The casting process has begun! Are you right for one of the roles? Hit me up! Details below.
We are casting The Water Carrier, a coming-of-age drama-romp about two LGBTQ teenagers who compete for a spiritual leadership position amid the strict doctrines and teenage hijinks of an evangelical Quaker summer camp.
Named roles will be paid a daily rate; extras will be volunteer. Meals & snacks will be provided. The producers plan to apply for a SAG Short Film agreement. The shoot will take place in Gales Creek, OR in June 2019.
Auditions will be conducted electronically. To submit, please email headshot, resume, a brief cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in this project, and your reel if available, to thewatercarrierpdx(at)gmail(dot)com. Additional audition videos will be requested as needed.
ROLES (actors of all genders will be considered for all roles)
Vi - 16, any ethnicity, trans FTM. A transgender boy who has recently come to terms with his identity, and has not undergone any transitional therapies. Outwardly he appears like an androgynous girl, with cropped hair and soulful eyes. Spiritual, imaginative, mischievous. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Mallory - 17, any ethnicity, cis female. A puritanical fundamentalist, homespun and homeschooled. Physically stronger and/or bigger than her peers. Uses doctrine as a weapon and a shield. Role involves physical wrestling and brief nudity - character is accidentally pantsed during a camp game, exposing her buttocks. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Olivia - 16, any ethnicity, cis female. A warm, magnetic, compassionate soul, quick-humored and playful. She is new to camp and has forged a special bond with Vi. Role involves physical wrestling. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Fabia/Fabian - 20s-30s, any ethnicity, cis female or cis male. The camp’s adult leader, attractive, charismatic, devout, passionate and grounded. Genuinely loves his/her job.
Maria - 17, any ethnicity, cis female. A carefully groomed, by-the-book, proper young Quaker, very passionate and a little rigid. She’d be a lot of fun if she’d loosen up a little. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Fender - 15, any ethnicity, cis male or nonbinary. An elfin anarchist, physically slight, shades of Goth and intellectualism. He’ll go toe to toe with you if he thinks he’s right. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Angelica - 16, any ethnicity, cis female. A radiant, charming rebel with striking features and a big laugh. Nonspeaking role, involves physical wrestling. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Andy - 16, any ethnicity, cis male. Hunky puppy, has recently sprouted muscles and is now an unwitting Adonis. Nonspeaking role, involves physical wrestling. Role will be cast with an actor age 18+.
Extras - Teenage Campers - 13-18, any ethnicity, all genders. Teenage camp attendees, passionate, energetic, prayerful, goofy, have great rapport with each other. Roles will be cast with actors age 18+.