The New York State Defenders Association is seeking role play actors for its Basic Trials Skills program June 18-24. The program will be held at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. This work is paid.
Roles:The Client Bobby Jones, the defendant, is 26 years old. We will consider actors between 20 and 35 depending on apparent age. We seek actors who are either African-American, Latino, or white. Bobby’s childhood was impoverished both materially and emotionally. He has difficulty managing his anger and his temper has caused him trouble with the law. Bobby has a history of domestic violence. Actors playing Bobby must be able to understand and portray a damaged man desperately clinging to his dignity.
Male construction workers, age 25-40. Hard working, hard drinking. Beefy physique a plus. Must be able to realistically portray blue collar individuals without stereotyping.
Complete information is posted at: https://www.nysda.org/page/BTSP_Actor_Info
If you are interested in auditioning, please send your resume and headshot via email. A professionally done head shot is not necessary; a current photo that looks like you will work. If you have a reel posted on the web, please send the link.
Email your materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org