A new short film based on scenes from the young adult novel Broken by Tanille about a young disabled supermodel from New York's Upper East Side who falls in love.



When you get the #1 selling love story Broken by Tanille


1. Review the monologue instructions here.
2. Upload your video to YouTube. Make sure #BrokenCasting is in the title.
3. Email your video link to us for review at castingmilan@tanille.com
4. Casting On Instagram(Optional)
    Follow us on Instagram: @MilanParkAve and add your video link to the Broken Casting post as a comment. Be sure to use the hashtag #BrokenCasting

Within 4 weeks of the submission date, the final actress selection will be posted on this site along with their winning audition video. Only YouTube video submissions will be accepted.
Casting submissions are accepted from girls ages 16 and over, of all weight and height categories, all ethnic backgrounds. Union and non-Union submissions accepted.
Each selected actress will receive:
- A Paid Role in a Union Film Shooting in NYC
- Bonus: All actresses cast will join author Tanille for a brunch at one of Milan's favorite restaurants mentioned in the story.
- And one lucky winner whose video has the most views will be cast in a special role...


I AM MILAN is scheduled to shoot July 10, 2017, through July 21, 2017, in New York City.

Good Luck!




Click on each character's name for a character description, a list of monologue options, and the deadline for your casting submission.


is an introspective, SWEET, and sometimes insecure TEEN supermodel with one too many SECRETS.

is a SMART, WITTY, sometimes goody-two-shoes who is always in competition with her TWIN sister.

is a CLEVER outspoken boy-CRAZY best friend to Milan.

is a QUIET, supportive friend to Milan who is learning about belief in LOVE.

is a devious, sultry, NEW girl who likes to STIR UP trouble.

is interested in the CLIQUE but not. She is FASHION-FORWARD and is SUPER independent.



Milan is an emerging teen supermodel who ends up in a love triangle. She wants to be loved for who she is. Yet the world only sees what she is. Milan is riddled with insecurities about how she is viewed by others. She works hard to keep her disability secret. And her feelings about things drive all of her motivations.

Select only 1 of the following monologues from the book Broken by Tanille:
Chapter 5, Chapter 9, Chapter 18
*Please follow the monologue submission instructions you can find here.

Perform Milan's lines on video. Email your video submission for casting consideration to CastingMilan@tanille.com. Submissions are accepted August 22 - September 30, 2016.




Sierra is playful, witty, articulate, and smart. She works hard at showing the world how super smart she is. She wants people to see her for the cool, fashionable, smarty she is—not as a twin. She is terrified at the notion of really dating a guy, though she pretends otherwise.

Select only 1 of the following monologues from the book Broken by Tanille:
Chapter 6, Chapter 8
*Please follow the monologue submission instructions you can find here.

Perform Sierra's lines on video. Email your video submission for casting consideration to CastingMilan@tanille.com. Submissions are accepted May 9 - June 12, 2016.




Frenchy has more than two personalities. She can be tricky, defensive, and sharp-tongued at times. She likes to do all the things good girls don't do. Making others uncomfortable is almost a motivation for her. She strives to be the best. She wants to look better, than her sister, dress better and get more boys.

Select only 1 of the following monologues from the book Broken by Tanille:
Chapter 16, Chapter 2
*Please follow the monologue submission instructions you can find here.

Perform Frenchy's lines on video. Email your video submission for casting consideration to CastingMilan@tanille.com. Submissions are accepted October 10 - November 6, 2016.




Cece is smart and sometimes withdrawn from the popular crowd. She steers clear of trouble. Her mother is a heavy influence on her. Love is confusing to her; she can be complicated.

Select only 1 of the following monologues from the book Broken by Tanille:
Chapter 12, Chapter 13
*Please follow the monologue submission instructions you can find here.

Perform Cece's lines on video. Email your video submission for casting consideration to CastingMilan@tanille.com. Submissions are accepted June 20 - August 1, 2016.




Cara is a rule breaker. She uses friendship to open the doors to intimidation. Underneath it all, she wants to be accepted. She wants her friends to like her. Yet she can't handle playing second fiddle to another queen bee. So her quest to be the leader of the group causes friction.

Select only 1 of the following monologues from the book Broken by Tanille:
Chapter 23
*Please follow the monologue submission instructions you can find here.

Perform Cara's lines on video. Email your video submission for casting consideration to CastingMilan@tanille.com. Submissions are accepted November 7 - December 9, 2016.




Actress whose YouTube video has the most views wins a special role as Melissa from Broken by Tanille.

Winner announced December 19, 2016.



Milan's character has a lot of internal dialogue that can be used as monologue material. As for Sierra, Frenchy, Cece and Cara, use their character dialogue in the chapters identified. Feel free to be creative and/or improvise additional internal dialogue for the characters when delivering your monologue audition.

Keep your video to 4 minutes or less.
Only select content from 1 of the chapter's identified.

Monologue chapters:
Milan Chapter 5, Chapter 9, Chapter 18
Sierra Chapter 6, Chapter 8
French Chapter 16, Chapter 2
Cece Chapter 12, Chapter 13
Cara Chapter 23