Casting multiple actors for short film – Shut Up and Salute

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Casting Alert!

We are currently looking for multiple actors to star in Shut Up and Salute, a short film by Stephen and Joseph Tronicek.

Please email me at sydneyrussellcasting@gmail.com if interested or if you have any questions. Thanks!

We will be holding auditions on the dates listed below.

AUDITION DATES: May 14th and 15th, 2019
AUDITION TIMES: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM for both evenings.
AUDITION LOCATION: Webster University’s Sverdrup Building, 470 E Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO, 63119. Information regarding specific room number will be provided in the ensuing days.
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Multiple throughout St. Louis.

Shooting dates will occur over the course of five days sometime near late July to early August.

Non-paying but you will be formally credited.

SYNOPSIS: In near future dystopian America, a state in the center of the Continental United States secedes from the Union, forming its own municipality. This land is called The People’s Republic of Freedom of Missouri. We follow Joseph and Margot, two workers for the Ministry of the People’s Republic of Freedom of Missouri. These partners work to infiltrate the ranks of the Jefferson School, a traitorous organization led by Atticus Milbourne, who speaks out against the PRF’s fascist tendencies.

CHARACTER BIOS:

CLEARANCE NEWMAN, 60, MALE – A balding older man in a slick suit. He is a traitor to the People’s Republic of Freedom of Missouri.

JOSEPH ATWOOD, 35, MALE – Works under the sovereignty of the Ministry of the People’s Republic of Freedom alongside Margot Tibbons. He is far more optimistic than his partner, choosing to focus on the satisfaction of the jobs they complete and not their moral connotations.

MARGOT TIBBONS, 35, FEMALE – Works under the sovereignty of the Ministry of the People’s Republic of Freedom alongside Joseph Atwood. Comparatively, Margot is no-nonsense and a realist.

BENNY, AGE UNKNOWN, MALE – A smaller man in a large trench coat. On behalf of the People’s Republic of Freedom, he yields the power of a claw hammer.

PHILIP, 35, MALE – A sniveling coward of a man who is very quick to anger. He speaks on behalf of the Minister of Censorship.

THE MINISTER OF CENSORSHIP, 50, MALE – A non-speaking man characterized by a large grate covering his mouth and hysterical heavy breathing. He himself is censored.

BOB, 60, MALE – An older, eccentric man who is beaten down by the state of the world. He recounts his life story.

ATTICUS MILBOURNE, 20, MALE – The charismatic leader of the traitorous Jefferson School.

EXTRA/NON-SPEAKING:

YOUNG BOY, 9 – 12 –  Sings the anthem of the People’s Republic of Freedom.

HOMELESS MAN, AGE UNIMPORTANT – Pees on a telephone pole and is subject to Margot and Joseph during a job.

MAN, AGE UNIMPORTANT – Wears a potato sack over his head and screams.

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