Open to Ojibwe language speakers and learners of all ages
Rosetta Stone will be filming a long-term Ojibwe language-learning project beginning in early 2020 and lasting four
to six years. We’re seeking actors of all ages.
We’re looking for both experienced actors and non-actors alike. Main actors need to be able to speak Ojibwe,
memorize lines, take direction well, and commit themselves to the multi-year project.
Main actors will need to be available for up to three weeks of filming per year. Supporting cast will need to be
available 1-5 days per year. Production for the actors selected will include script rehearsal, memorization, and
travel to multiple filming locations as far as 1-3 hours away.
MAIN CHARACTERS NEEDED
AMIK / MALE / 12-14 YEARS OLD / A typical middle-school student, younger brother to Ogimaakwe.
OGIMAAKWE / FEMALE / 13-15 YEARS OLD / A typical young teenage high-school student, older sister to Amik,
confident and gregarious.
WAASEGIIZHIGOOKE / FEMALE / 30s / Mother to Amik and Ogimaakwe, she’s professional but nurturing.
GIMIWAN / MALE / 30s / Husband to Waasegiizhigooke, Father of Amik and Ogimaakwe, responsible and gentle,
preparing for the day he himself will be a tribal leader/elder.
WAABOOZ / FEMALE / 70s / Maternal grandmother, quiet but industrious; lives with the family.
WAABISHKIBINES / MALE / 70s / Paternal grandfather, wise and authoritative.
SUPPORTING CHARACTERS NEEDED
EXTRAS / MALE or FEMALE / ALL AGES / Play an assortment of supporting roles.
NAZHIKE-AWAASANG / MALE or FEMALE / 25-55s / Teacher for the adult language class.
CHI-NOODIN / MALE or FEMALE / 25-55s / Teacher for the high school.
ANANGOOKWE / FEMALE / 13-15 / High-school friend of Ogimaakwe.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10
Open Auditions for Rosetta Stone Ojibwe Video Project
Eddy’s Lake Mille Lacs Resort
41334 Shakopee Lake Road
Onamia, MN 56359
WHAT TO BRING
Please bring a printed or digital copy of the audition script and have it memorized. If you are under the age of 18, a
guardian must be present to cosign documents. Auditions will be recorded.
For a copy of the audition script and any questions or concerns, please email Chato at
firstname.lastname@example.org or click here.