From: TucsonActors@yahoogroups.com [mailto:TucsonActors@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jennifer Beatty
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2005 11:59 PM
Subject: UofA BFA Student Film Casting Call
An up and coming senior BFA UofA Media Arts Production film is under
way and we are in need of actors. We will be casting on the U of A
Friday September 2nd - 6pm-9pm
Saturday September 3rd - 12pm-3pm
The film will be shot locally, tentatively scheduled to be shot
October 20-27. We are in need of 3 key roles and various other
speaking and non-speaking roles for both men and women of all ages. If
you are willing to have some fun and encorage the learning process of
BFA students, we would love to have you auditon for the film.
Below is a description of the parts we are looking for, if you are at
all interested please email Jennifer Beatty or crew for location and
contact information. We are flexible with schedules and promise a
friendly, hard working, and organized film shoot. We look forward to
hearing from you!
please email Jennifer or the crew at firstname.lastname@example.org if
you are interested in auditioning for the film. We will email you
time, location and date information upon request.
Actors and Actressess are needed:
The film follows the troubled life of a teenage boy who has pretty
much raised his young disabled sister. His mother hides the pain of
being alone with alcohol, complicating the life and bond between
Mother, Brother, and Sister. Brian falls in love and is forced to make
a decision that will alter his life forever.
We are currently casting 3 key roles, 5 small speaking roles, and
BRIAN: CAUCASIAN MALE 17 YEARS OLD
Brian's character is strong willed and hard working yet remains shy
around girls. He has avoided and been frightened by his mother whom he
has never really stood up to. His character goes through a mental
change of finding himself and discovering that he does have the
ability to change his life. His sister Valerie is 12 and has moderate
spastic cerebral palsy - he is compasionate to her and girls who
remind him of her. He is rebellious and sometimes seems mature for his
age. Physically he is average built and under 6' in height. Actor must
be able to lift 100 lbs, as there are scenes where he must remove his
sister from her wheelchair to a bed or in a car.
JULIE: CAUCASIAN FEMALE 17 YEARS OLD
Julie's character is seen as sweet and innocent however she has
rebellious side that matches with Brian. She can be sneaky but always
maintains a high level of obedience and confidence. She yerns to
experience a world outside her own uptight suburbanite boring home,
and finds a love and compassion in Brian she has never known. She is
spunky and full of life. Actress must be able to weep with some ease,
and blush with ease.
BETH: CAUCASIAN FEMALE 35-50 YEARS OF AGE
Beth was once a strong successful woman with a loving husband and
wonderful family, however when her disabled daughter was born, her
husband could not handle the responsibility and disowned the family.
She has since disintagrated and become a verbally abusive alcoholic.
Her character goes to all extremes to hide her personal life from the
world. Character has a few scenes where stumbling and drunken behavior
is key to hightening the drama.
SMALL SPEAKING ROLES:
MALE TEACHER - ANY AGE - ONE SCENE
TEENAGE BOY - 15+ - ONE LINE
RECEPTIONIST - ANY AGE - 2 SCENES
MR. VAUGHN - 40'S - TWO ON SCREEN SILENT, ONE OFF-SCREEN SPEAKING
MRS. VAUGHN - 40'S - ONE ON SCREEN SILENT, ONE ON-SCREEN SPEAKING
EXTRAS NEEDED :
10 HIGH SCHOOL AGE BOYS AND GIRLS
- ATLEAST 3 GIRLS WILL REACUR AS JULIE'S FRIENDS
- ONE BOY WILL REACCUR AS JULIE'S BROTHER
Anyone who is interested is encouraged to contact us so we can send
you audition information, as well as the script for you to read
through. We await your replay!
You can reach us by email at: email@example.com
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