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Newtown High School of the Performing Arts

Excellence, Creativity & Equity

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Video Performance Requirements

  • Present a 2 minute scripted monologue
  • Pieces can be from:
    • Plays
    • Collection of monologues
    • Adapted from other sources (e.g.: poetry, storytelling, novels etc.) in any performance style
  • The monologue should be a fully realised performance and students must not be prompted with lines or refer to any scripts. Costumes are not expected however if absolutely necessary small props are allowed
  • Ensure audio quality of the video is clear
  • Record your audition in a room with neutral acoustics (not a large hall or outside)
  • Applicants should wear drama blacks or simple comfortable clothing
  • The applicant’s full body must be visible in the video at all times
  • Please review the video before sending and ensure that it is appropriate for audition

Assessment Criteria

Applicants will be assessed on:

  • Physical and vocal performance skills
  • Appropriate use of space
  • Ability to create an appropriate role/character
  • Control of the pace, rhythm and dynamics of the text
  • Ability to create a theatrical narrative that has a sense of clarity and purpose


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