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Urgent Casting: “Black Swan” Scene Reenactment – Austin, TX

Casting Call Details:
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Project Type: Student
Production Location: Austin, Texas
Shooting Schedule: 3 rehearsal days, 1 performance (Oct. 22)
Production Wrap Date: October 22, 2013

Synopsis: A prestigious dance company is attempting to put on a performance of “Swan Lake,” with one ballerina for both the White and Black Swan. Nina, wanting to be the selected dancer, visits the dance company’s manager, Thomas Leroy, in an attempt to convince him she can perform both roles.

Character Breakdowns:

Nina Sayers, female, 20s – Early 30s, any ethnicity Nina is a dancer who is pure and innocent, yet with a fragile psychological state due to her dependence on her mother. Nina can perform the innocence of the White Swan, but is having trouble revealing the Black Swan to Leroy. She is striving to be perfect and is willing to prove it to Leroy.

Thomas Leroy, male, late 30s – early 50s With years of experience, Leroy is the artistic director of one of New York City’s most prestigious dance companies. Authoritative and manipulative, Leroy only wants the best out of his performers.

Paid/Non-Paid: Non-Paid
Meals/Lodging/Transportation Provided: Snacks and Beverages

Special Notes for Potential Cast/Crew: This is for a scene excerpt as part of a directing exercise to be presented to a class on Tuesday, October 22, between 2pm – 5pm. Three rehearsals will be scheduled leading up to the performance. If interested in trying out, please contact with your name, headshot, resume, and means of contact in order to schedule a 15 minute time slot on Friday, October 11 from 6pm – 10pm.

Casting Calls Categories: Student Film Casting Calls / Non-union Casting Calls
Audition Date: October 11, 2013
Project: Urgent Casting: “Black Swan” Scene Reenactment
Casting Call Location: Austin, Texas

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