There are plenty of auditions for stage and screen in Texas and the South this week. A production of “Doubt” wants talent for a supporting role. Also, the dramedy “Broken Ordinaries” is looking to fill a lead role, a food and beverage commercial needs talent for principal and background roles, and more.
Plays for New Audiences is seeking black female talent, aged 20–40, for a supporting role in a production of “Doubt.” Talent will play Mrs. Muller, a mother of the first African American student in a Catholic school. The play is set in 1964 and the mother is called in to discuss the conduct of the head priest. The play rehearses in Austin, Texas with performances running from May 23–26 in Cottonwood Shores, Texas. Talent will be paid a stipend of $200 for the four performances. Apply here!
FOOD & BEVERAGE BRAND COMMERCIAL
A short online commercial for a high-end food and beverage brand is looking for male and female talent. Talent, aged 25–35, is wanted for leading roles and talent, aged 24–36, is wanted for background roles. Talent should be fit and fun, and comfortable filming a pool party scene in a bathing suit. Shooting will take place from May 15–16 in Austin. Lead talent will be paid $750 per day and background talent will be paid $200–$250 per day. Apply here!
“ON THE FENCE”
A short minute long video ad for posting on a company’s social media page wants male and female talent, aged 18–40. The video is a comedic take on home buying with someone literally standing on a fence. The spot is looking for female talent to play a neighbor and male talent to play the man on the fence. Shooting is in San Antonio, Texas. Talent will be paid $150 per day plus meals. Apply here!
“SCENES FROM THE PAST”
A production of “Scenes From the Past” is looking for talent for supporting roles. The show is for Working Together As One Productions’ 30th anniversary and collects scenes from popular past productions. The show wants black female talent, aged 25–35, to play a dentist and black male talent, aged 35–45, to play a doctor. The show performs on July 27 at the CW Center in Houston, Texas. Compensation is negotiable at the initial meeting. Apply here!
A production of the dramedy “Broken Ordinaries” is looking for Latina or Hispanic female talent, aged 21–43, for a leading role. The stag play tells the story of a dysfunctional family introduced to their future in-laws. Talent will play Jade, a sassy, spoiled, no-nonsense Daddy’s girl. The show performs on July 6 in Houston. Talent will be paid. Apply here!
The short-form streaming series “#FreeRayShawn” needs male and female talent, aged 12–14. The series stars Chadwick Boseman (“Black Panther”) and is a modern-day version of “Dog Day Afternoon” told in 15-minute episodes on the new service Quibi. Shooting takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 20. Talent will be paid with a $15 bump for bringing a bicycle. Apply here!
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