Mentalist Productions Auditions for Actors and Extras

Mentalist Productions Auditions

Auditions are being held for the film “Sunlight for the Wild” in Grand Rapids. Actors and extras age 21 and older are needed. Shooting is tentatively scheduled for the end of June, 2011.


Fast, sad, romantic Malcolm struggles to stay afloat while pursuing the love of his life in this character study about the highs and lows of alcohol. Inspired by Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano.

Audition Details:

Monday, June 13th from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and Tuesday, June 14th from 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Sazerac Lounge
1418 Plainfield Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Available Roles:

  • Johnny: Male, 20s. Malcolm’s best friend. Shares Malcolm’s socially defiant sense of humor. Popular and flirtatious. Graced with tact; knows when it is ok to be outrageous. Better adjusted than Malcolm and lives a more normal life. Knows how to party and have a good time. Not always faithful but alluring enough to maintain a relationship.

  • Yvonne: Female, 20s. A caring, quiet, intelligent woman who is Malcolm’s hope for real love and salvation. She can see through Malcolms wildness. She understands him as the person he is not the image he projects.

  • Rosy: Female, 20s. Johnny’s long-term girlfriend who is almost to the point of leaving Johnny.

  • Kate: Female, 20s. Attractive but generic. Johnny flirts with her at the bar. She thinks Malcolm and Johnny are the strangest people shes ever met.

  • 5 Bartenders: Any age

  • 2 Nurses: Aages 30-60

  • 40+ Extras: Age 21 and up


Talent will receive copy, IMDb credit, food and a gas stipend.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying please notify us at and attend the auditions on June 13th.

NOTE: You must be 21 to audition. Actors must bring headshots and resume to the audition. If you happen to have a demo reel bring that as well. You also must be ok with adult language and alcohol.

If you have any questions please email them to: