Drama monologues play a significant part in your actor’s toolbox. Having a 1-2-3 minute monologue in your back pocket for an audition is essential.
FEMALE DRAMA MONOLOGUES
PROTECTIVE SHIELD – This monologue questions the idea of having an angel looking out for you in times of need.
SECOND LOOK – The natural elements of beauty slowly falling from grace because of aging.
SMILE PRETTY, ALICE – A woman confronts her neighbor in regards to infidelity.
I CAN’T WIN – Coming up against a rebellious daughter is no easy task for this mother.
CONTENTS FLAMMABLE – A devastating accident that does more than leave a scar on a young child’s face.
GOING, GOING, GONE – This mother has reached her limit with the ongoing demands coming from her entire family.
THE BACK ROOM – This monologue examines the urges one can experience against their better judgement.
PAY ATTENTION – A woman finally comes to terms with the proof of having a cheating man.
JUST A CRACK – About a woman who wants complete happiness in her relationship but feels that her boyfriend may not be the right fit.
BEAUTIFUL DAY – Linda wants to feel loved and appreciated both inwardly and outwardly.
COFFEE TABLE – suffering from mental illness.
SPIRIT FORWARD – An inspiring monologue to encourage and push a loved one forward during a difficult time of self-doubt.
ONE THING – Brianna talks about how it always seems that guys are after only one thing.
BREAKING THROUGH – Trying to find a common denominator with your child is truly difficult for this mom.
INNER CORE – Shelly struggles to cope with her depression.
MALE DRAMA MONOLOGUES
STAND UP – A monologue about motivation and keeping the fire alive inside yourself.
STRAIGHT TO THE NITTY GRITTY – A wickedly horrific Irish gangster monologue.
CAGED MONKEYS – This monologue drives home an encounter with racism.
ART OF BALANCE – A samurai master gives a bit of wisdom to a young American student about balance.
WASTED TALENT – The terrible downside of being a struggling musician.
UNBEKNOWNST TO CHARLIE BOY – Charlie talks to his co-worker friend in the break-room without first noticing that he has passed away.
KEEP YA HEADS TURNED – A western styled monologue about a legendary figure giving a warning to a bunch of petty criminals.
FAIL FAST – A monologue of encouragement about not fearing failure.
POLITICALLY CORRECT – Sometimes miscommunications take place that allude to one thing when in reality it wasn’t meant to be so.
BLIND IGNORANCE – A father discussing the prospect of handing his business over to the son he doesn’t like.
BUCK THE SYSTEM – A cousin explains that he wants nothing to do with a criminal deed.
SPINNING IN SPACE – This monologue explores existence in the face of commercialism.
AFRAID OF HEMINGWAY – A writer fears the possibility of losing his ability to write.
BENDABLE – A teacher shares with his students the potential he feels lives inside each and every one of them.
MONEY CAN’T BUY HAPPINESS – A man talks to a stranger about who he is and who he wants to be.
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