David Grindrod Associates
David launched DGA in 1998 and has been Andrew Lloyd Webber’s dedicated casting director on all Really Useful Group productions.
He is currently a board member of Arts Educational Schools, Laine Theatre Arts, Watermill Theatre Newbury, The Council of Dance Education and Training and is a proud Associate Artist of the Old Vic Theatre.
Theatre includes: Waitress, Only Fools & Horses, Local Hero, Mamma Mia! The Party, Sweet Charity (Donmar), Matilda, School of Rock (Adult casting), 42nd Street, Bat Out of Hell, 5 Guys Named Moe, CATS, Mamma Mia! (worldwide), Ground Hog Day, Jekyll & Hyde (Old Vic), Chicago, Shrek, Grease, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Mrs Henderson Presents, Fat Friends, The Commitments (UK Tour), Man of La Mancha, Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd (English National Opera), 42nd Street, Singing in the Rain. Kiss Me Kate (Chatelet, Paris), Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hello Dolly, Crazy for You (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre). The Braille Legacy, The Woman in White, Harold and Maud, Violet (Charing Cross Theatre), The Beggars Opera (Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris), Guys and Dolls (Theatre Marigny, Paris).
Film: Musical Ensemble Casting: Mamma Mia! Here we Go Again, Beauty & The Beast, Aladdin, Mamma Mia!
UK Dancer Casting: Mary Poppins Returns, Nine.
Casting Director: The Phantom of the Opera.
Television: Sound of Music Live, Superstar, Over the Rainbow, I’d Do Anything, Any Dream Will Do, How Do Solve A Problem like Maria, (2007 Emmy Award), Kombat Opera presents…(2008 Golden Rose Montreux Award) Hollyoaks, West End Star (TV3 Sweden).
Associate Casting Directors: Will Burton CDG & Stephen Crockett CDG
Casting Assistant : Fionnuala Hills