Will Burton for David Grindrod Associates

Casting Director


RSC: West Side Story.

THEATRE INCLUDES:  Ground Hog Day, Jekyll & Hyde (Old Vic), School of Rock (Adult casting), 42nd Street (Drury Lane), Bat Out Of Hell (Manchester/Coliseum), Mrs Henderson Presents, Mamma Mia! (worldwide), Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd (English National Opera), 42nd Street, Singin’ in the Rain. Kiss Me Kate (Chatelet, Paris), CATS, Chicago, Million Dollar Quartet, Hairspray (UK Tours), Hello Dolly, Crazy For You and Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park).

REGIONAL THEATRE CASTING INCLUDES: The Etienne Sisters, Fings Ain’t What They Used To Be (Theatre Royal, Stratford), Oliver! and My Fair Lady (Sheffield Crucible), Paper Dolls (Tricycle).

FILM INCLUDES: Musical Casting: Mary Poppins Returns (Disney) directed by Rob Marshall, Musical Casting: Beauty & The Beast (Disney) directed by Bill Condon, UK Dancer Casting : Nine – directed by Rob Marshall, Ensemble Casting: Mamma Mia! – directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Phantom of the Opera – directed by Joel Schumacher.

TELEVISION INCLUDES: The Sound of Music Live (ITV BAFTA Award), How Do Solve A Problem Like Maria (BBC 1, 2007 Emmy Award) and all subsequent Andrew Lloyd Webber talent searches.

David Grindrod Associates are members of The Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain and David has been appointed as associate artist of the Old Vic Theatre under Matthew Warchus’ artistic direction.