Arvold Casting is seeking fun and attractive actors and families for a healthcare commercial. Special skills such as bike riding, jumping rope, telling a joke and drawing are a plus but not required. There are many roles to be filled! Please follow the instructions below to be considered.
Production Company: Abandon Films
Director: Justin Rossbacher
Audition Dates: In person, Wednesday, November 12th – Friday, November 14th OR via self-tape
Audition Location: Charlottesville, VA
Shoot Dates: Thursday, November 20th – Saturday, November 22nd (each role will work one day)
Shoot Location: Roanoke, VA
Pay: $700 for FAMILY of four plus members / $350 for PRINCIPAL roles / $75 for EXTRA roles
Travel: Gas reimbursable, if applicable
Lodging: Provided, if applicable
Conflicts: Any print, television or online healthcare commercial in central & southwest VA region OR any HCA media
[FAMILIES] We are seeking active and fun families with two or more children under the age of 12 who enjoy spending time together. ALL ethnicities (Caucasian, African American, Hispanic) are encouraged to submit.
[OLDER MAN of couple A] Male. Any ethnicity. 50’s – early 70’s. Healthy, energetic and active. Enjoys dancing with partner. Ability to ride a bike is a plus! Real couples and individuals (to be paired) will be considered.
[OLDER WOMAN of couple A] Female. Any ethnicity. 50’s – early 70’s. Enjoys dancing with partner. Ability to ride a bike is a plus! Real couples and individuals (to be paired) will be considered.
[MIDDLE-AGED MAN of couple B] Male. Any ethnicity. Mid to late 40’s. Healthy, energetic and active. Real couples and individuals (to be paired) will be considered.
[MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN of couple B] Female. Any ethnicity. Mid to late 40’s. Healthy, energetic and active. Real couples and individuals (to be paired) will be considered.
[YOUNG PROFESSIONAL] Male or Female. Any ethnicity. Late teens – mid 20’s. Healthy, energetic and active with a “hipster” feel.
[TEENAGER] Male or Female. Caucasian. Teens – early 20’s. Active and energetic. Ability to skateboard and/or jump rope and/or draw is a plus but not required.
[SOLO WOMAN] Female. Caucasian. Late 40’s – 80’s. A youthful spirit. Ability to paint and/or draw is a plus but not required.
[EXTRAS] Male or Female. All ethnicities. 30’s – 50’s who would enroll in an aerobics class at a gym.
IN ORDER TO SUBMIT YOUR FAMILY OR YOURSELF FOR CONSIDERATION:
Send an email to [email protected] with a photo attachment of your family – preferably one that shows you sharing fun times together. If you are submitting for an individual role, please only submit a photo of yourself. Please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU): “YOU OR YOUR FAMILY’S NAME, Healthcare Commercial”
JOHN SMITH, Healthcare Commercial
THE SMITH FAMILY, Healthcare Commercial
Complete the online form found here.
*NOTE: Both steps above are necessary to complete your submission.
You will receive an IN-PERSON AUDITION time between Wednesday, November 12th and Friday, November 14th in Charlottesville, VA. (You will also have an opportunity to send a self-tape if unable to attend in-person auditions).