April 6, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
‘America’s Next Top Model’ Regional Auditions to Take
Place at Shawnee State University
Shawnee State University will be the site of regional
auditions of the popular CW show “America’s Next top Model”
hosted by Tyra Banks on Friday, April 9, from 5 until 9
p.m.in the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.
Sponsored by the Tri-State’s CW channel, the regional
audition is the only audition site in the entire tri-state
area. The only other audition sites in Ohio are in Columbus
There is no charge to audition and no reservations are
needed. Applicants will need to bring three pictures to the
casting call: One full body shot (clothed); one full body
shot (swimsuit); and one headshot.
Applicants will also need to bring two forms of
identification, be a U.S. citizen, and have no modeling
experience in a national campaign in the past five years.
Applicants must be a female between the ages of 18 and 27
and they must be 5’7” or taller.
Auditions will take between 5 to 10 minutes and will include
posing for the television camera, runway walks, and a
three-minute on-camera interview. All video, photos and
application materials will be forwarded to Los Angeles for
review by America’s Next Top Model judges.
Audition applications will be available in the Vern Riffe
Center for the Arts lobby before the audition. For a
complete list of rules and requirements and to download the
audition application, visit www.tristatescw.com. The public
is invited to watch the auditions. For more information, go