The South is full of great opportunities on the stage and screen this week with auditions in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The feature film “One Night in Miami” needs talent who resembles certain historical figures while the Fox series “Filthy Rich” is casting background actors. Also, the film “Freedom’s Path,” starring Ewen Bremmer and RJ Cyler, needs talent, the Amazon Studios series “Panic” wants female talent for a supporting role, and more!
The Fox series “Filthy Rich” is seeking talent, aged 18–69, to play background roles as audience members for a TV show. The show stars Kim Cattrall in a Southern Gothic dramedy about two women protecting their loved ones. Shooting is Nov. 15 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Talent will be paid $100 for 10 hours of shooting. Apply here!
The Amazon Studios series “Panic” wants female talent, aged 18–26, for a supporting role. The show is about teenagers competing in a dangerous game for the chance to leave their small town. Talent will play Dayna, the sister to the principal who uses a wheelchair. The production is seeking talent that uses a wheelchair or similar device to assist with their mobility. Shooting will take place on Nov. 19 in Austin, Texas. Talent will be paid under a SAG-AFTRA High Budget SVOD contract. Apply here!
MEDICAL ALARM TESTIMONIAL COMMERCIAL
A testimonial-style commercial for a medical alarm is looking for female talent for two principal roles. The spot wants black, white, or multiracial talent, aged 65–80 and 35–50, to play a grandmother and a daughter. Shooting is on Nov. 26 in and around Austin and Dripping Springs, Texas. Talent will be paid $200 for the day plus a $1,000 buyout for all media usage in perpetuity. Apply here!
The feature film “Freedom’s Path” needs black male talent, aged 18–45, for background roles as troops. The film stars Ewen Bremmer, RJ Cyler, Gerran Howell, and Thomas Jefferson Byrd, and is set during the Civil War with a plot revolving around the Underground Railroad. Shooting will take place on Nov. 19 in Northwest Arkansas. Talent will be paid. Apply here!
“THE WAY NORTH”
Amphibian Stage Productions is casting talent for their upcoming production of “The Way North.” The company is seeking black female talent, aged 50–55, to play retired sheriff Freddy Hanson, black female talent, aged 20–25, preferably with a Sudanese dialect, to play Sudanese refugee Agnes, and black or multiracial female talent, aged 30–35, to play accountant and Freddy’s daughter Alex Hanson. Auditions are by appointment on Nov. 16 in Fort Worth, Texas. The show runs Dec. 7–8 in Fort Worth. Talent will be paid. Apply here!
“ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI”
The feature film “One Night in Miami” is seeking talent that resembles historical figures for day player roles. The film is set in 1964 directly after Cassius Clay defeats Sonny Liston in the ring, where Clay meets with his friends in a hotel room to discuss the future. The production wants black or multiracial male talent, aged 65–75, to play Elijah Muhammad, white male talent, aged 33–42, to play Ed McMahon, and white male talent, aged 35–46, to play Johnny Carson. Shooting is from Jan.–Feb. 2020 in Louisiana. Talent will be paid per SAG-AFTRA rules. Apply here!
“SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE PORTAL OF TIME”
Rover Dramawerks needs talent for their production of “Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time.” The show needs male talent, aged 20–49, to play two different roles, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as well as female talent, aged 20–69, to play Mrs. Hudson, female talent, aged 20–49, to play Jane Wells, and more. Auditions are by appointment on Nov. 16 and 17 in Plano, Texas. The show runs from Jan. 9–Feb. 1 in Plano. Talent will be paid. Apply here!
“THE SOUND OF MUSIC”
A.D. Players is looking for Equity talent to join the cast of their production of the classic musical “The Sound of Music.” Open roles are for female talent, aged 20–35, to play Maria Rainer, male talent, aged 35–45, to play Captain Georg Von Trapp, and more. An Equity principal audition is scheduled for Nov. 15 in Houston, Texas. Rehearsals begin May 26, 2020, for a run from June 17–July 12, with a possible extension to July 19, in Houston. Talent will be paid $541 per week under an Equity LOA Contract. Apply here!
“CAPTAIN FRECKLES AND APPLESAUCE”
A pilot for a single-camera comedy series needs talent for principal and supporting roles. “Captain Freckles and Applesauce” is a dark comedy show about a pair of aging rockstars that refuse to give up the lifestyle, doing whatever it takes to stay relevant. All talent must have strong comedic skills and timing with improvisational skills a plus. The show wants male talent, aged 35–55, to play the functioning Captain Freckles whose marriage is falling apart, male talent, aged 35–55, to play Applesauce who is in and out of rehab, female talent, aged 25–45, to play their no-nonsense manager Rachel, and more. Shooting will take place in Austin, Texas. Talent will be paid $200 per day. Apply here!
“BOOM CLICK BOOM”
The action film “Boom Click Boom” is seeking talent to play supporting and featured roles. The film stars Jason David Frick and Johnny Yong Bosch, both from “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers,” as two ex-marines who must rescue their comrade’s sister from a kidnapping. The film wants male talent, aged 26–49, to play an ex-marine helicopter pilot, female talent, aged 20–35, to play the woman kidnapped, and more. Shooting will take place in Houston, Texas in January. Talent will be paid and provided meals. Apply here!
Want more options? Check out Backstage’s Texas audition listings!