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Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit or more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Hey, Girlfriend by
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
At last. A book of insightful monologues for girls only! This collection of monologues deals with the dilemmas that teenage girls face everyday at school, at home, and in general society. Sometimes real life events can be funny, but more often they are difficult. These monologues reflect struggles and triumphs. Sample titles include: Is He Worth it?, Is Our Family Falling Apart?, Don't Let My Mother Die, Texting Terror, I Dont Want to Move, A Selfish Generation, Lets Get Fit, Making the Grade, Will I Ever Fit In?, Does Anyone Know What Loves Means?, Negative People, and No One Likes a Bully. With each monologue there are discussion questions for classroom use. These monologues are so unique in style they are superb for speech or drama classes and contest use.
Young Women's Monologs from Contemporary Plays by
Call Number: 812.04508 YOU
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
A collection of 94 monologues for women from recently produced contemporary plays for auditions, contests, workshops and acting classes.
50 Great Monologs for Student Actors by
Call Number: 812.54 MAJ
Publication Date: 1987-07-01
Professional-level comedy monologues.
The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Women by
Call Number: 822.008 OBE
Publication Date: 2008-09-01
The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Women is an essential resource for actors participating in acting classes, contests, auditions, and rehearsals. This book collects over fifty speeches from some of the finest plays of the last twenty years, bringing together specially selected speeches by essential modern dramatists.
Intercuts three monologues from three separate periods of time in the experience of one character. Only the listener's face is visible.
Other useful links
Monologues at Make 'Em Laugh is a compilation of comedy monologues and humorous poems from the British Music Hall to the present day. Some of the monologues feature Stanley Holloway, Billy Bennett and Ronnie Barker. The website is searchable by key word.
Everything acting podcast
Students serious about acting can subscribe to this occasional podcast which features advice from working actors covering topics such as selecting monologues for auditions and making your way in the world of the theatre.
Teachers, students and theatre makers across the country already rely on AustralianPlays.org as their go-to source of quality Australian playwriting, and now we’re ready to lift the lid on our latest project that will take the leg work out of your monologue search.
Our new database of hand-selected monologues offers a huge range of searchable options that will help you track down the perfect piece for auditions and assessments. You’ll find information on gender, genre, age and length, along with a short sample that provides a nice sense of what the piece has to offer. Visitors with an AustralianPlays.org library pass also have the opportunity to preview the full script online
The Monologue Project
We are a series of award-winning Australian monologues for actors and drama students, a stage show, and professional workshops for actors, writers, directors and high school drama students.
Are you looking for monologues for your audition or acting class? Here you can search monologues from movies, plays, television and books according to gender, source material, type (dramatic, comic, serio-comic), main action/emotions explored, period, genre or specific keywords (e.g. title or author)
50 of the greatest film monologues of all time.