Feature Film They Looking for TeensThere is a new feature film called, “They” that is now casting for the lead character in the upcoming independent production.  “They,” is a coming of age drama. The movie is about J, in their early teens must make a decision soon about their gender identity. In the absence of their parents who are on a short trip, J’s older sister and her partner show up at their house to take care of J.

The characters find themselves in an in-between place in their lives, and their common experiences of suspension and transition push their dynamics in different directions over the three days that they spend together, Non-actors, union, and non-union are welcome to audition. This is a paid gig.

Casting directors are looking to fill the lead role of J: Early teens, 12-14 years old, is androgynous and goes by the pronoun They. J has a quiet and observant demeanor, enjoys reading poetry and likes to be around plants. Rehearsals will be May to June (if you’re not available in May it is still OK) with filming taking place July to early September (before school starts) in the Chicago, IL area.

If you would like to apply, email headshot and resume (if you have one) to gintonicfilms@gmail.com. Please indicate your preferred times on 05/14/16 so we can schedule your audition.  Auditions are set to be held on May 14th from 10:30 am ~ 6:00 pm in uptown Chicago.  If you want an audition slot, apply asap to be considered

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