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Calling All POCs, Casting Call for Marriage Equality

Calling All POCs, Casting Call for Marriage Equality

People of color this is your opportunity to raise awareness for marriage equality. One of Velvetpark's members, Krystal Banzon, is directing a PSA for marriage equality called "1,324 Reasons for Marriage Equality."

Banzon is an emerging young director, and a Point Foundation Scholar who is finishing up a Masters Degree at NYU's Tish School, ITP department.

The PSA is being produced by LGBTQ Marriage Equality in collaboration with Alan Cumming (who you'll recognize from his role in The L Word and The Good Wife). This short, inspired by Empire State Pride Agenda’s document “1,324 Reasons for Marriage Equality in New York State”, describes the legal rights New York statutes award to married individuals—including life and death matters.

So this call is for professional actors as well as non-professionals like you and me! Read the details below:

CASTING CALL for actors and families of color!
 
Show: "1,324 Reasons for Marriage Equality"
Short Video for Web Distribution
No Financial Compensation Available
Director: Krystal Banzon
 
We're looking for individual actors as well as real families to showcase the diversity of the LGBTQ population.
Casting:
 
Straight Husband (person of color) – 35 years old or older
Straight Wife (person of color) – 35 years old or older
Child of Straight Couple (person of color) – 9-15 years old
 
Two Queer Parents (people of color, Gay, Lesbian or Trans) – 35 years old or older
Son of Queer Parents (person of color) – 9-15 years old

shooting: One Day Only, Sunday April 24th (Studio in the East Village)

Contact: 1324Reasons[@]gmail.com

 

 


Remember this great ACTUP poster? Here's your opportunity to do same for our generation.