Marvel’s ‘Echo’ series — starring Alaqua Cox — is casting for pow wow dancers and singers. All dance categories and ages are welcomed.
The new Marvel series ‘Echo’ starring Native American and deaf actress Alaqua Cox, is now casting for competitive powwow dancers and singers.
According to Midthunder Casting and Freihofer Casting, the two agencies have teamed up for background performers.
According to the casting website created for the effort at www.echopowwowextras.com, the production is looking for singers and dancers to film outside Atlanta, Georgia for about 2-3 weeks near the end of July and early August, 2022.
Background performers are compensated $135 a day for up to 12 hours of filming. For those that live over 100 miles away, additional living expenses of up to $125 a day, plus $350 travel expenses could be covered.
The two casting companies listed on the site include the following:
Midthunder Casting has cast Indigenous actors for such productions as and the FX on Hulu hit Reservation Dogs, Rutherford Falls, Longmire, Comanche Moon, Hostiles, Captain Fantastic, The West and many, many more.
Freihofer Casting has cast Indigenous background performers and extras for such productions as Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Reservation Dogs, and films like Minari, Stillwater, American Honey, American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story, and many, many more.
“We have teamed up and are now looking for background performers to appear in the upcoming Marvel Streaming Series ECHO,” cite the casting companies.
How to apply:
Send photos of you and all interested family members with regalia (if you have it), and also without
If you are royalty, tell us your title
If a singer, tell us what style you sing (Northern or Southern)
If you dance, what categories do you dance in, and how long have you danced
Please do this for every family member interested in consideration.
Please also include all names, email addresses and phone numbers.
All ages welcome. Families are encouraged.
Send the above info to: email@example.com
Details from Midthunder and Freihofer Casting
If you are selected for filming, a member of the casting team will reach out to you with details.
Unfortunately, we will be unable to contact those who are not chosen.
Producer is committed to diverse, inclusive casting. Submissions for nondescript roles will be accepted for all performers, regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other basis protected by law.
The production is requiring all cast & crew to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and to be considered for work, you MUST FALL INTO EITHER ONE OF TWO CATEGORIES: 1) Fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (either Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
No Phone Calls, please
More details are on https://www.echopowwowextras.com/.
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