Jo Hawes

Jo Hawes is the leading children’s casting director in the UK. After training as a stage manager at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art she became a Children’s Casting Director. In the last 17 years she has worked on over 75 major productions including Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Oliver!, Shrek, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Sound of Music and many others. In 2010 Jo began giving Masterclasses in the Art of Auditioning and she has taught many hundreds of children all over the UK.

Hear Jo Hawes interviewed on Woman's Hour, on BBC Radio 4

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