an audition, especially for actors or dancers, open to anyone wishing to try out.
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How to use open call in a sentence
The prototype is expected to come online sometime next year, and the company has put up an open call for team member applications.Tesla wants to make humanoid robots. Here’s their competition. | Charlotte Hu | August 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
It was an open call where people responded with their proposals.
At the Museum of the City of New York, a social media open call for images of “a socially-distanced NYC” and scenes of activism drew nearly 20,000 images from professional and amateur photographers.Hand Sanitizer, Masks and Screenshots From Zoom: See What Museums Are Already Collecting to Tell the Story of COVID-19 | Olivia B. Waxman | September 10, 2020 | Time
Later, she hosts an open call for inventors looking for investors, and blatantly steals their ideas.Meet the Female Borat, British Comedienne Mona Yousefi | Kevin Fallon | July 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
When I asked where these “patients” came from, Dr. Greg told me they were cast in some sort of open call.‘LA Shrinks’: A Television Writer Discovers His Shrink Is on a Bravo Reality Show | Mike Chessler | April 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST