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"The Kool School" With Mister Josh - Educational Series
Webisode/WebseriesNon-UnionPay: $100/day. 15-day shoot for Kids, Teachers 10-day shoot, Sunday's off.
 
Project Description: Auditions for Kids Educational Series. Think Sesame Street Style for Grade 3 and below is the character breakdown for the roles for Kids and adults to play Teachers. STORYLINE: Imagine a world where children took ownership in learning by teaching one another. In this world "The Kool School with Mister Josh " our children's curiosity and perspective took center-stage in their social and emotional development. Now, imagine this process fostered a belief in children that all things are possible. Well, The Kool School with Mister Josh offers this reality by combining today's multi-faceted culture with the old-fashioned values of yesterday. Teaching pedagogy and giving students a platform to learn how to love themselves and others.

By merging real-world standards-based content with various genres of music and scenarios, The Kool School with Mister Josh captures the attention of kids in our brief impact episodes - running three to eight-minutes. This educational platform leverages entertainment to enhance a child's interest in learning. In short we use art to keep our students anxiously coming back for more. The key to relevant education is allowing children to learn through one another and The Kool School with Mister Josh makes this happen daily for children across the world. We provide a non-intimidating atmosphere full of fun and lessons children will always want to be a part of.

Producers: Joshua Olatunde
DP: Arthur "AJ" Raitano
Director: Tamara Ruppart
Casting Director: Renee Garcia.
 

Casting Dates: 5/13 thru 5/20, By Appointment.
(12pm-2:30pm) or (3pm-5:30pm) Lunch break 2:30pm-3:00pm.
Call Back Dates: 5/22 or 5/23, 2019
Start Dates: 7/8, 2019 (15-day shoot for Kids, Teachers 10-day shoot, Sunday's off)
Location: Los Angeles, CA and Surrounding Areas

Additional Information: To attend the auditions in Hollywood, CA and please let me know which date and time fits best and can set up day and time for audition and audition sides for the audition. All roles require Acting, Hosting, Dancing and Singing (doesn't need to be pro singer or dancer, just carry a tune and know learn easy dance choreography) just be comfortable doing it on camera with fun energy.

Additional Instructions: Please note if kid can skateboard or rollerblade. must be able to carry a tune (comfortable singing), learning choreography (comfortable dancing) and comfortable as on camera host and act for character storyline and please note if child is a triple threat (sing/dance/act/host.) Talent under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardians permission to apply and must have a parent or legal guardian on set/studio or event at all times.

Note: Bring Headshot and resume to leave with casting director and kids can bring photos instead of headshot. Parking: Casting Office is on corner of Mansfield, metered parking or free parking down side streets like Romaine Street, Citrus or Orange. LOS ANGELES LOCALS ONLY. will not pay for airfare, hotel, etc.


