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Urgent Casting Call: Theater Production Seeking Male Actors for “Death at the Prom” – Washington, DC

Casting Call Details:
Production Title: “Death at the Prom”
Production Company: Nameless Theatre
Production Type: Theatre/ Non-Union
Production Location: Washington, DC

Project Length: One Act (60min)

Website: www.thenameless.us

PLAY SYNOPSIS

It’s the moment Green Meadow High students have been waiting their entire high school careers for – prom night! But before students can learn who has won the coveted Prom King & Queen crown, the elegant night takes an unexpected and bloody turn. With tensions running high, it is up to Mr. Franklin, a timid History teacher to muster the courage to catch a killer.

Show Dates:
April 16th (6-9pm)
April 23rd (6-9pm)
April 30th (6-9pm)
*Show Call-Time for Actors is 5:30pm*

Compensation: A one-time $50.00 stipend + a percentage of ticket sales

CHARACTER BIOS:

We are willing to consider male and females for some characters. We will make the necessary adjustments to the script dependent on casting.

RONNIE ROBINSON “AKA RONNIE ROB” – [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 25-40] [RACE: ANY]

A 34 -year old, rambunctious former high school football star. In high school, he was “Mr. Popular”, Prom King and Football Captain. Unable to cope with life outside of his famed high school world, he dropped out of college and continued on a downward spiral of wild partying.
Presently, he spends most of his time hanging out at the gym, hitting on women and telling stories of his “glory days”. He is out of shape and divorced, which is a result of his constant drinking.
MOTIVE: When Principal Samson cuts the Alumni Program Ronnie is devastated. High school is the only place where he has ever felt like a winner. He lives for attending the high school events.

FABIO PATEL – [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 18-25] [RACE: ANY]

A 17 year old foreign exchange student from _____________. He is extremely handsome and instantly became the Ladies Man of the school. He is a part of a one- year cultural exchange program. He speaks very broken English and learns most of the language from watching American movies. Lately, he’s gotten in trouble for being caught for “inappropriate fraternization” with the entire cheerleading team and the brass section of the school band.
MOTIVE: Principal Samson has informed him that he is canceling the Foreign Exchange Student program, due to it being a “homeland security risk”.

ARTHUR FRANKLIN – [GENDER: MALE OR FEMALE] [AGE: 25-40] [RACE: ANY]

A 34 year old, overworked, underpaid US History Teacher and Mock Trial Team Coach. He is passionate about History and tries to get his students to care by using creative techniques, such as costumes and songs. Despite his commitment, he is seen as a joke by his students. He has a difficult time asserting authority in his classroom and with his colleagues. He is often run over by others because he is afraid to speak up for himself. He had dreams of being a detective, but he couldn’t pass the test to get into the Police Academy – failing 17 times.
MOTIVE: Principal Samson informs him that he is cutting the Mock Trial Team – which is extremely important to Arthur. When Principal Samson is murdered, Arthur sees this as his chance to investigate a real case. He wants to prove himself and earn some respect.

PRINCIPAL VINCENT SAMSON – [GENDER: MALE ] [AGE: 25-40] [RACE: ANY]

An overly strict, militant, relentless high school principal obsessed with completing his “mission” to “claim back the school”. He is ex-military and applies his regimented training to all areas of his life. He joined the Marines when he was 18 years old, but was released just after three years due to uncertainty about his mental state. He has no wife or children because he prefers to go through life with the “bare essentials”. His views on education are simple, but extremely inappropriate: “complete the mission or die”. He believes school is a place where soldiers receive training for life. He says there is no room for “bows and ribbons” such as clubs, proms or field trips. He is feared and despised by the students and the teachers. As a result, he is unexpectedly murdered the night of the prom.

CONTACT INSTRUCTIONS:

Send headshot and resume to reserve an audition day/time and receive audition location. In the subject include the character(s) you would like to be considered for. Headshot does not need to be professional.

Rehearsals:

Rehearsals will run twice a week throughout March and early April. All rehearsal locations are in Washington, DC and Metro accessible.

Rehearsal Schefule

Weds. March 11th 6:30-9:00pm
Sat. March 14th 2:00-5:00pm
Weds. March 18th 6:30-9:00pm
Sat. March 21st 2:00-5:00pm
Weds. March 25th 6:30-9:00pm
Sat, March 28th 10:30-1:30pm
Weds. April 1st 6:30-9:00pm
Sat. April 4th 2:00-5:00pm
Weds. April 8th 6:30-9:00pm
Sat. April 11th 2:00-5:00pm
Mon. April 13th 6:30-9:00pm Full Tech and Dress Rehearsal
Mon. April 20th 6:30-9:00pm Full Tech and Dress Rehearsal
Mon April 27th 6:30-9:00pm Full Tech and Dress Rehearsal

Casting Calls Categories: Theater Auditions
Audition Date: ASAP (Flexible)
Project: Theater Production Seeking Male Actors
Casting Call Location: Washington, DC

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