Grant Wilfley Casting is currently seeking minors from the Capital Region of New York to fill roles as background actors in the upcoming season of the HBO series The Gilded Age. Filming will take place in Troy, NY and Albany, NY on or around August 16th. Here's how to apply.

The Gilded Age is an HBO American historical drama starring Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Carrie Coon and, Meryl Streep's daughter, Louisa Jacobson to name a few. With 2 successful seasons under the belts of producers it's time to create season 3.

Filming of season 3 of the Gilded Age will return to the Capital Region, including the Stockade District of Schenectady. Costume fittings will take place between July 15th and July 30th.

Here's your chance to turn your kids into child stars! Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking children from 8-15 years of age to portray 1880's African American party guests. Send an email to with the subject line TROY LOCAL MINOR.

If interested in this latest casting call email with the subject line TROY LOCAL MINOR. Also include the following:

  • Child's name
  • Guardian name and phone number
  • Child's birthdate
  • Child's current sizes and photos
  • Confirmation that your child is available August 16th in Troy and Albany, NY
  • Confirm that your child has a NY child performer work permit and trust account
  • This background role is NOT covered by a SAG-AFTRA CBA

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