What Is a Monologue, Anyway?

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If you’re new to acting, there are a lot of terms and phrases within the industry that you’re going to need to study up on. “Monologue” is one of them, and they especially comes in handy for when you’re auditioning for that next big gig. Stage director, teacher, casting director, and Backstage Expert JV Mercanti tells you what monologues are all about below.

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JV Mercanti
JV Mercanti most recently directed the critically acclaimed premiere of Songbird at 59E59 Theaters. He is currently the head of acting for the musical theater program at Pace School of Performing Arts. He served as the casting and associate director on the recent Broadway revival of “Romeo and Juliet” with Orlando Bloom. He also cast the Kevin Kline-starring revival of “Cyrano de Bergerac” with Jennifer Garner.
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