Posts by: Andrew Hearle

Iago Monologue (Act 2 Scene 3)

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Iago is one of Shakespeare’s greatest villains. Though most actors exploring the character of Iago for auditions gravitate towards Iago’s Act 2 Scene 1 monologue, this is a terrific alternative. It contains all of Iago’s...

How to Work on Playing Status as an Actor

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Status is something that is present in every human interaction, yet often ignored in our acting work. Understanding status and being able to effectively integrate this concept into your acting process is very powerful. Each...

Angelo Monologue (Act 2 Scene 2)

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Here we explore one of the most iconic monologues featured in Measure for Measure. Angelo, who initially appears one of the most moral and pious characters, finds himself forever altered by the virtuous Isabella. Though...

How to Get Into LAMDA

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The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) is widely considered to be one of the best drama schools in the world. LAMDA is a leading British drama school and was founded in 1861....

Shakespeare Comedy Monologues

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Shakespeare was one funny guy. While today he is arguably more well known for his epic histories and tragedies such as Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear, he was one of the few writers of his...