Become An Actor – Monologues To Work On

One of the smartest things you can do to become an actor is simply practice.  And one of the best ways to practice is monologues!  In addition to scene study, acting lessons and auditioning, monologues are a terrific way to work on your craft.  You can work your imagination, enhance your memorizing skills, develop character, work on script analysis and so much more.

Here’s a list of monologues that you can rehearse to get you making discoveries in your craft as an actor.

Female Comedy Monologues

  1. Cider, Baby
  2. Fungus Among Us
  3. Dark Chocolate
  4. Tis’ Pity He’s A Brother
  5. Little Critters

Female Drama Monologues

  1. Nothing Is Ever Lost
  2. Stand Up
  3. Protective Shield
  4. Sly Statements
  5. Beautiful Day

Male Comedy Monologues

  1. Not Your Average Asshole
  2. Upon My Return
  3. Side Effects
  4. Crash Cab
  5. Soap and Water

Male Drama Monologues

  1. Straight to the Nitty Gritty
  2. Caged Monkeys
  3. Wasted Talent
  4. Dark Place
  5. Fail Fast
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Joseph Arnone

Joseph Arnone is the founding editor-in-chief of Monologue Blogger. In addition to running MB, Joseph is a filmmaker/producer who has had his films premiere at Festival de Cannes - Court Metrage and Tribeca Cinema's Big Apple Film Festival. He can be reached at