Attention All Actors!!!!!
Attention All Actors!!!!! We have just received notice that there will be a new TV Pilot with an Atlanta Casting Call. Please see the information provided below for additional details. Thanks Tiffany!
TV Pilot being shot in Atlanta, GA for the show “Higher Learning.” This show is a drama based weekly television series focusing in the lives of 9-college freshman, their families and everyday life. Think of “A Different World” meets “Stomp the Yard” meets “Moesha.” “Higher Learning” shows African Americans in a professional capacity such as state senators, school principals, and business owners to the common everyday blue collar “Joe the Plumber” worker. The show follows the students and their families through their college life and on into life after college. With the right cast, this show will set a new standard for African Americans on television.
Auditions for the show will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn at Stonecrest on the June 18th and 19th from 10am-8pm for both days. The talent must pre-register at www.prideprofessions.com. If they cannot submit first online, we will except walk-ins and will have registration forms at the auditions. This is a non-union job and a non-paid job. The talent chosen will be compensated with meals and gas and if chosen by the network the cast will then be paid with the budget given.
Cast Member (Primary) Roles
4 Collegiate African American Males
1 Collegiate Caucasian Male
5 Collegiate African American Females
1 African-American Female 12-13yrs age range
Parents of the primary Cast Members
Jason-(lead actor 18-22) College Freshman from Decatur, GA who is very talented; articulate; outgoing; level headed; has a cool demeanor. (MALE –African American)
Kim-(lead actor 18-24) College Freshman from Decatur, GA who is smart, beautiful, down to earth, very much in touch with reality. FEMALE (Male-African American)
Eric-(18-22) College Freshman who is intelligent and the school’s DJ. A lover of music! MALE (role is mainly for a music celebrity but we’re still casting for it) (MALE-African American)
Tyrus-(18-22) Freshman from New Orleans: “Bad Boy” of the group. Has a “Hustler Mentality” dresses stylish and coordinated. You always see him with a backpack on. He says what he means and means what he says! (Male-African American)
Lamar-(18-22) Freshman from Detroit: “The Jock” Basketball player. Actor needs to have an athletic build. Only child and parents are wealthy. Very disciplined, soft spoken, patient and loyal. (Male 5’10-6’4 African American)
Yolanda-(18-24) Freshman from Queens, NY Very sassy; outspoken; protector (Female- Latina)
Christine Nickname “Crissy”- (18-24) Freshman Tampa, FL Very smart. She graduated HS Valedictorian and was the president of the Senior Class. Shy; focused and trustworthy. Not very street savvy, but an academic genius. (FEMALE-African American)
Annette- (18-24) Freshman from Decatur, GA. Teenage mother of 3yr old son. Personality: mature, nurturing and not very outgoing. (Female-African American)
Latrice-(18-24) Freshman from Atlanta, GA Comes from a single parent household. Latrice and Kim are best friends. Has dealt with the death of her boy friend at age 16. Personality: outgoing; outspoken; searching for definition of herself, goes with the flow. (Female- African American)
Mark- (18-22) Freshman from Masson, Ohio athletic. Plays Soccer and Football. Has grown up around African Americans since he was 16. He loves Hip Hop music and soccer. Mark is very naïve, fun loving, and just lives life. (Male- Caucasian)
Stephanie- (14-17) Jason’s 15yr old little sister. (Female-African American)
Parents of Primary cast members: There are many roles to fill but we’ll only have one script for everyone to read off of and will cast that way. Roles for these are (ADULT- African American males and females between 35-50yrs old)
Mr. and Mrs. Austin- Latrice’s father and step mother
Ms. Austin- Latrice’s step mother
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor- Jason’s Parents
Mr. and Mrs. Jones – Eric’s parents
Rev. and Mrs. Williams- Annette’s parents
Thank you so much and we hope to see everyone at the casting June 18th and 19th. Memorization is not needed, but please get a feel of the script so that we can see your face on camera. Please register first and if you would like to send head shots/resume please send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org thank you
Tiffany Lee/Derrick Wilham
Casting Directors for “Higher Learning”