Production and Casting Administrator
Having worked extensively in Australia and the United Kingdom Lauren joined the Michael Cassel Group in March 2013 managing the casting process for Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Misérables before taking on broader responsibilities for the production.
Prior to this, Lauren worked in the casting department at Sydney Theatre Company under the Co-Artistic Directorship of Andrew Upton & Cate Blanchett. In this role, she worked across the scope of the Sydney Theatre Company’s annual program for three years and supported Directors including Tamas Ascher, Steven Soderbergh, Declan Donnellan & Nick Ormerod (Cheek by Jowl), Philip Seymour Hoffman and Benedict Andrews.
In London, Lauren worked across multiple feature films as the Casting Assistant to Jina Jay, including The Lovely Bones (Dir. Peter Jackson), Agora (Dir. Alejandro Amenabar), and Body of Lies (Dir. Ridley Scott). She also held positions at talent and literary agency United Agents and for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Press Office.
Having graduated with a BA Communications (Theatre Media) from Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, Lauren began her career as a department coordinator on the Warner Bros feature film Superman Returns (Dir. Bryan Singer) at Fox Studios Sydney.