Popular TV Show Portlandia seeking ASL-Fluent Actors and Actress

casting call for portlandia show

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The popular TV show, Portlandia, a hilarious sketch comedy show, is looking for men and women who are fluent in ASL to audition for an upcoming role. Portlandia will be filming in Portland, Oregon this summer and they want you to come out and audition!

Read the casting notice below for more information:

*IMPORTANT NOTE! Since this is sketch comedy, everything is top secret. The jokes aren’t funny if people know them ahead of time, and this can include what kind of people might appear. We ask that everyone we contact use discretion in mentioning their potential involvement in the show. Please only forward this information to parties who would be a good fit for the role described.

You can see this casting notice and others on our facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Simon-Max-Hill-Casting/144375192294262?fref=ts(link is external)

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Men and Women age 18 and up who are fluent in American Sign Language and would be comfortable signing on camera.

PROJECT DETAILS:

TITLE: Portlandia Season 6

SHOOT IS: Union

SHOOT DATES: July 14th-September 26 2015

AUDITIONS: Summer 2015

PAY: SAG-AFTRA scale for network television.

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply for consideration for an audition, complete the online form at
http://submissions.smhcasting.com/projects/9/submissions/new(link is external)

Please include the word “ASL” under “Special Skills”

Or, you can email the following information to project_2@smhcasting.com(link sends e-mail):

NAME:
PHONE:
EMAIL:
DATE OF BIRTH:
HEIGHT:
WEIGHT:

PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

Do you have times/days you are unavailable due to work?

Special skills and/or abilities? Dogs, bicycles, sports and mustaches are special!

PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

a photo of your face (cell phone photo okay)

a photo of you from the feet or knees up (cell phone photo okay)

If we would like to see you for an audition, we will contact you to schedule a time to come in to our Portland office this summer Please submit your information ASAP to be considered for this project.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or concerns.

Thank you!

Sincerely,

Madelyn Collins
Portlandia Season 6
(503) 956-9850

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