Casting Call: STAY an LBGT student film project

Student Feature Length LGBT Film Now Casting

The feature length student film “Stay” is
currently seeking talent. “Stay” is
an LGBT film about Brad and Ben who were dating in high school but the romance
eventually fizzed out. Brad goes on to live the heterosexual life and raises a
son Chris with his wife Avery and Ben stays true to himself. Everything starts
to go south when Ben comes back to town and Brad must decide whether he is
going to be with Ben or if he is going to stay with Avery. There is no
compensation as this is a student film, but copy, credit, and meals will be
provided. If interested, please email kmaylum@gmail.com with headshots and resumes and for more
information. The roles below are available:

 

BEN- 47 (need 18 year old actor
to portray younger version as well.)

Characteristics: Mischievous and fun, the life of the party. Ben has come back
into town and surprises Brad, but not in a good way. Use to be childhood
friends with Brad and the two had a romantic relationship as teenagers, Ben
coming back is really shaking everything and everyone up. Ben is totally
comfortable with who he is and wants Brad to be the same way.

MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH ACTING IN SEXUAL SITUATIONS WITH THE SAME SEX.

YOUNG BRAD – 17-18 years old, the lead character; struggling to come to terms
with his repressed sexuality.

CHRIS– 17

Physical: Preppy

Characteristics: Chris is young and naïve, he is trying to find himself in the
world and where he belongs in the gay community. Very funny and light hearted
but he does have moments when he becomes very depressed about being bullied in
school and not being able to find true love.

MUST BE COMFORTABLE KISSING THE SAME SEX.

NICK – Early-mid 40’s

Physical: Preppy, clean shaven and dressed.

Characteristics: Nick is Brad’s best friend and business partner at their
equality organization “Strength in Numbers”. Nick is very flirtatious and
becomes involved with Ben, much to Brad’s dismay. Nick is fun and likes to have
a good time, and is always trying to get Brad to get out and have some fun and
quit being so serious.

MUST BE COMFORTABLE ACTING IN SEXUAL SITUATIONS WITH THE SAME SEX.

BRAD’S MOTHER– 40’s

Characteristics: Typical housewife, kind and polite. Mostly obedient to her
intimidating and prone to violence husband, but when it comes to Brad, she
tries to protect him as much as possible.

FRANK– Chris’s bf

Characteristics: Doesn’t want anyone to know that he is gay.

VINCE – One of Brad’s friends who doesn’t know he’s gay.

Characteristics: Funny, trying to get his friend to break out of his shell.

CHRISTINA – Avery’s friend

Physical: 17-18

Characteristics: Sexually mature and trying to get Avery to open up and break
from her shell.

Other small roles available as well…