Casting Call For ABC Family’s “Switched At Birth”

October 6, 2010 • By Home

Recently we told you about a new show coming to ABC Family called “Switched At Birth,” and we have just learned that ABC Family is holding a casting call to find three actors for the show!

Here are the three roles that ABC Family is looking to fill:

DAPHNE – actress must be deaf or hard of hearing and must speak English well, American Sign Language preferred. Age range from 16 to early 20’s to play high school. Actress is to be light-haired or willing to dye hair blond for the role, and if the show moves to series, actress must be willing to relocate to Los Angeles in February.

EMMETT – 16, actor must be deaf or hard of hearing, must be fluent in American Sign Language. Emmett is Daphne’s best friend. Raised by deaf parents and educated in a deaf school, Emmett doesn’t talk orally, and is more comfortable in a deaf world. Rugged, reserved, a young deaf James Dean.

PENN – late 30’s or 40’s. Male, actor must be deaf or hard of hearing, must speak English well. Penn is Emmett’s father and Daphne’s mother’s best friend. Penn is the one who educated Daphne’s mother about the importance of learning sign, schooling Daphne in a deaf world, etc.

If you fit the requirements for the roles listed above be sure to submit a video of yourself to ABC Family by October 15, 2010. You can learn more at

Source: ABC Family Channel

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