An hour-long podcast where we talk with casting directors about their careers, the films they help to make, and how the faces we all know and love found the limelight. 

Episode 19 - Sara Isaacson

Episode 19 - Sara Isaacson

Today we chat with Sara Isaacson. Sara is enthusiastic, energetic, assertive, and earnest-- and talking with her was such a treat. She offers a great look into the world of getting a job in casting, moving up the ranks of assistant to associate to casting director, and what actors need to do to be ready for auditions. Sara’s projects include Fringe, Bates Motel, Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, Midnight Texas, Scream the series, the Mentalist, and more.

Show Notes:

Sara Isaacson

Charlie Chappell

The Baker and the Beauty

Jeff Greenberg


Gilmore Girls

Jami Rudofsky

Mara Cacey

Jared Padalecki

Milo Ventimiglia

Melissa Mccarthy

John Levey

Early Edition

Kyle Chandler


Jeremy Piven


Debra Zane


Backstage Article from 2014

Steppenwolf Theater

Terry Kenny

Jeff Perry

Gary Sinise

John Malkovich

Laurie Metcalf

Phyllis Schuringa

Rondi Reed

Martha Plimpton

Tim Hopper

John Mahoney

Sally Murphy

K. Todd Freeman

The Saints Volunteer Ushers

Amy Sherman-Palladino


JJ Abrams

Alex Kurtzman

Robertp Orci

Anna Torv

Joshua Jackson

Jasika Nicole

John Noble

Lance Reddick

Kirk Acevido

April Webster

Green & Associates Talent Agencies

Bad Robot

Chadwick Boseman

Stephen Root

Romy Rosemont

Omid Abtahi

Eric Lange

Jennifer Page

Corrinne Clark

Jaye Riske

Meghan Markle

Almost Human


Bates Motel

Star Wars

Super 8

Erica S. Breem

Karl Urban

Michael Ealy

Joel Wyman

Jeff Pinkner

Jessica Sherman

Freddie Highmore

Carlton Cuse

Max Theiriot


Anthony Perkins

Chris Pine

Carlos Gomez

David Frankle


Midnight, Texas

Beth Klein

Veronica Collins Rooney


Eric Souliere

John Karna

Amadeus Serafini

Wes Craven

Robert J. Ulrich

Eric Dawson

Carol Kritzer

Helen Geier


American Horror Story


Midnight, Texas

Monica Breen

Jo Edna Bouldin

Francois Arnould

Marci Liroff

Adam Goodell

Kathryn Kalucki

Law & Order: The Menendez Murders

Rene Balcer

Edie Falco

Gus Halper

Miles Gaston Villanueva

Regina King

Peter Jankowski

Dick Wolf

Nurse Jackie

Kimberly Hope

Chicago Fire

Josh Charles

Anthony Edwards

Arthur Forney

Leslie Linka Glatter


Intro and Outro Music

"Backbay Lounge" Kevin MacLeod ( under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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