In Performance: Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women Late Twenties to Thirties (The Applause Acting Series)

In Performance: Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women Late Twenties to Thirties (The Applause Acting Series)

By: J.V. Mercanti (author)Paperback

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Whether auditioning for graduate programs or professional productions, In Performance is an indispensable collection of monologues for today's aspiring young actors. Featured are dynamic monologues from contemporary stage plays of the past 15 years, as selected by a professional acting teacher, director, and casting director. Along with covering the basics of how best to match the monologue to the actor and how to approach the rehearsal and performance of the piece, this handy guide provides a synopsis of each play, character descriptions, and a list of questions specific to each monologue that will help actors develop complex, honest, and thoughtful performances with a strong emotional connection, a clear arc, and playable actions.

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About Author

JV MERCANTI was the resident director of the most recent national tour of the immersive theatrical hit Peter Pan 360, as well as the national tour of Cabaret. Mercanti has worked as a casting director for over 15 years on numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, including the Kevin Kline revival of Cyrano de Bergerac and the 2013 Broadway production of Romeo and Juliet.

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781480367470
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781480367470
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 1480367478

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