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Production: 'Using the Mirror' (See all 3 roles)

Sharon (Lead)

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Casting "Using the Mirror," a student film for NYU. Synopsis: A quiet, polite young girl is controlled and influenced by her depressed alcoholic mother, and so her intimidating yet...more

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Female, ages 30-45, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Sharon: (Lead) controlling of her young daughter's every move. Meanwhile, she has lost control of her life: her husband left her and she's unemployed, which has worsened her depression. After experiencing this failure, she tries to live vicariously through her daughter's accomplishments. It's the only hope she has left, but she continues to influence her daughter with her destructive tendencies. As an alcoholic, she takes after her father, who impacted her childhood similarly to the way that she impacts her daughter's. She seems as though she is a lost cause.