Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2071.A92 2014
Part 1 BEFORE: 1 How a Production is Cast; 2 Where to Find Auditions; 3 Preparation & Research; 4 Submitting Yourself for Work; 5 Showreels; 6 Showcases; 7 Networking; 8 Agents; 9 Audition Log; 10 Audition Wardrobe; 11 Perceptions; 12 The Power of Positive Thinking; 13 Gatecrashing
Part 2 DURING: 14 Entrances & Exits; 15 Nerves; 16 Drama & Theatre Schools; 17 Amateur vs Professional; 18 Theatre; 19 Musical Theatre; 20 Actor Musicians; 21 Recalls & Workshop Auditions; 22 Television; 23 Films & Screen Tests; 24 Self Taping; 25 Commercial Castings; 26 Roleplay; 27 Corporate Training Films; 28 Radio Drama; 29 Voice Work; 30 Presenting; 31 Interview Technique; 32 Awkward Questions; 33 Is Timing Everything?; 34 In the Mood; 35 Friend or Foe?; 36 Actors Who Know Too Much; 37 Same Old Faces; 38 Recasts; 39 The Casting Couch
Part 3 AFTER: 40 Red Letter Days; 41 Success; 42 Negotiation; 43 Rejection; 44 Follow Ups; 45 Turning Down Work; 46 Help! What if...?; 47 A Diary of an Audition; 48 Final Thoughts
The Monologue Audition
by Karen Kohlhaas
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PN2071.A92K64 2000
"All the elements of preparing a monologue audition - script analysis, staging, voice, timing, gesture, movement and self-presentation skills - are thoroughly explored here." check availability
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2080.K68 2014
"Book of Sides: Original, Short Scenes for Actors and Directors offers scenes that are considerably shorter than those in similar books but still feature the structure of typical scenes with arcs, clear playable objectives, and stakes for both actors. Here you will find scenes that are: One-page in length and specially designed for new, high-intensity exercises that help students develop quickly Printed in an easily readable, film-script format that provides plenty of room for annotations Completely original, allowing you to produce and distribute reinterpretations without worrying about copyright restrictions Universally castable, with roles that can be assigned to actors regardless of gender, appearance, skill level, or race Simple and conducive to performing in the classroom without props, costumes, or sets Perfect for audition workshops and crowded directing or acting classes where everyone wants an opportunity to perform."
Once More Unto the Speech, Dear Friends: Monologues from Shakespeare's First Folio with Modern Text Versions for Comparison
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PR2768.F74 2006
- v.1: The Comedies
- v.2: The Histories
- v.3: The Tragedies check availability
v. 1. The comedies -- General introduction -- Preface and brief background to the first folio -- Introduction -- Principles applicable to all the plays -- Exploring the comedies -- Summary -- How the three columns work visually -- Speeches -- Comedy of errors -- Two gentlemen of Verona -- The taming of the shrew -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- Much ado about nothing -- The merry wives of Windsor -- As you like it -- Twelfth night -- Measure for measure -- All's well that ends well -- The winter's tale -- The tempest -- v. 2. The histories -- General introduction -- Preface and brief background to the first folio -- Introduction -- Principles applicable to all the plays -- Exploring the histories -- Speeches -- Henry VI Part 1 -- Henry VI Part 2 -- Henry VI Part 3 -- Richard III -- King John -- Richard II -- Henry IV Part 1 -- Henry IV Part 2 -- Henry V -- Henry VIII -- v. 3. The tragedies -- General introduction -- Preface and brief background to the first folio -- Introduction -- Principles applicable to all the plays -- Exploring the tragedies -- Summary -- How the three columns work visually -- Speeches -- Titus Andronicus -- Romeo & Juliet -- Julius Cæsar -- Hamlet -- Troylus & Cressida -- Othello -- Macbeth -- Timon of Athens -- King Lear -- Coriolanus -- Anthony & Cleopatra -- Cymbeline.
The following sources are useful for locating monologues and scenes published in anthologies, collections, or periodicals.
Actors Guide to Monologues: An index of 700 Monologues from Classical & Modern Plays for Auditions & Classwork
Call Number: Reference PN 4321 .A3
Indexes monologues from published plays. Arranged by sex and approximate age. Each entry lists the title and author of the play, name and age of character, approximate time of performance, the first line of the speech, and the act and scene in which it appears. Nationalities are given when an accent is required. Lists publisher or journal location of the play and the page number where the monologue begins.
Actors Guide to Scenes
Call Number: Reference PN 2054 .G784
A listing of two-character scenes classified by the gender of the characters and the style of the play (comic, serious, etc.). Running time and beginning line are indicated.
Smith and Kraus Monologue Index
Call Number: Reference PN 2080 .S6 1999
Indexes 2,610 monologues from 1,420 plays. Entries describe the source play, character, scene, setting, & length in minutes of the monologue. The indexing identifies gender, contemporary/classic, dramatic/seriocomic/comic, ethnic/nationality/religious affiliation, time periods, geographic area, occupations, and character types/situations.
Identifies a specific Smith & Kraus anthology containing the monologue, e.g.
- The Best Men's Stage Monologues of 1990-1997
- The Best Women's Stage Monologues of 1990-1997
- 100 Great Monologues from the Neo-Classical Theater
- A Brave & Violent Theatre: Monologues, Scenes, & Critical Context from 20th-Century Irish Drama
The Ultimate Scene & Monologue Sourcebook: An Actor's Guide to Over 1,000 Monologues & Scenes from More than 300 Contemporary Plays
Call Number: Reference PN 2080 .H66 1994
In addition to basic information about each play listed (author and publisher), entries give a brief synopsis, brief critical comments, and the number of "audition-worthy" monologues and scenes in the play.
Full text of 1,000+ scripts by writers together with detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. Includes over 500 original images of previously unpublished screenplays.