Now Casting: The CW DC Comics Series ‘Black Lightning’ Needs Talent + 3 More Gigs

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Don’t miss any of the great gigs available in today’s casting roundup, including an opportunity to appear on the CW and DC Comics TV series “Black Lightning,” starring Cress Williams. Plus, a new musical workshop and reading, a startup bank commercial, and an original three-act play staging are all casting around the country.

The CW and DC Comics TV series “Black Lightning,” starring Cress Williams, is seeking actors for background roles. Physically fit talent, aged 21–38, is wanted to portray escorts. Actors must be comfortable working in lingerie or working shirtless. Filming will take place on Nov. 7 in Atlanta, Georgia. Pay is $240 for eight hours of work. Apply here!

Passage Theatre Company is casting a workshop of a new musical inspired by the life and work of Cuban-American performance artist Ana Mendieta. Latinx, black, and multiracial talent, aged 20 and older, is wanted for four principal roles. There will be auditions by appointment on Nov. 8–9 in New York City. The workshop runs from Jan. 30–Feb. 1 at the Mill Hill Playhouse in Trenton, New Jersey, and at Esperanza in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pay is $275 with transportation provided. Apply here!

Join “A New Way to Bank,” a broadcast TV ad for a startup bank. Talent, aged 30–36, is wanted to play customers and the spokesperson in lead roles. Filming will take place on Nov. 11 or 12 in Los Angeles, California. Pay is $800. Apply here!

Casting is underway for Pigasus Productions’ “The Tide Pool,” an original three-act play that follows a scientific expedition undertaken by a famous novelist, a marine biologist, and a mythologist. Talent, aged 19–45, is wanted for several roles including starring roles. Rehearsals will take place in December, followed by a staged reading in January at Altered Stages 2 in NYC. Pay is $250–$500 with catering provided. Apply here!

Want to see even more gigs? We’ve got ‘em in our Backstage casting calls!