Audition Speeches for Younger Actors 16+ / Edition 1

Audition Speeches for Younger Actors 16+ / Edition 1

by Jean Marlow

ISBN-10: 0878301526

ISBN-13: 9780878301522

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Audition speeches for actors aged 16-18, selected by Jean Marlow. Includes advice from actors, casting directors and teachers  See more details below


Audition speeches for actors aged 16-18, selected by Jean Marlow. Includes advice from actors, casting directors and teachers

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Table of Contents

Why Go to Drama School?5
Tim Reynolds: Principal of the Academy Drama School5
Roland Rees: Theatre director and founder of the Foco Novo Theatre Company7
Roger Croucher: President of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York9
Developing Extra Skills10
Tona de Brett ARCM: Singing coach10
Sylvia Carson: Actress and choreographer11
More about Auditioning13
Anji Carroll: Casting director for theatre, film and television13
Gabrielle Dawes: Senior Casting Assistant, Royal Shakespeare Company14
Out on Your Own16
Alan Ayckbourn: Playwright and Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough16
Vicky Ireland: Artistic Director, Polka Theatre for Children17
Patrick Young: Founder of Streets Alive - a theatre company for young homeless people19
Advice from the Actors21
Pat Keen21
Michael Conrad22
Rebecca Callard23
A Word about the Speeches23
Choosing a Speech25
Shakespeare's Plays26
Valerie King BA (Hons) Cert Ed, LLAM (Hons), LGSM: Head of Drama, Laine Theatre Arts; Examiner for the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)27
Audition Speeches for Men29
Valentine: After Juliet, Sharman Macdonald30
Wint Selby: Ah! Wilderness, Eugene O'Neill32
Guy Bennett: Another Country, Julian Mitchell34
Morgan Evans: The Corn is Green, Emlyn Williams36
Honey: Cressida, Nicholas Wright38
Billy: The Cripple of Inishmaan, Martin McDonagh40
Sloane: Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Joe Orton42
Steve: Flatmates, Ellen Dryden44
Tom: The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams46
Raleigh: Journey's End, R. C. Sherriff48
Harry: Love on the Dole, Ronald Gow and Walter Greenwood50
Carl: Madame Melville, Richard Nelson52
George: Presence, David Harrower54
Danny: The Present, Nick Ward56
Romeo: Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare58
Lee: School Play, Suzy Almond60
Tony Lumpkin: She Stoops to Conquer, Oliver Goldsmith62
Dalton: The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Naomi Wallace64
Addition Speeches for Women67
Rosaline: After Juliet, Sharman Macdonald68
Agnes: Agnes of God, John Pielmeier70
Joni: Ancient Lights, Shelagh Stephenson72
Mabel Chiltern: An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde74
Linda: Apart from George, Nick Ward76
Thomasina: Arcadia, Tom Stoppard78
Paribanou: The Champion of Paribanou, Alan Ayckbourn80
Nicola: City Sugar, Stephen Poliakoff82
Linda: Enter a Free Man, Tom Stoppard84
Margaret Knox: Fanny's First Play, George Bernard Shaw86
Lynn: Flatmates, Ellen Dryden88
Pearl: House and Garden, Alan Ayckbourn90
Angela: Like a Virgin, Gordon Steel92
Girleen: The Lonesome West, Martin McDonagh94
Sally: Love on the Dole, Ronald Gow and Walter Greenwood96
Frankie: Member of the Wedding, Carson McCullers98
Mary Mooney: Once a Catholic, Mary O'Malley100
Sally Stokes: The Passing-Out Parade, Anne Valery102
Elke: Presence, David Harrower104
Lucy: The Rivals, Richard Brinsley Sheridan106
Juliet: Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare108
Charlie: School Play, Suzy Almond110
Anna: Shelter, Simon Bent112
Ilse: Spring Awakening, Frank Wedekind114
Heavenly: Sweet Bird of Youth, Tennessee Williams116
Maire: Translations, Brian Friel118
Pace: The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Naomi Wallace120
Ruby: When We Are Married, J. B. Priestley122
Audition Speeches for Men or Women125
Serpent: Back to Methuselah, George Bernard Shaw126
Puck: A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare128
Gail/Oggy Moxon: Teechers, John Godber130
Dog: The Witch of Edmonton, Dekker, Ford and Rowley132
Useful Addresses134
Copyright Holders135

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