Film: Student Films

Production: 'Surprise Me' (See all 4 roles)

Teresa Compton (Lead)

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Casting "Surprise Me." Synopsis: After months of undercover missions, DEA agent, Compton, has finally tracked down the location of a drug cartel member known as La Barbie. However,...more

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Female, ages 25-35, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Teresa Compton: (Lead) pretty, but overworked and looks tired all the time. She just became a nurse not so long ago. Before then, she had been in nursing school. She also went to UC Davis for her bachelor degree in biology. Now a nurse, she has grown to become very worn out and stressed since she works directly in the ER and things can get very intense there. But with a combination of student loans and other bills, work is mandatory and feels like hell to her. This has affected her relationship with Compton as they communicate less. She and Compton recently downgraded to living in an apartment since they lost their house to foreclosure. Teresa never saw money come in from Compton unless he made a “sale” at the car dealership. She does not know he is a DEA agent. Desperation of financial crisis, she decides to steal supplies from the hospital and sell it for big cash. She meets La Barbie, unknowingly her husband’s target, and does a transaction monthly. However, she does not know it will soon be her last.