Casting Call for People with Physical Disabilities

Powerhouse Casting

Seeking people with a physical disability for a National Bank TV commercial. Open to both men and women, ages 30 to 50 years old. All ethnicities are welcome. Non-speaking role, no acting experience required.

  • Amputees who have acquired the use of prosthetic devices for BOTH legs
  • People who have paralysis in their legs and who use a wheelchair for mobility

Pay is $4,000 each, if selected.

The shoot will be held in Toronto, Canada. If selected and you reside outside of the greater Toronto area, travel and accommodation will be provided for you and a companion to attend the filming.

Auditions will be held via SKYPE. You are not required to come into the studio. However, there will be a call-back session held in Toronto for those who are successful and live in this area on February 3rd.


Must be available for these dates:

  • Callback: February 3 in Toronto (for those who reside in the GTA only).
  • Wardrobe: February 9, 10 or 11 in Toronto.
  • Rehearsal: February 10 in Toronto (TBD)
  • Shoot: February 12, 13 and/or 14 in Toronto.


To apply, please include the following if you want to be considered:

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. Phone Number
  4. Email Address
  5. 2-3 recent casual photos of you (no hats and sunglasses please).
  6. Please tell us about your disability.
  7. Are you active? If so, what type of physical activities you like to participate in?
  8. Do you have a good core strength?
  9. Are you a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident?
  10. This is not mandatory, but we encourage you to provide a short video to show us your personality. In the video, tell us your name and age, then you can talk about your sport, hobbies or interests, etc. If you are able to make a short video (less than 1 minute) on your cell phone, then please send us a youtube link. You can upload it onto youtube as ‘unlisted’, this will keep your video private. Do not send large video files.

In order to be considered for this shoot, you must submit all of the above answers to

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