Big Fish/Small Pond with Lauren Meyers

Off Broadway theaters is where 

much of the innovative,

new work happening in theater starts.

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It is always insightful to hear from casting directors, and as theater artists it can be terrific to get on the ground information from those working with Off Broadway theaters as so much of the innovative, new work happening in theater starts there. What are they looking for when casting new plays? How do you best represent yourself when auditioning for a season? What are the multitude of ways to stay engaged with casting? These are the conversations we try to have on our little show and today is another great opportunity to dive in.

Jessi Blue Gormenzano has served as Casting Director for the Pearl Theater Company in NYC for several years casting productions that received NY Times and Time Out critics picks awards and Drama League Noms for featured performer.  She now works with the Abingdon Theater Company leading their Theater, Education & Artistic Outreach programs, continues her casting work, and recently toured her documentary play Remarkably Normal. She is the creator and lead producer of OUR BAR, a monthly night of site-specific theater and an Artistic Associate with American Records Theater Company and Blessed Unrest. 

Resources In this Episode:


Jessi’s Website


Jessi’s Play Remarkably Normal


Our Bar Jessi Produces this site specific theater company