A student film casting call for deaf actors in Atlanta, Georgia.
Casting directors are now casting deaf actors to work on scenes filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.
Producers are looking for the following talent:
- Deaf males within the LGBTQ+ Community
- Ages 20-40
- All ethnicities are welcome.
How to apply?
Check out the casting call breakdown below to audition for a role in the upcoming production.
"Expressions" Student Film Open Casting Call
NATIONAL CASTING: SEEKING DEAF MALES WITHIN THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY FOR GRADUATE THESIS SHORT FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
Casting director Karlie Loland-Ringer of KLR Creative Group is currently casting a short Romantic Comedy featuring 2 deaf male leads within the LGBTQ+ community.
The film is titled “Expressions” with a goal of showcasing authentic representation.
This is a paid opportunity - Production has provided a budget to fly/lodge talent across the country and provide 2 ASL interpreters.
“Expressions” will be showcased through film festivals.
The project will take place in Savannah, GA in late February/early March.
Ages 20-40 and all ethnicities welcome.
Feel free to spread the word!
Interested? Apply Now
Acting Tips for Deaf Actors
Being a deaf actor can be intimidating, especially when you're just starting. However, some specific tips and tricks can help make the experience more comfortable and successful. Here are some of the top tips to keep in mind:
- Use body language to express yourself - Body language is an essential communication tool for any actor, but it is essential for deaf actors. Using facial expressions, posture and gestures can give your performance depth and authenticity.
- Be aware of sound cues - Pay attention to sound cues even if you cannot hear them. If other actors or directors share their cues with you in writing or sign language, take advantage of this information so that you can catch up.
- Work with a coach - Working with a deaf coach or mentor can be extremely helpful in honing your skills as an actor. They will be able to provide you with the right advice and guidance that can help you become more confident in your work.
- Practice visualization techniques - Visualization is a great way to get into character and ensure that you deliver solid emotional performances. Try practicing visualizing what it would feel like to be the character you are playing, then use those feelings during your performance on stage or screen.
- Connect with other deaf actors - Learning from other deaf actors and watching their performances can give you valuable insight into how they approach their work and provide valuable feedback on your own performance. It's also a great way to connect and find support within the deaf community.
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