Open Casting Call for USA version of Award Winning BBC America hit show "Skins"

The hit BBC America series "Skins" is now coming to a major US cable network, and casting directors are holding an open casting call for all types of brave, highly charismatic, genuinely edgy and very appealing teens to play Lead Roles in this groundbreaking series.

"Skins USA" is a comedic teen drama that follows a group of teenagers from Baltimore Maryland, as they grow up.The controversial plotline explores issues including homosexuality, narcissism, dysfunctional families, absent parents, personality disorders, post traumatic stress, substance abuse, anorexia, underage sex, teenage pregnancy, sexual abuse, autism, and death. "Skins" has become a critical and commercial hit in the U.K. especially among young adults and achieved a massive 61% of 16-34 year olds.

Open Casting Call Details

● No previous acting experience necessary.

● MUST be between 15 and 18 years of age.

● Must Provide Valid Picture ID as proof of age.


University Settlement - Houston Street Center
273 Bowery
New York, NY 10002
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Sunday, November 15, 2009
10:00am - 4:00pm

If you can't make it to the open casting call but fit the above description above, and are between the ages of 15 - 18 years, submit a photo and resume to the casting office below.

Please submit by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Principal Actor Casting:

SKINS Casting
Susan Shopmaker
545 Eighth Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Production Company:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions, and hold auditions, or conduct open casting calls.

Company Pictures
Suffolk House
1-8 Whitfield Place
LondonW1T 5JU

in association with

Stormdog Films
124 Horseferry Rd.
London, England SW1P 2TX

Executive Producers: Bryan Elsley, Charlie Pattinson, George Faber


To Be Cast


"Skins" is a comedic teen drama that follows a group of teenagers from Baltimore Maryland, as they grow up. Fast-paced and full of angst-ridden fun, SKINS deals with the teens’ personal struggles with highly-charged issues of race, religion, sexuality, drugs, eating disorders, etc.