Video Auditions in Richmond for Student Film “Void”

01/25/2021

Void

Location: Richmond, VA

Type: Student Films

Synopsis:
When a depressive Filipino-American chooses to pursue dance over a more lucrative career, she must find her identity apart from her culture and convince her parents that dance is right for her.

CASTING CALL: VCU student-led production agency is looking for actors to fill roles in our short-film, “Void”. We are looking for a range of individuals; primarily FILIPINO/FILIPINO-AMERICAN actors. We will be accepting submissions until FEBRUARY 4TH, 2021. Actors will be compensated by role.

Auditions:

ALL AUDITIONS WILL BE REMOTE.
Please submit a 1-minute monologue in video format, resumé, and headshot to newsurgeproductions@gmail.com
Call Backs: ZOOM – TBD February 6th @12pm EST
Shooting Starts: March 12th, 2021
Shooting Ends: March 14th, 2021

Roles:
[ASH, BODY DOUBLE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 18] [ETHNICITY: FILIPINO-AMERICAN]
ROLE FILLED, BODY DOUBLE NEEDED *Long, dark brown hair. Approx 4’9”.* Passionate about dance but unsure of herself. She struggles with mental health, and is prone to self-harm. She struggles with her identity as a first-generation Filipino-American. Intermediate-Expert dance experience required.

[LOLA (GRANDMOTHER)] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 65-70] [ETHNICITY: FILIPINO]
Lola is an immigrant from the Philippines. She has worked hard to establish her family’s financial success in the States, so they didn’t have to sacrifice the way she did. In keeping with tradition, she lives with Ash and her parents.

[FATHER] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 40-45] [ETHNICITY: FILIPINO]
Father is the son of Grandmother. He is considered a wealthy businessman and expects Ash to follow in his footsteps. He is frequently judgemental and overbearing towards Ash.

[MOTHER] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 45-50] [ETHNICITY: FILIPINO]
Similarly to the father, she has high expectations for Ash and her career choices. Although she is not as outspoken and cruel as her husband, she still lacks in defending Ash, and frequently takes the side of the father.

[LILLIE] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 18] [ETHNICITY: ANY]
Ash’s best friend, pretty upbeat, strong and supportive. Fellow dancer. *Must have Intermediate-Expert dance experience

[DANCE INSTRUCTOR] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 30+] [ETHNICITY: ANY]
Stern and confident. Knows how to control a classroom. *Some dance knowledge preferred

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Richmond, VA
Please submit to: newsurgeproductions@gmail.com by
ALL AUDITIONS WILL BE REMOTE. Please submit a 1-minute monologue in video format, resumé, and headshot to newsurgeproductions@gmail.com Call Backs: ZOOM – TBD February 6th @12pm EST

This casting notice was posted by: NEW SURGE PRODUCTIONS – CASTING FOR STUDENT-LED SHORT FIM “VOID” – PAID



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