Auditions for Kid and Adult Actors in New Orleans for Film “Little Trumpet”


little trumpet

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Type: Film

little trumpet is a short film that follows a day in the life of 9-year-old Javon as he navigates loss, isolation, and childhood innocence in the fast-moving city of New Orleans amidst its traditions of violence and survival.

JAVON – Male, 7-12
Ethnicity: Black. New Orleans/Louisiana accent required. Must be able to ride a bike.
Javon is a shy, quiet, observant young boy who keeps it all in, a kid who’s had to grow up too fast. His only escape from his harsh reality is his dream of playing trumpet in the band like his older brothers.

JEANETTE – Female, 35-55
Ethnicity: Black. New Orleans/Louisiana accent required.
Jeanette is Javon’s depressed, homebody single mother – a woman who’s let herself go. Jeanette spends her days chain-smoking and drinking in front of the TV, anxious and agitated. She’s strict and controlling of her sons.

DAMON – Male, 16-22
Ethnicity: Black. New Orleans/Louisiana accent required.
Damon’s a hustler – an independent, rebellious teenager living a double life. He thinks he’s invincible – but he’s not. He’s his younger brotherJavon’s whole world, a pseudo father figure for Javon.

E – Male, 20-27
Ethnicity: Black. New Orleans/Louisiana accent required.
E is the neighborhood drug dealer. Flashy and confident, a hood soldier with street credibility. He’s menacing, threatening – but he’s also charming and has a teasing quality, a playfulness with an air of danger.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: New Orleans, Louisiana
Please submit to: by 2021-07-10
Please submit a headshot (and resume if you have one)

This casting notice was posted by: Megan Trufant Tillman, Director

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