'America's Next Top Model' to Hold Casting Call in South Carolina
As said in an earlier report, preparations for the ninth cycle of the CW’s America’s Next Top Model are well underway.  The show has already done some cross-country touring with the aim of finding eligible contestants for the upcoming season.  This Saturday, the show is heading over to South Carolina to continue the search.
From 10am to 4pm, scouts from America’s Next Top Model will be conducting a casting call at the Columbia Place Mall. For those who are unfamiliar with the area, the shopping complex is located at 7201 Two Notch Road.  Sponsoring the event are the Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nail Design and Contours Express.

The producers of America’s Next Top Models are searching “for a dynamic group of individuals who are articulate, interesting and exhibit enthusiasm for the Series as well as a willingness to share their most private thoughts in an open forum of strangers.”

America’s Next Top Model hopefuls can pick up application forms at any of these Kenneth Shuler locations: 449 St. Andrews Road, 7474 Garners Ferry Road, 1515 John B White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, and 736 E. Martintown Road, North Augusta.

The casting call is open to women 18-27 years old.  As required by the show, all applicants must be at least 5 feet and 7 inches tall.  She must also be a United States citizen and resident.

Other eligibility requirements can be viewed through the official website of Kenneth Shuler.

Previously, the casting call for the ninth cycle of America’s Next Top Model was held in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where the winner of a Glaceau Smartwater modeling contest was awarded the right to “skip the line” and advance directly to the final casting process.  The show also spent some weeks in New York, where an estimated 1500 women came to try their luck.

The ninth cycle of America’s Next Top Model will premiere on the CW this fall.

-Lisa Claustro, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nail Design
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