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26 May
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MonologueSlam UK returns to Contact!

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!

Hosted by Dean Smith (Last Tango in Halifax).

Youth Round

  • Ellie Langford
    Ellie Langford
    Youth Round Runner Up
  • Mark Dempsey
    Mark Dempsey
  • Erin Langford
    Erin Langford
    Defending Champion
  • Lewis Johnson
    Lewis Johnson
    Youth Round Winner
  • Mathew Thomasson
    Mathew Thomasson
Ellie Langford
Youth Round Runner Up

Mr Wright by Beverley Green

Mark Dempsey

Dreaming of Dragons By DM Larson

Erin Langford
Defending Champion

Show and Tell by Beverley Green

Lewis Johnson
Youth Round Winner

Who Are Ya! By Lauren Warwick

Represented by Lauren Warwick at Warwick Management

Mathew Thomasson

The Loss of All Things by Chris Goode

1 Minute Round

  • Andrew Lambe
    Andrew Lambe
  • Andrew Swift
    Andrew Swift
  • Claire Louisa Cummins
    Claire Louisa Cummins
  • Hayley Sammon
    Hayley Sammon
  • Olivia Harkness
    Olivia Harkness
  • Dee Immanuel
    Dee Immanuel
  • Sophie Anne Ellicot
    Sophie Anne Ellicot
    1 Minute Special Mention
  • Yemisi Oyinloye
    Yemisi Oyinloye
    1 Minute Round Winner
Andrew Lambe
Andrew Swift

Roberto Zucco by Bernard Marie-Koltes
Spotlight Page
http://www.screammanagement.com/

Claire Louisa Cummins
Hayley Sammon

Hi Brian by Brennan Allen

Olivia Harkness

Roses are Red by Janet B.Milstein
Spotlight Page
http://www.impactcasting.co.uk/
@clairelouisac

 

Dee Immanuel

The Balance by Dee Immanuel

Sophie Anne Ellicot
1 Minute Special Mention

Age of Consent by Peter Morris
Casting Call Pro Page
@SophieEllicot

Yemisi Oyinloye
1 Minute Round Winner

Precious Little Talent by Ella Hickson
Spotlight Page
http://www.screammanagement.com/
@yemisioyinloye

3 Minute Round

  • Annabel Lucy
    Annabel Lucy
    Special Mention
  • Christopher Deakin
    Christopher Deakin
  • Leon Ward
    Leon Ward
    Overall Winner
  • Mark Paterson
    Mark Paterson
  • Steve Hester
    Steve Hester
  • Victoria Scowcroft
    Victoria Scowcroft
  • Rosanna Lambe
    Rosanna Lambe
    Defending Champion
  • John Smeathers
    John Smeathers
    Defending Champion
  • Courtney Hayles
    Courtney Hayles
Annabel Lucy
Special Mention

Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly
Spotlight Page
http://www.the-reddoor.co.uk/
@annabellucy07

 

Christopher Deakin

Six Shooter by Martin McDonagh
Spotlight Page
@c_deakin1992

Leon Ward
Overall Winner

Richard III by William Shakespeare
@leonward93

Steve Hester
Victoria Scowcroft

How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found by Fin Kennedy
Spotlight Page
http://www.iconactors.net/
@VictoriaScow

Rosanna Lambe
Defending Champion
John Smeathers
Defending Champion
Courtney Hayles

Far Away by Courtney Hayles
@CourtneyHayles

Judges

  • Andrew Carson
    Andrew Carson
    Writer/Director
  • Menhaj Huda
    Menhaj Huda
    Director
  • Samantha Rigby
    Samantha Rigby
    Agent
  • Nicci Topping
    Nicci Topping
Andrew Carson
Writer/Director

Andrew Carson is a Director/Writer from Manchester with 3 feature movies currently in development for 2016/17.

Andrew’s first feature has taken him to Hollywood with the thriller Shadow at 113, which is being developed and co-directed with Jay Oliva (Director at DC/Warner Bros. on films such as Batman : The Dark Knight Returns, Justice League : Flashpoint Paradox, as well as working on 2016’s big blockbusters Batman vs. Superman : Dawn of Justice and Deadpool) in Atlanta in early 2016.

Andrew is also writing and directing the feature film Fade In Fade Out with Maria Giese (current leader of Women Director’s in Hollywood movement and director of When Saturday Comes), currently set for production in early 2017.

Andrew is a big supporter of UK acting talent and MonologueSlam.

Menhaj Huda
Director

Menhaj Huda is the award winning director of Kidulthood (2006) his debut feature film.

Having worked in music and youth TV programmes, music videos and commercials, in the early 90’s his film career began with the award winning short film Jump Boy (1998). This was followed by the ground breaking TV drama Queer As Folk 2 (1999) and a string of prime time British dramas including Murphy’s Law and Blue Murder.

His second feature film Everywhere & Nowhere was released in 2011 and Comedown an urban horror thriller starring Adam Deacon was released in March 2013 by StudioCanal. He continues to direct TV dramas, recent credits include Young Dracula for CBBC and the new Tony Jordan series By Any Means for BBC1. He is currently directing Coronation Street.

Samantha Rigby
Agent

Samantha Rigby started her career at Laine Management Ltd at 17 yrs old, working at the family business alongside her mum Elaine Greeley is all that she had every wanted to do, so after completing a year a college she convinced her mum to give her a job as office junior. Over the years she learnt every aspect of the agency, climbed the ladder and is now Company Director. Laine Management Ltd has now been established for over 35yrs and continues to find and nurture new talent and help them secure roles within the Television and Theatre industry.

Nicci Topping

Nicci Topping – Casting Director

Nicci Topping was born and raised in Yorkshire and operates Topps casting in the UK.

She has many years experience of casting for feature films, television commercials, short films, dramas, pop promos, videos, voice-overs, photographic assignments and the theatre. Her skills are many and varied: Negotiating, casting, research and communication. She has recently cast Feature films; Slapper and Me, The Rise of the Krays, The Black Prince and Northern Soul. She has also cast for many high profile television commercials, most recently Vidal Sassoon, Gillette, Vodafone, Pepsi, Amazon and Tesco mobile. Recent promos include; Lisa Stansfield ‘Carryon,’ Gorgon City, ‘Ready for your love’ and the Award Winning Chase & Status ‘Blind Faith.’

Nicci has offices in the North (Yorkshire)and South (London) and much of her work is done for UK and International clients.

Special Guests

  • Yoz
    Yoz
Yoz

Currently Manchester based, Yoz is a talented and accomplished musician hailing from Bolton, Greater Manchester. Yoz is a highly skilled songwriter, entertainer and performer with a unique style.

Yoz has many years’ experience on the music scene, playing writing and performing covers live in a number of established bands, as well as taking to the road, busking and performing his original material as a solo acoustic artist.

Details

Date:
May 26, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
£6.00 – £10.00
Website:
http://contactmcr.com/whats-on/35096-triforce-monologueslam-uk/

Venue

Contact
Oxford Road
Manchester, M15 6JA United Kingdom
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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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MonologueSlam UK is THE industry showcase for actors from all backgrounds and profiles. Sponsored by Spotlight and supported by industry as a whole, MonologueSlam UK is open to everyone.

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