Speaking Roles in “The Bustling at a Late Night Carnival” in Philadelphia


The Bustling at a Late Night Carnival

Location: New York City

Type: Student Films

Philadelphia area Graduate Thesis Film – Working Title: The Bustling at a Late Night Carnival

The Bustling at a Late Night Carnival tells a late coming-of-age story of a newly-arrived Taiwanese girl’s exploration who comes to America with an imagination, but comes to find out she is in the midst of a riotous festivity with the carneys. In this exploitative system where everyone struggles to survive, her inexperience leads her to betray her colleagues and becomes outcasted. The film centers on her attempt to fight against the stereotypes and come to terms with the understanding of her own image.

Audition Location:
2020 N 13th St Philadelphia, PA 19122
Temple University, Annenberg Hall, Room 14

Feb 21, 2015 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Feb 22, 2015 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Character BIOS

Andrea/ Female/ 19 / Taiwanese
(The character needs to partially speak in a Taiwanese accent [Mandarin])
Andrea is a Taiwanese student, who majors foreign literature in a well-known university. She comes to America for an adventure, but finds out the reality is beyond her imagination.

Tania/ Female/ 30 / Mexican
(The character needs to speak Spanish)
Tania works very hard and is sometimes quite impatient, but she doesn’t really care about what other people think of her.

Julio/ Male / 25 / Mexican
(The character needs to speak Spanish)
Julio is an energetic charming young man who has lots of street wisdom. He is ambitious and trying to work his way up in the carnival.

Sam/ Male / 40 / Caucasian
Sam is a single father who raises his son in the carnival. He is aloof at the first glance, but soft at heart.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: New York City
Please submit to: latenightcarnival@gmail.com by 2015-02-28

This casting notice was posted by: Chung Wei Huang, Temple University (graduate student)

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