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Showtime The Chi Season 1 – Kids

Showtime The Chi Season 1 - KidsShowtime is now filming the first season of their series “The Chi”. The TV show casting call is looking for adult and child models and actors to be extras. Filming has begun for the second episode. Casting directors are looking for African American and Hispanic males ages 60-80, ethnically ambiguous and Hispanic women ages 35-65 years old, and African American, Hispanic and ethnically ambiguous kids ages 2 to 6. Adults will be paid $84.00 for 8 hours. Child actors will be compensated $150.00 for 8 hours.  “The Chi” is shooting in Chicago, Illinois.  These roles will be filming on June 14th.  This is a great opportunity to work with a major network.

According to Deadline, “The Chi is a relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story and follows a half dozen interrelated characters in the South Side of Chicago. Jason Mitchell will play Brandon, an ambitious and confident young man who dreams about opening a restaurant of his own someday, but is conflicted between the promise of a new life and his responsibility to his mother and teenage brother back in the South Side.”

If you or your child would be perfect for one of the below roles, sign up for the TV show casting call right away to be considered!

Showtime TV Show Casting Call

Casting Call!
Project: The Chi – Episode 102
Role: Non-Union Extras
Shoot Date: 6/14
Location: Chicago

Seeking the following roles:

Male, African American or Hispanic, 60-80 years old. Please list in your submission email if you have any real experience playing dominoes.
RATE: $84/8

Female, Hispanic, Ethnically Ambiguous, 35-65 years old. Please include the year, make, model, color of your car in your submission.
RATE: $84/8 + $35 CAR BUMP

Male/Female, African American/Hispanic, Ethnically Ambiguous, 2-6 years old. Your child MUST have a current IL work permit through 4 Star Casting or a local talent agency. Please attach a photo of their work permit in their submission email. They MUST be out of school for the summer.
RATE: $150/8

To apply for the role email extras4thechi@gmail.com with the following:

1) In the subject line put the role(s) you are submitting for ie: ELDERLY MAN PLAYING DOMINOES, PED W/CAR, KIDS. You may submit for multiple roles in a single email.

2) In the body of the email include your: name, age range, height, weight, phone number, email, and zip code in which you currently reside

3) Confirm that you have filled out the current Master Survey – https://goo.gl/forms/Isr3362YnFaAXEnC2

4) Attach one current full body photo and one headshot. Dress for the role you want!
Give us something new and fun for the files instead of the same old pics.

5) If you are submitting with your car – include the year, make, model, color.

6) If you are submitting your child, please attach their current IL work permit.

One thought on “Showtime The Chi Season 1 – Kids

  1. Hi my name is Abigail Harris I'm 16 years old about to be 17 years old I'm African American and I'm very interested in "The Chi", I have experience with acting.

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