WOMEN IN FILM & VIDEO: NEW ENGLAND is currently casting for a staged reading production of an award-winning script: looking for actors in the Boston area, to play Latino male, female and child roles.
IN SEARCH OF OUR FATHER, SYLVESTER STALLONE, written by Worcester State grad Santa Sierra is the Women in Film & Video New England Screenplay Competition winner of 2013. In celebration of this writer’s achievement and to highlight and promote local writing, directing and acting talent, WIFVNE is launching a staged presentation of the screenplay.
Logline: ROCKY and BALBOA, a young brother and sister, are growing up in poverty in El Salvador. After they lose their mother SOFIA to gang violence, the wise-beyond-their-years siblings embark on a dangerous journey to the United States hoping to find the man their mother always claimed was their father: SYLVESTER STALLONE.
Auditions: Saturday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 20 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!
Sides will be distributed prior to audition
Audition location: In/around Greater Boston Area and T-Accessible!
SAG/AFTRA and Non-Union
Submit headshot/resume to: INSEARCHOFCASTING@GMAIL.COM – Please note role and preferred audition date. We will respond via email to confirm your audition times.
If you are unable to make the audition date, but are available for the event date, we will accept video auditions
Staged Reading Performance: Tuesday, October 28 at Central Square Theater
Call time: 5:00 PM, Showtime: 7:00 PM
Rehearsal Dates: October 12 – October 26
There will be two full cast readings and then the director will work with smaller groups during the two weeks prior to the staged reading. Rehearsals will be minimal.
BALBOA: Female, 10-13,to play 9 yr old Latina, well-built, strong headed lead with good comic timing.
ROCKY: Male, 10-13, to play 9 yr old quiet, introspective Latino boy
DRIGO: Male, 20’s to early 30’s , to play Latino, strong-silent type, lead character
SOFIA: Female, 25-35, to play young Latina, mother of Rocky and Balboa
(will be playing at least three different characters)
Young Hispanic Woman – 20 -30’s
Older Hispanic Woman – 20’s-30’s
Young Hispanic Man – 18-22
Older Hispanic Man – 40’s-50’s
Older White Man – 40’s-50’s
Younger Man (open) – 20’s -40’s
Young Woman (open) 20’s-30’s
Writer: Santa Sierra
Director: Gauri Adelkar
Creative Consultant: Christina Marin
Producing Team: Women in Film & Video Board and Members