Open Auditions for Major Role in “This Is Us” Season 2

By | July 17, 2017

Get cast in “This is Us”

NBC’s award winning TV show “This Is Us” is holding a talent search for a young actress to join season 2 of the show. Online video auditions are happening now and casting directors for This Is Us are searching for an African American actress ages 10 to 14 to fill the major, recurring new role of Lisa. Casting directors are accepting video auditions this week with a deadline of Friday the 21st so those interested need to rush it.

The show airs on NBC and the first episode premiered on September 20, 2016. The series is written by Dan Fogelman, Kay Oyegun, Donald Todd, and Aurin Squire. Dan Fogelman, Donald Todd, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Ken Olin, Charlie Gogolak and Jess Rosenthal executive produce the NBC show with 20th Century Fox Television producing.

Jack and his wife – who is very pregnant with triplets — have just moved into their new home in Pittsburgh. Successful and handsome television actor Kevin is growing increasingly bored with his bachelor lifestyle. Randall — who was abandoned at a fire station by his father as an infant — is a stylish New York-based businessman working to raise two daughters with his wife, Beth. These people are among a group, several of whom share a birthday, of seemingly random individuals whose lives intertwine in unexpected ways.

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“This is Us” audition information:

CASTING: Telsey + Company
LOCATION: Los Angeles
DEADLINE: Friday, July 21st

We are looking for a young actor to join Season Two of 20th Century Fox/NBC “THIS IS US”


Female, 10-14, African American, very open to a variety of types (ex: overweight). Hardened and wise beyond the capacity of most adults, Lisa is a bright, tough, introverted foster kid. She is a Newark, New Jersey native who has spent most of her young life in the inner city, bouncing around several foster homes. Deep down she is a sensitive soul, yearning for lasting human connections she can believe in. However, years in the system have left her with serious trust issues and emotional trauma from neglect. MAJOR RECURRING ROLE.

Does the above role sound sound perfect for a young actress you know? If so, the casting directors have set-up an online audition for interested talent.  Please note that the above role is the ONLY one being cast now so please only submit if you completely fit the above description.  See this page for details. Again, the deadline to apply is Friday of this week.

12 thoughts on “Open Auditions for Major Role in “This Is Us” Season 2

  1. Grace Wilde

    I’m 13 and mixed race, 5’7. I really would love to apply for this role, and I can relate with being an introvert!

  2. Marah Abdalla

    My name is Marah Abdalla. I’m 14 years old. I’m 5’4. I have a lot of experience with show business. I started taking theater in fifth grade. I played a small role in my sixth grade play. I played the main roles in both my seventh grade roles. I also played the main role in my last eighth grade play. I love acting. I know that it has been my dream ever since I was 4. It’s what I wanna do for he rest of my life, I know it. I would do anything to make it all the way to the top. I’m African American. I’m not like every actress out there. I’m pretty wide for my age. I have a huge personality. I’m energetic and very committed. Please contact me:)

  3. Daeja

    Hi my names Daeja. I’m almost 13 years old. I’m mixed with black and white. I look way older than I am and tall 5’4. I’ve always loved acting and really want to start and get into the industry. I think this would be a great place to start, please contact me.

  4. Ebone Mixon

    Hello my name is Ebon’e Mixon but I go by Starr! I’m a young vibrant, energetic, inspiring actress. I love what I do and I love being in the spotlight. I have done from the musical grease to the musical Ayeta. I am a Texas thespian and my troop has won first place at Dallas national theater arts competition. I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make it to the top.

  5. Dreama Davis

    Hi, I was wondering if you guys had any auditions available for a 14 year old African American Girl.

  6. Kaitlyn Mooney

    I would love to play this role. I’m am a 13 year old girl. The only problem is that I’m not an African American. I’m Korean. I’m tan with black hair and brown eyes. So I do not know if I would qualify for this role but I would love to audition.

  7. Sarah

    I will love to try out the role of Lisa, she sounds perfect for me, thanks.

  8. Genesis Dyer

    I’m one day late and my dream is to act, but my mom thinks it’s just a phase. I’m 11 years old and five foot three, maybe five foot four. I have acting experience and I can memorize lines lickety-split!

  9. Kathy Suncan

    I want to be a part of this amazing show and would like to send an audition reel as well as all my recent headshots and resume. Please seriously consider me.


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