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3 Male and 4 Female Actors Needed for Short Drama in Bath

3 Male and 4 Female Actors Needed for Short Drama in Bath

Bath, UK
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A student film production group from Bath Spa University are filming a 6 minute drama set in Bath, Somerset.

'Wonderland' tells the story of 7 year old Alice who longs to escape the reality of her family life. With the aid of illustrations that come to life inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the white rabbit leads Alice on a journey to see what her life could be like. Will she ever escape?

This film does have themes of alcoholism and neglect. However, we do not directly see these actions onscreen, and we plan to film any arguments/ scenes involving alcohol without the child actress present.
We will be crowdfunding for this film, therefore payment is not guaranteed however travel expenses and catering will be paid for.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Audition for Alice: Friday 15th March 2019
Audition for adults: portfolio/show reel due by Saturday 16th March
Production dates: Friday 29th March - Sunday 31st March 2019

Job payment

This job is unpaid

Expenses paid - Travel (Bristol- Bath) and catering


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7 year old girl, Alice.

Requirements: - Any appearance (child however must look around 7/8 years old) - Reading ability (English language) - Able to speak English language clearly Alice is a shy only child who often lets her imagination run away with her as a result of her poor upbringing. Her favourite book is Alice in Wonderland, she connects to Alice and her curiosity to see what else the world has to offer. She's a quiet child, who's happiest when on her own or with her imagination.

Female, aged 7 to 11

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 13 March 2019.

Alcoholic Mother

Angie is mother to 7 year old Alice, and is unhappily married to Alice's father. She is somewhat neglectful of Alice, letting her go out alone, getting dangerously drunk, arguing loudly with her father etc. This behaviour has been going on for the majority of Alice's life, therefore it seems "normal" for Angie to treat her this way. - We do not see her face, however actress needs to accurately portray a drunken state. - There is the possibility for actress to also play the Social Worker

Female, aged 25 to 40

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 13 March 2019.

Father

Father of Alice and husband of Angie, Tony is constantly arguing with Angie about her addiction. However, growing up in a dysfunctional environment himself, he often loses his temper and goes about trying to fix things in the wrong way. He always seems to be ending up in trouble. This often leads to him also neglecting Alice or becoming unnecessarily angry with her. - We do not see his face however actor needs to feel comfortable shouting/yelling with an intimidating presence.

Male, aged 25 to 45

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 13 March 2019.

Elderly Neighbour

Mr Foster is the friendly neighbour of Alice, Angie and Tony. He keeps a watchful eye over Alice, almost like a grandfather figure. However despite his concerns he knows to keep his distance from her father and to not overstep boundaries. He has an approachable manner about him and dresses eccentrically.

Male, aged 58 to 90

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 13 March 2019.

Family of 3

3 family members seen in the park by Alice, swinging the child between the two parents. - Child must be under 10 years old. - Parents can be of any gender.

Female, aged 5 to 55

Applications closed 13 March 2019.

Social Worker

The social worker is seen right at the end of the film, taking Alice's hand. We do not see her face, however she does have a comforting yet professional voice to make Alice feel safe. This is a minor role and therefore we may be able to also use this casting for the mother, Angie.

Female, aged 20 to 60

  • Languages: English

Applications closed 13 March 2019.

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Listing created: 4 March 2019
Applications closed: 13 March 2019
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