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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:08 AM

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Group

Casting Call: TV Comedy Pilot Group
Project Type: Graduate Student Thesis/Independent Short

Dylan, a compassionate yet frustrated therapist, is put on probation after an inappropriate relationship with a patient. As punishment he is assigned to lead a pro-bono community group therapy. Rebecca, Kayla, and Joseph are three of the eight participants that are also going through their own personal punishment for the decisions they’ve made. Group is the pilot episode of a dark comedy show that explores how mental health and life’s circumstances are a cat and mouse game.

Character Breakdowns:

• AMANDA, open ethnicity, 30s, the adult version of a high school student body president
• ANNOYING MOM, open ethnicity, 40s-50s, helicopter parent unable to stay out of her daughter’s life
• ARMY BUDDY, open ethnicity, 20s, Joseph’s straight-forward and no-nonsense friend
• BARTENDER, open ethnicity, 20s-30s, bold, opinionated, and not afraid to offer unsolicited advice
• CAROL, white, 40s-50s, an uptight sensitive woman who deals with emotions by having public meltdowns
• DAPHNE, white, 20s, a confident and eccentric woman who chooses poorly in romantic relationships
• DR. HANSEN, open ethnicity, 50s, Dylan’s supervisor, a successful therapist in his own right who is resentful at Dylan for being forced to be his pseudo probation officer
• GINA, Hispanic/Asian descent, early 20s, an affluent, trendy, kleptomaniac
• IAN, open ethnicity, early 20s, a millennial who hasn’t grown out of the “misunderstood” teenage phase
• MARK, open ethnicity, 20s-30s, Kayla’s kind-hearted and friend-zoned colleague
• PRIVATE, open ethnicity, early 20s, an awkward and non-chatty errand-boy
• SILVER FOX, white, 40s-50s, an attractive player who is able to get most women into bed
• SILVER FOX’S WIFE (JULIE), white, 40s-50s, an unsuspecting doting wife, until she is betrayed
• STEPHEN, white, 30s-40s, a man down on his luck trying to get someone, anyone, to listen to him
• VP GREENBERG, open ethnicity, 30s-60s, a stern yet caring vice principal who goes out of her way to put her job on the line in order to make sure Rebecca gets the help she desperately needs
• YOUNG DYLAN, Latino/ethnically ambiguous, 9-13yo, a sensitive kid who watches his mother abandon him

Auditions will be held on November 4th and November 5th in Arlington, TX. They are by appointment only.

Apply for a role by emailing your headshot and resume to Jasnik Moreno at the email above. Once we receive the info we will contact you to schedule an audition. Sides will also be sent at that time.

For the subject line, use your name, followed by the name of the character you would like to audition for. In the body of the email please feel free to include links to your demo reel and talent page.

Email
grouppilotcasting@gmail.com

• Location: Mid Cities

• Post ID: 69148122 arlington
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