CHILD / TWEEN MODEL FAQ

#1 HOW DO I APPLY MY CHILD/TWEEN TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2020 GREENVILLE FASHION WEEK (GFW)?

There are three easy steps to apply.

Complete the online application.

Upload headshot and full body image within application.

Pay the $35 application processing fee.

*Please note that your application will not be reviewed until the online payment is completed. Application fee includes photography sitting fee.

 

#2 WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION?  

Entries must be received no later than 8 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in order to secure an audition time. Auditions will take place on November 3rd at Courtyard Marriott Downtown  — 50 W. Broad Street, Greenville, SC, 29601– call time to be determined by GFW. All Models will be notified of their audition time by 9pm on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

 

#3 WHAT IF I MISS THE DEADLINE? IS MY CHILD / TWEEN STILL ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND AUDITIONS?

To secure an audition, you MUST submit an online application by the deadline outlined above. Video submissions will NOT be accepted.

Models must meet the age requirement (see #4 for details), pay a $35 application-processing fee, and complete the official GFW Child/ Tween Model Application. Models that do not meet these requirements will not be seen by GFW.

 

#4 WHAT REQUIREMENTS MUST CHILD / TWEEN POSSESS TO BE CONSIDERED?  

Child models must be 5-11 years of age, disciplined, independent and be able to follow directions well. Parents will not be allowed backstage during auditions or during the Child/ Tween Show on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

Tween models must be 11-14 years of age, disciplined, independent and be able to follow directions well.

*Parents, please note that this is an audition process and that GFW will only be accepting 50 children to participate in the runway show and 15 Tweens to participate. 

All applicants must have parent or legal guardian’s permission to apply, and must be at the audition to sign a waiver or model will not be permitted to audition.

NOTE: The application fee is nonrefundable.

 

#5 HOW DO I PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS?

All models are required to bring a 5×7 color headshot and full body shot to the auditions.

Practice your walk, poses, and presentation!

There will be a mini photo session at auditions.

 

#6 IF MY CHILD / TWEEN IS SELECTED FOR AN AUDITION, WHEN/HOW WILL I BE NOTIFIED?

All applicants will be notified via email*, no later than 9:00pm on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 if selected to attend auditions. The email confirmation will include: date, time, location and assigned time to register. Audition times are at the sole discretion of Greenville Fashion Week.

Models will audition on Sunday, November 3rd between 12:00-6:00pm. Times could vary based on number of applicants.

*All GFW correspondence is done via e-mail. Be sure the email address on your application is correct otherwise you will NOT receive information from GFW.

 

#7 IF SELECTED AS A GFW MODEL, WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?

All Child/ Tween models are required to attend rehearsal the afternoon of Friday, April 24, 2020. Attendance to all fittings are required and will be held on Monday, April 20, 2020.

The Child/ Tween Runway Show will be held as a Saturday Matinee show on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

 

#8 WHERE WILL FITTINGS AND REHEARSALS BE HELD? WHAT DATES AND WHAT TIMES?

All events will take place in Greenville, South Carolina. Exact location and time will be sent to models via e-mail at a later date. Time-blocks are assigned by and at the sole discretion of GFW. Mark your calendar NOW for the following:

Model Training Day: Sunday, March 29, 2020

Rehearsal: Friday afternoon, April 24, 2020

Fittings – Monday, April 20, 2020

Runway Show- Saturday afternoon, April 25, 2020

 

#9 ARE THERE ANY FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS TO PARTICIPATE AS A MODEL?   

GFW requires a processing fee of $35 to apply, which will include a mini photoshoot sitting fee. All models are also responsible for any and all costs associated with auditions, rehearsals, go-sees or fittings, and the week of the event including all transportation to/from Greenville, meals, lodging, and parking fees.

 

#10 IF SELECTED FOR A SPECIAL EVENT, PHOTOSHOOT, OR RUNWAY SHOW, WILL TRAVEL TO/FROM GREENVILLE AND ACCOMMODATIONS BE COVERED?

All models are responsible for travel to/from Greenville and lodging the week of GFW. Visit the GFW website for hotel partners and our host hotel, Courtyard Marriott, who may offer a preferred rate.

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