Casting Notice 2 for Untitled Frontier Series- Lexington KY -OCTLexington, KY, United StatesID: 195856Exp: 11/7/2022
We are casting for untitled frontier series (Additional roles) Film Date: beginning Mid-October (Dates per episode TBD) Location: Lexington, KY Rates for these principal roles will be competitive. Travel will be negotiable as applicable. These roles will be credited. IMPORTANT: Talent for these roles MUST have strong horseback riding skills. Actors should reference horseback riding ability and any former stunt experience during their auditions. Also, where noted, please be sure to demonstrate your accent if required by the role. To submit an audition, you should use the sides per applicable role which can be accessed in the link provided. For your audition, please provide the following information: • Slate with first and last name • Location • Current height & weight • Are you comfortable around horses? • Do you have experience riding horses? • Are you comfortable around firearms? • MALES - your ability to grow a beard. • Then you should go into the acting of the script. FOR YOUR SUBMISSION – Submit your current headshot, resume and 1 original audition file (with slate information and audition from sides) on the email provided by September 14th at 5 pm EST.
A United States military officer out of Virginia and pioneer on its western frontier. He operated out of Fort Pitt and after the French and Indian War, he was authorized by Governor Dunmore to organize efforts to survey the still contested Kentucky territory in an effort to bring some order to the newly claimed region.
One of the 30 men led by James Harrod who traveled down the Ohio River and built Harrod’s Town. These men would come to bring their families, brave harsh winters and constant threat of attack, and create the first settlement west of the Allegheny mountains.
An explorer, soldier, and militia officer from Virginia who became the highest-ranking American patriot military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. After the war, Clark was charged with aiding the settlements on the farthest reaches of the western frontier; he chose to make Fort Harrodsburg his base of operations.
Blackfish was a leader of the Chillicothe division of the Shawnee tribe. When the Shawnees were defeated in Dunmore's War in 1774, the resulting peace treaty pushed Native American lands as far back as Ohio. Chief Blackfish refused to acknowledge the loss of their traditional hunting grounds in Kentucky and was willing to fight for them.
Very much a backwoodsman, at home in the woods and frontier, he and Anne share a child. He was also a combat veteran who served when called upon, and died in combat.
Anne’s second husband after Richard is killed. A revolutionary war veteran of the legendary Rangers, John Bailey served along the frontier and remained in the Rangers. He served on the frontier protecting it from Native and other threats.
A Virginian pioneer who commands the Rangers at Fort Lee, often known as “Fort Clendenin”, he’s instrumental in the settlement of Kanawha Valley, and founder of Charlestown, WV. Clendenin sees in Anne an exceptional skill and talent as a horseback messenger, and entrusts her with the most crucial tasks imaginable.
Official who is impressed by Anne’s grit and determination and gives Anne the opportunity to become a true frontier scout.
An officer Anne meets at Fort Savannah when she’s retrieving ammunition for Fort Lee. He doesn’t like that Anne is in the kind of position a man traditionally holds and tries to antagonize her.
An established, legendary Botanist, important in American and Philadelphian society.... Known as “the King’s Botanist” he is a good friend of Benjamin Franklin, and the creator of the famed Bartram’ Gardens in Pennsylvania, and Wiliam’s father.
A good family friend of the Bartram’s, he grew up in The Carolinas and Georgia and knows the area well. He accompanies Bartram for much of his journey.
The famed founding father, a next door neighbor of the Bartrams, and good friend to them, their careers and their adventures.
Creek Native Chief; sets Bartram on his path to find Cowkeeper.
A good-natured Englishman who’s learned the language and the medicine of the local Native American tribes. He saves William from an untimely demise.
An English speaking Seminole chieftain. He is an ally and friend to Bartram during his quest.