Here is your opportunity to walk the runways of Dayton Fashion Week. We celebrate beauty in all forms and abilities regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or social-economic background and expect all models to be professional in appearance, behavior, and with their communication.
Opportunities to receive monetary compensation are available.
Online submissions are currently being accepted, if you were cast for the 2020 Dayton Fashion Week, there is no need to re-submit, unless you need to update your contact information.
Each individual designer will have casting calls for their line only so be sure to check back for details. Models are welcomed to audition for more than one designer, you only need to attend one casting call per designer.
Individual Designer Open Casting Call
As designers are confirmed for Dayton Fashion Week they will be given the opportunity to host their own Open Casting Call. Dates, times, and locations will be announced below.
See our official Code of Conduct Here
Current Casting Calls:
All models must also bring with them (1) Head Shot and (1) full body shot. Images do not need to be professional and an be taken with a cell phone and printed off at a local pharmacy.
****PLEASE NOTE: Models are being cast for the Dayton Fashion Week Headlining Experience scheduled to take place July 11th-17th, 2021.
Opportunities for models to receive monetary compensation are available via ticket sales.
Please send all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dayton Emerging Fashion Incubator (DE-FI) LLC is NOT a modeling school, we are NOT an agency or talent management. We provide opportunities for aspiring models regardless of age, height, weight, size, gender, religion, ethnicity, physical ability or sexuality. The overall goal of our Model Incubator is to eliminate the need for our Model Incubator by attracting legitimate agencies with ethical practices to Dayton, OH. There are no fees to join.