CASTING CALL: UNPAID
Celestial Horizons: Dissonant Echoes
A 20-episode interactive sci-fi audio drama, set as a follow-up to the podcast “Celestial Horizons: Infinite Silence.” The podcast follows several groups engaging in espionage, political maneuverings, and information warfare as they try to stake out a place in a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape. Audience members will influence the direction and outcome of the story.
DUVALL – ANY GENDER – ANY ACCENT – EARLY 40s
A military officer with dreams of a golden age. Pictures themselves a chivalric knight in a world of spies. Commanding and bold at times, quietly intimidating at others.
MARCAN – ANY GENDER – ANY ACCENT – LATE 30s
A subdued, thoughtful leader, with the personality of an accountant and the responsibilities of a warlord. They consider everything they say and insinuate with almost-paranoid levels of care.
THIRIO – ANY GENDER – ANY ACCENT – LATE 20s
The child of a senator with a career in crime. Sarcastic and sharp, they can talk their way through any situation. Loves and hates always walking on thin ice.
CHAMENSKI – ANY GENDER – ANY ACCENT – EARLY 60s
A career politician who detests their position, but likes its benefits too much to leave. Takes pleasure in watching their enemies suffer, and is determined to always come out on top.
GUNTHER – ANY GENDER – ANY ACCENT – EARLY 30s
Has the soul of a used-car salesman but the charisma of a successful standup comedian. Are terrified of their bosses, but are in too deep to stop doing their dirty work.
NARRATOR – ANY GENDER – ANY ACCENT – ANY AGE
An energetic and captivating storyteller.
Please send a recording of the attached sides for any parts you wish to audition for. Separate sides should be submitted on separate files. Reels are not required, but please submit one if you have one. We hope to cast actors who can play several smaller bit parts in addition to a central role.
Recording sessions will occur in-person in Utah County once a month, August – January, scheduled around actor’s availability. Auditions should be submitted by Sunday, August 8th. Casting will be decided by Monday, August 9th.
To see previous installments of the project, please visithttps://celestialhorizons.io or look up “Celestial Horizons” on YouTube, Spotify, or Apple Podcasts.