The locally produced and written independent movie is holding their second round of open auditions, March 23 from 9 a.m.- 4p.m. and March 24, from 9 a.m.- noon.
The film is directed by Deric Olsen.
Common Chord is the story of Kyle, a former foster child and talented flamenco guitarist who must become the father he’s never been to his daughter Teigan when her mother dies.
Teigan’s grandfather wants Kyle completely out of her life. Grandfather, Bill, wants Kyle to be completely removed from her life. The pain and resentment these two men feel for each other blinds them to the love they share for the little girl who connects them. As they both struggle to win the approval of the young social worker assigned to forever. Their journey becomes an odyssey of redemption, forgiveness and commitment as they discover what is most important in their lives.
The roles that need to be cast this round are:
LORI-female, mid 20s, Attractive, single mother of Teigan, weak, tired and stricken; ALAN- male, mid to late 40s, Owner of local lounge, indie music spot, fan and supporter of Kyle ; DON - male, mid to late 40s, a professional and accommodating real estate agent ; ROGER -male, 50s, Family lawyer, grounded, intelligent, devoted to his old friend Bill; PAUL - male, mid 20s; PAM-female, 18-24 ; Worldly, edgy, sexy and persuasive; FRANK - male, 40s. ; Creative businessman, open but impatient record executive; MRS. COBB- female, 30-40 ; Cheerful kindergarten teacher, Unique, but real, pretty and effervescent; CHARGE NURSE-female, 30-40 Concerned, caring, personable and professional male, 40s. Struggling and worried, an anxious father of a teenage girl; ASHLEY - female, 12-15. A cute, innocent and level-headed; SOCIAL WORKER - female, 30s. A daily grind government employee ; COURIER-male, mid 20s.; male, 70s. A stubborn senior, preemptively annoyed and cranky when around youth.
For more information on these auditions or to learn more about this project please visit: http://www.commonchordmovie.com .
Shooting runs May 28-June 28, 2012. Those cast will need a commitment of approximately one to three days during the schedule.
Call 403-380-1885 to schedule an audition. All auditions will be scheduled for a specific slot.
— By Richard Amery, L.A Beat Editor