Casting African Actors NYC

By | August 22, 2011

Posted by the Casting Director
Casting notice posted on, casting location: New York
Females: 30s – 40s
Requirements: Born in an African country
Auditions: Wednesday, August 24th NYC

Emmy-award winning production company is casting for it’s latest series. It’s a talk show for women, similar to The View, but less controversial and political. It will air on satellite television in Kenya. However, the program tapes at our television studios in Central New Jersey. Candidates must live in the NYC / NJ area. This is an on-going paid, part-time position, one evening per week.

Requirements: Experience with performing in front of an audience, be it acting, hosting, reporter, etc. Outgoing, friendly, articulate, professional style and manor, excellent communication skills. She should be able to talk about a variety of current affair and lifestyle topics from celebrities to fashion to education and politics. A strong emphasis on topics concerning parenting and marriage (experience in both areas helpful).

Candidates MUST have been born in Africa. Must have highly effective on-air performance as well as the ability to work cooperatively with others to create a sense of teamwork in the presentation of programming. Accents are not a problem, but candidates must speak clear English. Preferred, but not required: teleprompter experience, speak/understand Swahili.

Please send headshot, resume, and a short paragraph telling us about yourself, including the African country where you were born to:
talent [at]


Casting Location: New York
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