The act or instance of casting an amateur for a role in television or film, whether literally on a street or sidewalk or in organized events. I heard they're running a huge street casting for that new soap opera. We've found a huge amount of talent through informal street casting events.
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n. selecting amateurs to be performers or models. I do a lot of street-casting. Almost everybody can act a little.
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