Become an Extra on Nickelodeon Shows in 2015

So you want to get on a Nickelodeon show? Maybe wondering how you get an audition or attend a casting call?

Every year the kids networks, Nick and Disney Channel come out with new show and those shows will always need kids and teens to work as extras. If you have been wondering how to get on a Nickelodeon show, keep reading.

Millions of kids watch the Nick network and go… well I can do that too. The shows cast kids for many roles including the main / lead roles and they also cast many extras. When you tune into a Nick series and see a high school scene, or even a Disney Channel series, you see lots of other kids in the scene. Those kids and teens are background actors which are cast through extras casting directors that work with the shows.

Becoming an extra may not be that difficult, if you live in the right place. Most of the shows that you see on Nickelodeon are filmed in the Los Angeles area and the area in which they film are the ones that they hire talent from. Both Disney Channel and Nickelodeon use casting directors to fill up all the small roles and those who would like to be cast into one of those small roles need to get themselves on the roster with those casting directors so that when the opportunity comes around, they too may be considered.

Nick has quite a few shows that are still filming new episodes or that will be filming new episodes in 2015. Those shows include The Haunted Hathaways, The Thundermans, Every Witch Way, Henry Danger, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn, Max & Shred plus other new shows that will premiere in 2015 suck as Bella and the Bulldogs and Smart Alec.

Casting information for Nick's Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn

To get a speaking role, a guest star role or any part that is above a show extra, you will need an agent. Most of the larger roles only go through agents which is why if you are serious about acting, you will need to start working on your resume so you can land an agent that will send you on auditions for the larger roles. Auditions for most of those shows are only done by appointment. While the Disney Channel does hold open casting calls every year to find new, undiscovered talent, Nickelodeon really doesn’t. However, if you just want to get on the show as an extra, you may be able to do that without the need of an agent.

Max & Shred

There are casting directors that specialize in getting background actors or extras. Extras are needed for many shows of all age groups including kids and teens. One of the biggest extras casting companies is Central Casting. They have offices in a few cities which include Los Angeles, New York and New Orleans. Most people can simply contact them or come into their office to get themselves added to their database.

That way when they do need some kids or teens to work as extras on a Nickelodeon or Disney Channel show, your name will be there as well… and you never know, they may need you to be an extra on a Nick show. Keep in mind though, that there are some rules for kids who want to be actors or extras, so your parents will also need to be involved in the process.  Of course, kids who get cast for the shows do get paid. The pay is not much, usually the minimum which is why extras are always cast locally.

Also, if you just want to get close to the action…. many of these shows film in front of a live studio audience and the shows usually cast for that audience by giving away tickets.

43 thoughts on “Become an Extra on Nickelodeon Shows in 2015

  1. Amoreea,Travi

    Hi my name is Amoreea and her name is traci. Both of us both love Nickelodeon, like game shackers, henrey danger,and the thundermans. We are hoping you pick us if you need 2 girl extras or 2 girl parts. We are here and we are standing by if you need us.

  2. Jeps

    I would like to participate in Nickelodeon as an extra. I have most of the qualities that an extra should have, and I’m very responsible.
    I’m 18 (although people think I’m 14-15), and would like to start acting.

  3. Dylan Colford

    Hello my name is Dylan and I am 12 years old. I would love to act for Nick. Nick is probably the best channel ever! My favorite show is Nicky Ricky Dickey and Dawn. I have the faith to become a actor for Nick and my parents are trying their best to find an agent. Thank you for making great shows Nick and let me know on my email if you can, when there are any Casting calls for new shows or a special appearance for any show like my fav show, Nicky Ricky Dickey and Dawn.

  4. ximena

    I am very interested in that my son Mateo, 7 participate in any kids shows. He is very smart and handsome.

  5. dorothy mintz

    I would love to act in Henry Danger!
    I am 13 going on to 14. I have light brown hair and am white american. I have baby blue eyes and can act as anything. I can act very good and I am never shy, if you need to talk to me just email me, I am always open for anything but please give me a try and I won’t let you down and I know I already commented but I needed to tell you a little more about me thanks for reading!

