Free online monologue acting masterclass

Wednesday 29th April 7pm – Monologue acting masterclass with professional Shakespearean actor Tom Kanji.  This session will cover how to take a monologue for an audition or a performance and break it down to understand it, rehearse it and improve your performance. 

You can bring your own monologue to work on or use one of the Shakespeare monologues suggested by Tom (available to download here)

This is organised by Pump House CYT, but anyone is welcome to join.  For this first workshop we have set a minimum age of 14.  You need to register in advance to receive the joining instructions.  Click to register.

This workshop will provide a unique chance to experience and learn about aspects of Shakespeare’s and other monologues from one of Shakespeare’s Globe professional actors, Tom Kanji. You will get the chance to try some extracts from Shakespeare’s best plays and work on them under the guidance from Tom. 

Theatre credits include: Romeo and Juliet, Anthony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe, LA Philharmonic and BBC Symphony Orchestras); The Winter’s Tale, Pericles, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar and Doctor Scroggy’s War, (Shakespeare’s Globe); Eternal Love (Shakespeare’s Globe and ETT); Cadfael – The Virgin in The Ice (Middle Ground Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (Ludlow Festival); A Russian Play, (Lion and Unicorn); Twelfth Night and Hamlet (Northern Broadsides); OthelloImportance of Being Ernest (RADA); Wild Horses, (Theatre 503); Back of the Throat, (Old Red Lion); The Girl the Oil Pipe and the Murder in the ForumThe Tempest (Tara Arts); Prints Of Denmark (Edinburgh Fringe); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (New Vic Stoke); Indian Ink (Salisbury Playhouse).

Television credits include: Tyrant, (Fox TV); Silent Witness and Hustle (BBC); Midnight Man (Carnival Film); Saddam’s Tribe, (Channel 4).