A new pain relief campaign is now seeking hockey players and jackhammer operators. If you have a great slap shot and can put the puck in the net or spend your time jackhammering concrete, casting directors need you! Jigsaw Casting is now seeking male hockey enforcers, players and goalies who are between the ages of 25 and 35 years old. They are also seeking a male or female jackhammer operator who is ages 20 to 50 for the shoot.
The casting team would love to see any ACTRA and/or UDA talent that fits these roles, however they are still very open to submissions from those that aren’t union members for these Special Skills. The following are the roles that are now being cast:
SOC – HOCKEY ENFORCER: Age 25 – 35. Male. An experienced hockey player that is familiar with every type of check in the book. Hip Check, Shoulder Check, and everything in-between! *THERE WILL BE A STUNT FEE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS.
SOC – HOCKEY PLAYER: Age 25 – 35. Male. An experienced hockey player that is very proficient in all things hockey!
SOC – HOCKEY GOALIE: Age 25 – 35. Male. An experienced hockey player that is specialized and proficient as a Goalie.
SOC – JACKHAMMER OPERATOR: Age 20 – 50. Male or Female. Must be proficient and able to use a real jackhammer. *THERE WILL BE A STUNT FEE ASSOCIATE WITH THIS.
The hockey enforcer and jackhammer operator will be paid approximately $3000.00 if selected. The hockey player and goalie will be paid approximately $2000.00 if booked.
Those who are interested in auditioning for the commercial should email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, age and a brief description of your hockey and/or construction experience (including positions played). Submit a video & photo of yourself playing hockey and/or using a jackhammer (Submissions without will not be considered). Candidates must also include photo(s) of yourself (Where we can clearly see your face. Ideally no hats or sunglasses). Be sure to include your primary contact information (phone number & email address) *If you are a represented actor, please include your union status, resume & your agent’s contact information. Please write ‘PROJECT PAIN RELEIF’ in subject line of e-mail, along with your name and age and role. (E.G. PROJECT PAIN RELIEF- John Smith- age 30 – Hockey Enforcer).
All submissions must be in no later than Monday, August 22nd. You must be available for a wardrobe fitting on Monday, August 29th and the shoot dates on August 31st and September 1st. This may be a possible night shoot in Toronto. Although it is a union project, real people are welcome to submit. Anyone who applies must be a permanent resident or Canadian citizen to participate.