All of the monologues in this book are from recently produced plays by award-winning, well-known and emerging new playwrights. These challenging character studies are suitable for competitive auditions, acting or literature classes, forensic contests and more. The selections are for actresses from thirteen to thirty years of age. Individual chapters are divided into “thematic” ages that introduce characters at a particular event or time in their lives. A valuable resource for any auditioning female actor or theatre student.Features monologues from:The Phantom of the Operaby Gaston Leroux,Trojan Barbieby Christine Evans,Laughing WildandMiss Witherspoonby Christopher Durang,The Mineola Twinsby Paula Vogel,God in Bedby Glenn Alterman,Random WomenandEnigmaby Carolyn Carpenter,My Battle with Bulimiaby Peter Langman, and many more.
|Publisher:||Pioneer Drama Service|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Gerald Lee Ratliffis an award-winning author of numerous articles and textbooks in performance approaches to the study of classroom literature. He has held national and international offices as President of the Eastern Communication Association (1993), Theta Alpha Phi (1986), American Association of Arts' Administrators (1998), and Deputy Director General of the (Cambridge, England) International Biographical Centre (1999). He has also served on the advisory boards of the Association for Communication Administration, American Council of Academic Deans, International Arts Association, and Society of Educators and Scholars. In addition, he was awarded theDistinguished Service Awardfrom both the Eastern Communication Association (1993) and Theta Alpha Phi (1992); was selected a Fulbright Scholar to China (1990) and a U.S.A. delegate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to Russia (1991); elected "Fellow" of the (London) International Schools of Theatre Association (1991); and has received multiple "Outstanding Teacher" awards for pioneering creative approaches to classroom instruction. Currently, he is associated with The State University of New York, College at Potsdam.