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Fisher-Price hosting casting call for children with disabilities

Brand partners with 'Changing the Face of Beauty'
Posted at 5:35 AM, Jun 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 07:35:25-04

Local toy brand Fisher-Price is looking for new Western New York faces for their worldwide ads.

The brand is teaming up with 'Changing the Face of Beauty' to represent people with disabilities their advertisements. Fisher-Price is looking for children from infants to five years old with disabilities from the Western New York area.

"What we do every day is making kids smile, so why not have kids of all abilities come in to have this special experience?," says Lisa Skorupa, Senior manager of marketing communications at Fisher-Price.

The open casting call is on Saturday, June 17th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Fisher-Price headquarters, 636 Girard Avenue in East Aurora.

The casting call provides a unique, complete casting-call experience. Little models will get pampered and styled before a photo shoot with a studio photographer! Each child will receive a printed picture to take home and a coupon for the toy store. 

In a release, Katie Driscoll, founder of Changing the Face of Beauty says, "Collaborating with the iconic Fisher-Price brand on a casting call enables Changing the Face of Beauty to empower young children with disabilities and their families...We can change perceptions and ignite futures in media and advertising, especially in such an authentic way that shows every child needs and loves to play."

You must pre-register for the casting call.

Interested parents can send a photo of their child with their name and birth date as well as the parent's name, phone number, email and address to fpstudios@fisher?price.com.

Registration for the casting call is not yet available. We'll let you know as soon as it is.