Stranger Things 4 Auditions: Everything You Need to Know

stranger things 4 auditions

The latest season of Stranger Things has wrapped and Stranger Things Season 4 Auditions will be held and taking place for filming soon.

We’re sad to see the third Stranger Things come to an end, but the good news is that it opens the door for aspiring actors to take part in the 4th season.

How to Audition for Stranger Things Season 4:

First, to be completely transparent, honest and set expectations accordingly.

Stranger Things has blown up to be one of the most popular television shows on Netflix.

Stranger Things is binge watched by millions of people, and the kids, teens and adults who star in the show have catapulted to stardom.

When a show becomes as as popular and successful as Stranger Things has become, the casting directors become more selective with who they choose to audition or attend casting calls.

Usually, at this point in a series you see more privately negotiated castings between directors and talent agencies and agents.

If you want a recurring role or a main character role in the series you’re probably going to need an agency, an agent and a significant amount of experience.

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Are Stranger Things Auditions Secret?

Depending on the role, Yes.

Without spoiling too much – News recently broke out that a new major character on the Series did not even know what she was auditioning for. were auditioning for Stranger Things when they attended their casting call.

This actor literally had no idea what they were auditioning for.

However, she ended up having a major role in the 3rd season.

Smaller roles, non speaking rolls, background actors and other non major characters are typically not “secret auditions”.

Small roles are posted to the internet all the time, and we’ll make sure to post them to this page when they are public.

Do You Need Experience to Audition for Stranger Things?

With all of that being said open casting calls do still happen. Mostly for smaller roles or background actors/extras.

Does it mean you’re going to become a household name like the other kids on the show? No. Probably not, but it’s a cool way to get experience.

It also gives you the opportunity to be on set with some of your favorite actors from the show and earn some decent money while doing something really cool.

According to this article at Chron, Background Actors/Movie Extras typically make around $170 per day.

All things considered, it’s being an extra is a pretty awesome gig.

Tips for Stranger Things 4 Auditions:

The casting director for Stranger Things recently gave aspiring kid actors several tips and pieces of advice for pursing an acting career.

First, if you plan to audition for a series as big as Stranger Things Season 4, you’ll most likely need a talent agency and talent agent.

Carmen says that is where most of the talent are requested directly from talent agents and talent agencies.

Second, experience is important, but not 100% necessary. 

You might be surprised to know that Stranger Things was actually the first big gig for a lot of the actors on the show .

Some of the kids had experience, but many of the actors had little to no experience 

Third, you need to practice, practice, practice.

If you’re of the lucky few to attend a Stranger Things 4 Casting Call, then you need to nail it.

You can’t just walk in and blow casting directors away when you’re likely going up against other actor who have been doing this for years .

Practice and get comfortable so you’re ready for if and when your big casting call day comes.

Where will Stranger Things 4 Auditions Take Place?

Auditions will likely take place in Atlanta, GA.

Previous seasons of Stranger Things have been filmed in Atlanta, so we believe future auditions will also be held in ATL.

That’s just our best guess, though. Details have not been released.

When will Stranger Things 4 Auditions Take Place?

Most likely Spring 2020.

Historically, after the last couple of seasons there has been a 6-12 month rest period after the latest season wraps before the team starts finding shoot locations, polishing story lines and you guessed it – holding auditions and open casting calls.

You can count on casting directors to start looking for talent after 6 months, maybe 12 months.

auditions for small roles on Stranger Things Season 4 are posted with a 1-2 week notice.

So even if the show is filming the last episode, they might not request actors until a week before it’s finished.

We’ll make sure to post them to this page as they are released by the casting director.

Who is the Casting Director for Stranger Things 4?

Carmen Cuba is the casting director for Stranger Things.

Carmen has worked with A list celebrities and has worked on many successful television series and movies such as The Maritan starring Matt Damon, Magic Mike starring Channing Tatum and of course Stranger Things.

As you can see, you have some time on your hands before Stranger Things 4 Auditions actually take place, but in the mean time it’s a good idea to hone your craft and hopefully get your lucky break.

Like they say… “Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity”

Current, 2019 Stranger Things Auditions / Open Casting Calls:

Currently there are no active auditions or casting calls.

When casting calls or auditions for Stranger Things 4 are submitted, we will have them posted here.

Keep in mind, in full transparency these will likely be smaller roles and/or background work.

If you’re still interested, even in a small part, make sure to bookmark this page and check back regularly.

