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MonologueSlam UK returns to West Yorkshire Playhouse!

Performers from all backgrounds and disciplines undertake a gruelling series of auditions, including a youth round for 11-16 year olds, before 20 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 available online now!

If you’d like to audition for the show, check out our ‘How to Apply’ page which lists all upcoming auditions. Auditions for this show are on Saturday 13th January 2016.

Youth Round

  • Melina Rose
    Melina Rose
  • Callum Mardy
    Callum Mardy
  • Eddie House
    Eddie House
    Youth Round Winner
  • Erin Thorpe
    Erin Thorpe
  • Gaia Ottman
    Gaia Ottman
    Youth Round Special Mention
Melina Rose
Callum Mardy
Eddie House
Youth Round Winner
Erin Thorpe
Gaia Ottman
Youth Round Special Mention

1 Minute Round

  • Lydia Lakemoore
    Lydia Lakemoore
    Masterclass Winner
  • Jennifer Carss
    Jennifer Carss
  • Jacqueline Cotter
    Jacqueline Cotter
  • Lucy Rafton
    Lucy Rafton
  • Rachel Watson
    Rachel Watson
  • Joe Osborne
    Joe Osborne
    1 Minute Round Special Mention
  • Alan Booth
    Alan Booth
  • Hannah Margaret
    Hannah Margaret
    Overall Winner
Lydia Lakemoore
Masterclass Winner

Reasons to be Pretty by Neil Labute

Spotlight Page

@LydiaLakemoore

http://www.keddiescott.com/

Jennifer Carss

The Kitchen Sink by Tom Wells

Spotlight Page

www.directpm.co.uk

@jennifercarss

 

Jacqueline Cotter

Medea by Euripedes

 

Lucy Rafton

Love Steals us from Loneliness by Gary Owen

Spotlight Page

http://www.mclean-williams.com

@lucyrafton

 

Rachel Watson

Too Much (Author Unknown)

Spotlight Page

@rachel__watson

 

Joe Osborne
1 Minute Round Special Mention

Intellectual Football Manager by Mike Bennett

Spotlight Page

www.broadactingmanagement.co.uk

@Ozzie_Joe

 

Alan Booth

3 Minute Round

  • Samantha Bell
    Samantha Bell
    Masterclass Winner
  • Martelle Edinborough
    Martelle Edinborough
  • Kerry Greenwood
    Kerry Greenwood
  • Aimee Conroy
    Aimee Conroy
    3 Minute Round Winner
  • Keri Bastiman
    Keri Bastiman
  • Nicholas Hale
    Nicholas Hale
  • Stephanie Preacher
    Stephanie Preacher
  • Gemma Marsh
    Gemma Marsh
    3 Minute Round Special Mention
  • Jurell Carter
    Jurell Carter
    Defending Champion
Samantha Bell
Masterclass Winner
Martelle Edinborough

Positive Hour by April De Angelis

www.face-agency.co.uk

@quirkalert_

 

Kerry Greenwood

Iron by Rona Munro

www.kismettheatrecompany.com

@kezzerg

 

Aimee Conroy
3 Minute Round Winner

Many Moons by Alice Birch

Keri Bastiman

Bombshells by Joanne Murry-Smith

Spotlight Page

@KeriBastiman

Nicholas Hale

Kristallnacht by Nicholas Hale

Spotlight Page

 

 

Stephanie Preacher

Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones

Spotlight Page

http://nylandmanagement.com

@henrab

Gemma Marsh
3 Minute Round Special Mention

Colder Than Here by Laura Wade

Spotlight Page

@gemmamarsh35

Jurell Carter
Defending Champion

Judges

  • Siobhan Minnis
    Siobhan Minnis
    Agent
  • Katy Edwards
    Katy Edwards
    Agent
  • Mark Rosenblatt
    Mark Rosenblatt
    Director
  • Kay Magson CDG
    Kay Magson CDG
    Casting Director
  • Ben Tagoe
    Ben Tagoe
    Writer
Siobhan Minnis
Agent

Red Door Management established in 2006, is at the cutting edge of artist representation with offices based at both Great Western Studios, London, as well as its head office in the heart of Manchester’s MediaCity. Red Door represents Actors in TV, Film, Theatre, Voice Over work and Commercials.

Marking its 10th Anniversary this year, Red Door has had an impressive decade of client successes from the multi-million pound Studio Canal Period Drama, Versailles, to achieving many regular and guest roles in ITV’s Coronation Street and Emmerdale, BBC’s Casualty and Channel 4’s Hollyoaks. Their artists are also featured in numerous still campaigns for major brands and commercials such as Reebok, Co-Op, Morrisons, McDonalds and Warner Music.

Red Door Voices has an impressive list of credits with artists featured in the animated series, Mike The Knight for Hit Entertainment and Dinosaur Train for Nickelodeon as well as many Radio 4 Dramas and Gaming projects.

Prior to joining to Red Door, Siobhan had over three years’ experience working at a top London agency and is thrilled to be part of the judging panel for the Leeds Monologue Slam and is looking forward to supporting and celebrating the talent of the North!

