Casting Call for Play “Trial of a Generation” #casting

Posted July 10, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Trial of a Generation
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Play
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Theatrical, DVD
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Kennisha Moffett
WRITER: Ron Jones
DIRECTOR: Herb Moffett
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Moffett Productions (formerly Artists Booth Productions)
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: July 22 – July 27, December 5 – 7, 2013

SYNOPSIS:

An arrogant hip-hop idol stands trial for conspiracy to commit generational menticide through his music, but a higher authority offers an opportunity for true repentance.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Hip-Hop Mogul (Lead) – 35-40 years old Male. African-American. Performer. Strong believable stage presence, intelligent character who has already been through hell and back. Not easily intimidated. Will stop at nothing to grow his empire and dominate the music industry.

Younger version of Mogul (Supporting) – 13-16 year old male. African-American. Performer. Must have strong rapping ability and an understanding of the hip-hop culture. Strong believable stage presence, intelligent character who has already been through hell and back. Not easily intimidated. Will stop at nothing to grow his empire and dominate the music industry.

Judge (Supporting) – 30+ Male/Female, Friendly, outgoing. Great sense of humor. Able to exhibit a spiritual center. Strong singing skills.

Lawyer (Supporitng) – 25+ years old. Male. – Political, Intelligent, Direct, and ability to exhibit great focus.

Lawyer (Supporting) – 25+ years old. Female – Political, Intelligent, Direct, and persuasive. Strong rapping or singing skills.

Extras: 25+ age, all races and backgrounds. Talented singers are needed also.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Credit, DVD copy of performance, Meals
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: kennishamoffett@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel clip, Demo reel link
AUDITION DATE: July 5, 2013 – July 17, 2013 (Various Times)
AUDITION LOCATIONS: Vary

OTHER NOTES:

Rehearsals: October – December 4, 2013, Weekly/Various Times/Locations

Genre: Christian Hip-Hop Opera (which utilizes 3D projection mapping for set design)

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Open casting call with priority given to those who set up an audition time. Please reply to this notice with you resume/headshot or video clip to set up an audition. Thanks! First priority will be given to those who submit video clips…Youtube links acceptable and those with theater and music experience.

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