Apply to Be an Extra on Dolly Parton’s New TV Show

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Dolly Parton is making a TV series, and she needs your help! Set to premiere on Netflix in February of 2019, “Dolly Parton’s Theater” is a brand new anthology series where each episode will be inspired by a different Parton-penned song. The show will start taping a World War II-themed episode in September, and the producers are on the hunt for extras to appear in a number of scenes.

Catrett-Locke Casting recently released a casting call that details the specific types of people the TV show is looking for. All of the filming will take place in the Atlanta area and production will take place from September 11 – 25, 2018. Some roles may require multiple days of shooting, while others are just for a single day. Extras will receive $75 for eight hours on set.

If you’re ready for your big break, check out the various roles detailed in the casting call:

Enlisted WWII SoldiersAn American soldier in WWII.

Seeking Caucasian males between the ages of 18 and 26 to portray soldiers during World War II. You should be clean shaven and willing to get a period haircut. Please let us know if you are a smoker.

Date: Thursday, September 13
Rate: $75/8
Subject Line: ENLISTED

1940s Townsfolk

Seeking Caucasian males and females, ages 18+ to portray townsfolk. Males should be clean shaven and willing to get a period haircut. Please let us know if you are a smoker or if you are comfortable around simulated smoking on set.

Dates: September 11, 12, 13, 20, 21, 24, 25 (You should have open availability)
Rate: $75/8
Subject Line: TOWNFOLK

Wounded veterans in an army hospital.War Amputees

Seeking Caucasian males, ages 18 to 26, who are real-life amputees. You should be clean shaven and willing to get a period haircut. Please let us know if you are a smoker or if you are comfortable around simulated smoking on set.

Date: Thursday, September 13
Rate: $75/8
Subject Line: WOUNDED VET

Diner Staff

Seeking African American males, ages 35+, to portray diner staff. You should be clean shaven and willing to get a period haircut. Please let us know if you are a smoker or if you are comfortable around simulated smoking on set.

Date: Thursday, September 13
Rate: $75/8
Subject Line: DINER STAFF

Facial ExpressionsStern man dressed in 1940s clothing holding a pocket watch.

Seeking Caucasian males, ages 35+, to portray stone-faced yet reactionary citizens. You should be clean shaven and willing to get a period haircut. Please let us know if you are a smoker or if you are comfortable around simulated smoking on set.

Dates: September 12, 20, 21, 24, 25 (You should have open availability)
Rate: $75/8
Subject Line: EXPRESSIONS

How to Apply

To apply for one of the roles listed above, email Catrett-Locke Casting (submissions@catrettcasting.com) with three clear, well-lit, recent photos of yourself along with your name, age, height, weight, and current phone number. Be sure to use the correct subject line(s) when submitting, and don’t forget to mention any previous acting experience you may have.

Dollywood entrance signDolly-Themed Fun in the Smoky Mountains

If you don’t end up appearing on Dolly Parton’s new TV show, you can still find lots of opportunities for enjoying some Dolly-themed fun when you visit Pigeon Forge, TN! Here are three excellent attractions Dolly fans won’t want to miss during their getaway in the Smokies:

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