221 One-minute Monologues for Women

221 One-minute Monologues for Women

Book - 2006
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"If brevity is the soul of a good audition, then these titles will prove a great resource." - CHOICE Actresses looking for short pieces to work on in class or to use for auditions need look no further. This volume is loaded with choices from contemporary and classic plays, novels, and stories. Shakespeare, Molière, and Chekhov are represented, along with contemporary writers such as Jane Martin, Christopher Durang, Caridad Svich, Beth Henley, and Wendy MacLeod. Many of the monologues in this book are from less well-known authors, making it the perfect choice for actresses looking for something fresh¿something auditioners have never seen before. JOHN CAPECCI holds a Ph.D. in Speech Communication and has nearly twenty years experience coaching, teaching, and presenting public performances. John has taught communication techniques and performance theory and practice to high school, undergraduate, graduate, and adult learners. He also has published essays on the performance of literature. IRENE ZIEGLER ASTON is an actor, teacher, playwright, and novelist. Most recently, she played Maggie Runyon in The Contender (nominated for two academy awards) and can currently be seen as Mrs. Laughlin in Showtime¿s series, Going to California. She has taught speech, oral interpretation, and acting at Eastern Michigan University, Old Dominion University, and the University of Richmond, where she was an Artist in Residence. John and Irene have co-edited The Ultimate Audition Book II: 222 Monologues from Literature, Two Minutes and Under; The Ultimate Audition Book III: 222 Monologues, Two Minutes and Under from the Movies; and The Ultimate Audition Book IV: 222 Monologues, Two Minutes and Under.
Publisher: Hanover, NH : Smith and Kraus, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781575254012
Branch Call Number: 808.8245 Two 2006
Characteristics: xiii, 290 p. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Aston, Irene Ziegler 1955-
Capecci, John


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