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Short Film Auditions- Woman (African American Women) (Baltimore)

compensation: pay will be discussed at audition

Casting for short Film about the dynamic between African American mothers and their daughters. This film will touch on the generational cycles and curses that exist in these spaces. Please contact for audition times

Roles:

NIYAH (LEAD): Female, 25-30
Niyah is a carefree young woman who is dealing with the hard and confusing relationship she has with her mother. She is contemplating having children and needs to reconcile her feelings with her mother first. Niyah is feeling abandon, confused and raw.
Ethnicity: African American

JASON (SUPPORTING): Male, 25-30
Jason is Niyah’s boyfriend and extremely blunt about his feeling towards Niyah. He understands that she is processing deep emotions and is trying his best to help her see both sides of a traumatic situation while still being a supportive partner.
Ethnicity: African American

ANGEL (SUPPORTING): Female, 20-25
Angel is a young woman who has a huge personality and not afraid to show it. She is a strong and assertive woman who speaks with passion and feels deeply.
Ethnicity: African American

MONIQUE (SUPPORTING): Female, 35-40
Monique is Niyah’s mother and we meet her when Niyah is a child. She is very vulnerable and fed up with her mother, trying to find the courage to speak up for herself. Monique knows that there is a mutual love between herself and her mother but does not always feel that love and wants to have a relationship with her mother where she does not feel judged.
Ethnicity: African American

SHEILA (SUPPORTING): Female, 55-60
Sheila is Monique’s mother and Niyah’s grandmother. Sheila has tried very hard to provide Monique a home full of love while also teaching her to be strong. She feels like she has failed and does not understand why Monique is not trying harder to do more with her life. Sheila has had her own disappointments in life and blames Monique for having to stop her own life.
Ethnicity: African American

BABY NIYAH (SUPPORTING): Female, 7-10
Young Niyah is a fun-loving child who does not know the problems between her mother and grandmother. She is in a world of her own playing with toys and enjoying her family.
Ethnicity: African American

MOTHER (EXTRA): Female, 30-40
The character in the role is a hard-working, tired mother who has a lot to do and not enough time to do it. She is annoyed with the many things that need to be done and that she is the only person doing it.
Ethnicity: African American

DAUGHTER (EXTRA): Female, 10-13
This character is a young female who is getting her hair done and just wants to go play.
Ethnicity: African American


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