Location: Evanston, IL
Announcing auditions for THE HELSINGS an Applause for a Cause feature production.
Directed by Arthur Gilchrist and Anuj Iravane
Written by Taylor Beck
Produced by Dasha Gorin and Lily Labovitz
Logline: An emotionally distant mother must overcome the effects of past abuse in order to protect her daughter from a supernatural threat that may or may not exist.
Shooting every weekend from January 6, 2017 to March 17, 2016
Nic (Lead), open ethnicity, female
An emotionally distant and socially reserved 38-year-old single mother of an 18 year old and a victim of past emotional/physical domestic abuse. Protective of her daughter. Portrayed as a delusional because of her tendency to dwell on things that seem to be false. Key emotions/feelings: moderate paranoia, suppressed feelings of affection or attachment, morbidity.
Carrie (Lead), open ethnicity, female
A lively, extroverted 18 year old. Authoritative in her relationships, tends to steamroll conversations. Unusual; obsessed with serial killers and other oddities, very little self-awareness.
Max , open ethnicity, open gender
A nerdy 18 year old and recovering pushover. Serious and passionate in his pursuits; dry humor.
Auditions Wednesday, November 2: 7-9
Saturday, November 5: 3-5
Auditions are at
Harris Hall, Room L06 Northwestern University 1881 Sheridan Rd Evanston, IL 60208
Sign up for an audition here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4baba62fa0f94-audition
Payment: Non Paid
City or Location of call: Evanston, IL
This casting notice was posted by: Applause for a Cause, Northwestern University