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A Monologue is an Outrageous Situation! by Herb Parker

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Introduction

Many years ago when I applied for entry into a national unified audition I found out that my monologue would be limited to just sixty seconds. One minute. At first I was scared to death, and then I was confused. “Sixty seconds?,” I thought to myself. “That’s all? How can I do a monologue in sixty seconds? How can I get it all in? It’s not enough time to get up there and show them my stuff!”

If you have ever felt this way about an audition I hope this little book will help. It is meant to get you ready for such an audition, when you have just sixty seconds to prove to people looking for actors that you are good enough to be hired. The acting advice you will find here has probably been passed down over many years, from elder ...

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