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Casting Call for Austin, Texas HD Student Scene “High Art”
Production Title: Scene from High Art by Lisa Cholodenko
Project Type: Short Film
Project Format: HD
Production Location: Austin, Texas
OProduction Start Date: October 02, 2012
Production Wrap Date: October 20, 2012
Writer: Lisa Cholodenko
Director: Cherie Bugtong
Synopsis: Lucy, a retired and renowned photographer has finally returned home from being out all week. She chooses this night to break up with her junkie lesbian lover and former actress, Greta who reacts devilishly. Greta knows Lucy is having a love affair and to hide her pain accuses the already weak and depressed Lucy of being selfish and spoiled. When they finally reach a moment of acceptance and vulnerability, Greta confesses desperation to Lucy who already has her mind made up. For old times’ sake, they agree to spend one night together that leads to dangerous habits of drug intake.
Other/Additional Compensation: Film Credit, DVD Copy
Meals/Lodging/Transportation Provided: Meals, Snacks and Beverages
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Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: -At least 2 rehearsals (preferably 3) between casting and October 8. -An in-class performance on Monday, October 8 from 2-5pm -Filming of scene at a later scheduled time between October 9 and October 20.
Audition Date: September 28, 2012
Audition Start Time: 08:00
Audition End Time: 10:00
Audition Location/Address: Austin, Texas
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Lucy Berliner||Female||Any Ethnicity||25-30||(20-35) Guarded, depressed, and at war with herself; former heroin addict. Breaks up with her former lesbian lover, Greta but doesn’t want to abandon her. Lucy is tired of her junkie life, and is much more interested in her love affair, but agrees to stay one more night.|
|Greta||Female||Any Ethnicity||25-30||(20-35) Sensual, frank, and fearless; heroin addict. Loves Lucy and desperately needs her in her life, but agrees to let her go if she stays one last night. Convinces Lucy to take one last hit of heroin with her. Loves to be outspoken yet is self-destructive.|