Our Team



Casting Producer of 4 years. Work portfolio includes contracts with the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 casting children and adults in television, film, corporate videos and theatre. 

Hope has a passion for media, teaching drama and comedy to her students and  cats (the creatures, NOT the musical which gives her the creeps!)


Multi-media genius! Jenny is a film director, teacher and Actress with experience on stage and set- both in front of and behind the camera. Jenny recently made a short film for Channel 4 which was met with high praise and great interest.

Jenny is always involved with a million projects but always finds time for the students of Academy Casting and her beloved horse, Lady Jane.


Principal of the Academy for Performing Arts and dance and performing arts

teacher.  Prior to establishing TAFPA Gemma worked for 10 years in secondary education as Head of Expressive Arts, Creative Partnerships Coordinator, Transition Manager and Community Arts Officer

Gemma also has experience of working professionally as a dancer and has appeared, as a background artist, in TV adverts and TV soap operas and dramas.

Please contact Hope for information on submitting students for your projects or for all casting related enquiries by calling 07815561194 or emailing hello@academycasting.co.uk

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