Film: Student Films

Production: 'The Shining' Scene Adaptation (See both roles)

Jack Torrance (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting an adaptation of a scene from Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." In this scene, the ghost of the former caretaker who murdered his family and killed himself persuades Jack to...more

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Male, ages 30-45, Caucasian

Role Description

Jack Torrance: (Lead) a former schoolteacher who brought his family to the Overlook hotel for the winter in hopes of finding isolation for his writing; the hotel's dark past is haunting Jack, and he is being driven into madness; abusive and psychotic, and creates non-existant problems for himself that he blames his wife and son for; his happiness is found in drinking, conversing with the ghosts and attempting to hurt his loved ones.


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