SVDN “Little Bird” Open Casting Call Instructions and Material (2022.02.16)

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation will be hosting an “Open Casting Call” in community on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the SVDN Community Centre. Please continue to read below for information in regards to the film project, parts avaibale and sides for your casting reads. All Sides and sign up sheets are available in PDF fornat at the bottom of this posting.

Please call or email Tia Smoke for sign up

Phone: 204-542-0456

Email: community.reception@svdngovernance.com

You MUST call or email to be added to the schedule for auditions.

Carmen Kotyk Casting is committed to diverse and inclusive casting. We are looking for members of the Manitoba community who self-identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis, who have an interest in speaking roles on the show.

LITTLE BIRD is a premium, six-part limited dramatic series about an Indigenous woman on a journey to find her birth family and uncover the hidden truth of her past. This ground-breaking new series explores themes of trauma and loss while reminding us of the power and resilience of the human spirit, holding a mirror up to who we are and who we hope to become.

~~This is an OPEN CALL – No acting experience is required!~~ Even if you have submitted or taped prior to this notice, please send in your information to this email.

Gender:Age:Description:
All3-10Young Individual(s) who self-identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis
All11-85Individual(s) who self-identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis

Our casting team will be in SIOUX VALLEY at The Community Centre on Wednesday, February 16th from 9:00am to 4:00pm

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at WinnipegOpenCall@gmail.com Or contact Tia Smoke (see above contact info)

***Please note, all cast and crew must be fully vaccinated in accordance with the

Mandatory Vaccination Policy established for this production.***

Little Bird Casting FormVIEW

Little Bird Character BreakdownsVIEW

Sides / Lines for characters below:

Character: NIIZHVIEW

Character: BEZHIGVIEW

Character: DORAVIEW

Character: MARGARETVIEW

Character: NURSEVIEW

Character: JOSIEVIEW

Character: MAN IN WHEELCHAIRVIEW

Character: HOMELESS NATIVE BOY VIEW

Character: NATIVE GUYVIEW

Character: WOMANVIEW

Character: VALVIEW

We encourage all SVDN Members to participate and enjoy!