It's week two of our You Theatre Thursdays! This week we are doing a Monologue Slam! Don't know what that is? That's okay, we've got you. Keep on reading and download our helpful PDF for everything you'll need. Don't forget to upload your videos on Facebook or Instagram using #fwyoutheatre when you're finished!
*Note all entries are automatically entered in a drawing to win 2 tickets to Youtheatre’s upcoming 2020-2021 season!
WHAT IS A MONOLOGUE?
mon·o·logue (mänəlˌôg) noun: a long speech by one actor in a play or movie.
Example: "He was reciting some of the great monologues of Shakespeare."
WHAT IS A MONOLOGUE SLAM?
Similar to the better known Poetry Slam, a Monologue Slam is a performance or competition where actors come together and each performs his or her individual prepared monologue.
Since we’re all stuck at home, this monologue slam is going ONLINE! So…
· WHO? Our Online Monologue Slam is open to ALL actors and actresses grades 1- 12!
· CHOOSE your 30 second to 2-minute monologue.
· REHEARSE and MEMORIZE your monologue.
· RECORD video of you performing your monologue.
· SHOW OFF by posting your monologue on Instagram or Facebook using #fwyoutheatre anytime between Thursday, April 2 and Wednesday, April 8!
Monologue Slam Guide: (Click to Download)
Links for Monologues
KID FRIENDLY MONOLOGUES (Appropriate for Elementary & Middle School Ages): https://www.dramanotebook.com/monologues-kids/
Note: If you use a monologue from this collection, please introduce it “I’m (FIRST NAME ONLY) and this is (NAME OF MONOLOGUE) by (NAME OF AUTHOR) from THE DRAMA NOTEBOOK.”
MONOLOGUES FOR TEENS (Appropriate for Middle & High School Ages): https://www.dramanotebook.com/monologues-teenagers/ Note: If you use a monologue from this collection, please introduce it “I’m (FIRST NAME ONLY) and this is (NAME OF MONOLOGUE) by (NAME OF AUTHOR) from THE DRAMA NOTEBOOK.”
CONTEMPORARY MONOLOGUES (Appropriate for Elementary, Middle & High School Ages): (Categories: Men’s, Women’s, Teens, Kids, Movies, Plays, Musicals, Comedic, Dramatic, 1 Minute Monologues) https://www.dailyactor.com/contemporary-monologues/
AUDITION MONOLOGUES (Appropriate for High School Ages): (Categories: Male- Comedy, Male- Drama, Female- Comedy, Female- Drama) https://monologueblogger.com/10-best-audition-monologues-for-actors/
MEN’S MONOLOGUES (Appropriate for High School Ages): https://www.theatreink.net/Male%20Monologues%2018.pdf
YOUNG MEN/BOY’S MONOLOGUES (Appropriate for Middle & High School Ages): http://www.playgroup.org/pdf/auditions/monologues-for-boys.pdf
WOMEN’S MONOLOGUES (Appropriate for Middle & High School Ages): http://blanckd.yolasite.com/resources/065_Womens%20Monologues.pdf