Ever fancied yourself as a featured extra (doctor, nurse, orderly, ‘other’ walk-on featured extra) on Shortland Street?

BGT, New Zealand’s leading TV and film talent agency, are offering a free trial to people with no experience to “give it a go” being a talent on TV. If you love it, you have the option of joining BGT on an annual basis.

Filming for Shortland Street is generally during the week so if you are available, reliable and keen to be a part of NZ’s longest running TV series WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! You must be legally allowed to work in NZ now and have your own transport to get to set. We need punctual, reliable, awesome talent to submit for these roles.

Apply online via www.bgt.nz and select FREE TRIAL on our talent packs page, then complete the online application selecting the FREE TRIAL AUCKLAND option.

“BGT – it’s the best second job in the world!”

Doctors, Nurses, Orderlies, Patients, Visitors…

BGT are constantly submitting talent for featured roles and background roles on Shortland Street. No experience necessary – just a great attitude and the ability to read instructions and follow direction.

Please note you cannot already be represented by another agency to apply for roles submitted through BGT – we are an exclusive agency.

Any gender, aged 18 to 99 from Auckland, New Zealand

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience

Apply now


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