Playhouse NW Actor’s Toolkit is a compilation of online resources where actors can find scripts, screenplays, scenes, sides, and community. If you know of a great resource you’d like us to include, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time – A list of the 100 greatest American films of all time.
Daily Script – A collection of movie scripts and screenplays to serve as a resource for writers and actors.
IMSDb – The web’s largest movie script resource!
LA Screenwriter – Links to original film and television scripts.
Mocksides.com – Original scenes and sides for workshop actors.
Screenplays-Online.de – Free screenplay archive and community.
Script-o-Rama – Just click on the movie script title and the full text of the screenplay should magically appear.
The Script Source.net – Real TV scripts.
SimplyScripts – A database of hundreds of downloadable scripts, movie scripts, screenplays, and transcripts of current, classic and maybe a few soon-to-be-released movies, television, anime, unproduced and radio shows.
Goodreads Top 100 Stage Plays of All Time – The list of recommendations of the “Top 100 Stage Plays of All Time” originates from the Serious Literature Group of Goodreads.
Humana Festival Published Anthologies – Actors Theatre of Louisville is proud to partner with Playscripts, Inc. (www.Playscripts.com), the publisher of our annual Humana Festival: The Complete Plays collections since 2006.
Monologuedb – The monologue database.
The Monologuer – The Monologuer is your resource to find dramatic and comedic monologues to assist you in preparing for auditions. The Monologuer contains an assortment of classical and contemporary monologues from plays, including Shakespeare, for males, females, kids, and adults.
Hollywood Acting Workshop – A great place for new actors to get started learning about acting and how to break into the television, commercial, and film industry.
Actor Headshots Tips From A Casting Director – Critical headshot tips that every actor needs (YouTube video).
The Actors Voice by Bonnie Gillespie – Article about what to present and how to present it on your resumé.
- Critiques: Your Resumés – The following example resumés accompany “The Actors Voice” column above.
- Bad Headshots, Good Headshots IV – The following example headshots accompany “The Actors Voice” column above.