So today I signed up to audition for a production of “As you like it”. There are 20 openings available, and about fifty or so students are signing up to audition over a period of two days. The signup sheet said to recite 2 monologues, one from Shakespeare and one contemporary. The total time for both monologues is 3 minutes.
This is the first time I’ve ever auditioned for a play. I’m very excited and enthusiastic, but also very nervous. I was wondering if any dopers had any good suggestions in general about auditioning for a play, and perhaps some recommendations on monologues.
The audition is next Tuesday, which doesn’t give me a whole lot of time to prepare between studying and working. One encouraging note about the play is the director is looking for people who can play instruments. Since I play the piano, I’m hoping that will help my chances, of course I’m sure that pretty much everyone auditioning will be good at playing instruments as well.