‘Days of Our Lives’ talent search casting two teens for new contract roles

The NBC daytime drama series Days of Our Lives is seeking two male teens for new series regular contract roles. The show tapes in Burbank, CA at the NBC Studios. The start dates for these new roles will be in April, 2015.

Days of Our Lives is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, and has been around since November 8, 1965. The show was created by Ted Corday and his wife Betty. Executive Producers are three time Daytime Emmy Awards winner Ken Corday, Daytime Emmy Awards winner Greg Meng, two-time Daytime Emmy Awards winner Lisa De Cazzette. Ted and Betty Corday, along with their son Ken Corday, are all recipients of Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Days of Our Lives Series Regular Contract Roles Talent Search

The casting director for Days of Our Lives is currently setting up audition appointments for the following two new series contract roles:

[JOEY] Male, Caucasian. MUST be able to play a 16 year old. Gorgeous teen who is very much loved my the girls, and admired my other boys. He is a rebel type. He battles feelings of abandonment and resentment, but he wants everyone to think that he is ok.

[ELIJAH] Male, African American. MUST be able to play a 16 year old who is a high-functioning autistic teen. Gorgeous looking. Has a kind, loving personality, and has a heart of gold.

Talent can be over 18 years of age, but must be able to play 16 years of age.

You MUST be able to make yourself available for auditions and call-backs in Los Angeles. This series shoots at the NBC Studios in Burbank, CA.

All talent including Minors and foreign actors must be legally eligible to work in Los Angeles and in the United States. The 2015 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the information and documents required for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in Los Angeles and the United States:

• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• California Child Actor Permit Application
• California Minors Summary Chart
• Child Actor Coogan Trust Deposit Instructions
• California Division of Labor Standards Offices
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application

In addition to the following Los Angeles Actors Resources:

• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Los Angeles Casting Directors List
• Los Angeles Extras Casting Directors List
• Los Angeles Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Los Angeles Acting Classes List
• Acting Classes for Young Actors in Los Angeles
• Los Angeles Headshot Photographers List
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• Miscellaneous Los Angeles Resources
• Actors Unions
• PDF Users Guides

All Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

To be considered for the above roles, submit a headshot and resume to the following:

Marnie Saitta
Days of Our Lives Casting
3400 W. Olive Avenue
Suite 315
Burbank, CA 91505

ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS OR UNANNOUNCED VISITS!

NOTE:

Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents in Los Angeles. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for Los Angeles talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes.

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The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name. IF the role that you are submitting for is available, it should also be written above the casting directors name.

Example:

“Project Name”
“Role of _______”
CASTING DIRECTOR NAME
CASTING DIRECTOR ADDRESS
CASTING DIRECTOR CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE

Extras Casting

Bob Lambert
Days of Our Lives Extras Casting
3400 W. Olive Avenue
Suite 315
Burbank, CA 91505

To be considered for extra work and Under-5’s, submit a headshot and resume. Include SAG-AFTRA membership number on the resume.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Corday Productions
3400 West Olive Avenue
Suite 170
Burbank, CA 91505

Sony Pictures Television
10202 W Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

National Broadcasting Company
3000 W Alameda Avenue
Burbank, CA 91523-0001

Executive Producers:

Ken Corday
Greg Meng
Lisa De Cazzette

Starring:

Deidre Hall – Dr. Marlena Evans
Josh Taylor – Roman Brady
Kristian Alfonso – Hope Brady
Drake Hogestyn – John Black
Melissa Reeves – Jennifer Horton
Bryan Dattilo – Lucas Roberts
Mary Beth Evans – Kayla Johnson
James Reynolds – Abe Carver
Molly Burnett – Melanie Kiriakis
John Aniston – Victor Kiriakis
Lauren Koslow – Kate Roberts
Joseph Mascolo – Stefano DiMera
Kate Mansi – Abigail Deveraux
Arianne Zucker – Nicole Walker
Shawn Christian – Dr. Daniel Jonas
Galen Gering – Rafe Hernandez
Eric Martsolf – Brady Black
Freddie Smith – Sonny Kiriakis
Greg Vaughan – Eric Brady

Story:

“Like sands through the hourglass… so are the Days of Our Lives.” These words, spoken by late cast member Macdonald Carey, open every episode of this daytime drama, chronicaling the trials and tribulations of the citizens of the fictional city of Salem.

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