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A Monologue is an Outrageous Situation! by Herb Parker

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Getting Started

Once you have chosen the monologue you would like to use for your audition you will then rehearse it and get it ready for the big day. This is best done months in advance. Of course you will be memorizing it and making cuts if it is too long for sixty seconds. Before you get to that there will be much more for you to do in the process. I would like to suggest the following steps to get started.

Step One: Read the Play

This may be obvious but first you must read the entire play. You will do this differently from the way you study the script to play the entire role onstage. You picked the monologue to begin with because you believed that it would serve the Type you are selling, fitting both the audition itself and the ...

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