57 Comments on "Stranger Things 4 Auditions: Everything You Need to Know"

  1. Troy Hardesty Jr. | July 8, 2019 at 3:41 am | Reply

    i would love to be on a audition for this amazing show i will leave my name down below i am age 16

  2. Hello My name Is Nevaeh and I’m a huge Stranger things Fan
    I Take theater and I’m 13 going on 14
    And I think I would be good to have On stranger things
    I’m talented at drawing and other stuff
    So please text me at gmail if anything

    • I have always dreamt of being an actress, I have been in several plays, Highschool Musical, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Annie. I have been casted as main roles and have been recently obsessed with stranger things! I hope to be updated and be given the opportunity of my life, whether it’s a main role, or even as small as a person walking in the background. Thank you!

  3. is this for teenagers also

  4. Summerlyn Hardy | July 10, 2019 at 6:37 pm | Reply

    It would be a dream to be on Stranger Things and it would be an amazing experience that would be an opportunity of a lifetime. Being on Stranger Things would be surreal so hopefully I get to audition.

  5. Lizzie LeeAnn Furstenau | July 10, 2019 at 9:14 pm | Reply

    I’ve never even been in a play but ever since I started watching stranger things I’ve always wanted to be apart of the party.

  6. hello, i love watching stranger things and i think i can practice and practice to be part of this awesome show!☺️

  7. I really want to be in stranger things season 4 please pick me to be in it

  8. Kitty blessing | July 11, 2019 at 9:42 pm | Reply

    I would like to audition for a role on stranger things season 4. I have some experience with acting, and I do not have a agent yet. I live in Dayton Ohio but I am willing to fly to the additions. I am 13 years old, I’m 4 foot 10” my Weight Is 115 I have blond hair, Hazel eyes and I am caucasian. I look forward to hearing a response back. Thank you

  9. i wonder if the season 4 will be soon hopefully i can get the roll

  10. Oh my god I would love to audition for stranger thing season 4

  11. I think this new season will be another wonderful experience for everyone who takes part even in the auditions! I look forward to it.

  12. can I send in a video of my audition to you and possibly get a main role?

  13. Great Opportunity.

  14. and who do I send it to

  15. I am interested in any role for Stranger Things season four.

  16. veronica Washington | July 13, 2019 at 3:38 am | Reply

    Thank you I know every thing now. Hopefully I get a role in stranger things good luck to everyone and me.

  17. Mckenna Ross | July 14, 2019 at 3:04 am | Reply

    I would love to apart of Stranger Things to go back to the 80s. As a 13 year old girl I’ve never experienced life before the 2000s. I don’t have no experience, so that would throw a big role out the door. I would love to be even somebody walking by in the background.
    I hope to check back!

  18. London Smith | July 14, 2019 at 6:17 am | Reply

    This sounds like a great opportunity for people that want experience to be in this great show and this seems great for me.I hope that I can to this during spring of 2020.Maybe I’ll see y’all there! Good luck to everyone else!!

  19. I would like to audition for the show as a bigger part, I don’t have much experience but think I’m up for the job, however if that’s not good enough I’m totally down for a non speaking role as out would be a great experience to meet the cast and be on set, I live in California but might be able to go to Atlanta, I’d love to audition and give myself a chance to be on my favorite show, my dream is to become an actress so plz consider, let me know all the info for auditioning and maybe I can go into details with the brothers.

  20. Hi, I am Ivey, and you know the girl “Earica”, I am trying to find and want to have an act like her!!!
    Someday I really hope I can do this!!!!

  21. Hi I am Kaylee I am interested in getting a spot in Stranger Things 4. I am interested in a small spot because I am only 11 but I love the show and I would love to hear back from you. Thank you!

  22. Do I have to be a Actor to get in???

  23. What if your unable to be at addition can you addition at home

  24. Do you know where in Atlanta the stranger things audition will happen

  25. Alexis Ellermeier | July 16, 2019 at 11:48 pm | Reply

    Hi I live in Utah and I love acting. I am 17 years old. me and my brother Troy were hoping to audition for stranger things 4. He is 11 years old. Is there anyway I can send a video in? My number is+13852286682 Thank you!

