Now Casting: NIKE Commercial Casting Call (Pay is $1500+)

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The Nike logo and Nike motto "just do it" on the window display in an outlet in Wolfsburg, Germany, June 15, 2018 (Editorial credit: geogif / Shutterstock.com)

Nike is now casting dancers and yoga athletes for an upcoming commercial ad campaign.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Portland, Oregon this September 2021

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Yoga Athletes
  • Dancers

How to apply?

To audition for a role in the upcoming NIKE commercial, check out the casting call breakdown below.

NIKE Commercial Casting Call

CASTING CALL: NIKE DANCE

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 11:59pm Wednesday 9/15

Please get started on the requested videos ASAP!

WHO WE NEED

We need dancers for a photo + video shoot for Nike.

We’re looking for advanced dancers who can learn a mix of contemporary/modern and KPOP/JPOP choreography.

We need:

  • Kid dancers age 9-12 (all genders + ethnicities)

  • Adult dancers age 18-28 (all genders + ethnicities)

  • We’re also looking for women age 45+ who are intermediate/advanced in yoga for this project. Please see the yoga casting call for more details.

We’re open to all identities but we’re especially interested in dancers who identify as:

  • Hispanic/Latinx

  • Asian/Pacific Islander

  • Plus-Size

  • Trans or Non-Binary

  • Disabled

  • BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color)

You must live in Oregon, California, or Washington to apply.

No professional acting/modeling experience is needed to apply, dance skills are the most important factor. You should feel comfortable on camera and be good at taking direction.

People of all identities (races, sizes, physical abilities, genders, sexualities, religions, ethnicities, countries of origin, and more) who fall within the given parameters are welcome and encouraged to apply. We are committed to representing authentic diversity across all projects.

PROJECT INFORMATION

ADVERTISER: Nike

TYPE: Commercial video + photo shoot

UNION STATUS: Non-Union

SHOOT LOCATION: Portland, Oregon area. We are only considering dancers based on the West Coast (Oregon, Washington, and California). All applicable travel costs (flight/hotel/transportation) will be covered by the production company.

WORK DATES:

  • SHOOT: Tue 9/28

  • REHEARSALS: Mon 9/27 (4 hours, in Portland). Week of 9/20 (4 hours, Zoom. Date TBD)

Please do not apply if you have any immovable conflicts on the dates listed. Your schedule should be flexible enough to work any dates during this range as needed. Please do not request work off or clear your schedule unless requested to do so via email (we will give you as much notice as possible).

PAY IF HIRED (UNREPRESENTED TALENT): $1500 total which includes:

  • $1000 for 1() 10-hour shoot day

  • $250/day for (2) 4-hour rehearsals

Pay includes your hours worked and the usage of your image by the advertiser.

REPRESENTED TALENT RATES: Day rates are higher for represented talent (see casting networks or casting frontier for confirmed rates) 20% agency fee available on all rates.

USAGE: 1 year web and social channels worldwide (no broadcast). In-market Asia Pacific + Latin America OOH and retail use.

HIRING REQUIREMENTS: Must be legally eligible to work in the US. Must comply with all COVID19 protocols. If traveling from outside Oregon/Washington, you must be eligible to fly per airline COVOD19 requirements.

COVID19 CONSIDERATIONS:  The casting process will be 100% remote. There will be no in-person auditions or callbacks. Please only apply if you would feel safe working during COVID19 given the information below.

  • Production will follow all CDC and OMPA guidelines

  • All cast + crew will be tested for COVID19 before the shoot (at no cost to you). Hiring is contingent upon negative test results.

  • Note that as on-camera talent, you will sometimes be asked to remove your mask, for active photography and makeup application. You may be in a group scene with up to 1 other model

HOW TO APPLY

To audition for this project you will need the following materials. These can be cell phone photos/videos.

REQUIRED

  • Headshot: does not have to be a professional photo. Recent nice quality photo. No hats/sunglasses/filters.

  • Slate Video: Landscape/Horizontal (Waist Up): State your nameagency (or “no agency”) and city.

  • Freestyle Video. Please record a new video following these instructions:

    • Please choose your own song and record a freestyle. Please show a dramatic change in your energy and personality for each set. It should feel like you’re becoming a different person altogether.

