Sometimes casting directors and agents want to see a monologue under 1 minute long.
Our short monologues should do the trick. These monologues cut sharp and pack a good punch in a short amount of time, running 20-30-45 seconds for comedy/drama.
Short Monologues for Acting Auditions
TWO SHADES AWAY – this is about trying to reach your goals.
FRAME OF MIND – Mitch talks philosophy with his nephew regarding the ability of controlling one’s mind at all times.
IT’S MINE – a monologue about hustle and grind.
FALSE REALITY – Vinci talks to his girl about trying to find the truth.
THE BEAR – this is about caring too much about people.
SMALL TOWN – this is about having the deep desire to be alone.
ONE SHOT – make this monologue about anything you want it to be about for yourself.
HOLD ME – Cindy complains to her man about how he doesn’t hug her anymore when they go to sleep at night.
RATTLED HIS INNOCENCE – monologue about murder.
FACT OF THE MATTER – Diane complains to her brother about how he hasn’t called their ailing Mother.
20 SECOND RANT – Drew rants about how some people think they have a higher wisdom with certain topics, when in truth, they really know jack shit.
ACTING DIFFERENT – Cassandra tells her boyfriend that she doesn’t like it when he acts like a tough guy in front of his friends.
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