8 actors wanted for new play - Glasgow

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Birth of a Selchie deals with the myth of Seal People and is a strong drama set in Scotland

8 actors wanted for new play - Glasgow

Casting complete. Applications are now closed.

This is a one act play with strong parts.

5 male, 2 female parts and an additional part which could be male or female.

Only apply if you fit the profile of the role. I am looking for actors with some theatre experience and good reliability and commitment. There will be payment though the details are yet to be decided.

Planning to audition late June early July. Rehearse in late September and in October for performance in Glasgow, November 2012.

If you have already applied for the read through of this play and have been shortlisted you need not apply again. You will be contacted separately. If you have already applied and have not made the shortlist please do not apply again.

Payment details: TBC

Applications to this casting call require:
  • A phone number
  • A profile photo

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Mary, abused wife of Angus, A selchie.

Nudity is a possibility.

This is a strong part. Mary is the victim of a nasty piece of work in her husband Angus.

Females, aged 18 to 30 from Glasgow, United Kingdom (nudity may be required)

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Skin color: White
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: UK Scottish

Angus. A Crofter. Abusive husband of Mary.

Angus is one of the main characters. A strong part. Very abusive towards his wife.

Males, aged 30 to 55 from Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: UK Scottish

Mark. A crofter/fisherman. In love with Mary.

Mark is a 'friend' of Angus though in love with his wife. He is a bit of lad with the women.

Males, aged 21 to 35 from Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: UK Scottish

Robert. A drunk. Small part. Doubles as a Selchie

Males, aged 25 to 75 from Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: UK Scottish

John. A drunk. Small role. Doubles as Selchie.

Males, aged 40 to 75 from Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: UK Scottish

Storyteller/Narrator

Links various scenes. Must be able to relate to and engage audience and 'tell the story'

Any gender, aged 25 to 75 from Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: UK Scottish

Selchie Queen.

Possible nudity required. Possible attack by Angus.

Females, aged 21 to 40 from Glasgow, United Kingdom (nudity may be required)

  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English

Lover of Selchie Queen. Himself a Selchie.

Will also play two other small parts. One in which he appears as himself in disguise and another as an introducer of the play.

Males, aged 21 to 40 from Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles
  • Languages spoken: English

Previous audition:
S.O.V.O Live looking for Upcoming talent to perform live - London

Next audition:
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Listing created: 4 June 2012

Applications closed: 25 June 2012

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