How to Audition for The Vampire Diaries’

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Learn how to audition for an extra or principal role on The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries is a series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, and is based on the critically acclaimed book series of the same name written by L.J. Smith. The series first premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009 and is one of the few TV series that film 10 out of 12 months a year.

The Vampire Diaries

In case you didn’t know The Vampire Diaries takes place in Mystic Falls, Virginia, a small town haunted and surrounded by vampires and werewolves. The show focuses on Elena Gilbert played by Nina Dobrev as she falls in love with vampire Stefan Salvatore and gets sucked into the supernatural world as a result. As the show progresses, Elena later becomes attracted to Stefan’s brother Damon Salvatore played by Ian Somerhalder creating a love triangle.

The Vampire Diaries

The first episode of The Vampire Diaries was a major hit in 2006 with 3.60 million viewers. The Vampire Diaries remains the most watched series on the CW. Earlier this year,  The CW renewed the series for a sixth season.

Since this is such a huge production, Background Artists Casting Atlanta, the extras casting company for The Vampire Diaries are constantly looking for actors, models, and talent to work as background extras on the TV series. To learn how to apply to be an extra, check out our guide to becoming an extra on The Vampire Diaries.

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The Vampire Diaries is also always looking for actors to audition for speaking roles in the TV series. These speaking roles include day-player, recurring, and one-liners. Due to the popularity of The Vampire Diaries, producers have kept a tight lid on speaking role opportunities. However, according to IMDB, the principal casting director for The Vampire Diaries is GO Casting. For a speaking role on The Vampire Diaries, contact your talent agent. If you don’t have a talent agent visit our guide to landing a talent agent here.

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