Sylvia Gregory, CSA
Over the last 10 years, Sylvia Gregory has cast SAG Feature and Independent Short Films, video games, commercials, web spots, print ads and ad campaigns for numerous national and regional commercials. She got her start casting as an Associate at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and then partnered with Cathy Reinking, former Casting Director at NBC. Sylvia opened her own agency in 2010, and has since cast the episodic films “Encrucijada” for PBS and Univision, which won the Heartland Regional Emmy in 2015. The New York Times has recognized her work for both The Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention’s “Man Therapy” PSA campaign, and The Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s production of Hamlet. Sylvia is the Performance Director for Deck Nine Games. Sylvia has been the Casting Director for The Colorado Shakespeare Festival for 6 seasons, the Casting Director for LOCAL Theatre for 7 seasons, and consults on casting for many theaters throughout the state. She also teaches acting and auditioning for on-camera and the stage. She holds a degree in Theater Arts with an emphasis in Acting from California State University Fullerton, a degree in classical acting from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and a Master’s of Fine Arts degree from The Alabama Shakespeare Festival/University of Alabama/PAT. Sylvia is a proud member of The Casting Society of America.
Grady Soapes, CSA
Grady is the Director of Casting and Artistic Producer with DCPA. Selected casting credits include Twelfth Night, A Doll’s House and A Doll’s House, Part 2 in repertory, Oklahoma!, The Who’s Tommy, The Wild Party, Theater of the Mind and many other Denver Center productions. Choreography credits include several productions at DCPA, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Colorado State University and Perry-Mansfield. Grady is an avid reader, a British Monarch history fanatic and lover of all things food.
Jennifer Lynne Jorgenson
Rebecca Tourino Collinsworth
Rebecca is the communications hub of the SG Casting team. She compiles audition information, communicates with agents, schedules talent, and distributes deal memos. A teaching theater artist based in Seattle, in the last five years she has developed and produced more than fifty new plays through her company, Parley.
Lauren loves being a part of Sylvia Gregory Casting, and finding the right talent for each unique job! She was brought on as a Casting Associate in the Fall of 2017. When she is not working behind the scenes, Lauren is a performer herself, appearing on several stages in the Denver area. She is also an improviser, podcaster, and a Company Member with Benchmark Theatre.
Allen McLain has over 15 years experience as a director and producer of commercials, brand films, documentary series and narrative content and has produced projects in Central America, Asia, Europe and Africa in 4 languages. He currently serves as CEO of Skytheory, a content company with offices and soundstage in Denver, Colorado where he hosts studio productions for clients such as NBC-Universal, ESPN, Comcast, MSNBC, and Travel Channel when not producing in-house branded content and entertainment productions.
As in most summers, there are many productions of “Hamlet” planned around the country, but in Colorado they’ll shake things up by casting a woman, Lenne Klingaman, in the title role.
– The New York Times, May 18, 2017
“Sylvia is able to pull in unique and new talent for us every time we cast. She is professional, quick, and is always our first call for casting. She’s been able to find the needle in the haystack every time.” – Brooke Woodruff, Senior Broadcast Producer, CACTUS
“The best thing about working with SG is their ability to find unexpected talent in a market where I thought I’d seen everybody.”
-Danielle Bryan, Senior Broadcast Producer, THE REPUBLIC
“Our shoot was a huge success. One of the best days of filming in recent memory. That whole cast top to bottom was amazing. What a wonderful group of people. All of them unique and original.” – Kevin Emmons, Director