CASTING

Jerry Knight-Smith CDG is the Casting Director at the Royal Exchange and oversees the engagement of actors in all aspects of the company's work. He also works closely with the Company Manager as a point of co-ordination for the various departments throughout the building whose work might involve the acting company.

Either on his own or in collaboration with freelance casting directors, he will help each director make the right choices in putting together the acting companies for each projet. Auditions can be held across the country but most often in London and MAnchester.

A significant portion of Jerry's time is also spent out of the building seeing as much of other theatre's work and performance as possible, covering work at drama schools and other training organisations (this being the ideal way of spotting new talent and keeping abreast of actors already known to us).

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SCUTTLERS Community Ensemble

As part of the World Premiere of SCUTTLERS, we worked with a community ensemble of 30 boys, girls and adults to create the production

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