Last Chance Casting Call for This Old House



Application Window Closes April 15!

Three Selected Winners to Participate in Renovation of Newton, MA, home for the Emmy® Award-Winning PBS Series This Old House

Watch "This Old House" Sundays at 5:30am on The CW Providence!
*Submission ends April 15, 2017*

Stamford, CT (April 4, 2017) —This Old House Ventures, LLC, is reinforcing its commitment to Generation Next, the philanthropic initiative encouraging and empowering young people to join skilled trades, by providing the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be an apprentice to the expert team of This Old House. From now until April 15, the program is open to candidates interested in all building trades with varying degrees of experience, from high school grads, vocational students, and returning veterans to journeymen and women looking to take their skills to the next level.  

The talented team of experts from the award-winning PBS series will select three winners who will be notified by May 1. Winners will be flown to the Greater Boston area this summer, housed for 10 weeks from June 12 to August 18, and paid a stipend to work alongside—and learn from—the This Old House team on the Generation Next Project House, which will air in the 2017-2018 season.

Upload submissions here:

Submissions need to include: 

•    A summary of your professional experience, if any (150 words or less),
•    A screen-test video uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or other such public video-sharing platform that shows us who you are and why your trade is so important to you,
•    A letter of recommendation from professional or academic reference (PDF or doc),
•    A resume (PDF or doc).

*Submission window ends April 15, 2017*

This Old House ®, the Emmy award winning public television program, is currently airing ten all new Detroit-based episodes on PBS (check local listings). The episodes, part of the show’s 37th season, highlight Detroit’s unique architecture and the urban renewal projects fueling the city’s resurgence. #TOHDetroit