Casting Call for Documentary “Rediscovering Kate Carew” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted May 14, 2014: reposted with updates

CASTING CALL FOR HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY SET IN THE GILDED AGE & PROGRESSIVE ERA (1877–-1917) BEING PRODUCED BY INDEPENDENT NY FILM COMPANY.

PROJECT TITLE: Rediscovering Kate Carew
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Documentary
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Theatrical, TV (PBS and/or Cable), DVD
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Must be available for filming JUNE 7TH, JUNE 8TH AND/OR JUNE 9TH
SHOOTING LOCATION: NY, NY

LOGLINE:

An American female caricaturist and journalist who drew and interviewed the famous, the notorious, and the pioneering figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The tale of a singular woman who survived, and followed her dreams from a rugged California frontier, to a life filled with ambition, fame and tragic consequence in the Gilded age.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

WRIGHT BROTHERS
Orville (30 to 40 year old white male) and Wilbur (30 to 40 year old white
male) two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who were
credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful
airplane.

SARAH BERNHARDT
40 to 50 year old French stage and early film actress, referred to as “the
most famous actress the world has ever known.” Her serious dramatic acting
earned her the nickname “The Divine Sarah.”

HARRIE KELLETT CHAMBERS
(HUSBAND OF MARY WILLIAMS AKA KATE CAREW)
30 year old white male. Born in Sydney, a pressman in Australia and
London, author of several plays, including A Case of Frenzied Finance, The
Butterfly and Betsy.

TANGO DANCERS
Mid 30’s to early 40, Latin male and female tango dancers. Fit body type
with no visible tattoos. Preference for casting existing dance partners.

EXTRAS
NEEDED FOR THEATRE AUDIENCE OF A BROADWAY SHOW
*Please note some speaking parts may be available

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: MONDAY, MAY 30
CALL BACK DATE: FRIDAY, MAY 30
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: production@katecarew.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume

ACTORS PLEASE APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING:

-Measurements for costumes fittings:
If male: Height, Waist, Weight, and Neck/Arm Length if Known
If female: Height, Waist, Weight, Hips, Chest and Bust line

-Headshot

-Resume

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