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Sticking the knife in - Actors wanted - London

London, United Kingdom

Educating Youth on the consequences of their own actions

Sticking the knife in - Actors wanted - London

Casting complete. Applications are now closed.

Young actors and Actreses needed

Are you a young person who is interested in performing at the Lyric Theatre and taking this new play on tour to other theatres across London.

If you are, then this is for you.

Sticking the knife in is a production that intends to educate teenagers on the fatal consequences of carrying a knife. Using drama to send out the message that when you carry a knife you put yourself and others in danger, the play will be used as a starting point for discussions with young people about knife crime.

Director: Michael Hagan.

The auditions are open to anyone who is interested and willing to commit to this project. No previous experience is needed.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

$

Unpaid

Applications to this casting call require:
  • A phone number
  • A profile photo

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by the UK National Minimum Wage Act. Find out more

Omar Williams

Omar is the younger half-brother of Eugene. He is having an affair with Eugene's wife, who he is in love with. He is smart and good at thinking on his feet.

Males, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Eugene Williams

Eugene is the victim of a stabbing. His story is told in flashbacks of the altercation between him and the possible perpetrator. He is a bit of a playboy and loves himself. He has had several affairs.

Males, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Claudia Williams

Claudi is a pretty and optimistic young woman. She met and married Eugene when she was quite young and naive. She has been having an affair with Omar, her husband's half-brother.

Females, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Wayne Ambrose

Wayne Ambrose is a Police Chief Inspector Detective, he is the step-father of Eugene and Omar. He has neglected his sons since the death of his wife. He is dedicated, anomalous and wise and plays his cards close to his chest.

Males, aged 18 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Detective Inspector Michaels

Detective Inspector Michaels is a new detective inspector. He/she is quite cocky and doesn't take things too seriously. He/she joined the police force for a more exciting career.

Any gender, aged 16 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Police Constable Smith

Police Constable Smith is young and new to the job. He/she takes the job and them-self seriously but is a bit immature. He/she grew up on an army base.

Any gender, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Andre - Bartender

Andre is a bartender and illegally here from Jamaica. He sends money home to his family. He is friendly and concerned about his customers. He is a likeable joker.

Males, aged 16 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Adrian Connors

Adrian Connors is a pimp who is accused of attempted murder, he is a confident, streetwise character with a criminal background.

Males, aged 16 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Languages spoken: English

Siobhan Davis

Siobhan Davis is a pretty young woman who works for Adrian.

Females, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Sian/Sean Hill - Lawyer

Sian/Sean Hill is a lawyer who is called in to represent Adrian when he is arrested.

Any gender, aged 16 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Doctor

Doctor who is attending to Eugene in hospital after he is stabbed.

Any gender, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Miss Bagrath

Woman who is waiting for her boyfriend at hospital.

Females, aged 16 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Dodgy Guy

Man in the bar trying to sell dodgy goods to customers.

Males, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Drunk regular at bar

Males, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Monica Ambrose-Williams

Mother of Eugene and Omar, wife of Wayne. Passed away, her story is told in flashbacks.

Females, aged 16 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Alexandra Lewis

Alexandra is having an affair with Eugene, tries to blackmail him.

Females, aged 13 to 25 from London, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Previous audition:
Make up artist needed for feature film - Dublin Region

Next audition:
Acteurs recherchés pour premier rôle dans court métrage - France

Listing created: 13 February 2012

Applications closed: 18 May 2012

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