U.K. Now Casting: Play the Lead Role in the Immersive Film ‘Wastelands’ + 3 More Gigs

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Today’s top gig asks its lead actor to go deeper. “Wastelands,” a film about the transformation of two people through the effects of love, passion, and insecurity, is now casting a lead actor who can get fully immersed in the role. Plus, play Creon or Jocasta in “Antigone,” dance or present for a children’s live show, or voice a character in a web series pilot.

“WASTELANDS”
Casting is currently underway for “Wastelands,” a film about the transformation of two people through the effects of love, passion, and insecurity. A female actor, aged 25–35, is sought for the lead role of Alice. Nudity is required for this role. The film will shoot in February 2019 in London and Oxfordshire, preceded by rehearsals, immersive training, and creative development. Pay is £100 per day and £65 per day for rehearsals. Apply here!

“ANTIGONE”
The Outer Gaea Company production of “Antigone” is currently seeking actors for its Jocasta and Creon for research and development. Talent, aged 35–60, is wanted. The show will run June 23–24 in London. Pay is £8.50 per hour. Apply here!

“GRUFFALO GROOVE”
“Gruffalo Groove,” a high-energy show at Chessington World of Adventures, is currently casting versatile, strong dancers and children’s presenters, all aged 18–30. The presenters must be able to engage with an audience, follow a script, and dance to a good standard. There will be open casting calls in London on May 31 and June 7. Rehearsals begin on June 22 with performances on rotation from July to October in London. Pay is £8.12 per hour. Apply here!

“THE SOJOURN”
Join the cast of “The Sojourn,” an original science fiction web series with a focus on voice performance. Talent, aged 18–60, is wanted to voice three supporting characters, including Croft, a cheerful and down-to-earth engineer, and Meds, a sardonic and dry medic. The production will record on June 12 in Wrexham, Wales, or remotely if the proper equipment is possessed. Pay is £400. Apply here!

Check out Backstage’s London audition listings!