Sydney is currently working as associate to Award winning Casting Director Sasha Robertson where she deals primarily with commercials, film and TV. Previously she has worked as an assistant for casting directors such as Brendan McNamara at Beach Casting, Anna McAuley and Rose Wicksteed.
As well as her assistant work, Sydney has been a freelance casting director since 2017. She is the in-house casting director for the Ipswich based theatre company, Red Rose Chain, where she casts 3 plays for them per year. This includes an open-air Shakespeare production in the Summer.During this session you will work with Sydney on commercial scripts/briefs given out on the day. Using these often vague briefs she will explore how to handle the technical and often tricky situations that commercial casting will throw at you. The session will start with an intro chat and end with a Q&A.