The Transferable Skills of Theatre 50 Monologues Each Monologue is a working person talking about how they use skills learned in theatre in their occupation or profession. A lawyer insists that a courtroom is a theatre. A cosmetologist/hairdresser recalls skills learned doing makeup for plays. A landscape-gardener compares a garden to a stage with some flowers playing lead roles and others playing supporting roles. A dry cleaner/clothes repairer celebrates skills learned in the costume department. Each monologue is gender neutral. Each monologue is 5-8 minutes long and is appropriate for college, high school, and advanced middle school.