Disney Channel and Disney XD Announce Open Casting Call in Austin, Texas, June 4, 2011
Casting Directors Searching for Talented, Young Actors, Actresses, Singers and Dancers Ages 10-18 for Upcoming Series and Movies
Disney Channel and Disney XD today announced an open casting call in Austin, Texas, to give promising, new actors and actresses an opportunity of a lifetime to audition for casting representatives.
"We are pleased to play a part in cultivating young talent and helping them achieve their dreams," said Judy Taylor, Senior Vice President, Casting and Talent Relations. "With this official open casting call, our representatives are searching for a range of youthful talent with comedic acting ability and/or singing and dancing experience to showcase their skills for consideration in our upcoming series and movies."
The open casting call registration and auditions will be held on June 4, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Omni Hotel, 700 San Jacinto at 8th Street in downtown Austin, Texas. An application and a monologue will be provided upon arrival. The Omni Hotel offers self parking for $10.00 plus tax.
Talented kids who can play characters between the ages of 10-18 and who can act, dance or sing are invited to the open call. There is no fee to audition and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
This official open call is among Disney Channel's and Disney XD's few annual casting searches in the United States. There are no guarantees of employment.
More information can be found at www.disneychannel.com/opencall.
Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. It is currently available on basic cable in over 99 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on Disney Channels around the world. Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand for Kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 78 million households via its basic cable affiliates. Disney XD channels are in the UK, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Greece, Turkey, Latin America and Japan and as of June 1, Canada. Disney Channel and Disney XD are part of the Disney/ABC Television Group.