Unveiling the Art of Casting with Thea Washington: A Journey into Film, Television, and Talent

Welcome to a new episode of "Getting To The Truth in This Art." I'm your host Rob Lee, and today I'm joined by Thea Washington, a casting director and casting recruiter with a diverse portfolio in film, television, commercials, and digital media.

In this engaging conversation, we explore:

  • Thea's deep connection to Baltimore and how her roots in the city have influenced her career in the casting industry.
  • Insider tips on how aspiring actors can catch the attention of casting directors, shedding light on the process of getting in front of the right people.
  • Candid insights into the challenges and decisions faced by casting directors, including situations where someone may be perfect for a role but not the overall cast, or when second thoughts arise after a casting decision.
  • Thea's personal journey into the casting business, sharing valuable experiences and lessons learned along the way.
  • An exploration of Baltimore's acting talent and its standing in the world of filmmaking, offering a glimpse into the city's vibrant creative community.
  • Highlights from Thea's impressive casting credits, including notable projects such as ABC's "Bachelorette," CBS's "Big Brother," and true crime reenactment shows on networks like Investigation Discovery, Reelz, and TV One.
  • Professional advice that Thea has received throughout her career, providing invaluable insights for aspiring actors and industry professionals.

Join us for an enlightening conversation as we delve into the art of casting with Thea Washington, gaining unique perspectives and behind-the-scenes insights into the world of film, television, and talent.


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Rob Lee
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Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Thea Washington
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Thea Washington
Casting director and casting recruiter with a diverse portfolio in film, television, commercials, and digital media.
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