A Family Dinner
DeAvila Productions

Playwright or Screenwriter: Jeff DeAvila
Director: Keegan Ledesma
Compensation: Pay ($35/dy gas stipend)
Rehearsals Begin: TBD
Run/Shoot: April 12, 2021 – April 14, 2021
Film/Video: Short Film
Ages: Adult
Nudity? No
Fees? No

Show Synopsis

A family of four sit down for their evening dinner.  The children are struggling with their parents' control over their lives.  The parents feel they know what is best to provide them the greatest opportunity for success.  This conflict erupts into a physical altercation between the Father and Son.  The film ends with the Mother coming to terms with the lives her children want to live and embracing her family.

Character Breakdown

Bio – Amateur musicians with dreams of being professional.  Parents want him to graduate college in order to find a more secure job.  Dylan conflicts with his parents in wanting to accomplish his dream.
Age – 22-25
Ethnicity – White or Hispanic
Height – N/A
Hair Color – N/A
Harper (Megan):
Bio – In the process of transitioning from female to male.  This brings her into conflict with her parents who believe she will regret the decision.  Harper wants to live his life his way.  *It is very important that the actress portraying Harper be comfortable wearing a binder during a scene.
Age – 18-22
Ethnicity – White or Hispanic
Height – N/A
Hair Color – N/A

What To Prepare

Sides will be delivered when audition is scheduled. Please also prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic or comedic monologue of your choice.

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Jeff DeAvila

Audition Dates/Times

March, 13 @ 10am-3pm

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