Derrick 2nd grader

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Derrick 2nd grader 
This project is for an animated short on a web site. Derrick is a little boy who is having trouble studying because he is distracted and/or frustrated. He's African American, but no thick accent is necessary. He's roughly in 2nd grade.
2010-02-25 20:07:42 GMT
2010-03-08 20:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Student or Non-for-profit student project - USD 50
Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
20 seconds
English - USA and Canada
• Audio files must be delivered via email
• Deliver edited and finished voice tracks
Not defined
This is a non-union project

Script Details

Sample script for auditions below, read portions of both parts, distracted and frustrated. 

Danielle: (gossiping into phone) Exactly! She’s crazy! (pauses to speak to Derrick.) Derrick, your homework, remember?

Derrick: What?
(Danielle points at books and softly says Danielle: “Homework”.)

Danielle: (into phone): I gotta go. (to Derrick – hands on hips) Derrick, your teacher said that your homework should only take 20 minutes and you’ve been sitting there for almost an hour. What’s wrong?

Derrick: I dunno.



Danielle: Now Derrick, stay focused. As soon as you get your work done, you can join your sister.

Derrick: It’s too much – first there’s math, then a spelling test on Wednesday, and we’re suppose to finish a whole book report by Friday I haven’t even started!

Danielle: D, if you really concentrate, I know you can do it. Remember how you figured out the tip on our pizza delivery? That was complicated math, so we know you can do this stuff, right?

Derrick: You’re not helping at all!

Danielle: Let’s look at the sample question again – see how they carry the number into the second column? Now try it, on the first question: 5 plus 7 equals… 
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