CASTING CALL “The Brookes” SFU Second Year Film
Director: Cathy Huynh Casting Director: Chiraag Matthew Assistant Casting Director: Acacia Nikiel Union/Non-Union: Non-Union Casting Auditions: October 8th – 9th 2019 from 5:30pm-8:30pm Shoot dates: November 22nd – 25th 2019 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission Information: Please submit headshots, resume, desired role to email@example.com by October 7th 2019 with subject “[Your Name] – [Character Name]”. Compensation: No monetary compensation. Food, demo reel, and IMDb credits provided. Audition Location: Goldcorp Center for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St. (ROOM TBA) Shooting Location: TBA
Synopsis: When a Hollywood actor begins teaching Drama at a small town’s high school, an aspiring actress auditions for a lead role in the school play (Set in the 1950’s). She reaches out to the new teacher in an effort to better her acting abilities. He pushes her to commit to the role to such a degree that it ultimately consumes her.
Character Bios: CHARACTER 1 GRACE: Open ethnicity, female, ages 18-25 Aspiring actress, talented singer, determined and confident. Can speak and behave like a teenager in the 1950’s.
CHARACTER 2 MR. KANE: Caucasian, male, ages 25-35 A narcissistic, actor-turned-teacher, with the demeanour of a hipster Vancouverite. Takes the high-school play very seriously and is willing to push the students to achieve his vision. Able to change characters quick, referencing James McAvoy’s role in Split (1950’s Father is essential to this role).
CHARACTER 3 MEGHAN: Open ethnicity, female, ages 18-25 Popular student with the demeanour of an instagram model, fashionable popular girl. Gets the role of the 1950’s Mother in the school play, in which she must be the wife of the TEACHER’s character.
CHARACTER 4 SCOTT: Open ethnicity, male, ages 18-25 Relatively athletically built, clean shaven. Gets the role of the brother in the 1950’s play; enjoys acting but is more keen on the social aspect of high school. Easy going, easy breezy, passionate about the play but to an extent.
CHARACTER 5 GRACE’S MOM: Open ethnicity, female, ages 30-50. Hard working single mother who begins to grow concerned by the lengths her daughter is willing to go for her role in the high school play.
Payment: Non Paid
City or Location of call: Goldcorp Center for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St. Please submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 2019-10-07