Seeking Talent From: LOS ANGELES
 
Posted Date: 5/13/2019
End Date: 5/21/2019  
 
 
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SKATER | Female | Caucasian | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
She is a Co-Host for the Social Studies Episode for "The Kool School" and she is a student in Grade 3. Skater is a bit of a "tomboy" (like a Punky Brewster 2020 type) and her favorite hobbies that she loves is, skateboarding gaming, rollerblading, painting, video games and playing hacky-sack. She's is adopted and is a first-year student at The Kool School and is learning her way around the new building. She doesn't have a big personality and is more of the quiet and shy type that can make her guarded. She has a mysterious side and is an introvert who's adjusting to her new family, environment, school and she likes it. Her new parents are lawyers, but her goal is to become a painter. Her hometown is Sacramento, CA and she doesn't have any siblings. Her favorite foods are brownies, cauliflower and rice and her favorite music is top forty like Pop, Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop and Country. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
SU-YEN | Female | Asian | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
She is a Co-Host for the English Episode for "The Kool School" and she is a student in Grade 3. Su-Yen is a bright student and loves school and music and is a Hip-Hop girl that is cool, spunky, stands out and has swag. Her favorite music is Hip-Hop, Jazz and her favorite hobbies are studying "fun facts" about politics, history, pop-culture and Sudoku. Her parents came to the U.S. from her hometown Shanghai, China for their children to succeed in academia as her father won Spelling Bee Champion and wears his medal often. Her family owns a small grocery store and when she comes home she lives the traditional Chinese home. Su-Yen is driven by her parents' ambition and her future goal is to become the U.S. President. She's the youngest child and her siblings are her two younger brothers. Her favorite foods are anything vegan, avocados, quinoa and french-fries Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
DRELLA | Female | African-American | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
She is a Co-Host for the History Episode for "The Kool School" and she is a student in Grade 3. Drella is outspoken, passionate and confident with computers (I.T. girl) loves to rap and loves history. Her favorite hobbies include playing with her Dad's tech gadgets, singing, laughing, board games. She's "Daddy's Little Girl" and spends most of her time with him learning about futuristic tech software as her dad is an app developer and she's young, but knows she's destined to be a tech guru like her father, and she consumes herself with the thought of it. She is a California girl and her hometown is Los Angeles, CA and mother is a hairdresser and she has siblings, three younger brothers. Her favorite music is New Age, Salsa, Top Forty like Pop, Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop, Country and her favorite foods are organic, non-GMO foods. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
CASEY | Female | Hispanic, Multi-Ethnic | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
She is a Co-Host for the Health Episode for "The Kool School" and she is a student in Grade 3. CASEY is Mexican and adorable, but also a leader type and strong attitude towards health and wellness as she was chubby when she was younger. Her older sister loved running and then she began joining her for short jogs and quickly fell in love with the idea of staying fit. Casey's plans to become a personal trainer when she grows up or as a professional athlete and is seen in sports clothing or clothes to move in. Her hometown is Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and her parents both work in customer service for a major retail chain and urge their children to follow their dreams. She has siblings, one younger brother and one older sister and her favorite hobbies include exercising, climbing trees, singing, dancing and laughing and her favorite foods are baked fish, potatoes and her favorite music is salsa, top forty like Pop, Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop, Country. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
SNEHA | Male or Female | Mid-East-Indian | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
He/she is a Co-Host for the Math Episode for "The Kool School" and he/she is a student in Grade 3. Sneha speaks with an accent and is a straight-A student. He/she is the mature one out of all "The Kool School" Kids and likes to be an individual and is conservative by nature. His/her parents moved from their hometown from Goa, India (or will be Middle East) to the U.S. for a better life and the parents are traditional and proud of their culture. And his/her father sought to become a medical physician, but never accomplished his goal due to a lack of resources and the responsibilities of fatherhood so he settled with a career as a carpenter and his/her mother is a housewife. Sneha plans to become a doctor to bring his/her father's vision full-circle and he/she has siblings with two younger sisters and one younger brother. Her favorite foods are bread, favorite hobbies: Children's shows, playing outdoors, hiking and eating, Favorite Music: Hindi Pop, Bollywood, top forty like Pop, Rock, Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
TY | Male | Caucasian | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
