Casting call: female gymnast wanted for Family Channel movie


The creators of The Next Step are looking for a female between the ages of 11-14 (to look 12) with very strong gymnast abilities to play a lead role in an upcoming Family Channel movie-of-the-week:

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: Female, 12, all ethnicities welcome. VERY STRONG GYMNASTIC ABILITY IS AN ASSET. The lead character is direct, intelligent, and keen on life.  This is a dramatic project, so all applicants must possess a great sense of maturity.  A sense of comedy timing is also important.

SHOOTING LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario. Travel and accommodation to be provided if selected.

SHOOT DATES: March 2018

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Please upload a video to the following link  showing us your gymnastic ability and answer the following questions:

Please state your name and age. Please state whether you are full ACTRA, an ACTRA permittee or non-union.

  • How long have you been doing gymnastics?
  • What do you love about gymnastics?
  • What’s the worst thing about gymnastics?
  • What the hardest thing about gymnastics?

And please leave us a contact number/email to get in touch with your guardian in the profile area on the website.

Use your iphone or smart phone. Also be sure to state your age. Due to the high volume of submissions, we will only contact those who we would like to audition or ask to self-tape an audition.  When videoing yourself hold the phone sideways (not selfie position).

DEADLINE: Thursday, November 30, 2017.

This is a union project, so preference of engagement will go to ACTRA performers, however we are accepting submissions from non-union girls with very strong gymnastic ability only. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!