Backstage: What Every New Model Should Know About Casting

 Trevor Drury

I remember as a child, I was always curious about how the arts “worked.” I wanted to know how someone became a movie star or booked massive arenas to perform their music or how they became the star of a high-fashion clothing brand. I’d heard about agents and whatnot, but it was still all so elusive to me.

Now, having spent some time in the modeling industry, I’ve seen what the casting process is like and want to share my experience and perspective. If you’re new to modeling, here’s a primer on what to expect when it comes to casting.

What are castings?
Castings are like mini auditions. An agency will receive a request from a brand to see certain models, and the agency then sends those models to a location where the models and client can meet... READ MORE

 

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