He is a Co-Host for the History Episode for "The Kool School" and he is a student in Grade 3. Ty is a cool kid, loves to rap and loves telling jokes and being 'center of attention' wherever he can, but he thinks he is funnier and more talented than he really is. School bores him and he is an average student who loves being the class-clown and loves performing arts. He was raised by his guardians, his grandparents and both retired military veterans donít push him too much and raised in a blue collar and low-income family. Ty constantly and hears stories about 'the benefits of being a soldier' and knows his grandparents desire him to join the service one day, but he's not sure it's for him. Right now, he's enjoying life, loves going to school to learn, loves challenges, plays and most of all, socialize. His hometown is Bakersfield, CA and he has a sibling, one younger brother. His favorite food is peanut butter jelly sandwiches and his favorite music is 80's Rock. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
LITTLE SIR | Male | African-American | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
He is a Co-Host for the Careers Episode for "The Kool School" and he is a student in Grade 3. Little Sir, is not popular and more like the nerd type, but not super smart. He is more like the mature one, quiet, extrovert and a dreamer, but then loves to talk about careers in all fields and the opportunities and loves space exploration while bragging to his friends and family about fun facts he's learned. His favorite hobbies are soccer, video games, wrestling and helping with outdoor chores. His hometown is Inglewood, CA and his mother's a beautician and his father, a welder. He is also called, "Mister Personality" as the way he dresses is professional with little business suits and ties or bow ties every-day to school and he desires to become a Teacher one day or perhaps a President. He has a sibling, one older sister and one younger brother. His favorite food is Dosa and Ethiopian cuisines and his favorite is music Country, Classical and 50's Rock. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
ROMEY | Male | Hispanic | Age: 7 - 9 | Role Type: Leading
He is a Co-Host for the Social Studies Episode for "The Kool School" and he is a student in Grade 3. Romey is the popular kid at "The Kool School" and is handsome, stylist and confident and king of his environment, but not arrogant. He speaks Spanish and perfect English and he has an infectious personality that's destined to make him successful. He is an avid reader who's been journaling daily since he was a young boy and he'd like to become a writer, providing his mother a comfortable life. His favorite hobbies are cooking, writing poetry, acting/theatre, writing stories, basketball and soccer. His mother is divorced and a single mother who relocated to the U.S. from his hometown is Caracas, Venezuela and works as a housekeeper. He has no siblings, but he lives with six older and younger cousins. His favorite foods are Thai Food and Galub jamon and his favorite music is Venezuelan Folk. Note: Please note if kid can speak spanish and sing and dance. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
MR. TRAVELS | Male | Caucasian | Age: 20 - 29 | Role Type: Supporting
Mr. Travels is a young Social Studies Teacher for "The Kool School" for Grade 3. Mr. Travels is fun, wild, over the top and he likes doing cart wheels, jumping, staying active and the Myers-Briggs Assessment he would be an ESFP Personality Type (Extraverted Sensing with Introverted Feeling.) He believes you only live once and to try new things in life like foods and he teaches learning happens in real world and not just in the classroom. His hometown is Lodi, CA and his favorite food is any ethnic food and his favorite hobbies are cooking classes, paddle boarding and traveling and his slogan is "Traveling makes you who you were meant to be." Note: Must be able to carry a tune and flexible with good body movements and comfortable with movements of dance, not necessarily a dancer. prototype: Bill Nye or Jim Carey. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
MS. ENGLISH | Female | Caucasian | Age: 20 - 29 | Role Type: Supporting
Ms. English is a young English Teacher for "The Kool School" and she is from the United Kingdom her hometown is Kensington, England and she speaks with a British Accent. Ms. English is simple, and she looks like a teacher who is serious, tough, respected, mom type and treats all kids equally with no favorites. She can have a sense of humor when kids are doing well and she also believes that kids should take responsibility for her actions and no make excuses. The Myers-Briggs Assessment she would be an ESFJ Personality Type that are conscientious team players who interact closely with others and enjoy a sense of belonging and apply common sense to problems. Her favorite food is sandwiches and her favorite hobbies are reading, movies, theatre, exercising and her slogan is "Literacy is by far the most important part of education." Note: Must have British accent. Must be able to carry a tune, and comfortable with movements of dance, not necessarily a dancer. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
MR. STEPPINGSTONE | Male | Asian, Mid-East-Indian | Age: 30 - 39 | Role Type: Supporting
Mr. Steppingstone is a Math Teacher for "The Kool School" and his hometown is Peshawar, Pakistan (or any other foreign town) and he speaks with an accent. Mr. Steppingstone is a Math wizard, nerdy, IT Type, helps kids understand complex things at the elementary level. He also helps build kids confidence in learning and he wants kids to learn on their own after he teaches them so they can apply it to real life/real world. The magic of math and how he transforms into the "Genius Genie" that makes math magical on time clock to help kids learn math. The Myers-Briggs Assessment he would be an ENTJ personality type as an introverted intuition and thinker. His favorite food is Sindhi Biryani and his favorite hobbies is mathlete competitions, being a Mensa member, going to Mensa events and singing and his slogan is, "Always be a cleaver beaver." Note: Must speak with a foreign accent. Must be able to carry a tune, and comfortable with movements of dance, not necessarily a dancer. Add Your Resume and Submit Now
 
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