This is a superb collection of monologues that will help budding young actors, between the ages of 8 and 16 years, push their acting skills to a whole new level. The monologues in "Private Stories" feature characters that are funny, tough, tender, unapologetically truthful, and exquisitely vulnerable. They will stimulate creativity and help kids deal with issues such as tolerance, self-acceptance, belonging, and self-expression. The monologues are also accompanied by seven key questions that will enable young actors to create unique, well-rounded characters directly from their imaginations. This will become an invaluable tool for any young actor that wants to improve their skills and push themselves to new levels.
Elizabeth Bauman is a veteran teacher for the acclaimed Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.