Main Actors Required for Short Drama
Synopsis: After his mother had been institutionalised for being mentally unstable, a young boy struggles to face the reality that his mother is no longer a part of his life. His Auntie, who he is left in the care of, keeps him away from his mother for his own protection and neglects him as she continues her means of getting by through selling drugs. On the way to finalise a deal, the boy intercepts the money, resulting in an opportunity for him to escape his Auntie’s grasp and reach out to his mother.
All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesAuditions will be held on the 11th of December 2018
Rehearsals will be held in the week starting on the 14th of January 2019
Production/shooting days will be the 21st to the 25th of January 2019
This job is unpaid
Young Boy Main Role (Jacob)
Experience in drama work
The actor may be required to cry and may be exposed to mild violence (as an observer)
-Jacob is struggling to cope with his mother being taken away from him and wants nothing more than to see her on her birthday. He is imaginative and often uses drawing to express his emotions.
Males, aged 8 to 13 from Victoria, Australia
Auntie Main Role (Harriet)
-Blonde hair preferred
-Experience in drama work
-Character is drug involved and neglects responsibility to nephew
Females, aged 35 to 45 from Victoria, Australia
Auntie's Boyfriend (Tony)
Required to drive during shoot (must have manual license)
-Character is experienced with drugs and is often detached from situations, avoiding hostility and conflict, mostly keeping to himself but also has a short temper.
Males, aged 25 to 40 from Victoria, Australia
Aussie-Italian Drug Dealer (Ray)
-Must have (or be able to perform) Australian/Italian ethnicity and accent
-Mafia boss type character with a family to whom he keeps his business a secret. Has short temper and demands respect
Males, aged 40 to 50 from Victoria, Australia
Daughter of Drug Dealer (Mary)
-Mary is the daughter of Ray, she is a third generation Italian attending a public school and is unaware of her father's business, however she has always had suspicion that something was going on, pretending to ignore it as she consider's Ray impossible to confront.
Females, aged 16 to 20 from Victoria, Australia
Ray's Wife (Sofia)
-The wife of a drug dealer with no knowledge of her husbands underground business.
Females, aged 30 to 50 from Victoria, Australia
- Located in Victoria, Australia
- Joined December, 2017