Will Burton CDG

Casting Director

Most recently Will cast Ché Walker’s new project for Theatre Royal Stratford East The Etienne Sisters, put together the line up for Jason Robert Brown's sell out concert at Royal Festival Hall, and was the casting director for the ensemble company of Maria Friedman’s High Society at The Old Vic. 

Prior to this he cast Bugsy Malone for the Lyric Hammersmith, The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole 13 ¾ for Leicester Curve and the workshop presentation of Stephen Schwartz’s new musical Schikaneder directed by Trevor Nunn.

Will has worked many times with producer Paul Taylor Mills, having worked on the first London revivals of Carrie, Batboy and The Beautiful Game, the UK premieres of Bare, Altar Boyz and the critically acclaimed In the Heights.

He was worked with directors Matthew Warchus, Jamie Lloyd and Indhu Rubasingham and choreographers Stephen Mear, Peter Darling and Drew McOnie.

As associate casting director at David Grindrod Associates West End credits include: MADE IN DAGENHAM, THE COMMITMENTS, MATILDA, GHOST, A CHORUS LINE, SHREK, SISTER ACT, HAIRSPRAY and CHICAGO.

Will has scouted talent for The Voice UK and Britain’s Got Talent with other television credits including Superstar (ITV), Over the Rainbow (BBC) and So You Think You Can Dance (BBC). Film credits include Beauty and the Beast (ensemble casting), Nine (dancer casting) and Mamma Mia! The Movie (ensemble Casting).

Will is a full member of The Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain.