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Making the most of the Casting Couch...

Making the most of the Casting Couch...

NZ Actors Equity, Wellington is chatting up, arguably this country's finest casting director, Diana Rowan, in this month's Cameo @ Paramount.

Cameo @ Paramount, in association with The Bolton Hotel and Wellington City Council, is an initiative started by NZ Actor's Equity as a collaboration between the actor's union and Paramount to encourage, inform and inspire particularly Wellington performers along with other creative professionals by interviewing leading New Zealand actors, directors and casting directors.

Diana Rowan was 2004's Industry Champion of every possible industry award and she joins us on Tuesday 27th June in an intimate discussion to talk about the casting process, performance in general, setting out on a new path as a feature film director and leading Women In Film & Television, Auckland to new and greater heights.

Her film credits as a casting director include such luminous films as The Piano, Whale Rider, In My Father's Den, The World's Fastest Indian, Number 2, Hercules & Xena, Vertical Limit, The Navigator, and Rain. And has discovered many of our leading national and international actors Anna Pacquin, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Lucy Lawless, Emily Barclay, Cliff Curtis and Temuera Morrison.
The interview, followed by an audience Q & A begins at 6pm Tuesday 27th June at The Bergman Theatre, Paramount. Tickets are available at Paramount for $10 for Equity or Industry Guild card holders and $20 for general public.


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