TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 13, 2011 – On Tuesday, May 17, 2011, Southfield, Mich.-based The iGroup, Michigan’s premier and exclusive model and talent agency and the leading agency in the state, will be coming to the Traverse City, Mich. area to hold an open casting call for a new Pure Michigan television commercial. Tony DiMambro, lead talent agent at The iGroup, made the announcement.
The casting call will be held in Traverse City, Mich. in hopes of identifying and showcasing new northern Michigan talent. The goal is to involve kids and adults throughout northern Michigan in this TV commercial because it is showcasing the beauty of northern Michigan and the residents. In addition, anyone who attends the open call will be kept on file and considered for future modeling and acting opportunities with The iGroup.
The open call will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Grand Traverse Resort located at 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd. in Acme, Mich. This casting call is open to anyone ages four – 14 years old and from 21 – 50 years old. Talent just needs to attend the casting call. Clothing attire is preferred to be summer casual dress but no specific wardrobe is required to audition. Attendees are also encouraged to bring headshots but they are not required.
The commercial will shoot the week of May 23, 2011. The director will review all talent from the open call and then make the final talent selections. If you are selected for the commercial you will be hired as a background performer only. Please do not contact the agency to see if you have been selected. Those selected will be notified by May 22, 2011.
Southfield, Michigan-based The iGroup is Michigan’s premier model and talent agency and the leading agency in the state that represents exclusive union talent for SAG and AFTRA. SAG membership enables the agency’s talent to work on major Hollywood films that require union membership of all principle talent. The I Group has secured roles for its exclusive actors in the following major studio films shot in Michigan: Stone, The Irishman, Flipped, Gran Torino, Whip It, Up In The Air, Demoted, Youth in Revolt, High School and Miss January, among others. The iGroup’s expansive resume consists of more than a decade of experience representing the highest caliber talent in the region. From actors to broadcast veterans, product specialists to fashion models, The iGroup is the go-to agency that advertisers and casting directors turn to for their film, television, and commercial productions; voice over projects; auto and trade show events; print advertising campaigns and fashion shows. The iGroup also exclusively MISS MICHIGAN USA® & MISS MICHIGAN TEEN USA® independently produced by Proctor Productions, LLC. under license with Miss Universe L.P.,LLLP. For more information on The iGroup, please visit www.theigroup.com.