Birmingham AL Auditions

10/17/2011

Birmingham auditions posted by the Producer
Casting notice posted on auditionsfree.com, casting location: Birmingham

Casting Call for Gardendale/Birmingham area.

The Wherehouse (Great American Tent Co.)

3086 Decatur Hwy

Gardendale, AL

Saturday October 22nd 1-5pm

Mo and the Vieille

Independent/short/drama

A young girl embarks on a journey to self discovery. Mo is a shy freshman tomboy. It’s October, and the school year has barely started. She doesn’t know anyone at school, and on the 31st, a day when most kids are out trick or treating or at costume parties, Mo is stuck spending the evening with her great aunt ‘Auntie’, a retired, school teaching nun who she’s only seen at Holidays and has never had a real conversation with. As the night progresses, the two drink hot toddies, converse, and learn more about each other. When Auntie falls asleep, Mo trips over a box of artifacts and discovers a long hidden secret. The more she learns about Auntie, the more of her own true nature begins to be revealed. I wanted to capture a snapshot – one of those moments in time when things start to become just a little bit clearer.

Auditions for Mo and the Vieille to be held at The Wherehouse in Gardendale (Great American Tent Co.).

http://www.greatamericantent.com/ (205) 631-2221

Please call the company for or map the directions.

The Wherehouse at

Great American Tent Co.

3086 Decatur Hwy.

Gardendale, AL 35071

Roles to be cast:

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“Mo”

Marie, or Mo as she prefers to be called, is a shy, freshman tomboy.

Mo’s age is 14. We are seeking fresh faced actors age 13 and up. Alternative kids A BONUS.

Very Important:

Ideally, I’d like to see the character in you. You MUST come dressed down. Hint – we are not looking for Miley Cyrus clones. Please wear loose fitting clothes, a t-shirt, matched with either cargo pants or jeans, and sporty shoes of any kind. Please do not wear any makeup to this audition. Mo is a tomboy and your look for the audition must fit the part. If these instructions are not followed to the best of your ability then you will not be considered for the role. This is the lead role.

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Elaine “Auntie” Delauneville

Auntie is 90 years old; a retired nun and school teacher. We will consider ‘seasoned’ actors of any age (above 50) so long as they look/act the part. This is a co-lead role for a very talented, charismatic performer.

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“Mo’s Mother” – age 30 – 35 (speaking role)

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Holly – age 25 – 40

Auntie’s aide

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Extras (any gender)

3 or 4 Trick or treaters (1 small speaking role; kids under 13)

2 Paramedics – small speaking roles

3 or 4 funeral extras, presumably colleagues of Auntie’s (nuns/priests). Mature actors (above 40)

Teens on the bus

Extras (female)

Elaine (young Auntie; early 20′s)

Jeanne (early 20′s)

Teen girl on bus (13 – 18).

Mo’s Grandma – Auntie’s much younger sister, a woman of about 65.

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Note: there will be no compensation for actors other than food; craft services by chef Richard Vaningan! Note: this film is being prepared for next year’s Shout film festival, so if you are a member of the LGB community, please, please, please come to auditions!

Look forward to seeing you there! Any questions message Maria maclasch@ymail.com or Carey outlaw_films@yahoo.com

Maria Montz

Carey Rayburn

Casting Location: Birmingham
Contact email: outlaw_films@yahoo.com

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