  6. dorothy mintz

    Hello, I would love to be a extra on any Nickelodeon show. I am 13 and female going on to 14 and I have baby blue eyes and light dark brown hair. I have been to a lot of acting classes so please, would love to be just act in something and become an actress, thank you for reading.

  7. Mattie

    hi I’m Mattie, and I would love to be an extra in one of these TV shows! I am 13 years old, I have blonde hair, blue eyes, and I am 5’1. I’m also outgoing. I really want the experience because I really want to become an actress! thank you. please email me with other questions.

  8. Jade

    Hi I am jade I am eight and I would love to be on Henry danger.

  9. Daisy

    I am Daisy and I am 12 years old. I want to be on Henry Danger. I would like to be an actor on the show because I am not afraid of a camera and people say I really am a good actor, not out of being nice. It would be a dream come true if I could be on Henry Danger and I believe that I could be a really good person for a role on the show.

  10. MJ Razo

    Female, 16 years old, 5 foot 4 inches, 200lbs, Hispanic/Caucasian mix, Brown long hair, Brown eye color, I’m a people person… most of the time.

  11. Naomy

    16 year old/Mexican/ interested in being an extra.

  12. Naomy

    Hello my name is Naomy and I am 16 years old. I am interested in being an extra on Nickelodeon.

    hair: brn
    hgt: 5′-04″
    eyes: BRN
    WGT: 116

    if you have any questions or comments, feel free to email it to me.

  13. Delilah

    I would love to be a extra in anything. I’m a little shy but I will do whatever it takes to make you guys happy, so I really hope you guys do pick me, thank you.

  14. Jocelyn Nkongolo

    My name is Jocelyn and I would like to act in Henry Danger. I can act as any character. I write songs and I’m a good singer. Please let me act, I will never let you down. I’m clever at school. I am a black girl. And when it’s comes to acting I’m number 1. I am not shy in front of the camera.

  15. Leslie Estrada

    Hey I would really want to be in Bella and the Bulldogs because it’s beyond amazing. I personally love the show so much! The acting is so good! I think I could handle being in the show! Please, I’m not asking much.

  16. Skyler Lee

    Hey my name is Skyler and I am 14 years old. I really really love nickelodeon and disney. I have a lot of acting experience and I take acting classes. By the way I live in LA.

  17. Elizabeth Bartholomew

    So straight to the point, I would like to be an extra on the show and even if it is a little part, I would like to at least have my foot in the door.

  18. Bryan Cano

    I am 13 and I would like to be in any TV show as a guest character or a main character.

  19. vanessa melgar

    Helllo, my name is Vanessa. I am 14 years old and I am 5’6. I love watching nickelodeon and disney Channel even though I might be to old for it, but who cares. I don’t have any real experience in acting except if you count being in school plays. I love to create character. I love acting, singing, modeling and dancing. I hope I get a chance.

  20. maria monterroso

    Hello, my daughter is young, beautiful, talented soon to be 10 years old in June. She loves to act, model, sing, and dance. Last year she was n a program called Barbizon, which is an acting/modeling school. Hope to hear back from you.

  21. noah

    Hey I want to be on henry danger because I am athletic, a good actor and a class clown. People call me funny all the time. I really want a main part, if you can give me a audition, that would be great, send it to my email.

  22. Michelle Shachar

    We live in Israel and are coming to visit our families in Los Angeles in July and August. We have two 9 year-old blonde girls who love to dance, do gymnastics and sing. And our 14 year old blonde son LOVES to play soccer. Can you help us audition for 5 tickets (3 kids and 2 parents) to Austin or Ally, Liv and Maddie, Wizzards of Waverly Place, Good Luck Charlie or any of the other cool shows we watch regularly from our kibbutz in Israel. Thanks!

  23. Andrea Lopez

    I would love to be an extra for Henry Danger or the thunder mans, anything on nickelodeon. I’m 16 and it would be AWESOME to just be in the background, not asking for much, THANK YOU.

  24. dviere

    I’m 6’1, athletic and I can sing, dance and act. I do drama at school and teachers, friends and family have told me I’m a great actor. So I’m more in to this acting thing then anything else. I would love to be an actor on Nickelodeon.

