Monologue Audition Workshop

Perfect your monologues online! This online workshop is designed for teens interested in auditioning for college, studio or professional acting programs. Each student will work on at least one monologue live in class, and learn to record (“self-tape”) their own monologues. They will receive feedback from the teaching artist, New Group artistic staff, and through visits from top New Group artists and affiliated theater professionals. Recent guests have included actors Sakina Jaffrey (House of Cards) and Sean Carvajal (Drama Desk and OBIE awards), and directors Stevie Walker-Webb and Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall and Mothers and Sons on Broadway, both Tony nominated)”.

Cost: Free
Where: On Zoom (must have a compatible device)
When: Tuesdays (4 sessions), October 12 to November 2
Time: 4:30-6:30pm
For students: Entering 8th-12th grades

How to apply: Fill out an online application here for this free fall program.

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Class Instructor: Liza Miller is an actor, singer, and Lead Teaching Artist of The New Group’s Scene 1 Teen Ensemble. She creates and facilitates programs and curriculum with arts education organizations that work in partnership to provide after-school and in-school residencies, and summer theatre and music programming for the NYC DOE. Liza also  runs her own private voice and acting studio in NYC. Training: Master’s in Classical Acting, LAMDA; Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance in Musical Theatre, NYU Steinhardt. Liza is currently pursuing her MS.Ed in Educational Theatre as an Arthur Miller Foundation Scholar. As an actor, her credits include: Theater: The Golden Bride (National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene), Twelfth Night (The Schoolhouse Theatre), Warsaw (Alvin Ailey & NYMF), Booth! The Musical (Skirball Center for Performing Arts), The Who’s Tommy (Debaun Center for Performing Arts), Flim Flam (York Theatre), Chicago (Weathervane Repertory Theatre), Jacques Brel (Provincetown Playhouse), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Chicago Theater w/ Donny Osmond). Film: Mr. Blue Sky. TV: “We The People” (NBC).


The New Group’s programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.