10 Inspiring Monologue Performances from The National YoungArts Foundation Competition

Written by Tiffany Wilkie

September 19, 2018

Seeking some monologue inspiration; if so, this list of powerful performances from various young actors performing in The National YoungArts Foundation competition should inspire your next performance or audition.

The National YoungArts Foundation identifies and nurtures the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts and assists them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development. YoungArts aspires to create a community of alumni that provides a lifetime of encouragement, opportunity, and support.

Timothee Chalamet 2013



Monologue from White People by J.T. Rogers

Justice Smith 2013



Monologue from Dog Sees God by Bert V. Royal

David Merino 2013



Monologue from Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein

Raven Moore 2015



Monologue from Our Lady of 121st Street written by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Camila Canó-Flaviá 2013



Monologue from Other Desert Cities written by Jon Robin Baitz

Arielle Hoffman 2014



Monologue from Bums written by Robert Shaffron

Jasper Keen 2015



Monologue from Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare

Analisa Gutierrez 2013



Mary McGowan 2013



Monologue from The Food Chain  by Nicky Silver


Tiffany Weagly-Wilkie is the Director of Theatricals for PerformerStuff.com. She also serves as the Casting Director for The Imagination House.