Try out for ABC ‘Shark Tank,’ New Open Calls Nationwide

04/11/2018

Do you want to go in front of the sharks on ‘Shark Tank’ and pitch your idea?

Calling all entrepreneurs that have a product they would love to pitch for possible production and funding!

Get those 1 minute pitches ready because open casting is beginning. The show will be holding open auditions in various cities across the country.

The producers of the ABC reality series “Shark Tank” are on a nationwide search to discover the next successful (and possibly wealthy) entrepreneurs, inventors, businesspersons, creators and innovators. In each episode, budding entrepreneurs are given the unprecedented chance to make their businesses grow immediately.

Shark Tank is the ABC show where entrepreneurs compete for a chance to make their business dreams a reality. The show is looking for innovators, inventors, and people with great ideas and even better business skills. “Shark Tank” picks a handful of bright entrepreneurs and allows them to pitch their ideas to the “sharks”, people who have the funding to make it happen. But the sharks are a tough crowd to sell and your idea will have to completely dazzle them to get them to bite. Ready to take a shot and tryout for “Shark Tank?

Shark Tank Casting Call 2015

Attend an Open Call where you will be given the opportunity to do a 1-minute pitch of your business/product/idea to a member of the Casting Team — just like you would as if you were on the show. Come prepared to wow and dazzle us. Only the first 500 applicants are guaranteed to be seen so arrive early to secure your numbered wristband. Be advised: security may check your bag and you are responsible for your own parking. We do not validate. To apply at an Open Call you must have a completed Application Packet. Download the Application HERE and bring it with you to the Open Call.

It is imperative that you complete your Application prior to the Open Call because there are a lot of detailed questions on there that you may not have the answers to at the Open Call.

OPEN CALL NOTES:

– You will have time to go back to your vehicle after you receive your wristband to get any large or bulky props or equipment.
– There are no guarantees of access to power, internet or any other A/V equipment.
– You may only pitch one business, product or idea.

2018 CASTING CALL AUDITION SCHEDULE:

All Open Calls are open to the general public. As long as you arrive during the allotted “Numbered Wristbands Distributed” time and receive a wristband you will have the chance to pitch. There is no reason to camp out the night before. Please be respectful of the neighborhood in regards to trash and noise. If you have any questions please email us at casting@sharktanktv.com. We will get back to you as soon as we can. Please do NOT call the venue.

2018 CASTING CALL AUDITION SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY, APRIL 14TH – OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
OKLAHOMA BLACK BUSINESS EXPO
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
9AM to 11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin

THURSDAY, MAY 10th – NEW YORK, NY
TECHDAY NEW YORK @ PIER 94
711 12th Ave. (55th St. & West Side Hwy)
NY, NY 10019
9AM to 11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin

THURSDAY, MAY 24TH – CHICAGO, IL
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO @ UIC FORUM, MAIN HALL
725 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL 60608
9AM to 11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin

More open calls and cities to be announced.

OPEN CALL NOTES:
– You will have time to go back to your vehicle after you receive your wristband to get any large or bulky props or equipment.
– There are no guarantees of access to power, internet or any other A/V equipment.
– You may only pitch one business, product or idea.

The sharks on the show include media entrepreneur Mark Cuban, real estate tycoon Barbara Corcoran, inventor Lori Greiner, technology entrepreneur Robert Herjavec, FUBU clothing line creator Daymond John and and educational software king Kevin O’Leary.



6 thoughts on “Try out for ABC ‘Shark Tank,’ New Open Calls Nationwide

  1. Rani

    I am looking for 2015 shark tank casting calls in Denver & San Diego, May 2015 still. I can go to the casting call?

    Reply
  2. Karen kantola

    What is the date for the open casting call/ audition in Chicago, summer 2016; and where will it be held. Thank you Karen Kantola

    Reply
  3. Billy Reynolds

    What if we can think of all kinds of ideas that would make life easier for many people, but we don’t know what has been tried before?

    Reply

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