casting director

noun

Definition of casting director

: a person who supervises the casting of dramatic productions (such as films and plays)

Examples of casting director in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fredrika says they were contacted on Instagram by a casting director. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Oct. 2021 The task of finding the right actors fell to casting director and regular Blumhouse collaborator, Terri Taylor. Josh Weiss, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 Today, Townsend is SDMT’s artistic and casting director and her husband of 16 years and fellow theater artist, Robert Townsend, is the company’s director of education. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Sep. 2021 The very essence of casting as a career lends itself to prioritizing diversity these days believes casting director Kim Coleman. Selome Hailu, Variety, 16 Aug. 2021 And leading that search for the last 30 years has been casting director Debbie McWilliams, who was brought on board during 1981's For Your Eyes Only. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 14 Sep. 2021 Most of these experiences highlighted the lack of people of color in decision-making roles, such as casting director, producer or director. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 23 Aug. 2021 The documentary short, directed by Zeberiah Newman, tells the story of casting director Jeffrey Drew’s participation in an experimental treatment that researchers hope will cure him of HIV. NBC News, 23 Aug. 2021 The documentary short, directed by Zeberiah Newman, tells the story of casting director Jeffrey Drew’s participation in an experimental treatment that researchers hope will cure him of HIV. Marc Malkin, Variety, 22 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of casting director

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Casting director.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/casting%20director. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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