Atlanta area entrepreneurs will have the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of successful, big-name industry tycoons on the ABC reality show “Shark Tank” this weekend. Those interested in participating are invited to head to the Fox Theater and arrive by 11 a.m. Wrist bands will be handed out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with interviews beginning at noon.
“Shark Tank” features billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; “Queen of QVC” Lori Greiner; technology innovator Robert Herjavec; fashion and branding expert Daymond John; and venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary.
The show is filming its fifth season. Atlanta is one of five cities chosen to participate in this season. The other cities are Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Philadelphia.
Nationwide auditions to appear on the ABC reality series start in Atlanta at the Fox Theater on Sunday, April 14. The first 500 entrepreneurs who show up will be given the opportunity to make their pitches. Winning pitches get real money from the billionaire panel.
More information on auditions and pitches is below.
CASTING CALL AUDITION SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY, APRIL 14th
THE FOX THEATRE
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Numbered Wristbands Distributed
12:00 p.m. — Interviews Begin
For further casting call information, please check out http://abc.go.com/shows/shark-tank/casting