Casting Blog Posts

Casting Directors on How There Are No Small Parts
Oct 23, 2021

Casting Directors on How There Are No Small Parts

Konstantin Stanislavski once said, “There are no small roles, only small players.” In a SAG-AFTRA Q&A, acclaimed casting directors were asked if it’s true that there are no small parts. Here are their responses.   Ellen Lewis, The Queen’s Gambit  … Read More

Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso" Cast, Casting director Theo Park
Sep 19, 2021

Casting Director Theo Park’s Advice to Actors

Casting director Theo Park loves being an integral part of a creative team right from the start of any given production. Her impressive casting credits include Apple TV+’s global hit Ted Lasso, the upcoming epic drama, The Lord of the… Read More

Jun 7, 2021

So You Want to Be a Casting Director?

If you’ve ever wondered if a job in casting would be a good fit for your particular personality and skill set, you’ll want to watch The Network’s So You Want to Be a Casting Director? posted by the American Theatre… Read More

Jun 1, 2021

Interview with Television Casting Directors

In a Gold Derby interview, several TV casting directors answered a wide variety of questions about their most recent projects. Here are some highlights.   Kelly Valentine Hendry (Bridgerton)   Bridgerton premiered last Christmas and quickly garnered a viewership of 82… Read More

Apr 26, 2021

Auditions Vs. Finished Commercial Performances

How many times have you failed to get a commercial spot and then later saw the finished product? Actress Belgica Paola Rodriguez, occasionally happens upon commercials for which she’s auditioned. Rodriguez is a Los Angeles and San Francisco-based actress who… Read More

Apr 26, 2021

Casting Director Carmen Cuba on Casting Children

Casting director Carmen Cuba is most known for casting several young actors in their intriguing and career-catapulting roles in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things. Her work also includes Magic Mike, The Martian, Hillbilly Elegy, and the FX miniseries Mrs…. Read More

IMDB / Marion Dougherty / HBO 'Casting By'
Mar 8, 2021

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Casting Director Marion Dougherty

“No casting director can truly say, ‘I knew he was gonna be a star’ because that’s a bunch of baloney. Casting is a game of gut instinct. You feel their talent and potential in the pit of your stomach. It’s… Read More

Photo curtesy of: David Rapaport
Oct 21, 2020

Secrets of a Casting Director: Meet David Rapaport of ‘The Matrix,’ ‘Riverdale,’ ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’

Today we get a sneak peak into the life of casting director David Rapaport and what he looks for during auditions. You’ll recognize David as one of the most sought out CD’s in the industry, having worked on such major… Read More

The Actor’s Tough Work of Being Vulnerable
Mar 30, 2020

How to Get a Job in Broadway Casting

Working as a Broadway or Off-Broadway casting director is quite possibly one of the most difficult jobs in the business. Casting directors work long hours holding audition after audition and then normally have more administrative work after their theater auditions… Read More

Feb 9, 2020

How to Get Into Indie Festivals In NYC

At Casting Frontier, we’re proud to offer a convenient, accessible online portal to help casting directors and content creators find the perfect talent for their projects. But once you’ve cast, shot, and finished up your film, you’ve got a whole… Read More

Jan 16, 2020

How to Get Cast As a Model in NYC

How to Get Cast As a Model in NYC At Casting Frontier, our mission is to help actors, models, and talent the world over connect with real casting directors, apply for casting calls and auditions, and propel their career forward…. Read More

Nov 18, 2019

Rehearsing With Actors: How To Get The Best Performance

As a content director, you likely have a low budget and a very limited amount of time to get the performances you need from actors – and that means you need to make the most of what little rehearsal time… Read More

Nov 5, 2019

Most Important Thing Casting Directors Look For

At Casting Frontier, we’ve helped hundreds of actors apply for online auditions, casting calls, and acting job opportunities. Suffice it to say that we’ve seen a lot of auditions, both good and bad, and we’ve heard even more questions from… Read More

Dec 18, 2018

Casting Director Justin Radley’s Tips For Commercial Auditions

Jason Bateman once said, “I’ve always loved commercials. I like working out how to organically weave a brand’s message into the writing process. It’s like an improv show, where comics ask the audience to throw out a word and a… Read More

Nov 21, 2018

How A Demo Reel Helps Land Acting Jobs

We all know acting is no walk in the park. From casting calls to finding an acting coach, the entire process can be exhausting. Of course an actor’s craft is essential in obtaining acting jobs. But, just as important is… Read More