Free One Minute Monologues for Acting Auditions

One minute monologues are hard to find, and even harder to act. How can you be expected to show off your acting chops in under a minute? Well, these monologues for men and women are you first step. Start a-readin'...

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One Minute Monologues for Men

  • Fact Checker
    by Gabriel Davis

  • Age Range: 25 - 40
  • Style: Comedic
  • Usually, this guy goes strictly by the book. But not today...
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  • Killing Chuck
    by Gabriel Davis

  • Age Range: 20+
  • Style: Comedic
  • A scene of love turns into a scene of crime on the roof of a house party.
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  • Like Dreaming, Backwards
    by Kellie Powell

  • Age Range: 18 - 26
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Yale met Nell on the very night she committed suicide.
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  • Picasso Reincarnated: Ultimate Jackass
    by Joseph Arnone

  • Age Range: 20+
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Picasso, or just Joe, strives to be a great artist. Today, at least.
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  • Spoon River Anthology
    by Edgar Lee Masters

  • Age Range: 25+
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Tom Merritt recalls from the grave the day his wife's lover shot and killed him.
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  • Spoon River Anthology
    by Edgar Lee Masters

  • Age Range: 30+
  • Style: Dramatic
  • From the grave, George Gray wishes he had taken more risks during his life.
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One Minute Monologues for Women

  • Collaboration
    by Kellie Powell

  • Age Range: 16 - 25
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Kim is having a fling with her friend and writing partner. But she feels taken for granted.
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  • I Ate the Divorce Papers
    by Gabriel Davis

  • Age Range: 30+
  • Style: Comedic
  • A woman with a broken heart lashes out in an unusual way.
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  • Like Dreaming, Backwards
    by Kellie Powell

  • Age Range: 30+
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Leah is the mother of Nell, who recently committed suicide.
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  • Like Dreaming, Backwards
    by Kellie Powell

  • Age Range: 18 - 26
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Natalie was friends with Nell, who recently committed suicide.
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  • Spoon River Anthology
    by Edgar Lee Masters

  • Age Range: 18 - 30
  • Style: Dramatic
  • From the grave, Nellie Clark recounts her life's misfortune.
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  • Thanksgiving in the Wilderness
    by Kellie Powell

  • Age Range: 18 - 30
  • Style: Dramatic
  • Rita stands up for her friend, Emily.
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