Learn to Read Monologues from Plays
If you are an aspiring actor, chances are you will be asked to read monologues from plays at your acting audition. Monologues from plays are scripts taken from actual plays where you will asked to read certain lines from certain character by yourself. Thatís why it is called a monologue.
Make sure you practice reading monologues from plays and commit them to memory. You will be sure to fail an audition if you read from a script or canít remember your lines.
When you perform monologues from plays, make sure you speak loudly and clearly. Make your acting ability shine through and show your personality to the producers and directors. Casting agents will see many potential actors at any given audition and will only choose the very best for roles in their movies or television shows.
Monologues from plays are only one way that casting directors and producers rate actors at open casting calls. Other forms of auditioning include group auditions where you will be auditioning with a group of actors, and singing auditions where you will be asked to sing a song.
There will be several other actors performing monologues from plays at casting calls or auditions. Donít be discouraged if you donít get a job from your first audition. Many successful actors have gone on hundreds of auditions to get a few jobs.
Like anything else in life, the key to being successful in an audition or reading monologues from plays is to be persistent. Practice reading monologues from plays every day. Have someone videotape you reading monologues from plays and other scenes from movies or television shows.
If you donít already have a talent agent, get one. Talent agents help aspiring actors get casting calls for movies or television. Talent agents can also give you advice on how to properly read a monologue from plays.
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