New York Student Film Actor Auditions for “Bliss”

10/15/2018

Bliss

Location: New York, New York

Type: Student Films

Film Description:

Edith Jones (50) goes to her alma mater for a teaching position in the school’s dance department. When she arrives at the school, she is told that her interview has to be pushed back to a later date. Edith is relieved by the news because she struggles with the idea of being able to teach due to her past injury. Throughout the film Edith tires to reconnect with her younger self through dance.

CHARACTER BIOS:

1. Edith Jones

Casting Age Range: 35 yrs – 50’s

Gender: Female

Race: Black

Specifications: Dancer in any art form can audition. Will be required to mimic or reflect the styles of an African dancer. Will dance to African music or djembe drums.

Description: Edith Jones is an 50 year old African American woman dancer. In the film Edith is brought back to her alma mater for an interview to become one of the school’s dance teachers. She struggles with the thought of being a professor due to her past injury. During the film she reconnects with her younger self hoping to overcome the fear she has.

2. (Younger) Edith Jones

Casting Age Range: 18-28

Gender: Female

Race: Black

Specifications: Dancer in any art form can audition. Will be required to mimic or reflect the styles of an African dancer. Will dance to African music or djembe drums. No speaking role. Only dancing.

Description: (Younger) Edith Jones is 20 years old African American woman dancer. When she dances her movements are carefree, as if there is nothing holding her back. Her body isn’t confined by gravity. She defies it.

3. Secretary

Casting Age Range: 35 yrs – 50’s

Gender: Any

Race: Any

Specifications: N/A

Description: The secretary is a small speaking role. They interact with Edith when she comes into the dance department.

4. Caroline

Casting Age Range: 35 yrs – 50’s

Gender: Any

Race: Any

Specifications: N/A

Description: Caroline is old friend of Edith who she encounters during her visit at their Alma Mater. She is a very positive person who encourages Edith to take the teaching position.

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: New York, New York
Please submit to: hofstrabliss@gmail.com

This casting notice was posted by: Julianna Pierdomenico

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