The Committee

The Committee are elected by the membership and each serve two years.  Each Committee member is assigned an area to look after and support.


Jessica Ronane


Jessica Ronane’s recent theatre credits include Stranger Things (Phoenix Theatre); Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Wyndham’s Theatre); Ulster American (Riverside Studios); A Mirror (Almeida Theatre); The Lehman Trilogy (Gillian Lynne Theatre) and The Glass Menagerie (Duke of York’s Theatre).

Her work at The Old Vic includes Pygmalion, The Dumb Waiter, Faith Healer, Camp Siegfried, Endgame/Rough for Theatre II, A Christmas Carol, Lungs, A Very Expensive Poison, Present Laughter, All My Sons, The American Clock, SYLVIA, A Monster Calls, Mood Music, Fanny & Alexander, Woyzeck, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, King Lear, The Caretaker, The Master Builder, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, The Hairy Ape, Future Conditional, Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic/West End) and The Divide (The Old Vic/ EIF).

Jessica Ronane’s film credits include Mickey 17 (Bong Joon Ho), Queer (Luca Guadagnino), Good Grief (Dan Levy), Emma (Autumn De Wilde) and The Kid Who Would Be King (Joe Cornish). Upcoming films include Parliament Square and Julie both to be directed by Josie Rourke.

Television credits include True Detective: Night Country and The Amazing Mr. Blunden.

Jessica is Casting Director for Second Half Productions and Casting Consultant for The Old Vic.

Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright


She casts for TV and Film and has most recently worked on independent feature film Chuck Chuck Baby and Series 3 of Sanditon (Red Planet Pictures/Masterpiece/britbox/ITV). Other TV credits include Britannia series 2 & 3 (Neal Street Productions/Sky Atlantic), Call The Midwife Series 4 – 8 (Neal Street Productions/BBC1), Rillington Place (BBC1) and Thirteen (BBC3).


Orla Maxwell


Orla began her career as a casting assistant in London from the mid-90s. She works primarily in UK and International TV and Film and set up her company Casting Pictures in 2019.

Recent TV credits include, Fool Me Once, Stay Close for Quay Street and Netflix, The Stranger for Red & Netflix, Das Boot 3&4 for Bavaria Fiction & Sky, The Defeated for Bron. Upcoming TV includes, The Red King for Quay Street & UKTV, Lazarus for Quay Street & Amazon, So Long Marianne for Buccaneer Media & Redpoint, The Crow Girl for Buccaneer Media & Paramount +

Recent Film credits include: Enola Holmes 2, Luther, Uncharted, Infinite, Red Joan, Red Sparrow. Upcoming Films include: Hamlet: Prince of Wales, A Greenham Woman



Kelly Valentine Hendry


Kelly Valentine Hendry works across film and TV worldwide. Projects of note : Broadchurch, Fleabag ( S1), Bridgerton (Emmy nominated & CDG award winning!) , Queen Charlotte , Gangs of London, Wheel of Time & The Last Kingdom. Coming soon : Kaos for Netflix, Mary and George for Sky, Tattooist of Auschwitz for Sky and Rivals for Disney+

Kelly started her career as a stage manager and then was trained by the brilliant Hubbard Casting and Gail Stevens before going out on her own. She had a successful casting company with Victor Jenkins called VHJ casting before going solo with KVH casting. Now she works alongside her core team of casting professionals Lilly Hanbury, Jessica Mescall and Maximillian Murphy. They are committed to inclusion and diversity. Their office is in Soho, London.

Frank Moiselle

Frank Moiselle


Frank has been a casting director for more than 30 years. He is Ireland based (Dublin) has the  H Dip in Education from University College Dublin and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.

Frank began his career in casting by assisting on John Huston’s film The Dead and since then his Casting Director credits include the following – for Television: Vikings: Valhalla (3 seasons), Vikings (6 seasons), The Tudors (4 seasons), Penny Dreadful (3 seasons), The Borgias (2 seasons), Camelot and Ballykissangel (6 seasons); –  for Film:  In America and The Secret Scripture directed by the multi Academy Award nominated Jim Sheridan, Ondine directed by the Academy Award winner Neil Jordan, King Arthur directed by Antoine Fuqua and Veronica Guerin directed by Joel Schumacher. He has been nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys along with nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards.


Matilda James


Matilda is from Cornwall and based in Bristol, working on projects for theatre, screen and gaming. She was Head of Casting for Shakespeare’s Globe from 2012 to 2017, where she cast over 50 shows for the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

She is a member of BAFTA Connect and a founding member of the Murmuration, a women-led arts producing collective, with whom recent projects include work with the Barbican, Kyiv City Ballet, #Merky Films, and Citizens of the World, the UK’s leading choir for people seeking sanctuary and asylum.


Nadine Rennie


Nadine was in-house Casting Director at Soho Theatre in London for over fifteen years; working on new plays by writers including Dennis Kelly, Bryony Lavery, Arinzé Kene, Roy Williams, Philip Ridley, Laura Wade, Hassan Abdulrazzak, Vicky Jones, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Oladipo Agboluaje.

Since going freelance in January 2019 Nadine has worked for theatres across London and the UK including Paines Plough, Arcola Theatre, Orange Tree Theatre, Sheffield Crucible, Leeds Playhouse, Fuel Theatre, National Theatre of Wales, Northern Stage, Pleasance Theatre London, Almeida, Minack Theatre, Kiln Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre and continues to cast on a regular basis for Soho Theatre.

Recent theatre includes:

Super High Resolution and The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs (Soho Theatre); He Said She Said (Synergy Theatre Tour/Kiln); Bacon (Finborough Theatre); Further Than The Furthest Thing (Minack, Cornwall); Leaves of Glass (Park Theatre/Lidless Theatre)

Nadine has a long-running association as Casting Director for Synergy Theatre Project.

TV work includes BAFTA-winning CBBC series Dixi, casting the first three series.


Jane Anderson


Jane Anderson has worked in casting since 2004, working exclusively in TV & Film, until 2021 when she began also casting for stage.

Her career started in production, working on Feature films, Commercials and an Animation series, before traveling extensively and living overseas for a number of years.

Having in the past worked extensively with young and graduating performers, she joined LAMDA in 2023 as one of their Industry and Career Development Associates, offering support and guidance to their graduating students.

She has extensive governance experience; in the Drama Conservatoire sector, her previous tenure on the CDG committee, and as Trustee of 53Two Arts Venue, Manchester.

She relocated to the North West in 2014 and continues to cast projects for stage and screen there, in London and throughout the UK.

Recent credits include: Kinky Boots (Storyhouse, Chester), The Clothes They Stood Up In (Nottingham Playhouse), Ted’s Top Ten (CITV), Lagging Series 1 (CBBC), The Ancestors (Short), Creeped Out Series 1 (CBBC & Netflix)