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Actors Required for Documentary Crime Re-Enactments: Charles Manson Project

Actors Required for Documentary Crime Re-Enactments: Charles Manson Project

Alberta, Canada
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Pyramid Productions is currently at work on documentary project that tells the story of Charles Manson, specifically his history during the late ’60s early ’70s when he was accused of the crimes that made him infamous.


Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

We are currently casting and looking for performers to film in May 2017

Job payment

Paid - $150 for a full day


Charles Manson

A charismatic and enigmatic figure, Manson spent the better part of his early life in and out of correctional facilities. When he settled in California in the ’60s he built a collection of young pliable individuals to join him. He and his “family” lived a hedonistic communal lifestyle in the deserts of LA pushing the limits free love and drug use and. Self-aggrandizing, huge ego, persuasive. Fancied himself a folk singer and could play guitar.

Male, aged 30 to 40

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Charles Manson (older)

A charismatic and enigmatic figure, Manson spent the better part of his early life in and out of correctional facilities. When he settled in California in the ’60s he built a collection of young pliable individuals to join him. He and his “family” lived a hedonistic communal lifestyle in the deserts of LA pushing the limits free love and drug use and. Self-aggrandizing, huge ego, persuasive. Fancied himself a folk singer and could play guitar. He was convicted is currently imprisoned.

Male, aged 55 to 65

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Grey
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Susan Atkins

After a troubled childhood that involved alcoholic parents, Susan met Charles Manson when she was in her early 20s. When the house she was living in was raided, she took Manson up on an offer to live with him at the Spahn ranch. She had a kid on the ranch that was raised communally. She was involved with several of the family members in the murder of Gary Hinman, the quintuple homicide at Cielo Drive and the murder of Leno and Rosemary La Bianca.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Bobby Beausoleil

Growing up in Santa Barbara, Bobby was in reform school by age 15. A musician and actor he was involved with several projects when he met Charles Manson while living with Gary Hinman. After some sketchy drug deals, Manson asks Bobby to hold Hinman captive to get some money. When that plan went sideways, Manson told Bobby to kill Hinman.

Male, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Medium

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Mary Brunner

Mary was working as a library assistant at UC Berkeley. She met Manson, who had just been released from prison in 1965 and she let him stay with her. They became intimate; she quit her job and joined the family.

Female, aged 18 to 30

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme

Lynette was a child performer who appeared with a childhood dance troupe. In the 60s she got into drugs and alcohol, dropped out of college and became estranged from her family. She met Manson in Venice, CA in 1967 and was living with the rest of the family on the Spahn Ranch with the rest of the Manson family. When she was called to testify in the murder cases associated with Manson and the family she refused to testify.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Red
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Sandra Good

The youngest of three sisters, Sandra’s parents split when she was four. After going to college in Oregon and California for seven years, she joined the Manson family in 1968. She helped them find a place to live at the Spahn movie ranch, which became their base of operation.

Female, aged 20 to 30

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Barbara Hoyt

Barbara joined the Manson family in 1969 a few months before the Tate murders. She started to suspect that there were unsavory things going on with the family and with another girl she fled the family. It was rumoured that the family was trying to kill her. When she was called to testify against them, the family paid for her to travel to Hawaii. While she was there, Ruth Ann Moorehouse tried to kill Barbara with a hamburger laced with LSD.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Linda Kasabian

Growing up in Maine, her parents divorced when she was young. She dropped out at 16 and married a hippie that she travelled the country with. They had a kid together, but it didn’t work out and while they were California, Linda met Catherine Share who was a member of the Manson family. Linda left her husband, took her kid and joined the family. The family convinced her to steal $5000, had her drive the car to the Tate and LaBianca murders. She was indicted and turned states evidence

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Medium

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Patricia Krenwinkle

Growing up in LA Patricia had a troubled childhood. She was a solitary figure at school and didn’t have many friends. Her mom and dad split and she moved to Mobile with her mom. She was only really close with her older half-sister who had serious substance abuse issues. When Patricia dropped out of high school, she went back to California and met Manson in 1967. He was the first man who had shown any interest in her and she says they slept together they first night they met.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Long

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Leslie Van Houten

Leslie grew up in suburban LA. Her parents divorced when she was 14. She was elected homecoming queen twice, she started playing with drugs and her grades started to slip. As she moved into an interest in spiritualism, she met members of the Manson family in San Francisco in 1968. Once she moved to the Spahn movie ranch she became devoted to Charles Manson. She was arrested late in 1969 and gave the authorities lots of information about the family.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Medium

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Charles "Tex" Watson

Charles grew up in Texas in a happy church going family. During college he started to dabble in drugs and moved out to California where he became a full time pot dealer. Watson met Charles Manson through Beach Boy Dennis Wilson. By 1968 Watson was living at the Spahn ranch with the rest of the Manson family. With Mason, Watson was involved with the shooting of drug dealer Bernard Crowe as well as the Tate and LaBianca murders and the murder of Shorty O’Shea.

Male, aged 20 to 30

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Medium

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Jenny Hickey

Jenny is a young woman from a broken home who gets spiritually and literally seduced by the charismatic leader of a communal family. She comes from a broken home, has had a rough childhood and finds solace with this free-loving, drug using, uninhibited group.

Female, aged 18 to 30

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Nudity may be required

Applications closed 29 April 2017.

Previous audition:
Female Lead and Line - High Profile Gig, Group Welcome With Tight Choreo

Next audition:
Two Actors Required for a Character Driven 5-minute Short

Listing created: 29 March 2017
Applications closed: 29 April 2017
Casting #844140