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The Art of the Autobiographical Solo Show


Too far away to take one of our classes? Or are you already a student and want all of Matt’s and Christine's years of experience and insight at your fingertips?

This 100+ page e-book contains:

  • A fun, doable, step-by-step process to turn your raw life story into a hilarious, dramatic, focused theatrical storytelling-type solo show!

  • All the biggest pitfalls that trip up beginner solo show artists and how to avoid them!  (Plus: The Top 5 Most Common Solo Show Topics - and what you need to do to make your show unique and fresh!)

  • Tips on how to form your own “class” of solo show writer/performers - with tons of improv and writing exercises to generate and hone your own work together!




Got a solo show - and don’t know what steps to take to get it out

into the world?  

Get the inside scoop:

  • How to successfully apply to festivals like the FringeNYC and the Midtown International Theatre Festival!  (Includes tips on formatting your piece, how to write a killer cover letter and copyrighting your solo show!)

  • How they did it!  In-depth interviews with solo show workshop alumni who reveal the secrets of their success: how they applied to, got in, won rave reviews and sold-out crowds!

  • How to handle being a producer AND an actor AND a writer!


The Craft of the Character Monologue



Are you an actor (or civilian) who wants to show off your gift for mimicry by playing a wide variety of characters in your next solo show? This e-book stuffed with wisdom and exercises shows you how to:

  • Overcome self-consciousness and instantly embody any character from your life or imagination!

  • Transcend caricature and connect deeply to every character’s soul!

  • Bring out the themes that connect your characters and structure your show so that it’s a fully satisfying play - not just an acting showcase!

NOTE: As the exercises in this e-book build on those introduced in TELL YOUR STORY, we highly recommend you download and read TELL YOUR STORY first.