also a number of in-depth interviews with major casting directors, directors, and theatre company artistic directors. If you are an aspiring actor in need of an audition monologue, or want the best advice on how to properly audition with a monologue, Great Monologues: And How to Give Winning Auditions is a must-have in your collection!
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About the Author
Glenn Altermanhas written thirty-one theater related books, eleven of which contain original monologues. RecordSetter.com called him the “author of the most published original monologues for actors.” His plays have been performed in over three hundred theaters, and he has won over two hundred playwriting competitions. He has won two international arts grants, the Arts & Letters Award in Drama, and the Reva Shiner Award. His monologues and plays appear in forty “Best of the Year” anthologies.