“You Rascal You” 2nd Audition for Remaining Roles

Casting Notice for Full Length Musical Film

Casting for an upcoming Grand Valley film, “You Rascal You”. Although the initial round of auditions is over, we still need to fill a few roles. “You Rascal You” is a Grand Valley State University sponsored full length musical film, written by Christina and Stephanie Choriatis. Looking for actors/actresses available for production during the months of January, early February, and early April 2013

Plot:

The story is about a young boy Aiden who aspires to become a jazz trumpet player, and ends up learning lessons from a local jazz club musician, Bud. The tale involves their friendship and how the two of them overcome their internal problems of the past through love of music.

Audition Details: (updated)

Tuesday, December 11th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grand Valley State University (Eberhard Center – Room 417)
301 West Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Available Roles:

  • Bud: (Male, African-American, mid 20’s-40): Lead role. Local jazz trumpet player who struggles to overcome the death of his younger brother. By mentoring and befriending Aiden, he overcomes a lifetime of sorrow. Sweet, charming, and has a million dollar smile.
  • Calvin: (Male, Caucasian, late 30’s-early 40s): Supporting role. Aiden’s father who prevents his son from achieving his dreams. Can be controlling but mostly still in suffers from his wife leaving.
  • Loretta: (Female, African-American, mid 20s—early 30s): Supporting role. Talented jazz singer who works with Bud at the club. Romantic interest with Bud and sang with Aiden’s mother in the past. Smart, beautiful, and sweet.
  • Extras: Extras needed for Gospel choir, church members, jazz band members, jazz club attendees.

Compensation:

No compensation for project. Food and drinks will be provided on set for talent.

How to Apply:

If interested in auditioning, please email your headshot and resume to: JazzMusicalFilm@gmail.com

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