CASTING CALL for Independent Limited Series
SEEKING ACTORS in MISSISSIPPI
Headshots, resumes and two-minute video reel should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email subject line, please include the name of the role for which you are auditioning.
Compensation, meals, travel and lodging will be provided.
We: Late 20s-early 30s Black female who is able to present masculine when necessary but has a soft demeanor. Must have a southern dialect and be authoritative when called upon.
Shiloh: Late 20s-early 30s light-skinned Black female. Must have a New Orleans accent. Strong but
Jessup Stone: 50 to 60-year old White male with gray hair and southern drawl. Must be willing to present racist views.
Jane Stone: 50 to 60-year old White female. Jessup’s wife. Homely and frail but a former beauty queen.
Puckett Stone: Late 30s-early 40s White male with a slim body frame and southern drawl. A homeless reject with special skills in carpentry.
Evelyn Sandifer: Early 50s Black woman. Witty but professional. She is a funeral home owner/director. Must be willing to smoke cigars.
Warrine McAfee: Late 40s to mid-50s Black female with medium to large build. Owner of her own bakery.
Morris Walker: Mid to late 30s Black man with athletic build.
Aspen Graves: 30-something White female with slim to medium build. Must be willing to portray an alternative lifestyle role.
Lorraine Graves: 30-something Black female willing to play an alternative lifestyle.
Rev. Isaiah Owens: 50 to 60-year old Black man who is an overbearing and grimy preacher from New Orleans.
Ocean: 11 to 14-year old Black female. Character is high-functioning autistic but articulate.
Free: 19 to 23-year old Black female with a sassy, no-nonsense personality. Lives in her own world and adores Ocean.
Black males and females, ages 18-45. Some speaking and non-speaking roles
White male and female, ages 5-9.