Casting Call for Actors and Extras at Wayne State University

Casting Call for Short Film

A local filmmaker and producer is looking to cast actors and extras for an upcoming project. A casting call will be held at Wayne State University on February 4th, 2012.

Audition Details:

Saturday, February 4th from 3:00pm to 9:00pm (Must schedule an appointment)

Wayne State University
4130 Old Main
Detroit, MI, 48202

Production Dates:

Friday, February 10th, Saturday, February 11th, Sunday, February 12th, Sunday, February 26th, Friday, March 23rd and Saturday, March 24th.

Available Roles:

  • Cecil: A 50-60 year old man, white, whose alcohol addiction has destroyed his family and forced him onto the streets. Cecil must be able to display quiet emotions through his eyes as he expresses his frustration with his inability to kick his addiction and his guilt over killing his family in a car crash.
  • Mary: The wife of Cecil, 30s, who will be seen in flashbacks during the moments of happiness and frustration in their marriage.
  • Kate: Cecil’s daughter. Between the ages of 7 and 10. like Mary, she will be seen in Cecil’s memories of times with his family.
  • Extras: Passerbys on the street, dressed in casual clothes or business attire, Between the ages of 20 and 60. A male and a female of relatively same age to play a couple walking down the street. Age/Race not important. A clothing store clerk. Age/Race not important. A barber. Age/race not important.

NOTE: Most of the Extra roles are interchangeable and will only require a few days of shooting. Cecil, however will need to be available for all production days, which are all on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.


These are all unpaid roles, but all actors involved will receive a final cut of the movie that they will be able to use in their demo reels.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying please email your headshots and resume to:

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One Response to “Casting Call for Actors and Extras at Wayne State University”

  1. Selena Hatter says:

    Hello my name is Selena Hatter and I am interest casting for the extras role please e mail me to let me kn to show up or not.

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