Casting Society of America

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    The CSA Breakdown on Megan Larche Dominick

    A CSA member since 2008, Megan Larche Dominick of the Muny shares the secret to a successful training session and the most common audition mistake she sees!

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on Lori Wyman

    Lori Wyman, a CSA member since 1989 currently represented with HBO’s “Ballers” and the hit Netflix series “Bloodline,” talks casting in Florida, where she discovers talent, and what makes a successful audition tape.

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on Michael Cassara

    Michael Cassara, a CSA member since 2007, talks about the theatrical visionaries who inspired him, his work on the New York Musical Theater Festival, and the importance of looking at the long game for actors.

  • News

    Don’t Miss CSA’s Free Workshops for Actors With Disabilities

    Beginning tomorrow, Feb. 2, the Casting Society of America (CSA) and the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts bring you a series of free workshops for actors with disabilities.

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on Jodi Angstreich

    Jodi Angstreich (“Carol,” “The Young Pope”) has been a CSA member since 2009. She talks about working with the legendary Laura Rosenthal, the importance of lists, and why a fun personality can make a casting session so much better.

  • News

    31st Annual Artios Awards Honor Casting’s Best

    The Casting Society of America’s big night honored the greatest casting directors in the biz Jan. 21, including special honorees Danny Boyle, Michelle and Robert King, and Bernard Telsey.

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on John Ort

    Casting director John Ort, a CSA member since 2013, talks about the need for preparation, why you should never walk into a room with the intention of impressing him, and the luxury that comes from getting to choose his projects.

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on Justin Huff

    Justin Huff, a CSA member since 2007 currently represented on Broadway with “The Color Purple,” “On Your Feet!,” and “Kinky Boots”—among others—wants every actor to know the importance of being prepared.

  • Interview

    The Inside Scoop on Bernie Telsey’s Prolific Career

    Backstage chats with the accomplished casting director about finding some of theater and film’s top talent.

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on Todd Thaler

    Todd Thaler has worked on everything from “Billy Madison” to “Little Children.” He tells Backstage what draws him to a project, what actors should know walking into his room, and why being apologetic can be a drawback.