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Paige Gilbert ’14

Paige Gilbert ’14 set to star opposite Sandra Oh in Lucy Kirkwood’s The Welkin at Atlantic Theater Company in the role of Hannah Rusted, (May 16—June 30, 2024).

Gilbert also landed her first commercial for United Airlines with Oscar the Grouch.

Gilbert also starred as Beneatha Younge in The Public’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Robert O’Hara from September 27–November 20, 2022.

Paige Gilbert '14 with John Clay III, A Raisin in the Sun at The Public Theater

Prior to that, Gilbert was also in the Broadway production of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth at Lincoln Center.

In the fall of 2019, Gilbert had her Broadway debut in the role of Bessie in the revival of The Rose Tattoo at the Roundabout.

She played Octavia in BLKS at the MCC Theater in 2019, and Gifty in the Drama Desk Award-winning School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play in its world premiere and return engagement at MCC Theater in 2017 and 2018.

Film credits include Late Night and Adam, both official selections of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

On the small screen, her credits include Netflix’s Russian Doll, the HBO series The Deuce, and High Maintenance.

Gilbert’s work in podcasts include Six Sermons (2023) and Adventures in New America (2018–2019).

Awards / Residencies

Drama Desk 2018 

Ensemble Award for School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play