David Grindrod – Casting Director/David Grindrod Associates CDG – Subject/Subjects Offered: The Role Of The Casting Director: “What We Aspects From Artists In Auditions” – Classes Offered: Seminar
Back to the Future (Manchester Opera House); Waitress (Adelphi & UK Tour); Only Fools & Horses (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Local Hero (Edinburgh Lyceum / Old Vic); Sweet Charity (Donmar); Adult Casting for Matilda (Cambridge Theatre); Adult Casting for School of Rock (Gillian Lynne Theatre & UK Tour); 42nd Street, Shrek The Musical (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Bat Out of Hell (Dominion / Coliseum); 5 Guys Named Moe (Marble Arch); Magic Mike Live (Hippodrome Casino); CATS (Palladium / UK Tour / International Tour); Mamma Mia! (worldwide); Groundhog Day, Jekyll & Hyde (Old Vic); Chicago (Cambridge / Adelphi / Garrick); Grease (UK Tour); Priscilla Queen of the Desert (UK Tour); Mrs Henderson Presents, Fat Friends, The Commitments (UK Tour); Man of La Mancha, Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd (English National Opera); 42nd Street, Singing in the Rain. Kiss Me Kate (Chatelet, Paris); Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hello Dolly, Crazy for You (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Braille Legacy, The Woman in White, Harold and Maud, Violet (Charing Cross Theatre).
The Beggars Opera (Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris); Guys and Dolls, Funny Girl (Theatre Marigny, Paris).
Musical Ensemble Casting: Mamma Mia! Here we Go Again; Beauty & The Beast; Aladdin; Mamma Mia!
UK Dancer Casting: Mary Poppins Returns; Nine.
Casting Director: The Phantom of the Opera.
Sound of Music Live, Superstar, Over the Rainbow, I’d Do Anything, Any Dream Will Do, How Do Solve A Problem like Maria, (2007 Emmy Award), Kombat Opera presents…(2008 Golden Rose Montreux Award) Hollyoaks, West End Star (TV3 Sweden).
“Your best strategy is to be yourself and try not to complicate things!”
Coach Language: English