Love ‘Abbott Elementary’? Apply to These Great Gigs

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After a 10-month hiatus, the Emmy-winning show “Abbott Elementary” is back! Season 3 premiered Feb. 7 and promises more laughter and even surprise cameos. Starring Quinta Brunson, Tyler James Williams, Janelle James, and Sheryl Lee Ralph, the mockumentary sitcom follows the teachers at the titular school in Philadelphia. If you’re looking for your own comedy project, check out these gigs searching for talent right now.

“The Expiration Date”

A comedy short film about a couple arguing over an expiration date is casting for its Feb. 24–25 shoot in Boston. Production seeks a lead female actor, aged 21–35, to play Emily. The role pays $50–$100 per day for an estimated two days of work. 

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“Mix Matched Socks”

A comedy short film about a mother saying goodbye to her daughter at college drop-off is casting for its March 22–24 shoot in New York. Production seeks a lead female actor, aged 35 and older, to play Martha. The role pays a flat rate of $125 for an estimated three days of work. 

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“All Hands on Deck”

A comedy thesis film about film PAs is casting for its March 20–24 shoot in Manhattan. Production seeks a lead female actor, aged 18–32, to play Ayden, a lead female actor, aged 18–32, to play Cecilia (CC), and a lead male actor, aged 18–32, to play Johnny. The roles of Ayden and Cecilia (CC) pay a flat rate of $300 for an estimated three days of work. The role of Johnny pays a flat rate of $200 for an estimated three days of work. Please note that the roles of Ayden and Cecilia (CC) require American Sign Language skills. 

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“Outdoors People” 

A student film about a camping trip from hell is casting for its March 1 and March 3 shoot in Chicago. Production seeks a lead female/gender-nonconforming actor, aged 20–28, to play Ari Blum, a lead female actor, aged 36–48, to play Jade Blum, and a lead female actor, aged 19–25, to play Sasha Blum. All roles pay a flat rate of $100 for an estimated 20 hours of work. Please note that all roles require physical comedy skills. The role of Ari Blum also requires stunt skills. 

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Dog Moms Short Film

A comedy short film about dog moms is casting for its one-day shoot between Feb. 16 and Feb. 18 in Los Angeles. Production seeks a supporting female actor, aged 50 and older, to play Melinda (Mom) and a supporting female actor, aged 60 and older, to play Grandma. Both roles pay a flat rate of $250 for an estimated eight hours of work.

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