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CASTING BOARD

Starring, Theodora The Great (Famed Actress of Constantinople and Empress of the nascent Byzantine Roman Empire; the last connection to classical Rome, and the Greatest Christian Empress of the Roman Empire)

McKenzie Truman

Co-Starring role, Little Theodora

Brooke Stein.

Co-Starring role, Young Theodora
Kath Leroy

Lead Supporting Actor, Justinian The Great (Husband of Theodora The Great and Last Latin Speaking Emperor of the Roman Empire)
Andrew Atkinson
Lead Supporting Actress, Antonina (Wife of General Belisarius and Theodora best Court friend)
Alli Escaffi
Supporting, Comito (Senior Sister of Theodora)
Kailey Lynn
Supporting, Anastasia (Little Sister of Theodora)
 Vanessa Urzia


Supporting, General Belisarius
Romel Harripersaud
Supporting, Amalasuntha (Goth Regent Queen of Italy
Emily Lapisardi
Supporting, John of Cappadocia (Praetorian Prefect of Constantinople)
Morrison James
Supporting, Macedonia (Court Informant of the Powerful Carthingus Family)
Brandie Stearns
Principal-Supporting, Princess Sophia (Daughter of Comito)
Alexa Petito

Supporting, Apamea Carthingus (Sister of Macedonia and Court Steward)
Isabel Moss
Principal-Supporting, Matasuintha, Goth Princess of Italy and Sister of Queen Amalasuntha.
Virginia Vogt

OTHER SUPPORTING ROLES YET  TO BE CAST:

Patriarch Epiphanaeus, a significant and important historical personage, eastern theologian and supporting actor role. Camera age: 35-45. Looking for a tall, impressionable, bulky figure. One who gives a sense of heft and determination. ... The role is one of the Highest ruling Bishop at a crucial time in the life of the Byzantine Roman Empire.  

Pope Agapetus,  significant supporting role of this historical Roman Bishop.  Camera age subject to ability to play an aged, frail character.  Height, no more than 5'8.  

Theologian Severus. Legendary Theologian Severus one of several significant historic characters. Camera Age: 30-45, 5'8-5'11, 150-180 lbs. Solid English skills. Looking for someone with Mediterranean features, Turkish or Greek. Egyptian-like features; a Hispanic with a tanned/olive look.

Areobindus Carthingus, Supporting role.  Areobindus is the son of ambitious family in the shadow of Theodora's dawning age. Unexpectedly selected by Theodora to be her messenger and steward, the noble Areobindus must maneuver himself in dangerous, historic high court intrigue. 
Looking for someone who is Camera age 18 - 25. 5'8 - 5'11.  Send portfolio for consideration to the email address below.

Paul the Envoy, a meaningful support role as the messenger of the imperial couple, Theodora The Great and her husband Emperor, Justinian The Great. Camera age: 21-15.  Height 5'8 - 6'0.

Supporting male role, Procopius: Byzantine Court Historian and Secretary of General Belisarius. Camera age 25 - 35. This is a role portraying the historical personage an important chronicler of Theodora's reign. A fun, meaningful, break in role. With a few important on camera, speaking opportunities.  Send headshot and resume.

Amara, Ethiopian Trading Princes from Axum. This is a serious breakout, supporting role. Looking for someone with dark complexion to be viewed as African, African-American. Camera age 21- 28. No taller than 5'8. Petite. 

Theodatus, Goth Philosopher and Grand Newphew of Theodoric The Great.  Camera age: 25 - 38.  5'9'-5'11

This role is brief but powerful in its historic impact.  Excellent role for someone looking for just a little more than a Cameo speaking role, but not too much.

Theodosius -- A major supporting role; Camera age 21- 25, 5'9- 5'11, looking for someone with dark complexion, Mediterranean features a plus, Ethiopian feature a plus, sword or fencing skills a plus.

"Theodora Die Große dedizierte ich meinen Herrn und Erlöser, Jesus 

Christus. In Seinem Namen stieg die größte Kaiserin der Antike zu den Höhen des Erfolgs. Ich schrieb diese Geschichte in Seinem Namen; 

Während ich in Seiner Kommunion-Linie wartete, 

ich die Inspiration von diesem erstaunlichen Edelstein einer 

Lebensgeschichte fühlte." -- Drehbuchautor, Dr. Larry E. Johnson


"Theodora The Great is a dedicated to My Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.  In His name, the Greatest Empress of the Ancient World rose to the heights of accomplishment.  In His name, I wrote this story, and it was standing in His communion line, that I first felt the inspiration of this amazing gem of a life story." -- Screenwriter, Dr. Larry E. Johnson