Released: March 20, 2012
Lincoln, Neb. - The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announces auditions for roles in the upcoming second film of the Carson School Film Series, entitled "Digs."
Auditions will be held Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday March 29, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 213 of the Ross Van Brunt Building at 313 North 13th Street in Lincoln. To audition, contact Dennis Henry at email@example.com. Please indicate available times for auditioning and attach a headshot and resume. Auditions are open to the general public.
Audition times will be assigned. Sides will be provided. Once the audition appointment is finalized, actors should bring an additional copy of the headshot and resume to the audition.
Actors must be available May 8 through 22, 2012. Copy, credit and meals provided. Actors will not be paid, housed, or given a transportation stipend. The dates indicated include possible rehearsals, costume fittings and shooting.
When a construction site on campus reveals the bones of ice age mammals, Tom must dig deep within himself to solve a mystery and get the girl.
- Tom - a mild-mannered acting student who interns as a campus cop to get the girl and the role
- Travis - Tom's rival, Travis is good-looking and arrogant
- Jennifer - a quirky paleontology student who falls for Tom
- Debbie - Jennifer's roommate, concerned about appearances
- CJ - Debbie's boyfriend, the all-American athlete
- Melanie - an acting student
- Erin - an acting student
- Professor Borden - an irascible acting instructor
- Professor Schulman - a kind, yet distracted paleontology professor
- Construction Worker - a discoverer of bones
- Clerk - an overworked and underpaid employee of the campus police
- Frat Boy - the kind of young man who forgets to be respectful to the police
- Brian - a paleontology student
- Stage Manager - who runs the auditions for "Bad Lieutenant: The Musical"
About the project
The Carson School Film Series is a production of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This extremely unique project involves a select number of film industry professionals, teaming with students and faculty from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, the School of Music and other Schools and departments across the UNL campus and Nebraska Educational Telecommunications to create a 25-30 minute short film. The Carson School Film Series is funded through a grant from the Program Enhancement Fund through the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the Johnny Carson Theatre and Film Endowment.