Open audition in Toronto for Drake and Rihanna music video

Hundreds of dancers stood in line at an east Toronto studio for a chance to audition for a Rihanna and Drake music video.

The music video is for Rihanna's track 'Work' featuring Drake

An open audition was held in Toronto Tuesday night for Rihanna and Drake's new music video for the track 'Work.' (Christopher Polk/Getty Images/Joel Ryan/Associated Press)

There was a hot line in Toronto's east end Tuesday night where hundreds of dancers stood to audition for Drake and Rihanna's new music video.

An open call for professional and non-professional dancers was held in the city at Milestone Studio on Eastern Avenue near Broadview from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

People were let into Milestone Studio in Toronto's east end for the Rihanna and Drake music video casting call on Tuesday night. (CBC)

The casting director indicated in the ad that the video will be dancehall style. They want a total of 60 men and women for the video, ages 19-40.

Caroline Kent is one of the many people who stood in line Tuesday evening.
Caroline Kent is one of hundreds of dancers who lined up at the Toronto audition for Rihanna and Drake's new music video. (CBC)

"I think it will be a lot of fun. I love the style of music. I love Rihanna and Drake. I think they are both amazing artists," said Kent.

The music video is for the track Work dropped by Rihanna last week, which features Drake. It is off of her new album Anti. 

"I heard the song and I heard the beat, it's a reggae vibe. I had to get into it," said one man in line. 

The shoot date for the video is this Friday. 

This isn't the first time Rihanna and Drake have collaborated. They've worked on past songs What's My Name? from Rihanna's 2010 album, Loud, and the title track off Drake's 2011 album, Take Care. 


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