Karishma Balani

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Job Title

Casting Director



Currently freelance, Karishma was previously Head of Casting at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Notable Projects

Emilia by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm (Dir: Nicole Charles)
Swive (Elizabeth) by Ella Hickson (Dir: Natalie Abrahami)
Macbeth (Dir: Rob Hastie, starring Michelle Terry and Paul Ready)
Richard II (Dir: Adjoa Andoh & Lynette Linton, starring Adjoa Andoh and Shobna Gulati)
Othello (Dir: Claire van Kampen, starring Mark Rylance and André Holland)
Boudica by Tristan Bernays (Dir: Eleanor Rhode, starring Gina McKee)
Lions and Tigers by Tanika Gupta (Dir: Pooja Ghai, starring Shubham Saraf)
‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Dir: Michael Longhurst, starring Noma Dumezweni, Fiona Button and Max Bennett) (co-cast)
Hamlet: Globe to Globe, a 2-year tour to every country in the world (Dir: Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst) (co-cast)


Theatre, Children's Casting

Geographical Experience


Membership Type

Full Member