Casting Lead Roles for Gender-Bending Teen Comedy – Lead With Your Hips

Website URL Britney Hochman (Webster University)

Britney Hochman, dir.-screenwriter; Michaela Joy Kraemer, prod.

Casting Call for Two Lead Roles for “Lead With Your Hips,” a gender-bending throwback to 2000s teen comedies. Filming April 15-19 2024 in St. Louis, MO.

Logline: “Lead With Your Hips” follows a high school quarterback and a cheer captain who must break free from their rigid gender roles when they find themselves switching bodies.

Lead Roles:

  • Xavier and Alexandra (In Quarterback Body)
  • Alexandra and Xavier (In Cheer Captain Body)

 

Xavier and Alexandra (In Quarterback Body)
Late teens to early 20s; will play the body of a high school quarterback. As Xavier: Plays the hot and popular jock, later embraces wild gender expression. As Alexandra: Confident while in Xavier’s body; she embraces it.

Must convincingly embody both a stereotypical cisgender male jock and a stereotypical cisgender female cheerleader stuck in each other’s bodies. Can do a “party dance” assisted by a choreographer.

 

Alexandra and Xavier (In Cheer Captain Body)
Late teens to early 20s; will play the body of a high school cheerleader. Alexandra: The hot and popular girl with underlying angst, explores new expressions. Xavier: Feels out of place but learns to embrace new expressions, struggles with vulnerability.

Must convincingly embody both a stereotypical cisgender male jock and a stereotypical cisgender female cheerleader stuck in each other’s bodies. Can do a “party dance” assisted by a choreographer.

 

Interested?

Send an email to LeadWithYourHips@gmail.com including:

  • Your Name, Pronouns
  • Phone Number, Email Address
  • Why are you interested in this role?
  • Acting Experience
  • Links to previous work (if applicable)

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