MICHAEL CASSARA, Casting Director, Michael Cassara Casting

Q&A/Monologues/Songs ONE on ONE

Friday, April 12, 2019, 6:30pm

Price: $30.00


Michael has had his own casting company since 2003. If theater is your thing, then seeing Michael is a MUST, but he's recently taken on a number of very exciting film projects as well!

After a Q&A he'll see Monologues/Songs ONE on ONE

Michael Cassara

In New York, Michael is the Resident Casting Director for the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) where he has personally cast over 70 musicals since the festival's inception in 2004. Since 2013, Michael has also served as the Resident Casting Director for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT), casting their annual Festival of New Musicals. In the regional theatre world, he has cast plays and musicals for many top regional theaters, including many seasons for Gulfshore Playhouse, Hangar Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theater, New London Barn Playhouse, as well as numerous productions for Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Asolo Rep, The Old Globe, San Jose Rep, Adirondack Theatre Festival and many others.

Some favorite credits include: Spamilton (two year off-Broadway run, also Chicago company and national tour), Gigantic (Vineyard Theatre), Forbidden Broadway (most recent two off-Broadway editions and cast albums), I Love Lucy® Live on Stage (2014-2015 national tour), The 12 (Denver Center/world premiere), Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project (dir. Chet Walker), A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (starring Richard Kind), The Yellow Wood (dir. BD Wong), The Molly Maguires (dir. Sheryl Kaller), Closer Than Ever (20th Anniversary tour) and many more. Recent film credits include The Hyperglot (dir. Michael Urie, Artios nomination for Excellence in Casting), Grantham & Rose (dir. Kristin Hanggi) and Contest (dir. Anthony Giunta). Michael began as an actor, and started his career on the "other" side of the table with Johnson-Liff Casting. Upcoming projects include the new musical adaptation of Mr. Holland's Opus and the 2019 national tour of Spamilton.

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The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.