the voices project

monologues for senior students

The Voices Project brings together the best of new monologue writing from ATYP’s emerging playwright program, and presents it on stage, on page, on film and online, giving voice to a new generation of Australian writers, theatre makers, filmmakers and performers. 

Each year, 10 monologues are produced by the participants of the Fresh Ink National Studio, and these go on to form The Voices Project stage show. 
 

 

The Voices Project 2011: Tell It Like It Isn't 
The Voices Project 2012: The One Sure Thing 
The Voices Project 2013: Out of Place
The Voices Project 2014: Bite Me
The Voices Project 2015: Between Us
The Voices Project 2016: All Good Things

MONOLOGUES NOW!

Bring the experise of our famous monologues series THE VOICES PROJECT into your classroom. One of our young actors will perform a monologue for your class and our experienced learning team will analyse and unpack the art of performing monologues.
 

CONTACT OUR LEARNING TEAM TO BOOK YOUR MONOLOGUES NOW EXPERIENCE TODAY! 02 9270 2400


THE VOICES PROJECT: ALL GOOD THINGS:

BEHIND THE SCENES:

MEET THE CAST

DIRECTOR'S PERSPECTIVE                      ACTORS' PERSPECTIVE

DESIGNERS' PERSPECTIVES


The Voices Project 2015: BETWEEN US:

BEHIND THE SCENES

MEET THE CAST

PROGRAM AND RESOURCES

  

 


The Voices Project 2014: BITE ME

PROGRAM

 

WRITING MONOLOGUES FOR THE THEATRE Advice from Director Anthony Skuse

 

ANALYSING TEXT WITH THE CAST OF BITE ME

 

The Voices Project 2013: Out of Place

Find out how Paige Rattray tackled the challenge of bringing 10 monologues together into a cohesive production. This documentary gives insight into Paige's approach to directing, her take on the theme Out of Place and what she loves about working with young writers and actors.

Tell us about your design process. . . Lauren Flaherty shares the ins and outs of how she approaches design for the theatre both as an independent artist and as part of a collaborative design team. Go Behind the scenes of atyp's production Out of Place, the third annual Voices Project.

This documentary gives in insight behind the scenes of The Voices Project 2013: Out of Place. you can see the process of the production from page to stage. We hear from the writers, directors, designers and actors. Useful for anyone interested in writing, acting, directing or designing for the theatre, specifically monologues.

Hear from the young actors here at atyp! They share their advice about performing monologues.


 

For handy hints and tips to help you write or perform a monologue visit the fresh ink website. There are some great articles to help you get started with writing and performing your monologues.
 
 

Looking for a monologue to perform? Visit our publications page for atyp publications. Found these links useful? Don't forget to tell us about it! Like, Tweet or email us on the left.

 

films

Each year we select outstanding monologues to be adapted for film:

         

      

      


The Language of Love (2013)The aim was to pick up chicks by sounding like a Frenchman. Hasn’t really worked out yet. The winner of the 2012 film competition, Love Bytes.

Written by Kim Ho, Directed by Laura Scrivano

 

Loved this film? Visit our Language of Love page for behind the scenes info and a guide to analysing the film.

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Stick (2013)

They told me I’d be getting sick, but actually I’m just getting awesomeWritten by Carolyn Burns, Directed by Martha Goddard

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Hunger (2013)

Sam puts everything into his work. Everything.

Written by Brooke Robsinson, Directed by StephenMcCallum

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Bat Eyes (2012)

16 year old Adam cruelly teases a classmate. When he seeks her out to apologise, she has quite different plans for him. Years later, when least expected, the memory of this event comes back to haunt Adam. Written by Jessica Bellamy, Directed by Damien Power


Little Love (2012)

A moment’s reflection opens up a past secret love. The original monologue that inspired the short film, Bat Eyes.

Written by Jessica Bellamy, Directed by Damien Power

Behind the Scenes: Jessica Bellamy on Bat Eyes

Writer Jessica Bellamy talks about the writing and making of BAT EYES below (spoilers!)

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RE:BOOT (2013)

RE:BOOT is a mashup of performers from all across Australia (and beyond), playing Dana/Dan, as writer by Joanna Erskine in the monologue Boot. From December 2012 to February 2013 actors (male and female) filmed themselves (or got their friends to film them) performing Jo’s original monologue, direct to camera.

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Boot (2012)

A night out with best friends ends in tragedy, recriminations and a terrible secret. Can you save a friendship with a lie?

Written by Joanna Erskine, Directed by Damien Power


Boot: The Original Monologue (2012)

Dana has learned to be silent. She doesn’t want to talk about that night. But when her best friend lies about the tragic accident, she decides she has something to say. The original monologue that inspired the short film, BootWritten by Joanna Erskine, Directed by Damien Power

Behind the Scenes: Joanna Erskine on Boot  

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To Be (2012)

Some voices speak across the ages.
10 actors, one rainy day, one city, and the greatest monologue of all.

Directed by Damien Power

 

 

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