Production Title: Purple Orchid Lei
Director: Makena Duffy
ACM Course: 310
Production Dates: Nov. 18-19
Synopsis: The agnostic teenage daughter of a U.S. Army chaplain learns to accept change when her refusal to cooperate with her family’s latest relocation from Oahu to North Carolina causes her to alienate her loved ones.
BETHANY, 17, CAUCASIAN: A junior in high school who longs for stability andwho is struggling both with her beliefs and with her resentment at her father.
MELISSA, 40, CAUCASIAN: Bethany’s mom. Loving, but quickly losing her ability to empathize with her daughter’s angst.
JACOB, 43, CAUCASIAN: A preacher and military man. Firm in his beliefs and trying his best to relate to his daughter.
ANALYN, 17, ANY ETHNICITY: Bethany’s best friend and a local girl who lives near the military base and, as a result, is used to seeing friends come and go from the island.
Auditions by appointment. Email a copy of headshot and resumé to Makena Duffy.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: (808) 384-2762
Paid / Non-Paid: Non-paid
Additional Compensation: Meals, film credit, copy of the film