streaming pilot


arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a streaming pilot casting in Richmond VA.

Please follow the instructions below to be considered.


Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associates: Meghan Apostoles, Jasmine Pfingsten
Casting Assistant: Byron Wigfall
Shoot Dates: June 24, 2019 – July 12, 2019
Location: Virginia


[TAMIKA] Character portrayed is 14 (please submit 13-16), African American, female. A beautiful and smart eighth grader.

[JACKIE] Character portrayed is 16 years old, African American, female. Tall, naturally attractive, hates the concept of makeup.

[EARL] Character portrayed is 14 (please submit 13-16), African American, male, TALL. A member of the Jaguars basketball team. MUST HAVE INNATE ATHLETIC ABILITY; BASKETBALL A PLUS.

[VINCE] Character portrayed is 14 (please submit 13-16), African American, male,  TALL. Another member of the Jaguars basketball team. MUST HAVE INNATE ATHLETIC ABILITY; BASKETBALL A PLUS.

[YOUNG 4yo JACE] Character portrayed is 4 years old, African American, male. Gleeful, his father is his hero.

[BRETT] Character portrayed is 40s, African-American, male. He has good intentions for his son, but his pushing often backfires.

[COACH BOBBY] Character portrayed is 35-45, Caucasian, male. He’s a small time basketball coach who’s ready to be big-time.

[COACH DEANDRE] Character portrayed is 26, African American, male. An ultra competitive basketball coach.

[COACH NAIM] Character portrayed is 30s, African American, male. An assistant coach, father & friend.

[COACH MAX] Character portrayed is 60s, African American, male. An O.G. in the grassroots basketball world.

[MR. ALEXANDER] Character portrayed is 41, African American, male. A father who struggles with anger management.

[BILLY] Character portrayed is 37, African American, male. A handsome man who is rough around the edges.

[TED] Character portrayed is 45, Caucasian, male. The ambitious CEO of a sneaker start-up.

[EVA] Character portrayed is 42, Caucasian, female. A well-paid Washington lobbyist.

[SHEILA] Character portrayed is late 30’s, African American or Middle Eastern descent, female. A manager at Home Depot.

[KEICIA] Character portrayed is 40, African American, female. She loves her son, but struggles with addiction.

[OFFICER RICHARDS] Character portrayed is 30s, African American, male. A local police officer.

[OFFICER WARD] Character portrayed is 20s, Caucasian, male. A rookie police officer.

[PRINCIPAL WALTERS] Character portrayed is 50, African American, female. All business.

[MISS JACKSON] Character portrayed is late 30s-40s, African American, female. An eighth-grade teacher.

[TOUR GUIDE] Character portrayed is 20s, African American, male. A tour guide at the National Museum of African-American History.

[COACH HARRISON] Character portrayed is 40s, African American, male. A flashy grassroots basketball coach.

[LOU] Character portrayed is early 40s, African American, male. Vince’s dad.

[CRAIG] Character portrayed is 50s, male. A high-strung and slightly inebriated customer.

[GANGSTER] Character portrayed is late teens – early 20s, African American, male. He recognizes someone at a stoplight.

[CONSULTANT 1, 2, & 3] Characters portrayed are 30s-50s, African American, females. Members of a Mary Kay sales team.

STORY LINE: An examination on what it means to grow up in America, through the lens of grassroots basketball…

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit qualified performers, without regard to disability, race and ethnicity, age, color, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law unless otherwise specifically indicated.

The persons and events depicted in this casting breakdown are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons or events is unintentional.

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 Actor’s Access account, you may submit there.
OPTION 3: If you do not have an agent (or do not wish to use one for this project) AND you do not have an Actor’s Access account, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Please fill in the form at the following link: Streaming Pilot 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, PILOT
For example: John Smith, CRAIG, Richmond, VA, PILOT
For MINORS ONLY, please include your age in the subject line.
For example: Robert Jones, VINCE, Petersburg, VA, 14yo, PILOT

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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