My last post was about being an introvert so it seems appropriate that I would talk about preparing monologues – a very singular activity. I seem to be faced with a lot of monologue auditions at the moment. They are not deemed to necessarily be a very effective way of judging whether someone is right for a part by “the industry” (that strange mythical creature), but that is largely because a lot of “the industry” is commercial and TV work. However, I have applied for a Masters at Drama school (only at Central as they have a very strong masters […]

Doing it alone………THE MONOLOGUE

I am often told that I look at things negatively (I personally think that I observe the issues in order to put them right, but I can see how that can be seen as focusing on the negative). So I thought I would just go completely negative and document 5 mistakes that I made in today’s audition: I called a panel member by the wrong name – actually I called someone else by the wrong name in front of the panel, which was the name of one of my prospective directors, all very confusing. I chose the wrong song to […]

5 audition mistakes