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Top Actor- Lance Brown

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Team Jonna - Audience Choice

WITNESSING MAURICE - BY KIM WELLS

An elderly descendant, who holds the relics of the martyred St. Maurice, conscripts his estranged grandson to preserve their faithful Christian lineage and ancestral bond with their spiritual protectors —the martyred Roman Legion.

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Bob and Kim Wells (author) Jonna Volz, Anita Cordell, Vincent Edgmon, Karsyn Elizabeth.

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Team Shannon Wendt

VALE OF SHADOWS - BY GARY IVEY

After he is shot, a drug dealer is reunited with a high school friend who tries to help him have a better life, but first they must both battle the seen and unseen forces swirling around them.

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Lance Brown, Shannon Wendt, Dale Green, Michelle King, Paul Huber, Tracie Dominquez.

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Team Tina Gallo

DAVID'S STAR - BY MATT MURRAY

David’s Star is a delightful story of an inexplicable space phenomenon juxtaposed against the special relationship of 10-year-old David Jenkins and his pawpaw.

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Ova Jean Siemens, Becky Bartlett,Tina Gallo, Kaitlyn Trentham.

Your chance to work with an acting coach and bring a script scene to life on stage!

WIN

Members of the winning team will have 15 minutes of 1 on 1 time with Laura Mae, founder of Christian Casting. You will be able to present your resume, headshot and reel to her for feedback. You will also have one on one time with Dave and/or Rich Christiano, owners of Five and Two Pictures.

Top Actor will earn a free 6 week training course with Tina Gallo.

*PLUS - all participants will have a chance to be on set of "Not Too Far From Here" a full feature being filmed in S.West Missouri and Eastern Oklahoma (near Tulsa) being directed by Kevin Sorbo

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The Competition

PHYSICAL

Bring a 30-60 second monologue and audition in front of casting directors, producers, directors. If selected by more than one judge, you pick which team you'll join.

Winners will move on to work with their judge, all day Friday, on a scene picked from the scripts submitted to the festival.

Teams will perform on Saturday at the beginning of the Awards Ceremony. Prizes are listed below.

VIRTUAL

(open to global participation) Submit a 30-60 second monologue by April 15th. Upload it to vimeo and send us the link via email.

 

Day 1 - meet the judges and receive feedback. If selected, you will work with your team on a scene picked from the scripts submitted to the festival.

Teams will perform on Saturday at the beginning of the Virtual Awards Ceremony. Prizes are listed below

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1. Monologues must be 30-60 seconds and contain no profanity or degrading words.

2. Costumes not needed. Audition clothing should be modest, professional, and creative.

3. If selected, must be available to rehearse from 8am to 5pm on Friday April 22nd, and perform with team on Saturday April 23rd between 2:30pm - 3:00pm.

4. Minors between the ages of 12-17 must be accompanied by legal guardian.

5. Application and admission fee ($50.00 covers cost for applicant to attend festival) must be submitted by April 15th to be added to the audition list. (auditions will be placed in order received. There is only room for 80 participants. Submit as soon as possible)

6. Liability Waiver must be completed at time of application. Due to covid compliance, you may wear mask to audition. You will be in a secured space for the audition itself and able to remove mask for monologue. Masks are recommended but not required.

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In the meantime, secure your spot in the audition lineup by ordering your admission ticket now. (click here) Waiting to purchase ticket could place you at the back of the line.

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VALE OF SHADOWS - BY GARY IVEY

After he is shot, a drug dealer is reunited with a high school friend who tries to help him have a better life, but first they must both battle the seen and unseen forces swirling around them.

DAVID'S STAR - BY MATT MURRAY

David’s Star is a delightful story of an inexplicable space phenomenon juxtaposed against the special relationship of 10-year-old David Jenkins and his pawpaw.

WITNESSING MAURICE - BY KIM WELLS

An elderly descendant, who holds the relics of the martyred St. Maurice, conscripts his estranged grandson to preserve their faithful Christian lineage and ancestral bond with their spiritual protectors —the martyred Roman Legion.

 

VIRTUAL

COURAGEOUS - BY HANNAH RATNAM

When Hannah’s teenage daughter Angelica complains about school, she decides it’s time to share with her the uncensored tale of her own school experience growing up in Pakistan.

HARPER LEE AND ME - BY DON THOMPSON

A mid-life crisis prompts a depressed but highly intelligent and sensitive man to research and understand one of the world’s greatest novels and its author, Harper Lee. During this process of self-discovery, he regains faith in himself and reconnects with his family.