Casting agency seeks extras for ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake filmed in NC


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A casting agency is taking submissions for extras and dancers to appear in the TV adation of “Dirty Dancing,” which will be filmed in western North Carolina.

Tona B. Dahlquist Casting posted on its Facebook page that the company is seeking extras of all ages for the remake.

The Facebook post said the ABC mini-series will be filmed in Asheville, Hendersonville, Cashiers and Saluda in April and May.

The remake will star Abigail Breslin, Sarah Hyland and Debra Messing.

According to the post, the agency is also looking for cars from the 1950s to 1975.

The agency included the following submission requirements:

FOR EXTRAS : Seeking Males and Females of all ethnic backgrounds 18 years of age and up for filming.
Please note very few children are needed for this film.
General EXTRA Submissions should be sent to:
All submission should include two current photos (close up and full length), name, age, race, phone (prefer cell), height /weight, clothing sizes, City/State you reside. Please list any tattoos or piercings that can be seen in Summer attire.
Submission Heading should include Age,Ethnicity, Gender and City/State you reside.
Example: 27, Hispanic Female, Asheville, NC.

FOR PERIOD VEHICLES…Seeking vehicles late 50’s -1975.
All submission should include current photo of the vehicle as well as a current photo of the owner. PERIOD VEHICLES submit to:
Also include, Owners name, age, phone, City/State the vehicle is located as well as the vehicle’s information (year/make/model).
Please let us know if there are any dents or dings to the vehicle.

FOR EXPEREINCED DANCERS…Adults of all ages MALES & Females. HOWEVER -especially in need those of College Age (20’s -30’s) with much experience and available multiple days thru out filming. These folks will also be portraying staff at lodge. Seeking ALL ethnic backgrounds for Dancers. Should be experienced in dance moves /styles as seen in original movie.
DANCERS Submit to:
All submission should include a current photo, name, age, race, phone (prefer cell), height /weight, clothing sizes, City/State you reside, list any tattoos or piercing visible in Summer attire, dance training/experience and style/type of dance you are experienced. Example: Ballroom/Salsa

Submissions must include a current photo (which can be taken with a cell phone).

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