Arvold Casting is searching for actors, character faces & carnival talent for a VA Lottery commercial! All ethnicities will be considered. Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully.
Client: Virginia Lottery
Production Company: Spang TV
Casting Company: Arvold Casting
Audition Date: Wednesday, May 1st in Richmond, VA
Shoot Dates: Sunday, May 5th Richmond, VA and Monday, May 6th in Lake Rawlings, VA
Principal Pay: $750 per day (+ 10% agency fee if applicable)
Seeking the following principal roles:
AFRICAN AMERICAN BOYFRIEND – Early-mid 20â€²s, male. Enjoys a backyard barbeque with girlfriend and reacts to Game Guy’s winning Cornhole toss. Nice looking with interesting hair (or bald) a plus.
AFRICAN AMERICAN GIRLFRIEND – Early-mid 20â€²s, female. Enjoys a backyard barbeque with boyfriend and reacts to Game Guy’s winning Cornhole toss. Nice looking with interesting hair a plus.
CAUCASIAN GUY – 20 – 30, male. A character. Tall and skinny, perhaps very pale with funky hair or facial hair. Enjoys the backyard barbeque and reacts to Game Guy’s winning Cornhole toss.
CAUCASIAN GIRL – 20s, female. Natural, fun loving, perhaps with long hair. Looks great in t-shirt and shorts. Enjoys the backyard barbeque and reacts to Game Guy’s winning Cornhole toss.
FIRE JUGGLER – Male. Fire juggler with interesting look.
CAUCASIAN MAN – Late 20s to early 30s. Good looking, watches Game Guy go by with prizes.
CAUCASIAN WOMAN – Late 20s to early 30s. Good looking, watches Game Guy go by with prizes.
ETHNIC MAN – 30s. Any ethnicity (other than Caucasian). Good expressions. Doesn’t quite measure up to Game Guy’s winning streak.
ETHNIC WOMAN – 30s. Any ethnicity (other than Caucasian). Looks interesting with good expressions. Doesn’t think her date measures up to Game Guy.
TROPHY GIRL – 20s to 30s. ALL ethnicities. Hot girl attracted to Game Guy because he’s a winner.
CARNIVAL GOER – Older man or women. With deep lines of character in their face. Perturbed that Game Guy won all the prizes and there are none left for anyone else.
Catch (Lake Rawlings)
DIVER/JUMPER/FRISBEE CATCHER – Male, 18 – 20s, fit. Is very good at playing ultimate frisbee and is a fearless swimmer. Not afraid to jump repeatedly from heights (15â€²) into a lake with cold water.
GAME GUY’S MALE FRIEND – Male, mid to late 20s, Asian or any other ethnicity. Distinctive look. Fit, looks good in a t-shirt and shorts (possibly a bathing suit). Fun, lake jumping type. Reacts to Diver’s Jump/Catch.
GAME GUY’S FEMALE FRIEND – Female, late 20s to early 30s. Friend of Game Guy. Naturally attractive, possibly with curly red hair, into sports. Reacts to Diver’s Jump/Catch. Wears little make-up, hikes & loves having fun in the water.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Please send a recent photo and an acting resume in PDF format tocommercialâ€¢ericaarvoldcasting©gmailâ€¢com (also copy the resume into the body of the email if possible, please do not worry about formatting) by Tuesday, April 30th. Please include ALL the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:
City and State:
Union status (SAG-AFTRA or Non-union):
Age or age range:
Cell phone number:
Agent (if any):
Email address of agent (if any):
Phone number of agent (if any):
Describe any skill/comfort on trampoline, juggling or fire dancing (or other carnival acts), if any:
Describe your ultimate frisbee throwing and catching skill and diving/jumping and swimming level, if any:
If not selected for a principal role, are you willing to be a paid extra (YES or NO):
Confirm FULL AVAIL or provide availability info below:
Availability to attend audition in Richmond, Wednesday, May 1st:
Availability for shoot date in Richmond on Sunday, May 5th:
Availability for shoot dates in Lake Rawlings, VA on Monday, May 6th:
If cast, do you require lodging in Richmond? (YES or NO):
If cast, do you require lodging in Lake Rawlings? (YES or NO):
Have you ever appeared in a VA Lottery commercial (YES or NO):
If so, what spot and what year?
Finally, please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, VA LOTTERY
John Smith, VA LOTTERY
Thanks so much for following our instructions. We will be having auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an audition, but 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!