Images courtesy of Anne' Phillips Photography

  Model Casting Call for
Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2011

Saturday, August 20, 2011 | 9:30am-12pm
Art Institute of Tampa
4401 North Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614-7086

Your arrival time is determined by your last name:
A-I: 9:30am
J-Q: 10am
R-Z: 10:30am
If you are not able to make your specified arrival time, please arrive before 11am. If anyone arrives after 11:30am, s/he will not be able to participate in the model casting.
We are seeking confident and attractive female and male runway models. Regardless of weight or body frame, you must have a healthy appearance and be in good physical condition.
Important Requirements:
Women: Minimum height of 5'8" or taller. Size 2-6.
Men: Minimum height of 6'0" or taller. Jacket 40R, waist 30-32.
Specialty Women's Sizes: There are select opportunities for specialty women's sizes. Some designers are seeking full-figured size models who are 5'8" or taller.
All Models:
Must have strong runway experience
Be prepared to walk. Ladies, please bring a pair of high heels
Wear a minimal amount of make-up or no make-up
No excessive piercing or tattoos
Please avoid baggy clothing, we need to see your figure/body
For those who would like to be considered for the designer swimwear or lingerie segment, please wear a two-piece bathing suit (women) or swim trunks (men) underneath your clothes as you may be asked to walk in your bathing suit
We may ask to see your legs, arms, torso and upper back to see if you are able to wear open back gowns, low-cut garments, etc.
If you are under 18 years of age, your guardian must be present or you will not be able to audition
Please bring at least 10 comp cards or 10 of the same photos for designers to review.
Be prepared to provide your TRUE current stats i.e. height (in bare feet), bust size, waist size, dress size, shoe size, etc.
All models must be pre-approved and registered to walk for designers in Fashion Week Tampa Bay. Your registration will be your signed waivers/releases which you will receive at the casting call.

If you do not meet the stat requirements BUT have modeling experience and/or a strong runway walk, we welcome you to attend and show us what you've got.


This is not a paid casting. Models who are cast will receive the opportunity to walk the runway at Tampa Bay Fashion Week, access to images and model casting directors, and model incentives, including: gym membership, etc. Select models will have media exposure and editorial opportunities.

If you have any questions, please e-mail:

Good luck!