The Yakima Valley is filled with exceptional talent, past and present! Yakima natives like Kyle MacLachlan (Dune, Twin Peaks, Hamlet), Sam Kinison (Stand-Up Comedy, Back To School, Married With Children), Colleen Atwood (Costume Designer, The Silence of the Lambs, Mars Attacks!, Fantastic Beasts, Beetlejuice 2), Christopher Wiehl (CSI, Can’t Hardly Wait, Law & Order: SVU), and many more, like Adele Shepherd (Star Trek: Picard) who came back home for a special appearance! Why can’t YOU be the next star?

Your chance to pursue your dreams of stage and screen is coming up soon! Applause International is scouring the country and stopping in Yakima soon!

Reesha Cosby via Instagram
Reesha Cosby via Instagram

They’re holding an open casting call on Wednesday, August 9th, at the Yakima Convention & Events Center. Acting, singing, dancing, commercial print, fashion runway, even voice acting, if you feel you’re cut out for one of these, why not try out?!

“This is your opportunity! Family-friendly, safe environment! Best Audition Experience”
– Applause International Facebook Page

Check out to register and get signed up for your audition time.

“Applause International has been launching careers from aspiring actors, singers, dancers, and models for over 30 years. The goal of our experienced team is to guide talented individuals to the top with integrity and professionalism.”
- Applause International Website

Are you Yakima’s next rising star? You won’t know if you don’t try! Just look at Kyle MacLachlan!

Yakima's-Own Kyle MacLachlan is More Fashionable than Anyone in Hollywood

Yakima born and bred Kyle MacLachlan has been entertaining us in Hollywood from Dune to Twin Peaks to The Flintstones to Portlandia to hosting SNL and so much more. He has given Yakima shout outs in interviews, he's an avid golfer, has his own wine from Washington state and, in our opinion, is one of the most fashionable guys in Hollywood. Here's a few photos of the Eisenhower High School graduate doing what he might do best -- lookin' good.

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