A white family is quickly introduced to the dynamics of the urban neighborhood they have moved into through the stalled investigation of a mysterious crime.  



SCENE 11:  Marcus has a life changing moment  . . . in the laundry detergent aisle.

SCENE 4:  The new owners were expecting a lot of things, but certainly not this.

SCENE 2:  The shop was open at 7 a.m. It was then closed indefinitely at noon.

SCENE 21 What was Anita looking for in the alley?  What did she hear instead?



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SCENE 38:  Tre will order breakfast, but he will not eat.

SCENE 18:  Ethel had only one question for the two men who visited that day. 

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SCENE 8 - Marcus walks through parking lot to the store entrance.

SCENE 4 - John & Kathy drive through downtown.

SCENE 21- Craig heads to class on a scooter.

SCENE 21- Craig heads to class on a scooter

SCENE 26 - John carefully browses the surveillance footage.

SCENE 57 - John suddenly decides to follow the car.

SCENE 14 - The new kids on the block look to be different.

SCENE 29 - Jalen goes into the room and frantically looks for it.


SCENE 24 - Partners Dan and Adam head back to The Hood.

SCENES 1 & 27- Opening Credits and John drives to Cervantes.

GENTRICIDE is an honest, layered, and deeply American tale of the subtle  psychology of cross-cultural change against the backdrop of community, commerce, and conflict.


RODERIC REECE is a voice actor, writer, and producer best known for his melodic and authoritative vocal delivery of light verse and recited lyrics. He is the author of over 150 popular epigrams that range from funny to thought provoking and has narrated hundreds of corporate marketing promos, PSAs, tutorials, commercials, and business phone recordings.  He has also written, recorded, and/or produced titles that include sports analytics, personal growth, children's fables, and single panel cartoons.

His project GENTRICIDE is a unique mystery suspense drama that entertainingly showcases an iconic crossroads of culture and history.  It naturally weaves true experiences of residents of an urban Denver neighborhood to tell an unfolding and layered tale.  The plot reveals will intrigue all viewers and the subtle symbolism will be identified and appreciated by those paying particular attention. Visit BurstofVerse.com for all of his produced titles.

GENTRICIDE is now holding voice actor auditions for over 35 different small and large character roles in the recorded audiobook/play version. Showcase your dramatic talent and be a part of this iconic American suspense drama. Professionals and new actors encouraged. Record from your home!  Get more audition details below!


GENTRICIDE is now holding voice actor auditions for over 35 different character roles in the recorded audiobook/play version. To be considered to voice audition:

- Email SUBJECT LINE: Gentricide Audition

- Email an online link to your voiceover demo*

- Indicate which below part(s) you are fit to play or are interested in

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  • Compensation rate for voice recorded roles in GENTRICIDE  will be communicated upon request for your voice audition
  • Non-local/remote voice actors must have higher speed internet access and ZOOM conferencing capabilities.  Recording equipment can be provided, if selected.
  • Self-directed, remote recording from your studio is encouraged.  Stand-in recordings for you to mimic/parrot are available.
  • Compensation rate based on proportionate scale of the number of words a character has compared to other characters (words per character are listed in order below, highest to lowest) No hourly recording rate.
  • For hire recording. Guaranteed payment for recorded lines only. No guarantees your recording(s) make final product.
  • No talent agents, agencies, or unions. Independent talent only.
  • Detailed character descriptions/background will be provided upon a request for you to audition for a particular part
  • *Those without demos, provide links to other "vocal" work (YouTube videos, speeches, presentations, singing, teachng, etc)

GENTRICIDE Character List

Characters in RED have lines that contain profanity. 

Name                Description         Age         Words

NARRATOR  female                    30-60    25904

JOHN               white male           50            2606

NICK                 white male           49           1221

ANITA              black female        45           1094

KATHY            white female       49           963

DERRICK       black male            45           475 

ETHEL             black female        77           396

SEAN               white male            51           396

DAN                 white male            49           349

CRAIG            white male            20           283

JALEN             black male            25           262

ADAM            white male            50           164

VICTOR         black male            25           172

CORKY          latino male           45           186

SCOTT           white male           45            167

MICHELLE  black female        23           172

MARCUS      black male            24            81

TINA               latina female       39            85

TRE                  black male            24            44

CHERYL        black female       44            57

BARBARA    white female      77            34

JULIAN          black male            19           27

Assorted other characters without names or specific ages that have only 1 to 2 lines of dialog include:

police officer, councilman, white female resident, black male resident, black female resident, white teenage concert goer,  white male mover, flyer hander-outer, white homeless woman, Uber/Lyft driver, Derrick's daughters 1 & 2,  John's male coworker, John's female coworker, vice-chair of homeowners association board )