“We desperately need BACKGROUND ACTORS (Extras) for this unit. We invite everyone of Native American, Latin American, or Pacific Islander heritage; and our need for ADULT MEN is great. We are filling nearly 1,000 positions: Over 500 of these are for ADULT MALE SOLDIERS.”
Know anyone? Would LOVE to see their application.
The last segment of the Book of Mormon Video Series will cover Mormon 1-7; 3 Nephi 5; Words of Mormon; and Moroni 7-8. We will film during May 2023 and the locations for this production will be in Utah.
We desperately need BACKGROUND ACTORS (Extras) for this unit. We invite everyone of Native American, Latin American, or Pacific Islander heritage; and our need for ADULT MEN is great.
We are filling nearly 1,000 positions:
Over 500 of these are for ADULT MALE SOLDIERS.
Production: Book of Mormon Visual Library Video Series
Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Union Status: Non-Union
Distribution Venues: Digital & Print Distribution
Background Actors (Extras) are not required to audition. These are non-speaking roles.
Church Membership: Applicants must be active, temple-worthy members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Where: Utah. Exact locations are TBA.
When: May 2023. Exact production dates are TBA.
Rate: Paid. Standard Background Actor rates are a guaranteed $161/12-hour day, on-set lunch and craft service provided. All background actors must “work as a local,” meaning that no travel nor accommodations are provided.
How To Apply
Step 1: Current Photos
Please take 4 still photos. A current digital snapshot is preferred, taken in natural diffused daylight through a window, on a cloudy day, or in the shade.
- Headshot: from the chest upward. Looking at camera.
- Profile: from the chest upward. Facing directly to one side.
- Full body, standing, facing camera. Wear comfortable clothing that fairly depicts your natural shape. Please include your feet.
- Full body, profile.
Photos must be well lit, without obstructing accessories like masks, sunglasses, or hats.
Step 2: Record Your Introduction
If you are applying as a Background Actor, no audition is necessary. Although we would love for you to include a short introduction! This step is optional, but very helpful to us as we place people in roles.
(1) Introduce yourself; (2) In less than 30 seconds, tell us why you would like to participate in this Book of Mormon series; (3) Upload to a video sharing site (like YouTube or Vimeo) and enter the URL in your application form.
IMPORTANT: Set the privacy settings to “Unlisted” (NOT “Private”) so we will be able to view it without a password. Only those with the URL address will be able to access your video.
STEP 3: Complete the Online Application Form
Please click the “Apply” link below to complete the application form.
You will be able to upload your photos and video URL address in the form.
Please submit your application as soon as possible so we can CAST you and keep you apprised of updates. We also strongly encourage you to grow your hair between now and our production if you can. For these roles, long hair is required for all children, teens, and women. It is suggested for men over age 16. No beards.
We would appreciate it if you could please forward this information to anyone whom you believe fits the criteria and may be interested. We have many roles to fill and we need your help.