A Monologue is an Outrageous Situation! How to Survive the 60-Second Audition explains how to successfully tackle the "cattle call" acting audition with a sixty-second monologue. Through Q&As, tips, director’s notes, and a glossary full of outrageous actions meant to inspire the actor into truly connecting with the piece, this book shows actors where and how to find a monologue, edit it, and give the best audition possible.

chapter |4 pages


part |38 pages

Picking Your Monologue

part |54 pages

Working on Your Monologue

part |28 pages

Performing Your Monologue

chapter |10 pages

And Don't Forget …

chapter |16 pages


part |45 pages

“Just a Few Notes for You”

chapter |15 pages

Rehearsal Notes

chapter |12 pages

Performance Notes

chapter |12 pages

Director's Notes

chapter |4 pages


chapter |2 pages