Monologues & Audition Strategies

Monologues & Audition Strategies

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Build the skills to get the part! Prepare two monologues, perfect for auditions for everything from college programs to professional theatre. Learn the advanced techniques that will prepare you to present your best work to directors and casting agents.

For current 10th – 12th graders*
*9th graders accepted with permission from the instructor

  • Dates: Sundays, October 7 – December 16
    4:30-6:30pm (no class Nov. 25th)
  • Showcase: December 16

Spend this autumn selecting, rehearsing and performing monologues that showcase your strengths as a performer!

In this intensive class, we will delve into acting techniques, explore textual analysis, physically train the actor’s body and voice, and discuss/practice audition strategies. Class concludes with a showcase of monologues.

This class is ideal for high school seniors who are preparing audition monologues for college, or anyone who wants to prepare themselves for college, professional, or Traveling Troupe auditions.

(Ninth graders accepted at permission of instructor.  Please email Jeanne at

Traveling Players summer camps and classes always offer expert training in acting, character creation, physical comedy, stage combat, improvisation, and text analysis. We also value the spirit of the ensemble. Our ensemble- and team-building activities create a strong, supportive cast and friendships that will last a lifetime.

The final class on Sunday, December 16 will be a public showcase of the Fall Classes.

Running from 3pm to 6pm, the showcase features improv games, scenes, monologues, and an open mic for members of the TPE community to share their talents.

Tuition:$460 ($435 before Tuesday, Sept. 11 at midnight)

Location:Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22101

Exceptions: On Oct. 7 and Nov. 18, classes will be at Lewinsville Retirement Community, 1712 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22101

Teacher: Jeanne Harrison

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The amount I learned exceeded all possible expectations.

— Camper