“NAZARETH” & “BRANSON” Pilot Season
Location: Los Angeles, CA and Branson, MO
Type: TV Pilots
DoveStream, a Union Signatory streaming production company, is announcing a pilot season casting call for two productions. NAZARETH and BRANSON. Will be taped in two locations, Los Angeles, California and in Branson, Missouri.
Famous writers, Joe Glauberg (Happy Days & Mork and Mindy), and Larry Bischof (Grizzly Adams, Waltons, and Little House on The Prairie) have teamed up. NAZARETH: exploring comedy in biblical proportions from the perspective of the brother of Jesus and their family. Casting for 12 Principles + Diversity Principles. BRANSON: Millennial family inherits BnB Motel/Club/Bar/Theatre, extreme comedy of today’s issues. Casting for 7 + Diversity Principles.
SAG/AFTRA members, Actor’s Equity, Second City Graduates, Cool Beans Graduates, and URTA qualified Masters/Bachelor Degree Actor’s welcome. TAFT Hartley Actors will sign an agreement for SAG/AFTRA membership immediately within pay negotiation or fill out the employment verification form and join SAG/AFTRA immediately. This is to ensure 100% of the principle cast on the day of the shoot is a Union Member.
Requirement: Headshot, Resume, and 3 minutes: 2 minutes contrast monologue (Drama/Comedy) and 1minute 16 bar song on a flash drive.
Joseph-brother of Jesus, mid-twenties handsome, able to pass for being Jewish, short beard, a little arrogant but likable.
Hannah-sister of Jesus, Jewish, in her twenties, unofficial default leader of the workshop.
Rachael-sister of Jesus, twenties, attractive, desperate to find a man.
Simon-brother of Jesus, twenties, Jewish, handsome, athletic, stubbly beard, wannabe soldier and defender of the family.
Zaccheus-40s, Short, Jewish, Tax collector
Mary Magdalene-Flamboyantly beautiful Samaritan sorceress in her twenties, unapologetically manifesting a number of different demonic personalities.
Sheva-pompous sizable Jewish Pharisee in his late 50s. Mr. Know it all.
Bartimaeus-Blind Jewish, combination beggar and mohel (a guy who does circumcisions). Adult Doctor’s Age
Amos-Semi-retired Israelite Shephard, 50s
Ahinoam-40s Galilean Jewish Widow.
Jokim-16, son of Ahinoam.
Antonio-Tall ruggedly built 50s Roman Centurion.
Diversity Principles: Possibly Amos, Egyptian/Ethiopian Jew, and few characters mid-20s-30s fitting the characters for both male and female Egyptian/Ethiopian Jew.
NOTE: Make sure you have background/backstory/motive/agenda thought out and studied for your part. Remember Extreme Comedy in Biblical Proportions. Think Robin William & Jonathan Winters style wit to your character.
Bobby-15, wisecracking self-appointed overseer of his two younger siblings, and all children fostered in the future
Missy-13, Sister of Bobby, cute and extremely talkative.
Jack-10, youngest sibling brother, Just getting into doing animal impersonations with Animaniacs, Hannah Barbara, and Looney Toons impressions.
Tony-50s chief cook and manager of Joe’s Place (I ain’t no cook. I’m a chef. And Joe ain’t here no more. He’s dead. You want a menu?)
Waitress to be named-mid 40s tall blond good looking who likes to put Tony in a spot, blunt comments of correction, honest to the point when Tony is being opinionated.
Diversity Cast: Male and Female age 10-15 years, American Indian, African Americans, and Asians
Call Backs will be notified for cold read: be prepared for an extra improvisational request.
Submit 24325 Crenshaw Blvd. #336, Torrance, CA 90505
Instructions: State on the left corner of the envelope, name of production and the character you want to be cast for. Casting through mail ends at the end of March.
City or Location of call: Los Angeles, CA and Branson, MO
Please submit to: See address above
This casting notice was posted by: DoveStream