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Take a Jacket, it’s Cold Out

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In the last eight months since graduating from WAAPA I’ve had a fair few realizations about work, life, and big city living. One of those realisations was that for the most part, enjoying the deliciously...

King Lear

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Information on Shakespeare’s masterpiece, King Lear. Written between 1605 and 1606 this is considered one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Below is a play synopsis, character list and the best King Lear monologues. This play is rated...

The Merchant of Venice

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Play Synopsis Bassanio, confident with his place in Portia’s heart, requires money to be considered as a suitor. He approaches his wealthy merchant friend Antonio; however, Antonio’s money is tied up in shipments and so...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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This is one of the best comedies of all time. It is still hilarious for a modern audience and is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. It is also a great play for a large...

Articulation Exercises

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This is a few of the best articulation exercises. As an actor or singer it is important to develop your articulation. If you are ever performing a classical text, especially Shakespeare, you really need to have clear diction. There...

Monologues for Women

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A list of great Female Monologues This is a list of great monologues for women. It includes a range of both Dramatic and Comedic monologues. This list comprises mainly of classical texts. Classical texts are typically...