Here's an email I received earlier today for a casting call for Puerto Rican faces for a new commercial about the new Puerto Rican birth certificate. The casting call is being held here in Central Florida by a local casting agent.
Six different "characters" are needed and the job pays. Keep reading to see if you fit the bill.
PUERTO RICAN PEOPLE NEEDED FOR TV COMMERCIAL
JOHN PEROS CASTING is looking for Spanish-speaking people of Puerto Rican heritage to be in a TV commercial / public service announcement for the U.S. Department of State (WHTI).
If you are outgoing, fun and personable and see yourself in any of the roles described below, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for.
INTERVIEW DATE & TIME:
THE LISA MAILE SCHOOL OF IMAGE, MODELING & ACTING
10:00AM - 1:00PM or 2:00PM - 5:00PM
No appointment is necessary.
Interview will take approximately one-half hour.
IF SELECTED YOU WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING COMPENSATION: ADULTS: $400.00
IF SELECTED YOU WILL BE NEEDED IN ORLANDO ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS AND TIMES:
(1 hour in the afternoon)
(4-6 hours during the day)
WHAT TO BRING TO THE INTERVIEW: A recent photo of yourself(4” X 6” or 5” X 7”)
WHAT TO WEAR TO THE INTERVIEW: You should dress as if you are having your picture taken at a family reunion. Nice casual clothing that's not too formal.
ROLE DESCRIPTION & LINE OF DIALOGUE:
#1. JOSE'(Looks 70 y/o)
Patriarch of the family has elegant style, is well groomed, and wears the guayabera (Cuban-style shirt) he'd wear out to dinner on a . If he has a mustache, that would be great.
LINE: “Los Rivera de Mayagüez andamos por todas partes.”
#2. WOMAN 1(Looks 50 years old) She has a thin build. A "sensible" dress or top, possibly with a matching jacket. She's the "librarian" of the group.
LINE: “Aquellos que nacimos en la isla necesitamos el nuevo certificado de nacimiento para tramitar algún documento de viaje y visitar a la prima Luisa.”
#3. WOMAN 2(Looks 40 years old) She's heavy set, and her character is funny and fun.
She's casually flamboyant -- wears bright colors and patterns.
LINE: “Los Rivera de Mayagüez andamos por todas partes.” (Line will probably change)
#4. BOY(Looks 7 years old) He's heavy set, clean-cut, probably wears a of some sort.
LINE: “¿Quién es la prima Luisa?”
#5. WOMAN 3(Looks 60 years old)
of the family. She wears classic clothing that suits her age and status as a leading member of this family. She dresses in black because it's an elegant signature style that is always appropriate for a family gathering, a ladies luncheon, or an afternoon Mass. She wears modern clothing with classic lines that could be appropriate in a variety of situations.
LINE: “Luisita, la nieta del tío Juan, primo del abuelo José.”
#6. MALE TEEN (Looks 15 years old)
Fashion-conscious and cool. A cool button-up sport shirt worn completely unbuttoned over a high-end fashion t-shirt with some sort of design on it. No visible logos or recognizable designs or images.
LINE: “Oh, ¿y en qué país vive la prima Luisita?”
INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS: Email: email@example.com