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MonologueSlam UK returns to The REP!

Performers from all backgrounds and disciplines undertake a gruelling series of auditions, including a youth round for 11-18 year olds, before 22 of them are chosen to perform in front of an audience and to impress a panel of professionals who are in a position to progress their careers. MonologueSlam UK brings you the newest and most exciting talent in the UK!

Tickets now available to book online!

If you’re interested in performing at MonologueSlam UK in Birmingham, please click on How To Apply on the menu.

Winners

  • Houmi Miura
    Houmi Miura
    Special Mention
  • Rachael Oliver
    Rachael Oliver
    Special Mention
  • Adaya Henry
    Adaya Henry
    Overall Winner
  • Billy Vale
    Billy Vale
    Youth Round Winner
  • Kathryn McEvilly
    Kathryn McEvilly
    Special Mention
Houmi Miura
Special Mention

Mess by Caroline Horton

Spotlight Page

JPA Associates

@houmimiura

Rachael Oliver
Special Mention

Elephants by Rose Heiney

Spotlight Page

@RachaelOliver_

Adaya Henry
Overall Winner

Yes or No from Shot Girls by Adaya Henry

Spotlight Page

Instagram

Billy Vale
Youth Round Winner

Going Viral by Mark Alderson

Casting Call Pro Page

Website

Kathryn McEvilly
Special Mention

Ballerina Battles by Steven Daley

Youth Round

  • Billy Vale
    Billy Vale
    Youth Round Winner
  • Simran Rakar
    Simran Rakar
  • Kathryn McEvilly
    Kathryn McEvilly
    Special Mention
  • Elleisse Daley
    Elleisse Daley
  • Barnaby Williams
    Barnaby Williams
Billy Vale
Youth Round Winner

Going Viral by Mark Alderson

Casting Call Pro Page

Website

Simran Rakar

Richard Fisher’s Funeral by Kellie Powell

Spotlight Page

The Television Workshop

Kathryn McEvilly
Special Mention

Ballerina Battles by Steven Daley

Elleisse Daley

Demons by D M Lawsom

Casting Call Pro Page

Barnaby Williams

DNA by Dennis Kelly

Spotlight Page

@BarnabySaul

1 Minute Round

  • Rachael Oliver
    Rachael Oliver
    Special Mention
  • Vivian Belosky
    Vivian Belosky
  • Rebecca Shepherd
    Rebecca Shepherd
  • Natalie Preece
    Natalie Preece
  • Claire Jones
    Claire Jones
  • Caroline Gray
    Caroline Gray
  • Adaya Henry
    Adaya Henry
    Overall Winner
Rachael Oliver
Special Mention

Elephants by Rose Heiney

Spotlight Page

@RachaelOliver_

Vivian Belosky

Sez She by Jane Martin

Spotlight Page

@vbelosky

Rebecca Shepherd
Natalie Preece

Lightbulb Moment by Natalie Preece

Spotlight Page

Bitesize Agency

@NSRPreece

Claire Jones

Not With A Bang by Mike Harding

Spotlight Page

Icon Actors

@clairejonesl

Caroline Gray

Taking Liberties written by Caroline Gray

Spotlight Page

@CarolineGray90

Adaya Henry
Overall Winner

Yes or No from Shot Girls by Adaya Henry

Spotlight Page

Instagram

3 Minute Round

  • Houmi Miura
    Houmi Miura
    Special Mention
  • Joanna Gay
    Joanna Gay
    3 Minute Round Winner
  • Philip Jennings
    Philip Jennings
  • Michelle Ashton
    Michelle Ashton
  • Lyle Mitchell
    Lyle Mitchell
  • Joy Louise Davis
    Joy Louise Davis
  • Hasan Khan
    Hasan Khan
  • Anna-Kate Golding
    Anna-Kate Golding
Houmi Miura
Special Mention

Mess by Caroline Horton

Spotlight Page

JPA Associates

@houmimiura

Joanna Gay
3 Minute Round Winner

The Dating Game by Joanna Gay

Spotlight Page

Casting Call Pro

Mouthpiece Management

Philip Jennings

Frozen by Bryony Lavery

Spotlight Page

Red Door Management

Michelle Ashton

It’s Still Life by Sean Mason

Spotlight Page

@chelle_ashton

Lyle Mitchell

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement by Jack Thorne

@lylemitchell91

Joy Louise Davis

Hello, Goodbye, Peace by Gabriel Davis

Spotlight Page

Simon How Agency

@joylouisedavis

Hasan Khan

The Great Debaters by Robert Eisele

@HyperHappyHasan

Anna-Kate Golding

Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn

@akgyoo

Judges

  • Lee Mason
    Lee Mason
    Drama Commissioning Executive - Channel 4
  • Grainne O’Boyle
    Grainne O’Boyle
    Producer (Doctors) - BBC
  • Alison Solomon
    Alison Solomon
    Casting Director
  • Robert Wilkinson
    Robert Wilkinson
    Director Agent - RED Talent Management
  • Sarah Hughes
    Sarah Hughes
    Casting Director - Sarah Hughes Casting
  • Tessa Walker
    Tessa Walker
    Associate Director - Birmingham Rep
Lee Mason
Drama Commissioning Executive - Channel 4

Lee Mason is a Drama Commissioning Executive at Channel 4, overseeing upcoming dramas Crazyhead, Loaded and ABC. Beginning in TV production, Lee worked as a Script Editor on the series Teachers at Tiger Aspect, Development Producer at Endemol, Head of Development at Shed Media (best known Waterloo Road and Footballers’ Wives ) and as Development Executive at Keshet International (producers of Homeland). Most recently, Lee was Commissioning Editor of Channel 4’s long-running soap Hollyoaks.

