HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” Casting dancers in NY

By | April 26, 2014

New York casting directors at Grant Wilfley are looking to cast dancers who can work on a 1930’s Burlesque scene for the HBO show “Boardwalk Empire“.

Boardwalk Empire” is now filming its 5th and final season. The HBO show brings a mix of fiction and history to paint the story of prohibition era Atlantic City.

Set in the 20’s & 30’s, “Boardwalk Empire” stars Steve Buscemi as the corrupt politician, Nucky Thompson. The show story is based off a book written by Nelson Johnson, “Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City” which depicts the business of Atlantic City and the doings of then treasurer. The pilot episode of the show was written by Martin Scorsese.

casting dancers for HBO "Boardwalk Empire"

Here is the casting notice from Grant Wilfley – Please only apply if you are local to the New York area.

Seeking SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION young, attractive Burlesque Dancers with natural curves in a 1930s Burlesque Club for work on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”.

Shoots in New York with work dates TBD. Definitely no tattoos and you must be comfortable working around smoke. Please send recent candid photos along with your contact info and sizes to

Put in the subject line: Facebook, Name, Burlesque Dancer, Union Status, Phone Number (For example: Facebook, Name, Burlesque Dancer, SAG-AFTRA, 555-555-5555).

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