“River God” | Madwoman Monologue

Here’s my audition for this year’s Madwoman’s Monologue production. I presented an excerpt from “River God” by Louise Hopewell. The piece is a reflection by a priceless South American river god statue who is upset at a CCTV camera invading his privacy. I decided to take it in a slightly different direction and asked myself, […]

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“Cosi” (Doug)

Damian’s (StageMilk) feedback from my Doug monologue. Technical stuff Eliminate these distractions from my acting. Get these technical things sorted so they don’t take the audience’s attention. White shirt, white background = floating head. Don’t do it. Microphone was poor. I knew this already. I used the internal microphone in the camera. Bad move. I’ll […]

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Monologue feedback

Slow down the voice in my head. Separate the thoughts. Mark the blocking. Make definite choices. At the moment, it’s all a rush and I’m missing beats and tempo. It’s all blending into one. Don’t rush. Don’t play full stops as commas. Create the space to breathe and think. Know where I am at all […]

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New Year. New Class. Monologues on the menu.

First week back at class and we are talking about our monologues for 1st term showcase. We’ll be performing in the round so I need something that allows me to move through the space. I ran through Brando’s “I coulda been a contender” riff from “On the Waterfront” but it wasn’t what Teacher was looking […]

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