Title: Mentality
Logline: A man’s diagnosis with a severe mental illness leaves him in paranoia as he tries to remember the night he murdered his wife, or if he was even responsible at all.
Company: JSP Productions – Ethan Lien, Student
Compensation: Unpaid, food provided
Union status: Nonunion

Roles:

Stephen
Role Type: Lead
Gender: Male
Age Range: 20-30
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel
Role Description: Stephen is the main character of Mentality. He has a mental illness that gives him hallucinations.

Ann:
Role Type: Supporting
Gender: Female
Age Range: 20-30
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo, Video Reel
Role Description: Ann is Stephen’s wife. She has a scene where she bursts into tears.

TV Announcer:
Role Type: Day Player
Gender: Males & Females
Age Range: 18+
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Audio Reel
Role Description: Must have TV newsworthy speaking abilities

Detective:
Role Type: Day Player
Gender: Male
Age Range: 45+
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: The detective appears in a TV show that’s playing inside a scene. It ‘s in classic crime drama style.

Theo:
Role Type: Day Player
Gender: Male
Age Range: 20-30
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Media required from applicants: Headshot/Photo
Role Description: Suspicious of Stephen’s behavior

PLEASE NOTE: We want YOU, the talent, to bring your own interpretations and ideas with you after reading the script. This will help characters feel more organic and give you more creative freedom in the moment!

Please send a headshot and a short video monologue reading a section of your choosing from the script to: ethanlien@juststaypositive.com and cawill240@gmail.com . If we like your monologue, we will contact you with audition dates. (If your chosen character has little or no dialogue, do not worry about making a video.)
A public version of the working script can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6SpfTh25MJZc2hIN1Y0aVdROU0/view?usp=sharing

Production Dates:

Thursday November 2 in Arvada
Friday November 3 in Arvada
Tuesday November 7, location TBD
Thursday November 9, location TBD


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