A.N.T. Farm Disney Channel

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Get on the Disney Channel show A.N.T. Farm!

The Disney Channel now has another hit comedy kid / teen sitcom called “A.N.T. Farm”. A.N.T. farm is a series produced by Dan Singer. Dan is well known for being one of the producers and writers on the very popular show “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” and the Suite Life spin-off “The Suite Life on Deck”. Dan Singer is also the creator of the Disney XD series “Mr. Young”.

It’s a Laugh Productions is the production company responsible for many hit Disney Channel shows and they are the production company behind A.N.T. Farm. A.N.T. Farm is considered an episodic show and it first aired in May of 2011.

ANT Farm tryoutsA.N.T. Farm from the Disney Channel first aired as a special preview and continued as a regular series on June 17, 2011.

The pilot episode, “TransplANTed” aired after the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. The first promo piece for A.N.T. Farm was aired during the premiere of Lemonade Mouth.

A.N.T. Farm has a good cast of talented child actors. The Disney Channel show stars China Anne McClain, Sierra McCormick and Jake Short. The three friends all go to Middle School together and are involved in a program called A.N.T. which stands for “Advanced Natural Talents”.

What is interesting about A.N.T. Farm is that the show was actually created around it’s star China Anne McClain. Dan Singer said

“The girl had so much confidence. She can nail a joke. She can sing. She can play instruments. It’s like China was some sort of child prodigy, that’s when it hit me: Why not build a show around a child prodigy?”

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Dan Singer admits that he show was first conceived when he, saw China Anne McClain.

Some trivia about the auditions and casting for A.N.T. Farm:
Sierra McCormick was cast after an audition where she continually talked about tigers. Dan Signer stated

“And as I heard her continually talking about tigers, I thought ‘That’s just how Olive would sound.’ Which is how Sierra got that part.”

The main characters in the show are as follows:
Chyna Ann Parks (China Anne McClain) – a music prodigy and gifted girl.

Olive Daphne Doyle (Sierra McCormick) – very smart – a human computer that can remember everything she has ever heard or seen. She plays Chyna’s best buddy in the series.

Fletcher Pumpernickel Quimby (Jake Short) – an artist

Lexi Taylor Reed (Stefanie Scott) – the mean girl and antagonist of the school.

Cameron Parks (Carlon Jeffery)- He is Chyna’s brother in the show. He is older and tries to avoid the middle school scene and A.N.T.

Paisley Houndstooth (Allie DeBerry) – Cheerleader and mean girl,Lexi’s best friend.

Gibson (Zach Steel) i- A.N.T.’s counselor

Angus Chestnut (Aedin Mincks) – a computer genius

Darryl Parks (Finesse Mitchell) – plays Chyna’s dad. He is a Police Officer.

Roxanne Parks (Elise Neal) – Chyna’s mom

Principal Susan Skidmore (Mindy Sterling) – school principal who is a bit vain and self-centered.

A.N.T. Farm is also going to have a soundtrack released. Most of the songs on the soundtrack are performed by China McClain.
The A.N.T. Farm soundtrack is scheduled to be released this month, October 11, 2011.

The A.N.T. Farm record will feature songs by China and other cast members (see list below). There is also a song on the A.N.T. Farm soundtrack called ‘Beautiful’ that will be China McClain and Bruno Mars. The soundtrack will also feature songs by China and her sisters Lauryn and Sierra. The McClain sisters actually have a album coming out in 2012 with Columbia records.

The list of songs on the A.N.T. Farm soundtrack:
1. “Exceptional” (China Anne McClain)
2. “Dynamite” (China Anne McClain)
3. “Calling All The Monsters” (China Anne McClain)
4. “Unstoppable” (China Anne McClain)
5. “Beautiful” (China Anne McClain and Bruno Mars)
6. “My Crush” (China Anne McClain)
7. “Pose” (Stefanie Scott)
8. “Summertime” (Carlon Jeffery)
9. “Perfect Mistake” (The McClain Sisters)
10. “Electronic Apology” (The McClain Sisters)

So stay tuned for the A.N.T. Farm album release in 2012!

