Rebel Model Search

Rebel Model Search
2017 Casting Call Information


Please note, we will not be responding to any Rebel Model inquires sent via email to any Rebel Team Member or via social media direct message. Thank you for your understanding. 


Our 2017 LIVE Rebel Model Search kicked off in Dallas, Texas on June 3rd and included stops in Chicago, Seattle, Atlantic City and Sarasota.
The Online Application Portal will close July 22nd at 5 PM CST. Anyone cast for any of our Rebel Model categories will be contacted by August 12th. We will not be contacting you unless you were cast. We will announce the 2017/2018 Class of Rebel Models on August 15th. To be included in the August 15th announcement those cast will have to have signed and returned their Rebel Model Contract. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there an age limit for Rebel Models?
A: Yes. We are casting male and female cheerleaders and dancers ages 7 to 19.  

Q: What categories is Rebel casting for this year?
A: We will be casting for Rebel Royalty Models, Social Media Models, Promotional Models, Emerging Models, Junior Models, Junior Teen Models, Senior Models,  and Feature Models.  

Q: Do I need a ticket to come to the LIVE Casting Call?
A: Yes. We will have our ticket page available on April 15th. 

Q: Can I get tickets at the casting call?
A: No. You will need to get your ticket in advance. 

Q: Does it cost money to come to LIVE Casting Call?
A: No. Tickets for the casting call are free. However we will be be offering the Rebel Model Experience and that does cost money. Stay tuned for details on how to purchase the Rebel Model Experience. 

Q: What is the Rebel Model Experience and how much does it cost?
A: Buy the Rebel Model Experience Ticket and Rebel’s event photographer Jerry Hughes will be on hand to take professional pictures for you, prior to your casting interview. This fun experience includes: 

  • Professional polaroids to bring to the casting table
  • A fun, professional mini fashion shoot on a Rebel Level backdrop  
  • Five of your favorites customized for social media posting
  • The option to order prints/posters/etc.
  • Rebel swag ($12 retail value) to remember the experience 

You must reserve your time in advance. 
COST: $70

Q: What should I bring to the LIVE Casting Call?
A: Two (2) clear photos of yourself that are at least 4” x 5”. You must bring a close up of your face (head shot, no selfies) and a standing full body photo (no stunting, no sitting, no tumbling).

Q: What should I wear?
A: Your cheer uniform (any brand), your practice wear (any brand), or casual street clothes. We will also have Rebel Luxe items on hand for purchase. If you want to purchase Rebel Luxe to wear for the Rebel Model Experience and casting interview please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled arrival to allow time to shop and change. 

Q: Will there be a hair and makeup artist?
A: No. You will need to come with your hair and makeup as you want it for the Rebel Model Experience and casting interview. We recommend a hair and makeup look similar to what you'll see in our Purple Label Lookbook. 

Q: I can't make it to a LIVE Casting Call. Can I still apply to be a Rebel Model?
A: Can’t make it to a LIVE casting? That’s ok! We will be accepting online submissions here starting on June 3rd. The online application portal will close at 5:00 PM CST on July 22nd. 

Q: I am coming to a LIVE Casting Call. What should I expect?
A: Your ticket (both free and Rebel Model Experience) will have a time block that you've selected printed on the ticket. Please arrive for check in about 15 minutes prior to that time block. At check-in you will be assigned a group number. Rebel Model Experience ticket holders will be called up in groups of 4 to 5. Casting call only ticket holders will be called up in groups of 8 to 10. Expect to wait anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes for your group to be called. The wait may be longer for Casting Call only ticket holders. During  your wait time feel free to browse in the Rebel Dream Boutique and see our new Rebel Luxe items in person. Every Rebel Model hopeful will take part in a panel interview where Rebel staffers will be asking the hopefuls questions. We will not be releasing the interview questions in advance. 

Q: Do current Rebel Models need to reapply?
A: Yes. We do not automatically recast everyone who was cast the previous year.