Open Auditions for indie feature film “Sons of Summer” in Michigan

06/18/2014

Independent Film in Grand Rapids, MI.

Lead and supporting roles are available in the production. Actors interested in the roles can come meet with the producers and try out in person this Thursday and  Friday.

The Sons of Summer will be filming this coming fall in Michigan. The film will be directed by David Boyd and will tell the story of family and Baseball in small town America. The film will be produced by Tiptoe Pictures and Pretty Dangerous Films.

Auditions for the indie feature will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan on the 19th and 20th of the month. Both Union and Non-Union talent are welcome to apply

SYNOPSIS

In the small mining town of Rupland, baseball is a religion; from little league to the famed summer league, boys dream only of the game. The pinnacle, being invited to don the orange and black of the Rupland Hawks. Jack, Johnny and Joe Dalton show promise, in life and on the field. Though guided by their father, the brothers find themselves intertwined with the town and the game. As adversity sets in, the Daltons must battle through Rupland’s hardships of death, decline and war. THE SONS OF SUMMER tells the story of family and the last gasp of small town America.

Open casting call in Grand Rapids Michigan for Indie feature film

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Joe Dalton– 15-19 years old. Caucasian, Huskier. Dark hair. Brown eyes. Athletic. Needs to have a good feel for the game. Youngest Dalton brother.

Coach Roberts – 40s-60s. Any ethnicity. Tall and slim. Roberts is no nonsense man, a man who let himself go after leaving the game, tough and crass.

Eli Masterson – 18-20s. Caucasian. Light or brownish hair. Must but at least somewhat Athletic. Athletic or slender build. Needs to know how to throw a baseball.

Lou Webb – 18-20s. African American. Under 5’11. Athletic. Athletic or slender build. Needs to have a good feel for the game. Lou is a loyal friend to Jack, calm and level-headed.

Katie– 18-20s. Any ethnicity. Katie is a party girl who matures fast.

Savannah – 18-20s Blonde or Brunette Hair. Shorter than 5’8. Slender to petite build, small town girl.

Sandy Dalton– 40s, strong-willed woman who isn’t afraid to speak her mind. She is a compassionate, and caring mother. She spends her days working the family’s failing grocery store.

Please come with prepared monologue, for sides please email tsoscasting@gmail.com

Please bring resumes and headshots to audition.

If you have any questions, please send emails to tsoscasting@gmail.com

 

Auditions:

TriBeCa Flashpoint

28 N Clark St #500 Chicago, IL 60602

July 11th 10:00am – 6:00pm

July 12th 10:00am – 2:30pm

 

GVSU PEW Downtown Campus – Richard DeVos Center, RM 302E

401 Fulton Street West

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

 

July 19th 9:00am – 5:00pm

July 20th 12:00pm – 8:00pm

More information about the project:

Director: David Boyd

Producer: Michael Dault, Andrea Carlson, Robby Morgan

Shooting Location: Michigan

Shooting Dates: September 2014

Email: tsoscasting@gmail.com

Compensation: Yes

Travel/Accommodations for Production: Yes



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