    • Wardrobe should be movement clothes that show some personal flare (no hats/glasses).

    • ADULTS: (4) sets of (2) 8 counts (64 counts total), in the following order:

      • Fluid, graceful movement | 2 x 8 counts

      • Hard-hitting popping and locking (especially kpop/jpop moves) | 2 x 8 counts

      • Contemporary/modern (2 x 8-counts) | 2 x 8 counts

      • Dance style of your choice (show off your skills!) | 2 x 8 counts

    • KIDS: (2) sets of (2) 8 counts (32 counts total) , in the following order:

      • Graceful, fluid movements. Ballet/contemporary/modern | 2 x 8 counts

      • Big, energetic movements. Hip-hop/popping | 2 x 8 counts

  • Choreo Sample Video: existing videos of you doing choreo (not improv). Any dance style. Doesn’t have to be professional footage, can be home practice videos or from Instagram. You’ll need at least one as a video file (not a link).

OPTIONAL (encouraged if available)

  • Dance Photos: Any stills of you dancing, especially professional photos.

  • Soccer photo/video: If you also play soccer, please send a photo/video showing off those skill. Soccer skils are not required to be hired, but if you play please include these materials as it will increase your chances of being hired.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 11:59pm Wednesday 9/15

If you have a talent agent, it is mandatory to list your agency on your application.

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CASTING CALL: NIKE YOGA

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 11:59pm Wednesday 9/15

Please get started on the requested photos/videos ASAP!

WHO WE NEED

We need women who practice yoga for a photo + video shoot for Nike.

We’re looking for women age 40+ with intermediate or higher yoga skills who identify as one or more of the following:

  • Asian / Pacific Islander

  • Latina / Hispanic

  • East Indian / South Asian

You should also feel comfortable learning a bit of dance choreography, but you don’t need an extensive dance background. Yoga skills are most important!

You must live in Oregon, California, or Washington to apply.

You don’t need any professional acting/modeling experience to apply, yoga skills are the most important factor. You should feel comfortable on camera and be good at taking direction.

People of all identities (races, sizes, physical abilities, genders, sexualities, religions, ethnicities, countries of origin, and more) who fall within the given parameters are welcome and encouraged to apply. We are committed to representing authentic diversity across all projects.

We are also looking for dancers for this project!

PROJECT INFORMATION

ADVERTISER: Nike

TYPE: Commercial video + photo shoot

UNION STATUS: Non-Union

SHOOT LOCATION: Portland, Oregon area. We are only considering talent based on the West Coast (Oregon, Washington, and California). All applicable travel costs (flight/hotel/trasnsportation) will be covered by the production company.

WORK DATES:

  • SHOOT: Tue 9/28

  • REHEARSALS: Mon 9/27 (4 hours, in Portland). Week of 9/20 (4 hours, Zoom. Date TBD)

Please do not apply if you have any immovable conflicts on the dates listed. Your schedule should be flexible enough to work any dates during this range as needed. Please do not request work off or clear your schedule unless requested to do so via email (we will give you as much notice as possible).

PAY IF HIRED: $1500 total which includes

  • $1000 for 1() 10-hour shoot day

  • $250/day for (2) 4-hour rehearsals

Pay includes your hours worked and the usage of your image by the advertiser.

Talent agents: 20% agency fee available on all rates. Day rates are higher for represented talent.

USAGE: 1 year web and social channels worldwide (no broadcast). In-market Asia Pacific + Latin America OOH and retail use.

HIRING REQUIREMENTS: Must be legally eligible to work in the US. Must comply with all COVID19 protocols. If traveling from outside Oregon/Washington, you must be eligible to fly per airline COVOD19 requirements.

COVID19 CONSIDERATIONS:  The casting process will be 100% remote. There will be no in-person auditions or callbacks. Please only apply if you would feel safe working during COVID19 given the information below.

  • Production will follow all CDC and OMPA guidelines

  • All cast + crew will be tested for COVID19 before the shoot (at no cost to you). Hiring is contingent upon negative test results.

  • Note that as on-camera talent, you will sometimes be asked to remove your mask, for active photography and makeup application.

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