Chicago: Background Actor Registration

Thank you for considering to register for background work through Tower Casting. We do not charge any fees to register or work through our casting company. To be considered for background work through Tower Casting (TC) you must verify employment eligibility in person either at one of our open casting calls or our background boarding verify system. All background actors interested in obtaining paid extra work through Tower Casting must pre-register with TC online and verify employment documents in person as required by US labor laws.
To register with Tower Casting, you must live near the Chicago, IL area and be eligible to work in the United States. You must provide and present the following information to register with Tower Casting Company. All documentation must be verified by law.
  • Legal Full Name
  • Address for Payroll
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Provide Government Issued Photo ID (Drivers License, State ID Card, Military Card, Passport, School ID Card, or Tribal ID Document
  • Social Security Number
  • Complete Clothing Sizes
  • Complete Resume & Bio
  • Vehicle Information
  • Create Online Talent Profile with Tower Casting
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Pre-register online by creating and completing a Tower Casting, background actor profile. Be sure to enter accurate contact and size information. You should know your complete wardrobe sizes. Men, coat, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe. Women, dress, bust, cup, waist, hips, and shoe. Children, Shirt, Pant, Shoe
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After pre-registering online, you must verify your employment eligibility in person as required per United States labor Laws. To verify your registration, you will need a valid photo id (drivers license, school id, passport, military id, or state issued id) and social security card. Your ID documents cannot be expired. Once hired you will be emailed a link to verify your documents.
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Tower Casting Employment Eligibility

Anyone registering for paid background work through Tower Casting MUST be eligible to work in the United States. To register you must provide documentation to verify your employment. Minors under the age of 17 must have guardian consent. For more info visit our FAQ: RegistrationFAQ: Verify, and FAQ: Children pages.

Begin Step 1 by Creating your Background Actor Casting Profile
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Background Actor Questions & Tower Casting Answers

For questions and answers regarding; Talent Profile Updates; Requirements for Children; Getting Booked For Jobs; What to Expect When Working On Set; and Payroll; select the icon below.