Casting Girls and their ‘American Girl’ Dolls (not affiliated with Mattel)

Ilona Szwarc (NYC based artist/photographer) is seeking girls for “American Girls,” a photo project. The project will consist of photographs and a feature length documentary and will end with a several gallery/museum exhibitions and a book release.

 Photographer states: “This project has already been published by numerous publications worldwide, including The New York Times, MSNBC, and the Telegraph. It is a work in progress and the photographer wants to include girls from the Los Angeles are before the project is complete.”  Shoots between August 9 and September 6, 2012 in Los Angeles. Specific dates and locations will be determined based on each subject’s availability after initial casting.

Seeking— Girls: 6-17, all ethnicities and backgrounds, must own an American Girl Doll, all levels of acting and modeling welcome.

Must be in Los Angeles area.

Email at least one photograph of yourself (ideally with your doll) to Ilona Szwarc at Email submissions only. Please note in your submission that you are responding to the Hollywood Mom Blog casting notice.

For more info, visit

No pay, but credit and copies of photos provided. This is a great opportunity for exposure with a talented and well-respected artist.

About the project in the artist’s words: