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Monologues: The Real Actor’s Nightmare (Part II)
In this two part series, Stacie Lents, playwright and Director of Acting at Fairleigh Dickinson University, shares her time-tested tips for getting the most out of an audition monologue. Part I  explored how to select the perfect monologue; now: how to nail the delivery.
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PART II: DELIVERY

The ritual entrance to the fraternity/sorority of The Theater, known as MONOLOGUE AUDITIONS, has two parts. Once you have found the piece, then you have to rehearse it. A few tips—

No one likes to be yelled at.

Avoid ...
Monologues: The Real Actor’s Nightmare
 In this two part series, Stacie Lents, playwright and Director of Acting at Fairleigh Dickinson University, shares her time-tested tips for getting the most out of an audition monologue.
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Whether you are an actor, a coach, a director, or a teacher, you can probably relate to the sheer panic that is associated with selecting—and preparing—the perfect monologue. Whether it’s for college admissions, competitions, or summerstock, every actor needs the time-honored two contrasting monologues in his or her bag of tricks—and it’s even better to have three or ...
Henry’s Law, a play about bullying
There can be no denying that our current culture is dominated by an abundance of information available to us online, as well as the ability to be in nearly constant contact with others through various social media outlets. But is that always a good thing? Well, not when a misguided post online can damage a person and potentially lead to drastic consequences. In her recent play entitled Henry's Law, playwright Stacie Lents explores this deeply prevalent issue of cyberbullying. Here, Ms. Lents discusses why this issue matters, how it can potentially be better addressed and the pros ...
   
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