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Casting Call for Curious Crew

Curious Crew Casting Call Thursday, August 4

Thursday, Aug. 4, 4pm-7pm ET

WKAR is holding an open casting call for children ages 9 to 13 for season nine of Curious Crew, the award-winning television show featuring inquisitive kids exploring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics!

Season nine of Curious Crew is scheduled for production this fall 2022. Programs will air on WKAR and select PBS stations nationwide and will be available streaming at PBS Video, in 2023 (subject to change). View all past episodes of Curious Crew in the free PBS App and at video.wkar.org.


  • 4:00pm - Ages 9/10
  • 5:00pm - Ages 11/12
  • 6:00pm - Age 13


  • Children auditioning must be at least nine years old on or before Aug. 4, 2022.
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany any child auditioning.
  • Curious Crew cast member positions are non-union and non-paid.
  • Selected cast members must be available 3p-9p weekdays between Sep. 15 and Nov. 15 (exact dates and times to be determined). Episode recording sessions usually last for 3 to 4.5 hours.

Please bring a completed and signed WKAR Release and MSU Model Release form for quicker check-in.

Release forms will also be available on-site.
WKAR Studios
Communication Arts & Sciences Building
Michigan State University

PARKING is available in adjacent TROWBRIDGE RAMP #5:
1149 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
$2/hr pay-per-plate at kiosk.
FREE after 6 p.m. weekdays.
Directions at Google Maps

MSU Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Enter at the South Lobby (adjacent to Trowbridge Ramp parking)
Follow signs to Room 147 (Northwest Lobby)

updated 7/15/22