If you want to be like China McClain, get your own Disney Channel series as well as a record deal, you will most likely have to really practice not just your acting, but also your singing, dancing and music. Remember China McClain is the young lady who seems to be able to do it all including playing musical instruments. To get on a Disney Channel show you will also need to impress the casting directors at the audition just like China McClain did with Tyler Perry at his auditions and Dan Singer.
China A.N.T. Farm audition
This is not China McClains first TV show. China McClain was in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne where she played Jazmine Payne.

China McClain got her big break as a child singer.She was discovered in 2005 by a music executive who heard her sing and encouraged director Rob Hardy to audition her for his 2005 feature film The Gospel. McClain was only 6 years old when she landed her first role in ‘The Gospel’.

China McClains role on ‘The Gospel’ caught the attention of Tyler Perry who then went on to cast her in his show ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’ as Jazmine Payne.

China has also been in other movies, shows and TV series. She appeared on Hannah Montana, NCIS the movies Hurricane Season, Grown ups and others. She obviously has been to many Disney Channel casting calls.

Other shows China McClain appeared in before getting cast on Disney Channels A.N.T. Farm in 2011 are Dennis The Menace Christmas show, Jimmy Kimmel, Jonas L.A., Wizard’s of Waverly Place, PrankStars and So Random!

Here is the Disney Star of A.N.T. Farm, China McClain talking about how Nick Jonas gave her a guitar

86 thoughts on “A.N.T. Farm Disney Channel

  1. Sophie Gonzalez

    Hello, I am sophie and I would love to be part of the A.N.T Farm show. I am a singer and an actor. I am willing to do anything that is asked to do. I am 14 years old an born on June 21 in 1999. I would love to be part of A.N.T Farm. Thank You

  2. Zakia

    Hi, my name is Zakia. I’m a 15 yr old girl living in Ghana(don’t worry,I can come for your show if i’m picked) I love acting and dancing. I can’t really sing but I can write songs and play the flute. I will be very happy if I’m given any role to play and I promise you that I’m not a disappointment. I think you could use a Ghanaian in your shows so pleeeaaassseee pick me. Thank you!!(acting and dancing are my passion). FYI, I don’t have stage fright, not the shy type and I love talking a lot. I have a good memory and can easily memorize my lines.

  3. christian burgos

    hi I’m Christian Burgos I will love to be on Ant Farm, it’s my dream. I’m a straight A student, I’m 14 height 5’4 weight 110 lbs, eye color hazel, hair color black/brown. I can sing, dance and play basketball. I love ant farm, I love all episodes so I hope you all pick me.

  4. mickaela

    my name is Mickaela and I’m 13 years old. I turned 13 in may and I’m like China’s color but a little bit lighter. I would like to be apart of ant farm because I know I will be great. For me it’s not about being famous, it’s about meeting new people and having fun and being your self.

    This is a lttle list that I am good at
    1. sports
    2. music
    3. basketball &
    4. dancing
    that’s it.

  5. getzi

    Skin tone:yellow
    Talent: singing, dancing, acting,and creative!!!
    Hair color: a very dark brown
    Eye color: brown
    Please pick me because I’m very talented. I’m very fashionable. I really love the show Ant Farm ever since I saw the first episode, I knew the show was going to be really funny and very enjoyable mostly for the kids! I’m a very respectful person! I’m funny and I’m very out going with friends and family. I REALLY HOPE YOU CAN PICK ME! THANK YOU <B

  6. aiyahnahJones

    hair: black shoulder length
    age:10-11 years old
    loves to dance and sing and I can act very well
    I love to perform for people.
    I never get tired of acting and I am very supportive.
    My personality is fun, nice and respectful to others.
    hope you choose me:-)

  7. Joshua Okoye

    Hi my name is Joshua. Please this is my dream come true if I was to be in Ant Farm. I am a really good actor. I’ve been taking acting classes so if there is a chance that I could guest star on Ant farm, it will be great.

