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Director: SIMONE J. and ISSAC C.. Principal Casting has begun for Terrace Dreams, a new web series focusing on an African-American family that has relocated to Washington DC, and the everyday struggles they face trying to survive and maintain in their new environment. This gritty, raw series takes an unflinching look at the challenges these characters face at work, school, home and in their personal relationships.
NON-UNION ACTORS ONLY!
We are looking for dedicated actors who will commit to this Kickstarter Project Pilot that will enable compensation for future episodes. The initial episodes will be shot for PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
Live auditions will be held at the Center for Digital Imaging Arts (CDIA), located at 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington DC 20007 on Monday, August 27, 2012 between 3:00 pm and 8:00pm (MEZZANINE LEVEL, Studio C) and Wednesday, September 5, 2012 between 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm (MEZZANINE LEVEL, Studio B). Auditions will also be held via Skype on Friday August 31st from 3 pm to 8 pm. Please send a headshot/clear close-up photo and resume to Newyorkindc1977@yahoo.com and Arabia1977@yahoo.com.
Apply to: SIMONE J.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|African American Boy||Male||African American||15-17||African-American Male, approximately 15-17 yrs. old. Smaller than most boys his age. Shy, a “mama’s boy”. Intelligent, studious; often bullied or teased in school for talking or acting “white”. Has hidden athletic talent playing basketball.|
|African American Girl||Female||African American||15-17||African-American Female, approximately 16-18 yrs. old. Sassy and sarcastic.|
|African American Girl 2||Female||African American||15-17||African-American Female, approximately 16-18 years old. Highly attractive and uses her looks to get what she wants. Often dressed provocatively, appearing to be much older than her teenage years. Flirtatious, highly sexualized, bossy. Comes from a financially comfortable family and seeks to rebel.|
|Provocative Female||Female||Any Ethnicity||15-17||Female, approximately 16-18 yrs. old. Race/ethnicity open. Often dressed provocatively, appearing to be much older than her teenage years.|
|Mother||Female||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||African-American or Latina, Female mid- to late-30s. Mother of two teenagers.|
|African American Man||Male||African American||31-40||African-American Male, mid 30’s to early 40’s.|
|Coach||Male||Any Ethnicity||31-40||Male, Late 30’s to early 40’s Male. Race/ethnicity open. Ex-military who now coaches boys’ basketball. Tough and serious, with athletic build. Struggling with hidden sexuality issue.|
|Male 30s||Male||Any Ethnicity||31-40||African-American or Latino, Male. Approximately mid- to late-30s. A chameleon that can quickly turn ruthless.|
|Man 20s||Male||African American||Any Age||African-American Male, early- to mid-20s. With low-key, unassuming appearance; not thuggish.|
|African American Kid||Male||African American||11-14||African-American Male, approximately 11-15 yrs. old. Street smart.|
|African American Thug||Male||African American||18-24||African-American Male, early- to mid-20’s. Thugged-out appearance|
|Male 20s 2||Male||Any Ethnicity||25-30||African-American or Latino male, mid-20's.|