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This guide is designed to help you jump start your theater research, find a monologue, locate a review, design a costume or light the stage!


Banner for Drama Online database trial

For spring semester 2020, we are trialing the Drama Online database from Bloomsbury Publishing. In addition to videos and play scripts (leaning heavily toward Shakespeare, but also from the L.A. Theatre Works Collection), there is a ‘monologue search feature,’ a how-to video is here.

Here are some examples of the many Lindell Library books that contain monologues. Search our collection for more, or browse the stacks.

  • Use the call numbers on these books to locate additional monologues nearby in the stacks.
  • The PN2080 section on the Lower Level is a good place to start.

Acting Techniques

Below are links to streaming videos from the Lindell Library's collection on acting methods and dialects.