revolutionary war museum films

Arvold Casting is searching for actors for an exciting museum project!

Cortina Productions
Short Museum Films
Non-Union
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Christian Trew
Casting Assistant: Eileen Small

Shoot Location: Northern Virginia area
Usage: Full Buyout
Travel/Lodging: Provided, if applicable
See roles below for shoot date(s) and pay rates.

ALL ACTION TAKES PLACE DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1775–1783) AND WASHINGTON’S PRESIDENCY.

Seeking the following:

[ALEXANDER HAMILTON] Mid 20s – Mid 30s, Caucasian, Male. Elegant and composed, this intelligent congressman is a trusted friend and political colleague of George Washington. An early supporter of the American Revolution and a talented soldier, he has overcome his low class roots to rise to his current position. Actor must resemble the real historical figure (click here for photo). CURRENT SHOOT DATE(S): One – Two (1-2) days among April 5 – April 9 + additional monologue day(s) TBD | RATE: $400 per day (+15% agency fee, if applicable)

[COLONEL DAVID HUMPHREYS] 30s, Caucasian, Male. Well educated and high class, he is a trusted confidant and friend of George Washington. Tall and equally as commanding as his superiors, he has had a celebrated military career. Actor must resemble the real historical figure (click here for photo). CURRENT SHOOT DATE(S): One (1) day among April 5 – April 9 | RATE: $400 per day (+15% agency fee, if applicable)

[THOMAS JEFFERSON] 50s, Caucasian, Male. Tall and awkward, he is sympathetic toward the French Revolution which leads to conflict with one of his contemporaries. He later assumes leadership of an opposing political party. A brilliant writer and devoted supporter of the American Revolution, he has risen in status throughout the war. Actor must resemble the real historical figure (click here for photo). CURRENT SHOOT DATE(S): One – Two (1-2) days among April 5 – April 9 + additional monologue day(s) TBD | RATE: $400 per day (+15% agency fee, if applicable)

[TOBIAS LEAR] 30s, Caucasian, Male. Intelligent and meticulous, he is an invaluable member of George Washington’s staff. A trusted friend and secretary, he is tasked with handling much of Washington’s correspondence during his term as President. He is an integral member of the Washington household. Actor must resemble the real historical figure (click here for photo). CURRENT SHOOT DATE(S): One – Two (1-2) days among April 5 – April 9 | RATE: $400 per day (+15% agency fee, if applicable)

[GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON] Mid 40s, Caucasian, Male. Tall (ideally 6’2”), attractive and solid, he is a Continental general in the Revolutionary War. A composed and experienced military leader, George Washington has a commanding physical presence. Actor must resemble the real historical figure (click here for photo). Please list horseback riding experience in submission notes. CURRENT SHOOT DATES: One (1) day among March 12 – 14 + Four (4) days among April 5 – April 9 + up to Two (2) days in May | RATE: $1,100 per day (+15% agency fee, if applicable)

TO SUBMIT:
If you are available and appropriate for this project, please select ONE of three ways to submit:

Option 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express. Please do not submit yourself if your agent is submitting you.

Option 2: If you do not have an agent, but do have an Actors Access account, please submit yourself through Actors Access.

Option 3: If you do not have an agent or an Actors Access account, follow the instructions below:

1. Please fill in the form at the following link: REV. WAR MUSEUM FILMS Submission Form

AND

2. Please send your headshot and resume to [email protected].
Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
Your First and Last Name, ROLE, City, State, MUSEUM
For example: John Smith, GEORGE WASHINGTON, Charlottesville, VA, MUSEUM

**IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED FOR THIS PROJECT VIA BREAKDOWN EXPRESS OR ACTORS ACCESS, DO NOT DOUBLE SUBMIT.**

If you fill out the form, email your headshot & resume AND type the subject heading as instructed, your submission is considered complete!

Thank you for following our instructions. We will be holding auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not guarantee you an audition, but it does put you in consideration for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!

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