PRODUCERS:Lionsgate TV/ABC Studios for CMT
CASTING DIRECTORS:Jeanie Bacharach and Mark Rutman

Online Casting Search

CMT’s series Nashville, is conducting a nationwide search
for a 21-26 YEAR OLD AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE MUSICIAN.
The fifth season of the series is currently in production in Nashville, TN.

Thank you for your interest, but this production is not currently accepting submissions.

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Casting For:

Clayton "CLAY" Jones: a young African American musician in his mid-twenties who is destined for great things. He is a creative, self-aware, highly motivated young man who suffers intense mood swings, but is nonetheless charming and outgoing. His musical style is eclectic, with modern elements but also nods to roots Black music, Bluegrass, and even classic Country.

Candidates must be between 21-26 years old (or pass as such), have a great singing voice, and play either guitar or keyboard.

 

TAPING INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. 1) YOUR SUBMISSION SHOULD CONTAIN FOUR (4) SEPARATE CLIPS
    1. A) SLATE WHICH INCLUDES YOUR NAME, HEIGHT, LOCATION,AND FULL BODY SHOT
    2. B) A SINGING CLIP OF A VERSE AND CHORUS OF A SONG OF YOUR CHOOSING, PREFERABLY SOMETHING IN THE VEIN OF COUNTRY, POP, ALTERNATIVE, OR A COMBINATION OF THOSE. IF YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT, PLEASE ACCOMPANY YOURSELF.
    3. C) SCENE 1
    4. D) SCENE 2
  2. 2) SCENES 1 & 2 SHOULD BE FILMED WITH A READER OFF-SCREEN READING THE "DEBBIE" ROLE, AND YOU BE FILMED USING A TIGHT SHOT, FROM THE CHEST UP TO THE TOP OF YOUR HEAD

 

HOW TO AUDITION:

Auditions are open to anyone nationwide who fits the description above.

  1. Follow the steps to the right under "To Submit Online":
  2. 1) Download the instructions/sides for the role you are auditioning for.
  3. 2) Film your audition & You can do this with a smartphone, computer,
    or video camera.
  4. 3) Return to this page and then select one of the options to the right:
    I'm New To Cast It Talent or I'm A Cast It Talent Member, complete
    the audition form, and upload your video.

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