OBSERVER SPOT: Casting Intensive with Anousha Zarkesh - Sunday


  • 7 April 2024
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samoa House
Samoa House, 283 Karangahape Rd, Newton, Auckland, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

Applications Open 21 March 2024 9:00 am
Applications Close 2 April 2024 12:00 pm
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Equity Foundation NZ is thrilled to be bringing the renowned Australian casting director Anousha Zarkesh to Aotearoa for one weekend of work with Equity NZ members. The observer spaces give Equity NZ members a chance to audit Anousha's process as she works with a group of NZ actors on their auditioning techniques. There will be opportunity at the beginning and the end of day for Q&A. Apply for either the Saturday or Sunday session.  


  • Anousha Zarkesh

    AACTA and Casting Guild award winning, Anousha Zarkesh Casting, specialises in top end Australian TV and film. Based in Sydney, our casting agency has gained a reputation for a specialised service championing cultural diversity and inclusive casting. We take pride in casting for a wide range of genres including political satire, drama, comedy, telemovies, documentary series and film. An example of some of our recent productions include: The New Boy (FF) Class of 07 (TV, The Stranger (FF), Firebite (AMC) Total Control 1 and 2, Mystery Road Series 1, 2 and 3, (TV) Rake (TV), Redfern now (TV), Cleverman (TV), The Principal (TV), INXS , Never Tear Us Apart (TV), Catching Milat (TV), Black Comedy (TV), Jasper Jones (FF), Hounds of Love (FF), Manny Lewis (FF), Alex and Eve (FF). Currently casting The Office (Amazon, BBC and Bunya), Ladies in Black(ABC TV)k, Thou Shalt Not Steal (SBS) , Desert King (Netflix), The Correspondent (FF) and Kangaroo (StudioCanal). Anousha currently sits as Vice President of the Casting Guild of Australia. Website:


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