Gabrielle Dawes is a freelance Casting Director; and Casting Associate for Salisbury Playhouse

Recent casting includes: Christmas Carol – a fairy tale, Wilton’s Music Hall, The Height of the Storm, West End & Broadway, Breaking the Code, Relatively Speaking, Handbagged, & Her Naked Skin, Salisbury Playhouse, Christmas Carol, Wilton’s Music Hall, Alone in Berlin & Remains of the Day, Northampton & Out of Joint, & A Thousand Splendid Suns, Birmingham Rep

Casting Associate, 2017 & 2018 Theatre Royal Bath Summer Seasons; The Price (& West End), In Praise of Love, An Ideal Husband, Racing Demon, North By North West (& Toronto), Lady in the Van

Further West End theatre includes: Dead Funny with Katherine Parkinson, Ralf Little, Steve Pemberton & Rufus Jones, Hobson’s Choice with Martin Shaw, The Importance of Being Earnest with David Suchet, Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with James Earl Jones and Adrian Lester, The King’s Speech with Charles Edwards, Three Days of Rain with James McAvoy, Nigel Harman and Lyndsey Marshal, A Round Heeled Woman with Sharon Gless, Classic Spring 2018 season at the Vaudeville Theatre: An Ideal Husband; The Importance of Being Earnest.

As an Associate of Chichester Festival Theatre from 2006-2016, Gabrielle cast over 45 productions including Taken At Midnight, Singin’ in the Rain, Private Lives, Neville’s Island, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, The Browning Version / South Downs, Yes, Prime Minister, Taking Sides, Collaboration (all of which transferred to the West End);  King Lear (& BAM New York), Macbeth (& West End, BAM and Broadway), Stevie (& Hampstead Theatre),Top Girls (& Trafalgar Studios), Bingo (& Young Vic).

Other theatre includes: What Shadows (Birmingham Rep at the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh & Park Theatre, London), The Norman Conquests (Old Vic & Broadway), All About My Mother (Old Vic), Top Girls (Out of Joint tour) The Girl on the Train, WYP, Calixto Bieito’s The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex & Anxiety, Birmingham Rep & European festivals; productions for Hampstead Theatre, Headlong, & Sheffield Crucible; Caroline, or Change, Elmina’s Kitchen, The Pillowman & Coram Boy (National Theatre 2000-2006).

Future casting includes: Alone in Berlin, Northampton; Salisbury Playhouse 2020; Daryl Gray’s Pirates!, West End

Television credits include Macbeth directed by Rupert Goold, Harold Pinter’s Celebration, Elmina’s Kitchen by Kwame Kwei-Armah; development casting for Hat Trick Productions on Whatever Happened to Zimraan? by Alistair Beaton. Films include Perdie (BAFTA award for Best Short Film) and The Suicide Club.