Males and Females 15-60
Casting for sitcom “Immigrants” (tentative title)
Casting Date and Time: July 6th 2021 at 4PM-7PM
Casting Location: Ripley-Grier Studios
520 8th Ave 16 FL, Studio 16I
New York, NY 10018
Note: Entry to studios require a photo ID.
Director: Luis Galli
Writer: Rodolfo Esquivel
Production company: A5 Productions
Rehearsals: First week of January 2022
Shoot dates TBD probably second to third week January 2022
Nudity is involved in the project and actors will not need to disrobe in the audition but need to submit a picture in swimsuit to be consider for the roles of Miguel and Carmen.
Please see script sides attached. Seeking for NY talent.
This is a non-union paid project for internet. Compensation rates vary from 80-100 per day according to role. To shoot in Babylon, LI N.Y. Transportation provided by the production.
Irene: Lead role (40 to 60 years old), approx height 5’2 to 5’5, Latin, native Spanish speaker. She speaks English with an accent. Irene is short, thin, long black hair. She is very ambitious, hardworking and very optimistic her dream is to become a millionaire. Ideally a Peruvian- Andean mixture look or Latino think of Yaritza Aparicio o Lupe Ontiveros. Actress needs a solid acting technique to easily pass from comedy to drama. Improv technique a plus.
Maria: supporting role (40 to 60 years old), approx height 5’4 to 5’7, Afro American or Caucasian, she is a native English speaker. Ideally medium built, stocky or big size. Maria is kind, quiet, optimistic, generous and religious. She was victim of domestic violence and now is a prosperous independent woman. Neighbor of Irene.
Miguel: Lead role (35 – 45 years old) approx height 5’9 to 6’0, Latin actor, native Spanish speaker. He also speaks English with or without accent. Handsome, sexy and in perfect body shape (not skinny) almost a body builder but not extreme. Miguel knows he has the looks and takes advantage of it. He works as a stripper. Miguel is selfish, passionate, ambitious but lazy and loves easy money. The role needs for a good actor. Some nudity is involved. Miguel will do anything for money.
Carmen: Lead role (30 to 45 years old). A native Spanish speaker. She speaks English with an accent. She is from Latin America. Carmen is voluptuous, plain, sexy, ambitious and very funny. She is thin to medium built not big. Carmen aims to get her residence card quickly; she wants to marry an American citizen and thinks very high of herself. Unfortunately, passion can betray her easily. Some nudity is involved.
Rich: Lead role (30 to 45 years old) Caucasian, an all-American boy. He is an English native speaker and speaks Spanish with an accent. Rich (approx height 5’8 to 6’0) is handsome, funny, sexy, shy, perfectionist and aims to go back to school to finish his studies. Rich is an unemployed actor working at a sex shop. He is a gay in the closet and feels frustrated due to his living situation and economy.
Isabel: Supporting role (15 -25 years old) Caucasian, beautiful, shy and thin. She is a native English speaker and speaks Spanish with or without an accent. Long blond or light brown hair and blue eyes. Isabel (approx height 5’4 to 5’ is innocent and wants to help her mother (Irene).
Story: Immigrants is a comedy sitcom about Latin newcomers and American people sharing their experiences to obtain the American dream and how destiny can twist life to the edge.