Audition Monologs for Student Actors: Selections from Contemporary Plays by Roger Ellis, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Audition Monologs for Student Actors: Selections from Contemporary Plays

Audition Monologs for Student Actors: Selections from Contemporary Plays

by Roger Ellis
     
 

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The monologs in this theatre text are highly original works not found in other published versions. All are from recently produced plays from both established and emerging new writers. The fifty-seven selections are specifically suited to auditioning. The monologs in this collection are for actors 15 to 30 years of age, suitable for competitive auditioning, class or

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The monologs in this theatre text are highly original works not found in other published versions. All are from recently produced plays from both established and emerging new writers. The fifty-seven selections are specifically suited to auditioning. The monologs in this collection are for actors 15 to 30 years of age, suitable for competitive auditioning, class or studio work, or general reading. About two-thirds of the selections are for women, and about one-third are specifically for minority actors. This monolog book addresses the major trends and conflicts of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566080552
Publisher:
Meriwether Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
137
Sales rank:
1,122,813
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Roger Ellisearned his M.A. in English and Drama from the University of Santa Clara, and his Ph.D. in Dramatic Arts from the University of California at Berkeley. During that time he was also guest stage director for several colleges and universities. He has authored or edited eight books in theatre, plus numerous articles, essays and short stories. In 1991 he initiated an ethnic theatre program at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, creating guest artist residencies and staging plays celebrating cultural diversity. In addition, he has been director of the University's Shakespeare Festival since 1993. He has worked professionally as an actor or director with various Michigan and California theatres and has served as President of the Theatre Alliance of Michigan for the past six years. He is currently a Professor of Theatre at Grand Valley State University.

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