Hopefuls lined up at 6 a.m. in the hopes of becoming America's Next Top Model.
Aspiring models turned up at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City as early as 6 a.m. Saturday for the chance to be on America's Next Top Model. The CW's reality show is the brainchild of former supermodel Tyra Banks. The show puts aspiring models in a bootcamp of sorts with other competitors who all are vying for a modeling contract. For the first time in the competition, male models will be included in the 20th season. Read more: Audition Saturday for America's Next Top Model in Arlington Want to get articles on Arlington County delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for the Clarendon Patch or Arlington Patch newsletters.
Tryouts for the reality show competition will take place at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City.
Do you have what it takes to be America’s Next Top Model? Because on Saturday, auditions will take place at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City for the CW show’s 20th season, or “cycle” in the program’s lingo. Typically, about 300 to 400 people show up for tryouts, said Jim Byrne, production director for WDCW-TV/DC50, the local CW affiliate that is hosting the casting call. For the first time in the show’s history, male models will be included in the competition. While the show’s star judge and creator Tyra Banks won’t be at Saturday’s tryouts, contestants will be recorded doing “the walk” — and maybe smizing — and will have their measurements taken down, Byrne said. The video auditions will be sent to the show’s producers in Los Angeles…