Casting Call for Independent Feature Film “The Cruel Tale of the Medicine Man” [New York, NY]

PROJECT TITLE: The Cruel Tale of the Medicine Man
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival Circuit
PRODUCERS: Maria Beatty and James Habacker
WRITERS: Richard Lovejoy and James Habacker
DIRECTOR: Maria Beatty
CASTING AGENT: Giselle Dakota
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Think Brothers Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 10/1/2012-10/21/2012
SHOOTING LOCATION: New York City and Upstate New York

SYNOPSIS:

STORY LINE: Linda (a young dancer) is hired to work in a vaudeville nightclub. The dancers who eventually want out of this nightclub end up in freakish accidents on stage. Roxy, Linda’s ex-girlfriend and undercover detective, suspects all of these bizarre accidents and disappearances are all linked to it’s club owner Mr. Choade.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

[LINDA] Female, Caucasian, seasoned lesbian, late 20’s (performer in a vaudeville nightclub)
[ROXY] – Female, African American, seasoned lesbian,late 20’s (Linda’s girlfriend and undercover detective)
[CLYDE] – Male, Caucasian, 40’s, a tall, gaunt, balding (Lackey/Doorman in a vaudeville nightclub)
[BARTENDER] – Male, 30’s-early 40’s (eccentric, well groomed and in proper attire)
[SCARLET] – Female, aate 20’s (performer/dancer in a vaudeville nightclub)
[LUCY] – Female, 30’S (performer/dancer in a vaudeville nightclub)
[HELEN] – Female, late 20’s to early 30’s (performer/dancer in a vaudeville nightclub)
[SARAH] – Female, early 30’s (performer/dancer in a vaudeville nightclub)
[TARA] – Female, mid to late 20’s (dancer in a vaudeville nightclub)

Also seeking (Non Paying Extras)
AUDIENCE MEMBERS – All genders and ages (A variety of eccentric and unique looks)

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 7/2/2012
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: mariabeatty@mac.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel link
AUDITION DATE: 7/9/2012 – 7/25/2012 specific dates/times to be determined upon submission
AUDITION ADDRESS: will provide upon submission
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: Lead roles paid. Extras audience members no pay. Sides are available upon submission. Directions and Times for Auditions will be provided upon submission.

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