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Richmond – CASTING CALL For VCU STUDENT SHORT FILM – May 2022- PAID

KEY DATES
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 24th @6PM
Shooting Starts: April 1, 2022
Shooting Ends: April 3, 2022
Synopsis:
A young man, deaf and homeless, notices a young barista but struggles to approach her because of his perceived status.

CHARACTER BIOS:

[BUSKER JONES] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 18-25] [ETHNICITY: ANY]
Skills: American Sign Language, Mime *must submit 1 min video displaying this skill in addition to materials above
Busker Jones is a deaf, homeless pantomime with a kind heart and passion for silent film. Despite his circumstances, he enjoys his life, but this could be because he doesn’t think he deserves much from it.

[BARRY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 60+] [ETHNICITY: ANY]
An older homeless gentleman who likes his liquor. Although living on the streets has deteriorated his health, that doesn’t stop him from enjoying some carnal pleasures when he can. He cares deeply for Busker Jones, and he sees himself as a bit of a mentor to this young street performer.

[BARISTA] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 18-25] [ETHNICITY: ANY]
The Barista is a young woman who recently started working at a coffee shop. She can be found volunteering at food drives and homeless shelters after work.