NHK is looking for the following ethnic groups to audition for a Saturday drama to be shot between February and April 2009.
The roles are: Linda - (Female) Chief of the U.N. refugee agency (acting ability required) of African-American, Middle-Eastern or Asian ethnicity (non white). A large physique is preferable.
-- A girl - Aged between 10-13 of Middle Eastern ethnicity.
-- A girl and a boy (good singing ability & experience required) of Middle Eastern ethnicity.
The 5-episode drama will be shown May 30-July 4, 2009 each Saturday at 9 p.m. The story is based on the famous novel "Kaze Ni Maiagaru Blue Sheet" written by Mori Eto.
NHK said filming will take place between February and April. Payment is 45,000 yen per episode, which includes 1 day X rehearsal (half day) + 2 days for final production (whole day).
Applications close on Wednesday, Nov 26. To apply, visit http://www.dagmusic.com/English/whats_new/whats_new.html© Japan Today