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Casting Call - Land a Part on a Soap Opera

Landing a gig on a soap opera could get you one step closer to snagging an award, like a Daytime Emmy.
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Ever wonder where your fave actors got their start? Well, for a lot of them, the journey started with daytime TV. That's right - the extra-cheesy soap operas that your mom likes to watch so much (she might even have got you hooked now!) is the place where stars are born. From Sarah Michelle Gellar to Jonathan Jackson to Demi Moore - they've all come a long way from their soap star beginnings. Find out how you can jump-start your soap opera career!

How Do You Get On a Soap Opera?

It helps if you have an agent to set up auditions for you, but if you don't have one yet, don't stress. We've got all the contact info you need to send off a resume package to all the hottest daytime TV shows. There's no guarantee that you'll get a call back, but the more original and catchy you make your resume, the better chance you'll have scoring an audition!

Contact Info For Soap Operas

ABC

  • All My Children

    ABC Television Center
    320 West 66th Street
    New York, NY 10023
  • Port Charles
    ABC Television Center
    4151 Prospect Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • General Hospital
    Mark Teschner, Casting Director
    General Hospital
    ABC Television Center
    4151 Prospect Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA. 90027
  • One Life to Live
    ABC Television Center
    157 Columbus Ave., 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10023

    NBC

  • Days of Our Lives

    NBC Studios 2 & 4
    3000 W. Alameda Avenue
    Burbank, CA 91523
  • Passions

    NBC Studios
    4024 Radford Ave.
    Studio City, CA 91604
  • CBS

  • Guiding Light

    CBS Television City
    51 W. 52nd St.
    New York, NY 10019
  • The Young and the Restless
    CBS Television City
    7800 Beverly Blvd. Suite 3305
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • As the World Turns

    CBS Television City
    1268 East 14th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
  • Bold and the Beautiful
    CBS Television City
    7800 Beverly Blvd. Suite 3371
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

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