Don’t Be Afraid: Emerson College Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Short Film
Location: Boston, MA
Type: Student Films
October 29th & 30th
November 5th, 6th, 12th, & 13th
December 3rd & 4th
Rate: Paid; Meals provided
Union and nonunion actors are welcome.
Auditions may be scheduled via email between 10:00am-7:00pm on September 24th or between 12:00-4:00pm on Sunday September 25th. Appointments are made on a first come, first serve basis.
*Sides should be memorized for audition. Please be prepared for a cold reading.
Hattie: Lead (F, 9-12, African American) A nerdy girl who is horribly bullied by a racist schoolmate.
(Note: Must be willing to style hair if necessary, must be able to give a strong, dramatic performance.)
Billy: Lead (M, 10-13, Caucasian) The bully. A vulgar, aggressive, adolescent boy who parrots his father’s racist and misogynistic views due to his own insecurities.
(Note: Must be comfortable wearing colored eye contacts, must be able to give a strong, dramatic performance.)
Jordan: Supporting (F, 30-40s, African American) Hattie’s Mother. A strong, supportive, and loving mother who wants to help Hattie adjust to their new home.
(Note: Must be able to give a strong, dramatic performance)
Emily: Supporting (F, 9-12, Caucasian) Billy’s sister. She is timid, bullied by her brother, and afraid to speak out on Hattie’s behalf.
Andrew: Supporting (M, 10-13, Caucasian) Billy’s friend. He joins in with Billy with whatever he does, including bullying Hattie, because he thinks Billy is cool and tough.
Mei Hua: Supporting (F, 9-13, Asian) Sweet and bubbly, she becomes Hattie’s friend.
Chandi: Supporting (F, 9-13, Indian) Sympathetic and understanding, she becomes
Maria: Supporting (F, 9-13, Hispanic) Kind and approachable, she becomes Hattie’s friend.
Jessica: Supporting (F, 9-13, Caucasian) Outgoing and fun, she becomes Hattie’s friend.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to:
-Schedule an audition appointment
-Send headshot and resume
-Receive character sides
-Get more information
Both members of SAG-AFTRA and non-Union actors are encouraged to audition.
City or Location of call: Boston, MA
Please submit to: email@example.com by 2016-09-24
This casting notice was posted by: Emerson College