‘Hele Kalei’ Casting Call

Feb 1, 2017 | Cast/Crew Calls

Casting Call

Production Title:
Hele Kalei
Director: Kelsie Greene
ACM Course: 399 (Capstone)

Production Start Date: TBD
Production Wrap Date: TBD

Synopsis: Hele Kalei is a quirky coming-of-age film that follows Kalei, a self-conscious woman who struggles to hide a secret passion for taiko drumming from her oppressive mother. When the opportunity to perform in Tokyo arises, Kalei must choose between continuing to lie to those around her and dancing to the beat of her own drum.

Character Breakdowns:

Kalei (20s) – Female, Caucasian
Self-conscious with a secret passion for taiko. Constantly lies to her overbearing mother.

Janis (40s) – Female, Caucasian
Kalei’s gorgeous, nitpicky French mother. Wants what she thinks is best for Kalei.

Charlie (20s) – Male, Japanese
Kalei’s taiko buddy. Speaks pidgin.

Emma (20s) – Female, Hawaiian
Strong independent local woman.

Kasey (2-5) – Female, Hawaiian
Emma’s daughter.

Man (20s) – Male, Caucasian
Passing hipster.

Audition Dates:
1/28, 2/4, 2/11 (Saturdays) from 10am – 2pm
1/29, 2/5, 2/12 (Sundays) from 12:30pm – 2pm

Audition Location: Hamilton Library @ UH Mānoa
Open/Closed Auditions: By appointment only

Paid / Non-Paid:
Additional Compensation: Meals, film credit, copy of the film

Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: (302) 71-KALEI
Film Website: www.facebook.com/helekaleifilm