Directing the Monologue

Questions for the director and actor

What are the given circumstances of the monologue?

What are the actor's choices and the actor's objective in creating the character (and the monologue)?

What notes do you - the director - give for:

What is the subtext?

What notes do you - the director - give on concentration on the 'imaginary object'?

Ditto for creating the 'play environment' for the monologue?

You - the director - work out the microphone positions if the script demands other than position number 1.

Note technical terms:


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