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Monologues

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Classical

The Tempest by William Shakespeare (Act One, Scene 1) - MIRANDA
The Tempest
by William Shakespeare (Act Four, Scene 1) - ARIEL
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Act Two Scene 1) - ROMEO
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Act Two Scene 1) - JULIET
The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare (Act One, Scene 1) – LEONTES
The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare (Act Three, Scene 1) - HERMIONE
The Tragedy of Othello by William Shakespeare (Act Three, Scene 2) OTHELLO
The Tragedy of Othello by William Shakespeare (Act Two, Scene 3) - IAGO
The Beggar’s Opera by John Gay (Act One, Scene 1) – POLLY
The Beggar’s Opera by John Gay (Act Three, Scene 1) - LOCKIT
As You Like It by William Shakespeare (Act Two, Scene 7) - JAQUES
As You Like It by William Shakespeare (Act Three, Scene 5) - PHOEBE
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (Act Three, Scene 2) - PUCK
Richard the Third by William Shakespeare (Act One, Scene 3) - QUEEN MARGARET
Richard the Third by William Shakespeare (Act Four, Scene 1) – ANNE
The City Wit by Richard Brome (Act One, Scene 1) - PYANNET
Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Act One, Scene 5) - MACBETH
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare (Act Four, Scene 3) - SEBASTIAN

Classical Monologues for 2023 applicants (pdf, 332kb)

Contemporary

Nailed by Caleb Lewis - JOE
The Seven Stages of Grieving – Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman- WOMAN
Market of Lives by Duong Le Quy- PHUONG
Flood by Chris Isaacs-
FRANKIE
Sweet Road
by Debra Oswald- ANDY
Walking Into the Bigness by Richard Frankland- RICHARD
FOB by David Henry Wang - GRACE
Mr. Bailey’s Minder by
Debra Oswald – THERESE
Black is the New White by Nakkiah Lui -ROSE
A Family Affair by Aleksander Ostrovsky (translation by Nick Dear)- LIPOCHKA
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde – JACK
The Gun in History by Tobsha Learner - WOMAN
An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde – MABEL
Kandahar Gate by Stephen Sewell -GUNNER
The Producers by Mel Brooks – LEO BLOOM
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard – VALENTINE
Melbourne Talam by Rashma N. Kalsie- JASMINDER
Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe - JILL
Brothers Wreck by Jada Alberts - PETRA
The Forever Zone (On the land of the Kulin Nations) by Andrea James – THE WARRIOR

Contemporary Monologues for 2023 applicants (pdf, 348kb)