CHICAGO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Executed in three phases, Mario, Make Me a Model reaches hundreds of young people looking for careers in modeling and provides photoshoots, TV appearances and the training needed to launch a career in modeling.
Phase I: Open Model Calls
Mario, Make Me A Model 2017.
CALLING ALL MODEL HOPEFULS
- Monday, June 5 at 4:00 PM at Mario Tricoci 900 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, Lower Level.
- Tuesday, June 6 at Mario Tricoci Oak Brook, IL at Noon and Mario Tricoci Schaumburg, IL at 6 PM.
Up to 50 contestants will be selected to move onto the Quarter Finals to be held at The Wit Hotel ROOF on Tuesday June 13 where they will walk an elevated runway in front of judges including representatives from Factor|Chosen Model Management, Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC), Matt Ferguson Photography and Mario Tricoci himself.
SEVEN Semi Finalists will be announced at that event and will start training with Factor|Chosen Model Management and FFC.
Phase II: Training & Photoshoots
The remaining Five Finalists will be announced on July 23 and embark on the rest of the journey including a professional fashion shoot with Chicago photographer Matt Ferguson for SPLASH and a taping of their own television spot with CBS2 Chicago.
Phase III: The Fashion Show
Every year the program culminates with a runway show featuring five emerging Chicago Designers during which finalists will be immersed with 20 professional models to walk the runway as the last piece of the competition. That evening, Mario Tricoci will announce the winner of Mario, Make Me a Model 2017. The show on Thursday, August 10 will be held at The Geraghty (2520 S. Hoyne Avenue) in Chicago.
The winner of Mario Make Me A Model 2017 will receive additional prizes valued at more than $4,000 including a seven-night trip for two adults to Grand Bahia Principe Coba in Riviera Maya, Mexico courtesy of Apple Vacations, a Fitness Formula Clubs membership and $500 in Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas beauty products. The five finalists will all receive consideration for a modeling contract with Factor|Chosen.
About Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas
Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas is the leader in luxury hair styling and spa services operating 14 locations in Chicagoland including 12 full-service Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas and two Mario Tricoci Too Salons focusing on expert cut and color. For more than 40 years, Mario has offered an extensive menu of cutting-edge hair, skin and body care, as well as custom make-up and nail services all delivered by highly skilled professionals. Visit www.tricoci.com for more information, consultation tools, trend galleries and helpful How-To videos to achieve today’s top looks. Appointments can be made online, in salon, or by calling 847.202.1900.
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