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Adult Talent Onboarding/Registration

Interested in background acting in New York? Register with Central Casting. It’s free and easy to get started. Complete both Talent Onboarding steps so you can get booked on movies and TV shows.


Make a reservation

Gather your required documentation, then make a reservation for a Talent Onboarding session.

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Visit our office

Bring your required documentation to your reserved Talent Onboarding session at our New York office. We cannot onboard you without these documents and you will be turned away if you do not bring them to your reserved session.

At Talent Onboarding you will complete paperwork, an orientation, and take a photo for our casting platform.

5 Penn Plaza (10th Floor)
New York, NY 10001

By reservation only
(see step 1)

Talent Onboarding FAQs

Central Casting is a participant in the E-Verify program. We will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to confirm employment authorization. Note: If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact the SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

Forms and Policies

Forms and policies are for informational purposes only.
DO NOT print to bring to Talent Onboarding.