Arvold Casting is seeking female actors for a seven episode web series that will be part of a national program on developing healthy habits in young children. The series is being produced by Pierce Mill Entertainment and Education in association with JD Andrews, Marilyn Smith, and Carol Day, who are former directors of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Actors with local housing in the DC Metro Area are especially encouraged to apply for this project, but all are welcome.
Educational Web Series
Director: Walker Lambert
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Michelle Kelly
Casting Assistant: Courtney Maino
Shoot Dates: TBD, from mid-March to mid-April, 2015
Shoot Location: DC Metro Area
Rate: $150/day (+ 10% agent’s fee, if applicable)*
Travel/Lodging Allowance: Up to $40/day (if applicable)*
Self Tapes: For All First Reads
In Person Audition/Callbacks: Saturday, February 28th / Wednesday, March 4th in DC Metro Area.
MADISON – 20s, Female, African-American. An excited and driven, albeit naive, first-time preschool teacher who is fresh out of college. This role is currently scheduled for 13 total filming and/or rehearsal days at $150/day (+ agent / travel allowance) totaling * $2,500. Exact dates in March/April TBD.
TAMARA – 40s – 60s, Female, Caucasian. A beloved preschool teacher who has twenty-seven years of experience and knows all the tricks in the book, but is unwilling to change. This role is currently scheduled for 13 total filming and/or rehearsal days at $150/day (+ agent / travel allowance) totaling * $2,500. Exact dates in March/April TBD.
LUCINDA “LU” – 35-45 years, Female, African-American. A sarcastic and funny preschool teacher who is good friends with Tamara. This role is currently scheduled for 5 total filming and/or rehearsal days at $150/day (+ agent / travel allowance) totaling * $1,000. Exact dates in March/April TBD.
ROSIE – 40s, Female, Latina. A no nonsense and demanding preschool program director. This role is currently scheduled for 5 total filming and/or rehearsal days at $150/day (+ agent / travel allowance) totaling * $1,000. Exact dates in March/April TBD.
ONLINE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
If you are appropriate for this project, please select ONE of two ways to submit:
Option 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express and include your home base in the notes section.
Option 2: If you do not have an agent, follow the instructions below to fill out our online form.
- Please fill in the form at the following link: EDUCATIONAL WEB SERIES Submission Form
- Please send your headshot and resume in PDF format to [email protected] ASAP (also copy the resume into the body of the email if possible, please do not worry about formatting).
- Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, ROLE, Educational Web Series
JANE SMITH, LUCINDA, Educational Web Series
If you are able to email your headshot & resume AND fill out this form successfully, your submission is considered complete.
We are accepting both direct submissions and agency submissions for this project as well as via Breakdown Express. Please submit only ONCE. Thanks so much for following our instructions! We will be having auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an audition, but it does get you considered for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!