  8. Hi my name is Shenye Gorgi. I live in Sweden, I’m 12 years old and I’m turning 13 in December. I love to sing, I started to sing when I was 7 years old and for about 2 years I have been taking singing lessons. In my spare time I’m recording covers, hanging out with my friends and studying. I can speak Swedish, Kurdish, a little bit French and I can speak pretty good English. I think this is a good opportunity for me to show what I can do, and a good start for me wanting to become a singer and an actor in the future.

    Eye colour = Mottled

    Hair colour/Hair style = Brown/ Curly

    Body shape = Curvy

  9. Sean Hayes

    I love ANT Farm, I’ve watched most of the episodes (one or two I missed), and I can act, play bass (electric), and very intelligent. I am very tall for my age. I am 5’8” And 14. I would love to be on ANT farm, it would be my dream to be on TV. Even If I was just a background/recurring character, it would be the best day of my life to be accepted onto the show. It would make my day if you replied.

  10. jazmyne taylor

    Hey my name is Jazmyne Taylor. I love the show a.n.t. farm. I always watch a.n.t. farm and nothing stops me from watching it. Not only do I watch that but I watch daddys little girl, and house of pain. I am very ambitious, humorous, intelligent, and many more things. My hair is like a goldish color and is highlighted by the sun. I am mixed, my eyes are brown, my weight is 91.2, my height is near 5’2, my age is 11. I’ll be 12 november 20 and my skills are: singing, acting, a little dancing, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, softball,and I like to play instruments. I’m in the process of trying to learn to play guitar.I am in middle school and am taking chorus so I am doing competitions at Bush Gardens and spring trips. I would like to be on a.n.t farm and get picked please.

  11. cheyenne

    My name is Cheyenne. I love A.N.T farm. I also watched China on Tyler Perry’s house of pain. I am outgoing, funny and generous if you want me to play an instrument I’ll play it in no time. I learned to play the piano in 5 minutes, am very very energetic, smart and intelligent. I act like a character every morning.

    skin color:brown eye color:dark brown hair color:black and brown a little height:4 11 weight:103.3 age:11 skills:acting, singing, gymnastics, dancing, basketball

    In the past I have been on TV for my school dance play called Young Americans. Also on the news for a Christmas party. I am very smiley, if you see me, I am always smiling :D. I have been in plays too. I will be very very very happy if you pick me:D.
    I live in Lincoln NE. Please get back to me at your earliest convenience.:D

  12. haley

    OMG, I love this show, amazing. I’m in love with singing!!! I admire china so much.

  13. amanda

    I have always been a viewer but I have never thought of actually being in a Disney anything. If you pick me, I will scream at home 24/7 but not on set because thats so immature . I thought maybe you need a Londoner to play a part. I have an amazing British voice, plus I have been told I have a stunning voice for singing.

  14. daniel

    I’m Daniel and I really like ant farm. My birthday is on aug 15 and I am 4 ft 6. I love to dance and I would really like to hear back from you.

  15. adya mishra

    I can act. I sometimes fool my parents that I am hurt or that my brother hogs the iPad we have (by the way that worked because my dad is thinking of buying me the small iPads).

  16. My name is christian and i would like to be on ant farm because i can sing and i love the show and would like to be on tv

  17. Savannah Sowell

    My name is savavannah.I am 12 years old
    hair color:brown/blond (straight)
    eye color: blue/green
    I love singing,dancing and acting.
    i love a.n.t farm and china anne mclain is a great mentor. I love her songs. They really speak to me. I think that I would be great for the part so I hope you pick me! 🙂
    Sowell :)!!

  18. jessica akurunwa

    I though of something you can add for a talent, someone who can change there personalality anytime haha 🙂 and yeah

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