Contemporary Duologues: Two Women (The Good Audition Guides) by Trilby James

By Trilby James

Helping you choose and practice the audition piece that's most fitted on your appearing skills

As an actor at any point – even if you're doing theatre stories in class, playing early life theatre, getting ready for drama-school showcases, or attending expert performing workshops – you are going to usually be required to arrange a duologue with a fellow performer. Your luck is usually in response to finding and choosing a clean, dynamic scene fitted to your particular acting abilities, in addition to your interaction as a duo. that's the place this publication comes in.

This assortment beneficial properties twenty-five fabulous duologues for 2 ladies, just about all written because the 12 months 2000 by way of a few of our most enjoyable dramatic voices, providing a large choice of personality forms and forms of writing.

Playwrights featured comprise Alexi Kaye Campbell, Helen Edmundson, Vivienne Franzmann, Sam Holcroft, Anna Jordan, Chloë Moss, Rona Munro, Lynn Nottage, Evan Placey and Jessica Swale, and the performs themselves have been premiered on the best possible theatres around the united kingdom together with the nationwide Theatre, Manchester Royal trade, Shakespeare's Globe, and the Almeida, Bush, Soho, Royal court docket and Tricycle Theatres.

Drawing on her event as an actor, director and instructor at a number of best drama colleges, Trilby James equips every one duologue with an intensive advent together with the important info you must position the piece in context (the who, what, whilst, the place and why) and recommendations approximately easy methods to practice the scene to its greatest influence (including the characters' objectives).

The assortment additionally positive aspects an advent traditionally means of deciding upon and getting ready a duologue, and the way to provide it to the best impact. the result's the main complete and important modern duologue booklet of its style now available.

'Sound useful advice... a resource of suggestion for lecturers and scholars alike' Teaching Drama Magazine on The reliable Audition Guides

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