The open casting call this past weekend in Huntsville went pretty well. Around 35 people came in, which was fewer than I hoped but more than I expected.
Several are under consideration for roles. A couple were very good but have to be ruled out because they just look so much younger than they actually are. And none were bad enough for us to make fun of after they left.
Thanks to everyone who showed up. It takes guts to audition even for the smallest part.
These are the excerpts that we will be using for the auditions this weekend. They are pretty much straight from the script but there has been some editing for brevity such as axing scene directions that won’t be needed during the readings.
We will have a reader who will do the scenes with you, but their job is only to read the other part. They won’t be bringing the emotion that we’ll be looking for from you.
Just click on the name of the character(s) you wish to read for. Write firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any trouble opening the files or if you do not yet have an audition time scheduled.
If you’re unsure of whether to go for Betsy or Marissa or Alex audition for all three.
If you’re a female who would love to be a part of the movie but you know that you have too many time constraints for a lead role, read for Alex.
The supporting male characters only have a couple lines, so we’re going to have all of the guys read for Isaac or Joseph then we’ll cast the supporting roles based off of those auditions. Plus, we want the actors with supporting roles to be people we wouldn’t mind asking to stepup in case whoever we cast in the lead gets hit by a train.
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