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Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details...​​​ Albert Parker is 60 and has...

Being an artistic director has its challenges, of course. But none occurs more frequently than the challenge of having to turn people down. Whether it’s...

Wendy Spon, the National Theatre’s head of casting, is leaving the role after 12 years. Spon leaves in March 2018 to pursue a freelance casting...

Casting directory Spotlight has announced a partnership with the membership body that represents voice artists allowing them to subscribe to the castings service for...

The Casting Society of America, the US equivalent of the Casting Directors' Guild, has announced the launch of a branch in London. CSA is a...

The recent report Workforce Review of the UK Offstage Theatre and Performing Arts Sector made for fascinating reading and it raises many pointers on...

1. Be open Commercial castings are very different to those of theatre, film and TV. You will have learned about the importance of openness at drama...

Entertainment union Equity has published a manifesto for casting, which seeks to make casting processes “clearer, fairer, less stressful and more inclusive for everyone”. The...

It wasn’t a picket line last Thursday morning, but rather a demonstration, as Broadway casting directors and their supporters walked back and forth in...
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