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Acting Scenes Site with extensive list of short scenes (3-5 minutes) for 2-person performance. Scripts are e-mailed once purchased - Cost per script is $1.99.
Acting! - A Student's guide Do's and Don'ts When Creating a Character
Beverly Hills Playhouse - Acting Scenes Database a database of over 700 acting scenes to be performed in acting class. Under advanced search you can search scenes by category (comedy scenes, drama scenes), era, material source, geographic region, or the relationship of the characters. Scenes are FREE to download and may provide some great ideas for Duo-HI-DI competition
Developing Your Character’s Physicality from Head to Toe No matter whether you are performing a mime piece, tableau, monologue, or scene, your physicality is part of your “actor’s toolkit.” Physicality, along with your voice and imagination, helps you to tell a story. As an actor, it is important to develop your character’s physicality so that it is different from your own.
Funantics Kids Theater Scripts Humorous children's and all ages theatre scripts and puppet plays - Low cost or royalty free. - All plays written by Jeannette Jaquish.
How to Write a Monologue - Free Lesson Plan The first step to becoming a interper is the ability to step inside a character and find his or her voice. Monologue writing is a great way to practice that skill. These interactive activities will help you provide your students with the tools necessary to create a compelling monologue that rings true to their characters.
Internet Broadway Database Provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. Details include pertinent people involved as well as interesting facts and production statistics.
Josef Weinberger Plays Informational international theatre site (Frankfurt, Vienna, and London) that provides a synopsis of plays and musicals. Source information provided, but no ordering options.
Lortel Archives The Internet Off-Broadway Database. Each production entry includes all available credits and production information as well as window card photos, actor biographies and photos, and additional interesting facts regarding the production.
Monologer by Backstage.com This database contains almost 700 short classical and contemporary monologues from plays (including Shakespeare). Use the filters to find the monologues perfect for you: search by author, gender, and theme.
Monologue Blogger Here you will find monologues for women, men, teens and kids. MB maintains thousands of free monologues, producing and publishing new material every day. NOTE: Not an NSDA approved site for competition, but awesome for class assignments!
Monologue Unit by Lauren Wilkins (BYU) Who doesn't like lesson plans? Ready-to-use or great for an emergency sub-folder. Compliments of Lauren Wilson (BYU Theatre Education)
Mononlogue Archive Looking for monologues to use for auditions or class work? The Monologue Archive may have just what you're looking for and it's the perfect place for students to browse hundreds of monologues.
New Theatre Publications A Not-For-Profit organization whose aims are to cut out the middle-men and profit-makers from the world of Theatre Publishing and give individual playwrights the opportunity to take greater control and responsibility in the marketing of their work. you CANNOT download the plays direct from this site. email us or fill in the catalogue form and they will email a reading copy to you in Zipped pdf format.
ProPlay: Professional Stage Plays on the Web ProPlay is the premier site on the web for online, professionally-produced stage plays. You may browse our play scripts by category or by playwright name. In many cases, the playwright has chosen to have the entire script posted; in all cases, substantial portions of the play may be read free-of-charge now.
Sandra Perlman, Guide to Plays Full-text collection of plays by Sandra Perlman, an award-winning member of the Cleveland Play House Playwrights' Unit.
Screenplay - Online Script Library Screenplays listed by title with full texts available on-line.
Script City We sell screenplays that have been produced and some that are unreleased (never made). We do not sell scripts in development. The scripts are all photocopies of the original draft we stock. All screenplays we sell are for educational purposes only. No rights are given or implied.
Simply Scripts Links to hundreds of free, downloadable Scripts, Movie Scripts, Screenplays, and Transcripts of Current, Classic and maybe a few Soon-to-be-Released Movies, Television, Anime, and Radio Shows.
Someone Is Listening - Bruce Miller An exercise to help actors remember other characters when performing monologues.
Stage Page The home of writer/actor Geralyn (aka "G.L.") Horton. This site offers more than 100 free monologues, scenes, and one-act plays by GLH for actors and directors to use as audition pieces and classroom exercises. Excerpts from longer dramas and comedies, plus reviews and essays by this passionately opinionated member of the online theater community, are posted here for reading.
The Eserver Drama Collection Original plays and screenplays, criticism and links to other sites concerned with theatre. Publishes both classic and contemporary works. Full texts available on-line.
The Interp Store Finding the perfect selection to perform can be difficult. The Interp Store is ready to make that daunting task easier for you! Each Forensics Anthology includes: Humorous Interpretation, Poetry Interpretation, Prose Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, and Duo Interpretation. The Interp Store also sells drama games, theatre related greeting cards and beautifully designed drama posters.
The New York Theatre Experience Connecting real audiences to real theatre in a virtual world. Includes reviews and news from Broadway.
Theatre History - Script Archive International theatre - full text of plays available online. Full-length, One-acts, 10-minute plays and Monologues are indexed by category and title.
Wetmore Declamation Bureau We have been publishing superior award winning speech material since 1923! Our cuttings from the classics are excellent. The majority of our selections have won many awards. Our high standards for publishing give you confidence there is no offensive language or controversial subject matter. We provide excellent speech material for classroom, competition, and public presentations.
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