A high school girl is torn between leaving or starting a job. The lure of money and freedom is tempting. Her freedom and capacity to be independent tempts her to drop out and leave home. Things are not as good as she expected and finds she is struggling. This film will be a pitch to a Australia wide school education project. Many short scenes are put together in a collage of story pictures and are not all with speaking parts. narrator spoken and edited to give impressions of the timelessness of this predicament. Although no acting experience is needed it is important that the actor would have some skills in being filmed or performance. Any level of skill in music is also welcomed as the character plays guitar and sings in some scenes but this is not a prerequisite. The auditions cannot take place at the moment so we request you send pictures related to the story line. we are looking for a short slim petite build to look school age . pics of you in track suits hoodies , school uniform ( even if old shots) . we need to see people who are also androgynous , the character lends itself to being non binary and not defined as male or female , although some so called ( 'tom boy") and non descript male characteristics will be amplified to make this a point of distinction to exemplify the universality of the situation affecting all young people and identity. All actors both male and female non binary trans and plus intersex or other may apply.
young teenage female/ male androgynous look.
This character is not a happy little camper and requires some real or method acting or life experience. there are passionate disturbing themes and emotions that require the actor to delve into personal or empathetic situations that need to be explored and workshop with acting coach. Distressing a difficult scenes. bullying and torment , loneliness and despair. no scenes of actual abuse but there are scenes that require screaming and crying. the end is a happy one and there is a celebration .
Female, aged 18 to 20
Applications closed 29 March 2021.