Katy Edwards
Agent

Broad Acting Management was founded in Leeds in 2013 and has grown to have additional offices in London’s Mayfair and Manchester with LA offices opening in 2016. Broad is owned and managed by Katy Edwards who has over 30 years industry experience in both London and America . Katy started her career as an artist herself training at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and securing regular and guest roles on many soaps and dramas across the UK and America. Deciding that she would like to spend more time behind the camera took the risk of declining another regular soap role and moved into production, producing some award winning programmes! While producing a celebrity reality show Katy was offered the role of Commercial Agent with an established London agency and has never looked back!

Katy and all the team at Broad Acting Management Ltd are delighted to be on the judging panel for the Leeds monologue slam and are looking forward to seeing and supporting the growth and development of artists in the North of the UK.

Mark Rosenblatt
Director

Mark has been Associate Director at West Yorkshire Playhouse since 2013. He was Studio Associate at the National Theatre (2011 -13), ran Dumbfounded Theatre from 2001 as well as working as a freelancer director. Mark is a Trustee for the JMK Young Directors Trust, an association he has maintained since winning the JMK Award in 1999. He has directed productions for Oxford Stage Company, Shakespeare’s Globe, WYP, Northampton Theatres, Bristol Old Vic, the Young Vic, English National Opera, Hightide Festival, Sheffield Theatres, amongst many others. He has also directed for BBC Radio and written for film.

Kay Magson CDG
Casting Director

Theatre credits include: The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick); Dangerous Corner (West Yorkshire Playhouse/West End); Round the Horne… Revisited, Dracula (National tours); Singin’ in the Rain (West Yorkshire Playhouse, NT/National tour); Aspects of Love, All The Fun of the Fair and The Witches of Eastwick (National Tours); Kes (Liverpool and National Tour); Great Expectations (ETT/Watford and National tor),Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall) and national tours of Beautiful Thing, James & The Giant Peach, Horrible Histories and many more.

Kay was resident at the West Yorkshire Playhouse for 17 years where she cast many shows including the McKellen Ensemble Season, the Patrick Stewart Priestley Season and many others, and also casts regularly for Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Leicester Curve, Derby Theatre, Sherman Cardiff and the West Yorkshire Playhouse where she is Associate Artist (Casting).

Kay is a member of the Casting Director’s Guild of Great Britain (CDG).

Ben Tagoe
Writer

Ben is originally from Perth, Scotland and relocated to Yorkshire in 2002 to study Creative Writing at Leeds University. For the stage, Ben has previously written ‘Bittersweet Sunshine’ for Red Ladder in 2010, ‘Cold Turkey at Nana’s’ for Oran Mor / Perth Theatre in 2012 and ‘The Thing about Psychopaths’, which toured nationally in 2013. He was one of eight writers selected for the 2011/12 BBC Writers Academy and gained credits on ‘Doctors’, ‘Eastenders’ and ‘Casualty’ as a result. In October 2014, Ben joined the writing team on ITV Coronation Street.

In addition, he also ‘Triple Word Score’, his first commission for BBC Radio 4, which was broadcast as the afternoon play in 2015.

@BTagoe17

Special Guests

  • Denise Morgan
    Denise Morgan
Denise Morgan

Denise Morgan shot to fame on The Voice of Ireland, making it all the way to the Semi-Finals.

Denise wowed all four coaches during the blind auditions with her own song, If You Love Me Say You Love Me and chose Bressie (Niall Breslin) as her coach.

Beating off stiff competition, Denise continued to impress the coaches staying to perform in several episdoes of the Voice of Ireland live shows.

Denise soon revealed her musical creativity and versatility by applying her own twist to The Stone Roses’, Ten Storey Love Song, Natasha Bedingfield’s, These Words, and finally, Skunk Anansie’s, Weak in the Semi-Finals.

Winners

  • Aimee Conroy
    Aimee Conroy
    3 Minute Round Winner
  • Gemma Marsh
    Gemma Marsh
    3 Minute Round Special Mention
  • Joe Osborne
    Joe Osborne
    1 Minute Round Special Mention
  • Eddie House
    Eddie House
    Youth Round Winner
  • Gaia Ottman
    Gaia Ottman
    Youth Round Special Mention
  • Hannah Margaret
    Hannah Margaret
    Overall Winner
Aimee Conroy
3 Minute Round Winner

Many Moons by Alice Birch

Gemma Marsh
3 Minute Round Special Mention

Colder Than Here by Laura Wade

Spotlight Page

@gemmamarsh35

Joe Osborne
1 Minute Round Special Mention

Intellectual Football Manager by Mike Bennett

Spotlight Page

www.broadactingmanagement.co.uk

@Ozzie_Joe

 

Eddie House
Youth Round Winner
Gaia Ottman
Youth Round Special Mention

Details

Date:
Feb 13, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
£10
Website:
https://www.wyp.org.uk/events/monologueslam-uk/

Venue

West Yorkshire Playhouse
Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill
Leeds, LS2 7UP
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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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