Philadelphia Dance Academy, 219 Cuthbert Street, Olde City 19106
(Posted 4/25/2012) Open call for dance feature film entitled, CHRISTMAS DREAMS. Fully paid. Non-union. Rehearsal June 2012; shoot July 2012 in Philadelphia. Must have local housing.
—Seeking actors as well as versatile male, female and children dancers with strong ballet technique. Be prepared to audition in styles of ballet/pointe, hip-hop, and theatre dance.
Production is interested in casting traditionally photogenic performers as well dancers for “character” parts. There will be an ensemble of adults as well as an ensemble of child dancers.
Ensemble roles include (but are not limited to) Carolers/Shoppers/Carnival Revelers/Soldiers/Toys (character parts), Snowflakes/Flowers (strong dancers and photogenic), Mice/Gingerbread (children).
In addition to ensemble membership, principle and featured parts include:
-“Ingénue” - female, white, 15-17 – must be a very strong dancer and photogenic
-“Boy/Prince” – male, 11-16 – must be a very strong dancer and photogenic
-“Bratty Brother” – white male, 12-15 – must be a very strong dancer
-“Rich Father” - white male, 50s
-“Poor Father” - male, 40s
-Three Men, 30-50
-Asian Dancer Soloist, may be male, female, or androgynous, indeterminate age
-80s Robots, may be male, female, or androgynous, indeterminate age (hip-hop dancers)
—Also seeking the following actors for principle roles that require movement (but not formal dance training:
a white male actor between the ages of 40 and 70,
a male actor of color, between the ages of 35 and 45
a female actor of color, between the ages of 20 and 40
a white female actor, between the ages of 30 and 45
The first round of auditions, an OPEN CALL, will be held at the Philadelphia Dance Academy, 219 Cuthbert Street, Olde City 19106 (by the Arden Theatre Company), Sunday May 13, between 11 and 7 PM.
Please attended the most appropriate session Sunday May 13:
11.30 AM, female dancers
1.30 PM, male dancers
3.30 PM, children
5.30 PM, male actors
6.30 PM, female actors
Before May 12, 2012, please submit an electronic headshot and resume to:
Make sure the subject line is just your last name.
In addition, please bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume to the open call.