Remember, a well-written, prepared and practiced monologue makes a casting director remember you.
Characteristics of a Good audition monologue and its delivery
- It should be of less than two minutes. Two minutes is more than enough to show your talent. In fact, remember, the auditors have already made their decision after 30 seconds, maybe even less.
- The monologue should have a clear objective. You can't just stand there and talk. You have to imagine of a scene and have talk to someone you've imagined, and not to a lifeless camera or a casting director.
- The monologue should have a distinct beginning, middle, and an end.
- A beginning: A strong first sentence to capture attention.
- A middle: Lots of juicy content.
- An end: A strong finish. When your monologue has a structure, the auditors are more likely to remember you.
- It must Contain conflict. Drama cannot exist without conflict. Who wants to see a lifeless audition? Boring...
Choosing a MonologueActors often get confused choosing a monologue. But it's very simple: Pick one you love, which thrills you. And if it thrills you, it will definitely impress the casting directors!
Also, it's important to choose a few contrasting monologues. Have at least two monologues ready to go at all times:
A contemporary dramatic
A contemporary comedic
If you can't find good Hindi monologues or can not write yourself,