MonologueSlam UK Febuary 2017

MonologueSlam UK Febuary 2017

20 actors perform in front of an audience and professional panel

MonologueSlam UK – 27th Feb 2017

Performers from all backgrounds and disciplines undertake a gruelling series of auditions before 22 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. 

Returning to its home at Theatre Royal Stratford East for a record breaking 7th year, MonologueSlam UK brings you the newest and most exciting talent in the UK!

Hosted by Dean Smith (Last Tango in Halifax)

Visit the Monologue Slam UK website for more details. 

Whether you're an actor, industry professional or just someone looking for a great night out, MonologueSlamUK is the place to be!   Join the conversation on Twitter #MSLAMUK


MonologueSlamUK also attracts some of the biggest names in the industry, including casting directors Amy Hubbard (Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), Daniel Edwards (Mr Selfridge, Ripper Street), Hannah Miller (RSC), Charlotte Bevan (National Theatre), agents Hamilton Hodell, Independent and Williamson & Holmes - MonologueSlam is the perfect event if you want to be where the industry is. Plus, with actors including Lenny Henry, Nonso Anozie (Game of Thrones, The Grey) David Ajala ( Fast and Furious 6, Black Mirror) and Hugh Quarshie (Holby City) frequently making an appearance, the only person left to attend is YOU!

Sophie Holland - Casting Director
Vicky Featherstone - Artistic Director (Royal Court)
Aileen Mcewan - Agent (Hatton McEwan Penford)
Coralie Rose - Casting Director
Hugo Harrison – Agent (Williamson & Holmes)
Roy Williams OBE – Playwright


Youth Round
Joseph Vaiana
Gabriella Dugdale
Emmanuel Akinbami
Joy Adeogun

1 Min Round
Alexandra Evans
Madelyn Smedley 
Kwami Odoom
Sheine Alexander
Nicola Maisie Taylor
Essay Kidane
Cecilia Gragnani

3 Min Round
Tom Dawze
Aaron Millard
Jessica Collins
Damian Lynch
Samson Cox-Vinell
Jack Wilkinson
Charlotte Knowles
Jasper Cook

Special Guest:

MonologueSlam UK auditions are open to anyone, regardless of experience or training. If you’d like to audition, please go to

Auditions will be held at Theatre Royal Stratford East on Saturday 28th January.

Auditions for the Youth Round(11-18 years) will be held at Theatre Royal Stratford East separately (date tbc). If you’re aged 11-18 and interested in auditioning, please email for more details.

TriForce Creative Network also offer their renowned Masterclass as part of the MonologueSlam UK programme. The Masterclass will take place at Theatre Royal Stratford East on Saturday 18th February and will be taught be Game of Thrones and RSC actor, Gary Pillai. Two performers will be chosen from the Masterclass to take part in the show on 27th Feb. To find out more and to book your place on the Masterclass, please go to

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