Pearson Casting

Pearson Casting CDA, headed up by husband and wife team, James and Rosie Pearson, are international freelance Casting Directors based in Liverpool. They work across Film, Theatre, Cruise Ships & Commercials. James and Rosie are both members of The Casting Directors Association.

Recent credits include –

Film & TV:
Pearson Casting are currently working on a new full-length feature, ‘Fetch’, for Hurricane Films, short film Mummy’s Boy Typecast Productions and Web series. This year they assisted Jill Trevellick on a four-part ITV drama, ‘Anne’ (Child casting) as well as casting ‘Wormfood’ – Ali Coulson/Sarah Higgins and ‘Power of Numbers’ – Standard Chartered/Liverpool FC (Featuring Steven Gerrard).

Call Me Vicky (Additional casting) – The Pleasance Theatre, London; Six – The Musical (Additional casting) – The Arts Theatre, London; Club Mex – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester ‘One Man’s Story’ – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. ‘Bark’ Assisted Casting – C Venues, Edinburgh. ‘Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus’ – Directed by Arlene Phillips, The Other Palace, London. ’Spellz’ – UK Tour. ‘Aladdin Goes Pop’ – UK Tour. ‘Cartoon Network Live’ – South African Tour. ‘Beauty & The Beast’ – The Black E, Liverpool. ‘Heaven On Earth’ – UK Arena Tour, starring Kerry Ellis. ‘Cartoon Network Live’ – India & Middle Eastern tour. ‘Anything Goes’ – (6 Offie nominations including – Best Male & Best Female Performer and Best Supporting Male) Upstairs At The Gatehouse, London. ‘Adam, Eve & Steve‘ Assisted Casting – C Venues, Edinburgh Fringe – 2016, King’s Head Theatre – 2017Elva Corrie. ’Secrets’ – The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool. ’Shout! The Mod Musical’ starring Liz McClarnon, Suzanne Shaw, Niki Evans, Amelia Lilly and Helena Blackman – Winter Gardens, Peter Frosdick Productions. ‘Adam, Eve and Steve’ – Kings Head, London & C Venues, Edinburgh, Elva Corrie/Max Emmerson. ’The Return of Neverland’ – UK Tour, Make Believe Productions. ‘A Christmas Carol’ starring Paul Nicholas – Winter Gardens, Peter Frosdick Productions. ‘Legally Blonde The Musical’ – Aberystwyth Arts Centre. ‘Loserville’ – JDG Productions.

Commercials & Music Videos:
Fearlessly Independent’ – New Balance (Featuring Jurgen Klopp). ’Smart Funeral Plans’ – Emu Films. ‘The Girl In The Yellow Dress’ – David Gilmour/Hypgnosis.

Pearson Casting are also the UK Casting Directors for RWS Entertainment Group for Holland America Line, casting their principal production vocalists and dancers, also Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceana Cruise Line and Regent Seven Seas, having cast ‘Rock of Ages’, ‘Legally Blonde’, ‘Shout! The Mod Musical’, ‘The Look Of Love’, ‘Paradis’, ‘Burn The Floor’, ‘Wine Lovers The Musical’ and ‘Vegas The Show!’ for Norwegian Creative Studios as well as being responsible for finding their Principal Production vocalists and dancers.

Pearson Casting also work with Talent Artistic Group as their in-house casting team, looking after their casting for Haven Parks and TUI Sensatori resorts worldwide.