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Open Call For Performers with Disabilities

First-ever Casting Society of America Inclusion and Diversity Open Call for Performers with Disabilities

Casting Society of America logoLos Angeles, Calif., Dec. 14 – On Sunday, January 7, 2018, CSA members across the country are making themselves available to union and non-union performers with disabilities. Professionally trained disabled artists and performers with disabilities actively pursuing careers in the arts are encouraged to attend. Artists will be given an opportunity to perform a prepared scene of their choice in front of a panel of professional casting directors. The open call will offer actors the opportunity to work with casting directors who are looking to expand their knowledge of underrepresented and undiscovered talent in a professional casting environment.

Artists will be given an opportunity to perform a 2-page, prepared scene of their choice in front of a panel of CSA casting directors.

BOOK YOUR SPACE NOW – TIME SLOTS WILL GO FAST!

DATE: Sunday, January 7, 2018

UTAH Saturday, January 6, 2018

TIMES (local time, per location):

LOS ANGELES & NYC: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Regional Locations: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
If regional locations fill up, CSA will extend the hours.

ASL Interpreters will be made available at all locations (Studio #1 in Los Angeles) between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

For more information and to sign up, CLICK HEREhttp://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080944a4ab29a7f49-20182

Be sure to read the full description and choose your preferred location from the pull-down menu before choosing a time slot.

LOCATIONS (Including but not limited to):

Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Chicago, IL, Albuquerque, NM, Berkeley, CA, St. Louis, MO, Eagle, ID, Bountiful, UT (Saturday, January 6th), Richmond, VA, Atlanta, GA.

Please check the CSA Inclusion and Diversity Facebook page for location updates and extended times: www.facebook.com/CSAInclusionAndDiversity/

Questions or if you’re in a location where a CSA office isn’t available?
Please email: CSAInclusionandDiversity@gmail.com
Media Inquiries: Ty Gates Ty@fifteenminutes.com

Meet the Author

Lauren Appelbaum
Lauren Appelbaum

Lauren Appelbaum is the communications director of RespectAbility, a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for people with disabilities, and managing editor of The RespectAbility Report, a publication at the intersection of disability and politics. Previously she was a digital researcher with the NBC News political unit. Appelbaum currently oversees RespectAbility’s outreach to Hollywood to stand up against ableism and other prejudice – while promoting positive, accurate, diverse and inclusive media portrayals on TV and in film. To reach her, email LaurenA@RespectAbility.org.

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