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Casting Call for a Comedic Short that shoots in March 2018

‘First Disco’ It’s 1983 and thirteen year old Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she’s going to her first disco. However, there’s one big problem – she’s getting train tracks and she’s not sure she’ll survive. !

The Writer/Director Helen O’Reilly studied Film at the School of Visual Arts in NYC where she directed three short films. She then spent a year working as Jim Sheridan’s PA during THE SECRET SCRIPTURE production and has attended Directing workshops at the London Film Academy.

The Characters

Kelly Harrison (13) is a pretty, fun loving teenager who is outgoing and strong. However, her confidence is rocked by the fact that she’s getting train tracks and she fears that her romantic hopes will be extinguished when she becomes paralysed by self consciousness. !

Anna Reynolds (13) is a down to earth, supportive friend to Kelly and often the voice of reason. She’s intelligient, warm, outgoing and good fun. !

Barry Harrison (15) is Kelly’s cocky, boisterous brother who is the leader of the pack at school. He’s a top student, excels at sport and he thinks he’s a real heart throb. However, he’s anything but…… !

Harry O’Reilly (15) is a good looking guy who is not big headed at all. He’s bright, athletic, very down to earth, and has a solid group of friends. He’s also intelligient and can see past the superficial veneer that people put up.

‘First Disco’ It’s 1983 and thirteen year old Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she’s going to her first disco. However, there’s one big problem – she’s getting train tracks and she’s not sure she’ll survive. ! The Writer/Director Helen O’Reilly studied Film at the School of Visual Arts in NYC where she directed three short films. She then spent a year working as Jim Sheridan’s PA during THE SECRET SCRIPTURE production and has attended Directing workshops at the London Film Academy. How to apply Please send your headshot, resume, and a link to your reel to castingfirstdisco@gmail.com If you don’t have a reel, please just send through your headshot and resume. Auditions will be held in November. FIRST DISCO Casting Call for a Comedic Short that shoots in March 2018
1 October 2017
! Maeve (13) and Jenny (13) are a double act who think that breakdancing and pop music go well together. They also think that pop stardom is in their future. They are mischievious, boisterous, loud and have mastered the art of putting their foot in it. They are always in trouble in school but they are good natured, funny and kind so they tend to get away with it as the teachers are also trying to contain their laughter. ! Rachel Black (15) is cool, stunning and fully aware of her power over guys. She’s also never heard the word no, not even from her parents. She oozes self confidence and has no patience or respect for anyone that is not as cool and hip as she is. ! Actors will be paid a nominal fee to cover expenses and will receive a credit on IMDB. Breakfast and Lunch will also be provided. ! If you have the talent and would like to be a part of a really fun shoot, we would love to hear from you. ! ! The First Disco Team !

How to apply Please send your headshot, resume, and a link to your reel to castingfirstdisco@gmail.com If you don’t have a reel, please just send through your headshot and resume. Auditions will be held in November.
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