healthcare commercial – casting complete


Arvold Casting is seeking actors and real people for a healthcare commercial shooting in Roanoke, VA. Those with experience and those newer to the industry are encouraged to submit! The look and style of this spot highlights real, southwestern Virginia people with character, confidence and a bright and curious glint in their eyes.

There are many roles to be filled quickly! Please follow the instructions below ASAP to be considered.

Healthcare Commercial

Production Company: Abandon Films
Director: Justin Rossbacher
Producer: Merry Dunning
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Meghan Apostoles
Casting Assistant: Madison Landis

Outside Shoot Dates: Wednesday October 24 – Saturday October 27, 2018. Each role will likely work one (1) day among these dates.
Shoot Location: Roanoke, VA
Compensation: $350/day for one (1) day + 15% agency fee if applicable
Travel / Lodging: If applicable, a small stipend for gas and lodging will be provided.
Usage: Two (2) year television, three (3) year web
Region: Southwest Virginia
Conflicts: Any advertising (including print, television or online) for a healthcare commercial aired in Virginia in the past three (3) years OR any high profile local commercial (car, retail, etc…) aired in the southwest Virginia area in the past two (2) years.

All roles are MOS (there will be action, but no lines to speak).

[EXPLORER] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 5-17yo. They maneuver around in their motorized wheelchair, eagerly exploring the outdoors with curious wonder in their eyes. Actors with disabilities, including wheelchair bound actors, are highly encourage to submit.

[BABY] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 3-12 months.

[TODDLER] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 2-3yo.

[FLAGSHIP KID] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 5-12yo. Eyes full of wonder, they’re excited about the world around them. They eagerly explore their surroundings with bright curiosity.

[FLAGSHIP TEEN] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 12-17yo. Curious and hardworking, they seek out the answers to their questions.

[FLAGSHIP PARENTS] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 30’s-40’s. These new parents are excited to see the world through their infant’s eyes. Real parents and couples encouraged to submit.

[FLAGSHIP TEACHER] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 30’s-50’s. An eccentric teacher in a conservative small town, this inventor wants to change the world.

[WELLNESS PATIENT] Any gender. Any ethnicity. 40’s-60’s. They show strength during rehab.

[WELLNESS ELDERLY COUPLE] Any Gender. Any Ethnicity. Late 60’s-70’s. Fit, active and upbeat. Able to ride bikes or rollerblade or use cardio machines. Real couples encouraged to submit.

[GIRL] Female. Any ethnicity. 7-10yo. After surgery her world has opened up. She loves the outdoors, has an impressive ability such as rock climber, or mountain biker. Comfortable around medical equipment.

[PATIENT] Any Gender. Any Ethnicity. Comfortable around medical equipment.


If you are available and appropriate for this project, please select ONE of three ways below to submit:

OPTION 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express.

OPTION 2: If you have an Actors Access account, you may submit for this project through Actors Access.

If you have already submitted for this project via Breakdown Express or Actors Access, please do not double submit!

OPTION 3: If you do not have an Actors Access account or an agent (or do not wish to use one for this project), follow the instructions below:

  1. Please fill in the form at the following link: HEALTHCARE COMMERCIAL Submission Form
  2. Please send your headshot and acting resume (if any) in PDF format to [email protected].

Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
Your First and Last Name, ROLE, City, State, HEALTHCARE
For example: John Smith, FLAGSHIP PARENT, Roanoke, VA, HEALTHCARE

For MINORS ONLY, please include your age in the subject line.
For example: Jane Smith, FLAGSHIP KID, Roanoke, VA 8yo, HEALTHCARE

If you fill out the form, email your headshot & resume AND type the subject heading as instructed, your submission is considered complete!

Thank you for following our instructions. We will be holding auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not guarantee you an audition, but it does put you in consideration for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!



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