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Shark Tank Casting Information

Updated March 29, 2013

CASTING FOR SHARK TANK SEASON 5 IS UNDERWAY

We received confirmation this week that Shark Tank’s upcoming 5th season is just beginning to be cast! So calling all entrepreneurs, whether your business is running at 100mph or just getting off the ground, if you’ve got something special to pitch the Sharks the details on how are below.

At the current time, casting is being handled by e-mail and several live casting calls (see below).

SEASON 5 – NOW CASTING VIA OPEN CASTING CALLS & E-MAIL

Do you have a $1,000,000 idea that you know that the Sharks would sink their teeth into, or a business that needs a little more capital to expand? Then you’ll want to be on the next season of Shark Tank!

This spring/summer, the producers of Shark Tank will hold auditions in five cities across the country. However, the same casting team also is now accepting applications via e-mail for Season 5. Details on how to apply via e-mail are below.

HOW TO APPLY TO SHARK TANK VIA OPEN CASTING CALL

Update 3/29/13: Casting calls for Spring/Summer 2013 have been scheduled for five cities including Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los Angeles! Be sure to go to ABC.com/Casting to view the terms and download the application for Shark Tank Season 5.

An Open Casting Call is your opportunity to meet face to face with the Shark Tank Casting Team. Click here to view and agree to ABC’s terms and download the application to open casting calls. Be sure to bring your completed application (and your best pitch!). Be advised that security may check your bag and you are responsible for your own parking. We do not validate.

OPEN CASTING CALLS – SPRING/SUMMER 2013:

In a new twist, only the first 500 applicants are guaranteed wristbands, which ensures that you’ll be seen by the casting team. Be sure to arrive early to the line in order to get a numbered wristband.

Upcoming casting calls:

ATLANTA OPEN CASTING CALL – SUNDAY APRIL 14, 2013
Location: The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
12:00 PM – Interviews Begin
Agree to ABC’s terms and download open casting call application

DALLAS OPEN CASTING CALL – SATURDAY APRIL 20, 2013
Location: WFAA – Victory Park
3030 Olive St.
Dallas, TX 75201
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
10:00 AM – Interviews Begin
Agree to ABC’s terms and download open casting call application

CHICAGO OPEN CASTING CALL – THURSDAY MAY 9, 2013
Location: Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
1:00 PM – Interviews Begin
Agree to ABC’s terms and download open casting call application

PHILADELPHIA OPEN CASTING CALL – SATURDAY MAY 11, 2013
Location: NextFab Studio
2025 Washington Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
10:00 AM – Interviews Begin
Agree to ABC’s terms and download open casting call application

LOS ANGELES OPEN CASTING CALL – FRIDAY MAY 24, 2013
Location: Beverly Garland’s Holiday Inn
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
11:00 AM – Interviews Begin
Agree to ABC’s terms and download open casting call application

Past casting calls:

HOW TO APPLY TO SHARK TANK VIA E-MAIL

In an e-mail to SharkTankCasting@yahoo.com, please include:

  • Your name
  • Age
  • Contact information
  • A recent photo (no larger than 1 MB)
  • A brief non-confidential description of your idea or business

By submitting your information via e-mail to SharkTankCasting@yahoo.com, you agree to ABC’s Terms of Use. Don’t apply unless you agree with those terms!

 

Watch this space and follow @SharkTankABC on Twitter for updates on the above casting information for what promises to be an exciting Season 5!

Good luck to all who apply!