Congrats are in order for two people who participated in the nationwide casting call from CBS Daytime to win a one-episode role on either The Young and the Restless or The Bold and the Beautiful.
Auditions were held in 13 markets nationwide, with thousands turning out for the opportunity to screen test.
Now CBS Daytime has announced their Casting Call winners: Eric SJ Blain, 22, of Chicago, will appear on Y&R. He is an actor who performs regularly in community theater. A lifelong fan of daytime dramas, he leads his church choir and plays a number of instruments, including the drums, piano, guitar, saxophone and trumpet. Recently, Blain was accepted to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, which he plans to attend in the fall.
Deepa Patel will appear on B&B She works as a quality specialist in behavioral health case management in her native Rochester, NY. Previously, she lived for five years in London, where she studied vocal performance and earned a master’s degree in music psychotherapy. Recently, Patel, 31, rediscovered her love of performing when she enrolled in a local acting class. Her upcoming role on The Bold and the Beautiful will mark the first part she’s played since she appeared onstage in a high school play.
As to when the two casting call winners will appear on-air is yet to be revealed.
Send your congrats to Eric and Deepa on their soap opera acting chance of a lifetime in the comment section below!