whro virtual reality educational video – casting complete


Arvold Casting is seeking actors for a virtual reality educational video shooting in Norfolk, VA. Those with film experience as well as theatrical experience are encouraged to submit! This educational video will serve as a resource for students to explore and navigate the consequences of complicated decisions they may face in middle school and beyond.

Please follow the instructions below to be considered.

Virtual Reality educational video
Client: Williamsburg Health Foundation
Production Company: WHRO
Producers: Jeff Fine, Derrick Borte
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Eileen Siebken, Meghan Apostoles

Callback Dates: Monday, August 21 – Tuesday, August 22
Rehearsal Dates: approx. Friday, August 25, 2017 – Saturday, August 26, 2017
Shoot Dates: Monday, August 28, 2017 – Friday, September 1, 2017
Shoot Location: Norfolk, VA
Pay: $175/day, plus 15% agency fee (if applicable)
Gas & lodging stipend: If applicable


[KAM] Male, Caucasian, 12 to 14 years old. A kind and energetic boy, Kam enjoys sports, video games and hanging out with friends.

[BRIANNA] Female, African American, 12 to 14 years old. A confident and collected girl, Brianna is intelligent and self assured.

[SYDNEY] Female, Mixed-race, 12 to 14 years old. Active and fearless, Sydney loves sports, science and retro video games. She is inquisitive and eager.

[REGGIE] Male, Hispanic, 12 to 14 years old. Outgoing and adventurous, Reggie enjoys group activities such as camping and team sports.

[SAM] Male, Caucasian, 18 to 20 years old. Kam’s wild and rambunctious older brother, Sam is a recent high school graduate.

[BREWZER] Male, any ethnicity, 18 to 20 years old. Wild and rambunctious, Brewzer is Sam’s best friend.

[CLARISSA] Female, any ethnicity, 18 to 20 years old. Sam’s girlfriend, Clarissa is a recent high school graduate.

[STELLA] Female, any ethnicity, 18 to 20 years old. A member of the friend group, Stella is a recent high school graduate.

[BRODY] Male, any ethnicity, 18 to 20 years old. One of Sam’s friends, Brody is an ex-college football player with an affinity for partying and drinking.

[BRIANNA’S MOM] Female, African American, Late 30s to Early 40s. A lawyer, Brianna’s mom is a professional and put together businesswoman.

[POLICEMAN/POLICEWOMAN] Any ethnicity, Late 20s to Early 30s. An officer of the law who takes their job seriously.

[NURSE] Male or Female, any ethnicity, Late 20s to Early 30s. A skilled medical professional.

If you are available and appropriate for this project, please follow the instructions below to submit:

STEP 1: Please fill in the form at the following link: WHRO DECISIONS Submission Form

STEP 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, WHRO
For example: John Smith, SAM, Richmond, VA, WHRO

For MINORS ONLY, please include your age in the subject line.
For example: Johnny Smith, REGGIE, Richmond, VA, 10yo, WHRO

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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