  26. Yes i want to be on the show so badly

  27. Jonah lavalley | July 18, 2019 at 12:43 am | Reply

    I want to be an acter I’m 10 years of age and I would like to know where stranger things is filmed I want an important role if possible dear stranger things

  28. Natalya Sisneros | July 18, 2019 at 4:26 am | Reply

    Hello my name is Natalya Sisneros. I am 14 years old, my birthday is March 31, 2005. I would love to be apart of this show and be more than just an extra. If is there anyway I could be in the show, I would not let you down. One thing is I don’t have acting experience on television, but all of my family would give a good word for me about me acting around the house. Also I have played in a couple plays or so in school events. Acting is my passion, and it would be an honor to act in this show. Thank you for having the time to read this message and hopefully you will consider me acting in this show.

  29. Thanks so much for all of this information! I ya e been looking around for this for a while! I’ll make sure to keep this page bookmarked 🙃✅

  30. Hi I’m jack Butler I’m a huge fan of this show I haven’t been in many experiences in acting but I would love the opportunity to be in this amazing show.

  31. Sorry I’m saying a comment again but I would like to tell you that I’m Australian but please don’t let that hold you back from picking me for any position. Thank you

  32. Sorry I’m saying a comment again but I would like to tell you that I’m Australian but please don’t let that hold you back from picking me for any position. Thank you

  33. I love acting and it is a dream to be on stranger things

  34. My name is Tiana and I want to audition for a big or small part but I live in Alabama and don’t want to go to Georgia just so I can not be picked. Any help? Also if you see Millie Bobby Brown please tell her hi or Finn.

  35. This is very informative. Thank you! My daughter, 13, would very much like to be an extra in Stranger Things. She is a novice filmmaker and with a keen eye for observation. This is her favorite show, so I think it would be fun for her.

  36. Is it alright if you live somewhere far and you wanted to go audition but you can’t. can you just send a video of yourself introducing yourself and reacting a scene to try make it in?

  37. Margarette sagatinto | July 19, 2019 at 11:30 pm | Reply

    I wish I could be in the show and I hope that you guys can get me and give some role to be, I can sing I can play instruments like guitar and piano and I also join at drama and I have been acting in a lot of event on my school

  38. Thankyou this really helped me to understand things.

  39. i’ve always had a dream to become a actor. it would honestly be life changing for me. i’ve tried everything i could and i can never get around to it.

  40. So this is a good show and am trying to be in it but i dont know how to get to the auditions and i been trying all day please try to text me back email is and am a teen by the way here my email lawrencestanley714@gmail

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  42. I really want a special role on stranger things

  43. I would love to have a act in stranger things

  44. I just finished season 3 of Stranger Things and I loved it! It would be a dream to me to even at least be an extra on the show

  45. Melissa Thomas | July 21, 2019 at 6:55 pm | Reply

    My daughter would love to be in Stranger Things season 4!! She is turning 12 in September. Please let me know how she could audition! Thank you.

  46. I need to get in the show so I will be someone special please it’s my dream and I want it to be my reality and we can be friends.

  47. I need to get in the show so I will be someone special please it’s my dream and I want it to be my reality and we can be friends with the show.

  48. i need an audition for stranger things season 4.

  49. Hi I’m wondering how can I contact the duffer brothers i would love to audition

  50. I’m in Ghana and I really want to be part of the show
    I will be in Germany in September so I can come to ATL when the casting call is due

  51. hi, i have a question:
    i’m italian and i really want be in season 4 , can i partecipate to these auditions or i can’t because i live in italy?

  52. Hi I am Chloe and I love stranger things. But being a part of it would be a dream come true. Even through I have school I will do my best to try to do both and also I live in Yucaipa. When stranger thing first came out on Netflix I wrote the script in my notepad and I act it out. And this one I act it in front of my parents and they said that one day I will be on it.

  53. Hi My name is Nevaeh,
    I would love to be in Stranger Things season 4. I can dance I have lots of talents. One of my future plans is to be an actress and this is my first step. I know if I’m in the movie that I might not become as famous as the others but at least I tried and I’m sure I will enjoy it. Also I can see some of my favorite actors and get to have the experience of being in a movie that is one of the most popular movies on Netflix, that would be a dream come true. I love Stranger Things. I hope I will be able to be apart of it. Thank you for your time.

  54. Hey. I have acting experience, but landing a role in stranger things is most likely impossible for me because I have not been in any big productions. I don’t think commenting on this post will do anything but here goes!

  55. Klara Thanh Poulsen | July 25, 2019 at 12:50 pm | Reply

    I Can cut my hair shorter and i want every role the Crew has

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