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Thea McLeod


Thea McLeod returned from the UK after casting many international productions including Film, TV and Commercials. Thea McLeod’s casting director credits are numerous within the last 6 years in Australia, her credits include Television: “Neighbours” FremantleMedia in 2011- Present, “Schapelle” FremantleMedia Channel 9 Telemovie 2013. “Better Man” 4 part SBS & FremantleMedia TV series 2012, In-house casting director of “City Homicide” Network seven 2010. “Underbelly Files: Man That Got away” Screentime 2011,  “Whatever Happened To That Guy” 8 part series for Ruby Entertainment 2009, Feature Films: “What Time is My Heart” Tristram Miall Films, “Circle Work” SPIN OUT Circle Work Productions, “Pawno” Toothless Pictures 2014, “Menkoff Method” Roar Production 2013, “Blinder” Yellowbrick films 2012, “Summer-coda” Revival films 2010.


“Emma is a casting assistant who has worked in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. Emma studied acting at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts before moving to New York City where she trained in the Meisner and Alexander Techniques under both Maggie Flanigan, Charlie Sandlan and Nathan Flower. Returning to Melbourne she studied the work of Ivana Chubbuck under Jackie Diamond at 16th Street, Larry Moss and Robert Marchard.

Emma has worked in the casting industry across fashion, television and film. Formally a scout she worked in New York, London and Milan before settling in Melbourne where she teaches the Meisner technique, Screentest Workshops and various Acting Intensives. In Melbourne she has been involved in the production of tvc’s, television and film with her roles including casting associate, talent scout and creative director. Emma has had the pleasure of assisting Thea McLeod since May 2016, with her most recent credits including extras casting/casting assistant for “Neighbours” FremantleMedia.”