CASTING ALERT: Star in a Production of the Musical ‘Fun Home’ + More California Auditions

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There are lots of roles auditioning right now in California. A production of the musical “Fun Home” is seeking union and nonunion talent for principal and supporting roles, the feature film “Burbank Ballet” is casting a leading a role, and more!

The Chance Theater is seeking talent for principal and supporting roles in their production of the musical “Fun Home.” The show is about graphic novelist Alison recalling her past after the unexpected death of her father. The show needs female talent, aged 25–50, to play the lead role of the self-aware Alison, female talent, aged 18–25, to play Alison as a college student, and female talent, aged 9–14, to play Alison as a child. Additional supporting roles are available for male and female talent, aged 8–60. Rehearsals start on Dec. 15 with a run from Jan. 31–Mar. 1, 2020 in Anaheim, CA. Equity talent will be paid $254 per week under an Equity Special Appearance Agreement Level 1. Nonunion talent will be paid $525–$725 for the run. Apply here!

A shoot for a tire-car service company needs a variety of models, aged 18–55. The shoot will create in-store posters, billboards, truck wraps, promotional materials, and images for social media. The shoot needs talent to play customers, employees, and car technicians. Shooting will take place on Oct. 22 in the L.A. area. Talent will be paid $500 per shoot day. Apply here!

The feature film “Wages of Death” is looking for talent to play principal and supporting roles. The horror-comedy is about low-paid employees at a dysfunctional company battling the living dead. For lead roles the film needs white female talent, aged 20–30, to play the natural leader Lia, black, multiracial, Latino, or white male talent, aged 35–45, to play the burnout Mitch, and Asian, multiracial, Latina, or white female talent, aged 18–25, to play the new girl Candace. Additional supporting roles are available. Shooting will take place in October in Los Angeles. Talent will be paid $500 a day for principal roles and $250 a day for supporting roles. Apply here!

A baseball-inspired promo shoot for a Broadway play is seeking Japanese male models. Talent must be in great physical shape and able to shave any facial hair. The promo involves a scene in a locker room and talent may be asked to shoot shirtless. Shooting will take place on Oct. 19 in Los Angeles. Talent will be paid $300. Apply here!

The feature film “Burbank Ballet” wants white male talent, aged 40–55, for a leading role. The film is about residents of Burbank seeking “beauty in their lives by taking ballet classes.” Talent with ballet experience in solo and partnering is needed to play Myles Marlow, a retired dancer that opens his own studio in Burbank. Shooting will be in Burbank, CA, with dates TBD. Talent will be paid $200 a day plus meals and credit. Apply here!

A music video for social media is casting talent for non-speaking supporting roles. The quirky and fun video shows Hollywood character guests celebrating together. The production wants male talent, aged 18–30, to play the rebellious Misfit, male talent, aged 18–30, who is comfortable with face paint to play the Imitator, female talent, aged 18–29, to play the self-obsessed Egomaniac, and more. Shooting is on Oct. 19 in Los Angeles, CA. Talent will be paid $100 per day plus meals. Apply here!

A student thesis film is seeking white female talent, aged 18–25, for the principal role. The film is set in the year 2050, where a young woman is alone and seeks to find another human in an apocalyptic world. All dialogue will be done in voiceover. An open casting call is being held on Oct. 20 in San Francisco, CA. Shooting is from Nov. 9–11 at Russian River. Talent will be paid a flat fee of $350, plus travel and meals. Apply here!

Check out Backstage’s Los Angeles audition listings!