Audition Speeches for 6-16 Year Olds: 50+ audition pieces for actors and actresses

Audition Speeches for 6-16 Year Olds: 50+ audition pieces for actors and actresses

by Jean Marlow (Editor)

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Overview

Intended for students and children taking part in speech and drama competitions and exams, this book contains a range of audition speeches. It includes female, male and unisex speeches selected from both plays and children's books. Where relevant the author has indicated how a speech could be shortened for younger children. There is also an introductory section with contributions from Alan Ayckbourban, Carol Schroder (teacher and examiner for the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), Richard Carpenter (TV writer) and Ed Wilson (Director of the National Youth Theatre) and senior casting directors for the RSC, TV and film.

This edition has been freshly revised to include 10 new speeches from well known recent productions as well as children's books including Harry Potter.

'A superb compilation' Amateur Stage

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780713687729
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/26/2009
Series: Audition Speeches
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jean Marlow runs the Actors Theatre School in London. She is an experienced actress and teacher and the editor of several bestselling auditions speech guides.

Table of Contents

*Jean Marlowe; List of Audition Speeches; Acknowledgements

*Preface

*Introduction

*Alan Ayckbourban

*About Auditioning (France Cuka, Margo Selby, Claire Toeman, Edward Wilson, Richard Carpenter, Neville Green, Richard Callanan, Barbara Roberts, Carol Schroder)

*Audition Speeches - Girls 6-8

Alice, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Zandile, Have You Seen Zandile?

Lucy, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Rosie, My Mother Said I Never Should

Duchess, The Mystery of teh Pie and the Patty-Pan

Tabitha, Tom Kitten and His Friends

Whizziwig, Whizziwig

Fairy, The Wild Swans

*Audition Speeches - Boys 6-8

Loll, Cider with Rosie

Billy, The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Hansel, Hansel and Gretal

Pascal, The Red Balloon

Jay, The See-Saw Tree

Kay, The Snow Queen

Mole, Toad of Toad Hall

Boy, The Witches

*Audition Speeches - Girls 9-10

Arrietty, The Borrowers

Maria Jones, The Box of Delights

Violet Beauregarde, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Perduta, Daughters of Venice

Eva, Kindertransport

First Fairy, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Princess Irene, The Princess and the Goblin

*Audition Speeches - Boys 9-10

Mr Fox, Fantastic Mr Fox

Flibberty, Flibberty and the Penguin

James, James and the Giant Peach

Edmund, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Peter, The Railway Children

Eustace, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

*Audition Speeches - Girls 11-13

Lucy, Invisible Friends

Suzy, Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays

Mary Mooney, Once a Catholic

Angela, Six Primroses Each

Lucy, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Mildred Hubble, The Worst Witch

*Audition Speeches - Boys 11-13

Marcus, The Children's Ward

Ernie, Ernie's Incredible Illucinations

Albert, In Service

Frederick, Jump For Your Life

Jay, The See-Saw Tree

Gaspode, The Truth

Eustace, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

*Audition Speeches - Girls 14-16

Sadie, Across the Barricades

Gemma, Junk

Lisa, The Power of the Dog

Martha, The Secret Garden

Viola, Twelfth Night

The Grand High Witch, The Witches

*Audition Speeches - Boys 14-16

Ronnie, Chicken Soup with Barley

Loll, Cider wtih Rosie

Nathan, Little Sweet Thing

Hally, 'Master Harold'...And the Boys

The Artful Dodger, Oliver Twist

Tony Lumpkin, She Stoops to Conquer

Sebastian, Twelfth Night

*Useful Addresses

*Copyright Holders

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