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Casting Call for Boys and Girls for "Frankenstein" Stage Play

Gonzales, LA, United States
ID: 570827Exp: 8/22/2024
Description:

Casting call for boys and girls for the stage play "Frankenstein." Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: The traditional story of Frankenstein is told here, with the addition of a frame story as Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, Claire Clairmont, and John Polidori tell stories of Gothic horror in the Villa Diodati on Lake Geneva, in Switzerland. It is the year without a summer, in 1816. Additional info: Show Dates: October 10-13 & 17-20, 2024 Callbacks: Saturday, 24 August, Time: 3-5 pm. Please prepare a dramatic monologue of your choice, 1-2 minutes, particularly one that will showcase a range of heightened emotion. If you are interested please apply.

15 roles

MARY SHELLEYFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The author of Frankenstein; young, quiet, but determined to prove her literary worth. Daughter of the political philosophers William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft.

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEYMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s fiancé, the famed Romantic poet, author of “Ozymandias”, “To A Skylark”, and Prometheus Unbound.

LORD BYRONMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The famed Romantic poet, a friend and contemporary of Percy. The inspiration for the modern version of vampires. Author of Don Juan and Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage. “Mad, bad, and dangerous to know.”

CLAIRE CLAIRMONTFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s younger stepsister, in the middle of an affair with Lord Byron.

DR. POLIDORIMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Lord Byron’s personal physician and traveling companion, and author of The Vampyre, the first modern vampire story.

VICTOR FRANKENSTEINMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A scientist obsessed with achieving dominance over life and death.

THE CREATUREMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Victor’s creation, full of pain and rage at his Creator. Note: This role will likely require the use of makeup and/or prosthetics, as well as extensive physical movement.

HENRY CLERVALMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Victor’s closest friend since childhood.

ELIZABETH LAVENZAFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Victor’s adopted sister and fiancé.

JUSTINE MORITZFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Victor’s adopted sister and William’s governess.

CAPTAIN WALTONMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An Arctic explorer who finds Victor in the snow.

PROFESSOR WALDMANMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A professor at the University of Ingolstadt. Voiceover only. German accents.

PROFESSOR KREMPEMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A professor at the University of Ingolstadt. Voiceover only. German accents.

WILLIAMMale15-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Victor’s younger brother.

THE COMPANIONMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The second of Victor’s creations. Note: This role will likely require the use of makeup and/or prosthetics.