Simpson students get a chance to “Get Real”

Casting directors for the MTV show “The Real World” will be holding an open casting call for 18-24-year-olds at Club Element in Ames on Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Applicants should take along a recent photo of themselves and photo identification.

“We look for characters from real life,” said Johnathan Murray, executive produce of “The Real World” in a press release. “[We want] people with strong personalities who are unafraid to speak their minds.”