ABC is Now Looking for Aspiring Actors

ABC’s 2018 talent search for new acting talent is currently underway.

The 2018 ABC Discovers is now accepting submissions in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The Digital Talent Competition is part of ABC’s commitment to giving aspiring actors opportunities. ABC Discovers is a series of initiatives that include the New York and Los Angeles Talent Showcases, Actor Audition Workshop Week, Latino/Hispanic Outreach, Asian/Pacific Islander Outreach and Global Talent Outreach.

Most notably, the 2014 contest winner, Cornelius Smith, Jr., is a series regular on the hit drama Scandal, and 2015 contest winner Sam Adegoke has had recurring roles on Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Switched at Birth and the stars in the upcoming CW Dynasty reboot.

“This competition is about access and opportunity for up and coming actors,” said Davis. “We are incredibly proud of the talent that has surfaced in the first few years of the competition and can’t wait to see who comes forward this year in both the U.S. and now also the U.K.”


Create your submission by selecting either a comedy or drama scene to perform. For the introduction tell us your name, where you’re from and answer the question: One thing I would like you to know about me is… Your video’s total length, including the introduction and performance, should not exceed five (5) minutes.
The 2018 ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition for both US and UK contestants is now LIVE!! Now is your chance to win a one-year $25,000 Talent Holding Deal with ABC! Check out the ABC Discovers website for contest rules, interviews and four questions with our SVP of Talent & Casting, Ayo Davis! The competition is now accepting submissions until Monday, Sept 24th - don’t miss your opportunity!! US website - UK website - What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

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