ACTRA Toronto

ACTRA Toronto

October 22, 2010 11:22 ET

ACTRA Toronto: NBC Universal Open Casting Call

Seeking First Nations, Métis and Inuit actors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2010) - As part of ACTRA's diversity initiative, ACTRA Toronto will be hosting a special casting call on behalf of NBC Universal. Talent representatives from the Los Angeles based media company will be in Toronto to meet First Nations, Métis and Inuit actors for non-specific roles.

This open call is designed to add diverse, new faces to the company's production entities and its expanding talent pool for film and television. NBC Universal produces shows such as Warehouse 13 and Covert Affairs, which currently shoot in Canada.

DATE: Saturday, October 23
TIME: 9:00am - 12:00pm EST
LOCATION: ACTRA Toronto Office
  625 Church Street 
  (2nd floor) 
  Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2G1 
To schedule an appointment, or for more info contact:
Jani Lauzon at diversity@actratoronto.com
with "NBC First Nations Auditions" in the subject line

Please note: Scheduling preferences will be given to ACTRA members but all First Nations, Métis and Inuit Actors are encouraged to attend.

Performers are asked to bring their headshot, resume and demo reel (if available).

ACTRA Toronto is the largest organization within ACTRA, representing over 15,000 of Canada's 21,000 professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. As an advocate for Canadian culture since 1943, ACTRA is a member-driven organization that continues to secure the rights and respect for the work of professional performers.

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