Audition Speeches for Women (Monologue and Scene Books)

Audition Speeches for Women (Monologue and Scene Books)

By: Jean Marlow (editor)Paperback

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This revised edition contains several new speeches, many of which are taken from plays written and produced during the last five years. There are speeches for a variety of accents and ages to suit all audition requirements. An introductory section contains invaluable comments from directors, casting directors, actors and teachers. Among those contributing are Sir Peter Hall, National Theatre Director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company; Robert Palmer, voice teacher at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; casting director Doreen Jones; Tim Reynolds, Principal of the Academy Drama School; stage and film dialect coach Penny Dyer; and Barry Grantham, director and exponent of Commedia dell'Arte.

About Author

Jean Marlow has run The Actors' Theatre School in London for a number of years and is an experienced actress and teacher.

Contents

* Preface * More About Auditioning (The drama school audition; Working today in professional theatre; Developing extra skills; Advice from the actors; Auditioning for Films and Television; Auditioning for Voiceovers and radio drama; A Word About Speeches) * Audition speeches for Women Albertine At 30, Albertine in Five Times Prue, Anna's Room Ruth, Blithe Spirit Marie, Bold Girls Beatrice, The Clink Zanda, The Clink Margo/Doreen Lawrence, The Colour of Justice Mona, Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Eleonora, Easter Tamara, The Editing Process Des-Neiges, The Guid Sisters Lise, The Guid Sisters Pierrette, The Guid Sisters Christine, Harvest Susanna, The Herbal Bed Ruta Skadi, His Dark Materials Mabel, An Ideal Husband Steph, Indian Summer Evelyn, Kindertransport Cheryl, The Kindness of Strangers Mrs Mumford, New Boy Joanie, Our Lady of Sligo Lady Onola, Oroonoko Gabriella Pecs, Pentecost Barbs, Perfect Days Sarah, A Place at the Table Lisa, The Power of the Dog Vivien, The Power of the Dog Rita, A Prayer for Wings Lizzie, The Rainmaker Nicki, Shakers Bernadette, Stags and Hens Josie, Steaming Stevie, Stevie Tina, The Strip Polyxena, Tantalus Ella, Three Women and a Piano Tuner Katherine Woodstock, Through a Cloud Shona, Top Girls Sandie, Topless Governess, The Turn of the Screw Valerie, The Weir Woman, A Woman Alone * More ideas for Speeches * Useful Addresses * Copyright holders

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780713674132
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780713674132
  • weight: 168
  • ISBN10: 071367413X

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