How To – Master Your Audition Technique

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Mon 8 March 2021
1 hour 30 mins
Mercury Online
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Join Co-founder and Director of Training at Fourth Monkey, Charleen Qwaye, as she shares tips and tricks on the audition process.

In this session, you will learn How To:

  • Pick your speeches
  • Bring your speeches to life
  • Develop successful learning and rehearsing skills
  • Remain relaxed, focused and confident on audition presentation, delivery and  attitude

This How To will also have a practical element to it. Charleen asks you to come with a speech of your choosing (classical or contemporary – length does not matter) and comfortable clothes you can move in.  You will not be asked to perform your speech but you will use parts of it in various practical exercises.

If you would like to submit a question to Charleen ahead of the session please email:

Spaces are free but limited, so must be booked in advance.

Charleen Qwaye

Charleen Qwaye was born in Whitechapel, but grew up in Barking, Essex where her family still live. Her first professional performances were at The Broadway Theatre, Barking and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch where she began her career in panto as a villager! As an avid supporter of local theatre, both for the community and indeed for local talent, Charleen and her family continue to support the variety of shows these theatres programme.

As the only black female Co-founder of a drama school in the UK, Charleen is the Deputy CEO and Director of Training at Fourth Monkey as well an actress, choreographer and director.

Fourth Monkey provide four, full-time undergraduate, postgraduate and one-year professional actor training courses at their London training base, created to provide all students with the tools required as a modern working actor and theatre maker, and delivered in association with experienced, passionate practitioners. Learn more about Fourth Monkey’s training courses and auditions here.

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