  25. Valeria Cruz

    17 Years Old, Latina, Brown Eyes, Brown Hair, Athletic Body and 5’4, Outgoing, Friendly, Spontaneous, Motivated.
    I once Auditioned in front of Jonathan Goldstein & received a call back.
    Just A Teenager Trying To Pursue Her Dream.
    Please Feel Free To Email Me If You Have Any questions, concerns, or simply need head shots.

  26. Holly

    Hi I’m holly and I would love to be on a Nickelodeon show because it will be a dream come true. I have been in lots of plays at school. I’m almost 12 years old and I live in the UK, also I’m 5 foot tall. If you have any spare roles, I would get back to me please.

  27. majo hernandez

    I am 12, almost 13 and I look bigger. It will be a honor to be an extra in those tv shows, especially in Henry Danger, I am a great fan, hope you consider me. I dont care what I am, i just want to act, it is my life. I love sports and music too.

  28. Lawrence Isong

    Hey there I am currently an actor, singer, dancer, and comedian and I would love the opportunity to audition for any Nickelodeon roles! I live in New York, New York and am really close to the Nickelodeon office at Viacom so I could just swing by! I’m really chipper and energetic so I would love to be apart of the Nickelodeon team!

  29. Vashon

    I would LOVE to be on Henry Danger

  30. Dakota

    I am 11 years old, have dark brown eyes and hair, 4’11. I live in Florida and I would love to be on eww really bad.

  31. Stacey Kuhn

    I love Disney. I wanna be on a show so bad as an extra or anything. I think it would be fun!

  32. iyana l

    p,s I would love to have an role on a show but I would most likely want one of the main roles. Acting is my passion and so is my music. I write songs too, my youtube is technerd212.

  33. iyana l

    I am very interested in being on Nickelodeon. I try my best at everything, 100 percent my all and I can sing and act. I love both. I also love Nickelodeon and would be honored to get on the show contact me.

  34. siclali

    I am 12 years old and I’m 5’2. I want to be an extra on Nickelodeon, for more information contact me.

  35. Juliette Smeijers

    Just let me know if you picked me or not!

  36. Juliette Smeijers

    Hey I am Juliette, I’m 12 years old, turning 13 in August and I am from the Netherlands. I want to play in Henry Danger because I have been watching for so long for this! I like the show, I can speak English, am creative, I can act, I can sing, I do my best, and i am myself! I think I can do this! My dream is to by an actress. My wish is to play in Henry danger or get a role on Nickelodeon. Please make my wish come true! PS. I am a girl.

  37. Darren Bonannee

    Hey I’m 16 years old and I’m 6’1. I would love to audition for any part on any show your freeing to be auditioned for. I’ll be very resourceful in any acting activities you have.
    I love to write music and I rap. If you would want to clarify my choice of words you can email me and I’ll send you a link to hear my music. Cursing in my music is prohibited so please don’t hesitate on that. Acting has been a dream since I was little, it lets you express different things as you experience through scenes. I can only persuade you so much through a message but I ask can you give me chance to in person, to be part of your organization in any way! Thank you for reading… please email me.

  38. brooke

    I want to be in Every Witch Way show, can I?

  39. Marcelina Flores

    i would love to be an extra! It’s always been my dream to be on tv

    1. iyana l

      I would love to audition for Nickelodeon. I can act and sing. I love to make silly jokes and laugh. I can do impressions of different people. I love your shows and I would love to be apart of them because it is something great. I am very interested, I am between 10-15 years of age so I still am young.

  40. CW

    My daughter Simone has dreamed of booking a role on Disney for several years now. She has been taking acting classes consistently, and hopes to make her dreams come true.

  41. Tatiana

    Hi!I would love to be an extra for the beginning of my career. I have the best personality and I’m 10 years old. I may be young but I can still act younger or older. I live in Calabasas, CA 91302. I have long brown hair with some blonde natural highlights. Contact me back if you get a chance. Thank you.

  42. Tyra Shafer

    Hi I would love to be in a show. I’m bi-racial, I have curly hair and brown eyes. I don’t care if I’m the main role or a guest star, speaking role or extra. I just wanna be an actress. I’m 13 and I live Las Vegas Nevada. – Tyra S

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