Call Out: Looking for actors /extras for scripted scenarios in e-learning project

Nov 2021 / Darwin and Alice

Maitree ( are looking for diverse actors to play down to earth support workers and other roles in an e-learning project helping NDIS workers understand how to support people to enjoy safe and enjoyable mealtimes (and why it’s important!).

AVAILABLE ROLES - These are the characters as they are written in the script. We are open to all ages, genders and cultural backgrounds and are aiming for diverse representation. While not necessary, it would be great if actors have had some experience working or supporting people with a disability.

AKARI - 20s-40s female, support worker

1X EXTRA - Male support worker who appears but has no lines scripted

ROBBIE - 20s to 40 Male, Nola’s support worker who has to call an ambulance and administer first aid (PLEASE NOTE: Nola’s scenario involves a choking incident and managing a medical emergency. This will be filmed safely)

ELOISE - 20s to 40s female, Rose’s new love interest, who is either non-disabled or has a hidden disability

TANA - 30s to 50s Female, Rose’s support worker

WAITER - 20s to 50s female/male

JANELL -20s to 50s female, Willa’s relatively new support worker

WAITER #2 - 20s to 50s female/male

People from Indigenous or culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


Filming details are as follows:

Rehearsals for scenarios: 6-7 Nov

Filming scenarios 15 - 19 Nov

Location: Darwin and Alice Springs

Payment: In line with MEAA award rates for actors

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, please send an email to with the following details by 15th October 2021:

  • Name and age

  • Where you live

  • Your ethnicity or cultural background

  • A photo/headshot

  • Link to video portfolio or previous work

For further questions, do not hesitate to contact

Or if you would like to speak to someone on the phone, please call our Producer in the NT, Peta Khan on 0478 724 820

If you would like to apply, kindly send us your details by 15th October 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: COVID safety precautions will be executed in accordance with local regulations while filming.

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