'Apprentice' UTSA casting call is March 17
By Kareem el Dahab
Student Writer, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
(March 16, 2006)--NBC-TV's hit show, "The Apprentice" with Donald Trump, will conduct an open casting call from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 17 in the University Center on the 1604 Campus. The University Center opens at 7:30 a.m.
"People who want to challenge themselves in the ultimate business competition should definitely come apply," said Trump, the show's executive producer. "They'll be facing a whole new series of twists, turns and challenges when we take `The Apprentice' to southern California."
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After five seasons, "The Apprentice" will leave Manhattan and move to southern California for season six, which shoots this summer and airs this fall. San Antonio is one of 17 cities picked for the nationwide contestant search.
To audition, complete the online application form at www.nbc.com and arrive early. Wristbands will be distributed at 9 a.m. for those in the casting call. Interviews will begin at 10 a.m.
Candidates must live in the United States and be legally eligible to work; must be at least 21 years of age; must be in excellent physical and mental health; must not be a candidate for public office and must agree not to become one until six months after initial broadcast of all programs in which you appear, if selected as a contestant.
For more information, contact Marianne Lewis, UTSA associate director of public affairs, at (210) 458-5141.