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ABC DISCOVERS: TALENT SHOWCASE - ABC Auditions

Posted: May 10, 2016

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ABC DISCOVERS: TALENT SHOWCASE - NYC Appts

ABC|New York, NY







Send To

Email
abcnyshowcase@gmail.com

Contract
Other
SAG/AFTRA -opportunities are not for AEA contracts

Seeking
Seeking diverse talent and actors with disabilities for consideration for the 38th ABC Discovers: Talent Showcase.

See Breakdown for full info and submission requirements

Other Dates
NYC auditions on an upcoming date TBD, by appointment only.

For consideration, email picture and resume ASAP. Submission period closes 6/3/16

Submit only picture/resume. No phone calls. Do not double submit. Submissions not accepted after 6/3

Personnel
Erica A. Hart, Casting Coordinator, ABC Primetime- East Coast

Other
Selected participants must be 18 years or older
Previous acting experience/training is required of all, but professional representation is not necessary




Breakdown

As part of its ongoing effort to discover and develop diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the ABC Casting Department will hold auditions for consideration for the 38th ABC Discovers: Talent Showcase.

Selected participants perform in a one night showcase for casting directors, talent agents, managers and other industry professionals.

In addition, the selected showcase actors are awarded a one year mentorship with executives from the NY Casting Department. As part of the mentorship, the showcase actors will be offered on-camera workshops specifically for them to further hone their craft and auditioning skills. Talent will also have access to various ABC and ABC Studios executives.

Former participants include Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Golden Globe Winner Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin), Chadwick Boseman ( Black Panther; 42; Get on Up), Randall Park (Fresh Off The Boat), Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy), Carrie Ann Inaba (Dancing with the Stars), Chrissie Fit (Pitch Perfect 2; Teen Beach Movie franchise), Dania Ramirez (Devious Maids), Jorge Garcia (Hawaii 5-0; Lost), Laz Alonso and Janina Gavankar (The Mysteries of Laura), Ali Stroker (Broadway’s Spring Awakening; The Glee Project), Kelly Jenrette (Grandfathered).

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING:

1. PLEASE SUBMIT HEADSHOTS AND RESUMES ONLY. NO TAPES.
2. DO NOT DOUBLE SUBMIT.
3. NO PHONE CALLS.
4. NO SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED BEFORE OR AFTER THE SUBMISSION PERIOD.
[TALENT] Participants for the talent showcase must be at least 18 years old. Previous acting experience/training is required of all, but professional representation is not necessary.

ABC will contact selected actors to schedule an audition. All finalists will be required to sign paperwork agreeing to grant ABC an option to enter into a talent hold agreement in connection with their participation in the showcase.

ABC has a long-standing commitment to promoting diversity in the entertainment industry through a variety of projects administered by the ABC Casting Department. The ABC Discovers: Talent Showcase offers an excellent opportunity for talent that might otherwise go unnoticed.



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