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Being a performer requires being able to audition. This workshop will focus on building the tools and skills you need when entering an audition room. Learn how to choose monologues that reflect your personality and show your emotional gifts as an actor. Utilizing acting exercises and text analysis, students will be coached on how to prepare, practice, and audition. Please bring a two-minute monologue to share. Email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance if you need material suggestions.
Margie Stokley is an actress, playwright, painter, director, and parent. She began her career in the arts as a child actor in Houston and continued to work since graduating NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1996. She co- founded the award-winning New York city based, Andhow! Theater Company where she helped foster new plays Off- Off Broadway from seed of an idea to full production. She has written seven full-length plays; It produced her play ELEPHANT at the Ontological Theater in 2005. New York Theatre Experience published “Elephant” in Plays and Playwrights 2005 and Smith and Krauss published excerpts in their Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2005, Best Men’s Stage Monologues 2005, and 222 More Comedy Monologues in 2017. Excerpts also appear in Applause Book’s Best Monologues of the Millennium and DUO! Best Scenes for the Twenty-First Century. She is a co-creator of Perfect Harmony, a theatrical mockumentary about a championship high school acapella group with Andrew Grosso and the Essential Company. Samuel French published Perfect Harmony, which was performed Off Broadway at the Acorn Theatre, Clurman Theatre, Fringe NYC, Fringe Encores, and at Stoneham Theatre (MA).
Margie is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at Goddard College (Plainview, VT).
For ages 15+.
Online registration required; Fee $25