Grainne O’Boyle
Producer (Doctors) - BBC

Grainne began her career researching for a Documentary Film company in Belfast before venturing into Television Drama Production in Birmingham as a Unit Manager and then Location Manager on Doctors and The Afternoon Plays. After a few years on the production side she made the move into script development working as a Script Editor on Doctors and Series 2 of Land Girls and later as Script Producer on all three series of WPC56. Last year she went back to Belfast to Script Edit on period drama ‘My Mother and Other Strangers’ produced by BBC NI which is due for transmission later this year. In March 2016 she returned to Birmingham and is currently a Producer on BBC Doctors.

Alison Solomon
Casting Director

Alison Solomon is a Freelance Casting Director working in theatre, film and art film. She also undertakes consultancy work, public speaking, dramaturgy and runs masterclasses, workshops and one-to-ones for actors, poets, and professionals. 

Since moving back into freelance work, Alison has also reignited her love of creative writing, poetry, songwriting, art and design with a writing, storytelling and performance commission and an on-going art residency. 

Robert Wilkinson
Director Agent - RED Talent Management

Robert is an actor, writer, and more recently an agent, with over 30 years experience in the business.  He was a director of the award winning Tic Toc Theatre Company from the early 80s until 1991, producing and performing in all of their plays, notably Hooligans which won a Fringe First, ran at the Donmar Warehouse, and was recorded as a television play by Yorkshire TV.

With Tic Toc he also helped run a business that promoted performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival like Mike Myers, Frank Skinner, Lee Evans, Harry Enfield, Julian Clary, and many others .

Robert has worked across all disciplines in the business, and has an MA in TV Scriptwriting from De Montfort University, an avenue he is keen to develop further. 

In 2012 Robert set up Red Talent Management, representing professional actors and creatives.  The agency is growing in strength and numbers,  and the team are big fans of Monologue Slam, having a few Winners on the slate,  including Aimee Powell,  Vincent Fox, Charlie Ives and young actor Billy Vale.

Robert is also chair of Live and Local, an Arts Council funded organisation promoting rural touring across seven Midlands counties.

Sarah Hughes
Casting Director - Sarah Hughes Casting

Sarah Hughes is Alan Ayckbourn’s casting director and has also freelanced extensively for the Entertainment Department of the BBC.  Other theatre work includes plays for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, and Theatre Royal Northampton, and many projects for Frantic Assembly.  She was also a Senior Cast Co-ordinator for the London 2012 opening and closing ceremonies. In 2015 among other projects she cast Peter Gill’s As Good a Time as Any for the Print Room, and Jack Thorne’s The Secret Life of Sugar Water for Graeae. Recently she cast the 2016 Stephen Joseph Theatre summer season including Alan Ayckbourn’s 80th play, Othello for Stafford Shakespeare Festival, Things I Know to be True for Frantic Assembly, and is currently casting The House of Bernarda Alba for Graeae and the Royal Exchange Manchester. She is a member of the Casting Directors’ Guild.

Tessa Walker
Associate Director - Birmingham Rep

Tessa is an Associate Director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. She was previously the Literary Director at Paines Plough and a Literary Associate at the National Theatre of Scotland.

For Birmingham Repertory Theatre: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, The Quiet House, Folk Back Down, Circles, A Christmas Carol and The Mother.  Elsewhere;The Gatekeeper (The Manchester Royal Exchange); Dream Pill and Dancing Bears (Clean Break, Soho Theatre), The Kitchen Sink (Hull Truck) and The Company Will Forgive….. (National Theatre of Scotland).

Details

Date:
Oct 21, 2016
Time:
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
£10
Website:
https://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/whats-on/monologueslam-uk-autumn-2016.html

Venue

Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Centenary Square, Broad Street,
Birmingham, B1 2EP United Kingdom
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Phone:
0121 236 4455
Website:
http://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/

Upcoming Events

 
MonologueSlam UK Masterclasses are part of the TCN’s continued drive to promote and develop talent. Two attendees will be chosen from the Masterclass to perform at MonologueSlam UK.
Audition for the chance to perform at the National MonologueSlam UK Final in London. The show will take place on Monday 17th December 2018.
MonologueSlam UK – the industry showcase for actors from all backgrounds returns to Los Angeles in November.
Audition for the chance to perform in the Youth Round (11-17) at MonologueSlam UK London. The show will take place on Monday 17 December.

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