“Delphian Circus” Casting for Spec. Commercial / Short Film

Casting Call for Lead and Supporting Roles

Prometheus Motion Pictures is casting actors for a 20-minute non-union spec. commercial/short film, “Delphian Circus”. Shooting will take place in Washtenaw County, MI on September 22-25 (the majority will only shoot on the 24th & 25th). There will be both AM and PM shoots. You must be able to commit to 1 – 3 days/nights shooting, and up to half a day for screen tests. Screen tests will be held at The Actor’s Loft, 919 South Main Street #200, Royal Oak, MI 48067.


A trio of adventurous young women set out on an adventure into the woods at night. Trusting their leader, they embark on a beautiful and transformative journey into the heart of a never ending circus put on by the magical creatures of the forest.

Available Roles:

  • 3 Women: Lead roles (Age Range: 18 – 30)
  • Circus Queen: Female (Age Range: 25 – 40)
  • Circus Members: Men and Women and Children, (Age Range: 14 – 105):
  • 15 Elves: Male or female
  • 8 Carnival Workers (Carnies): Male or female
  • 8 Dancers/Performance Artists: Male or female
  • 3 Gypsies/Fortune Tellers/Wizards: Male or female
  • 2 Fire Breathers: Male or female
  • 2 Belly Dancers: Female
  • 1 Two-faced 1950’s Business Man: Male
  • 1 Human Marionette: Male or female
  • 1 Puppet Master: Male or female
  • 1 Lizard Man: Male
  • 1 Strongman: Male
  • 1 Strongman’s Love Interest: Female
  • 1 Lion Tamer: Male or female
  • 1 Domesticated Human: Male or female


These are not paid roles. Talent will receive copy, credit and meals.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot and resume to: delphiancircus@gmail.com

NOTE: Please include the following in the subject line of your email, (“Cast -“). If selected to audition, you will be contacted and given a specific date and time for a screen test (Late August). After your screen test, if you are selected for a role, you will be contacted and given a specific date and time to be measured for wardrobe (Early September). You will be contacted from that point forward about notes on your character (Mid-September)

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