Darragh Garvey Acting Coach & Casting Director

Darragh Garvey Acting Coach & Casting Director

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10 years in business

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DARRAGH GARVEY

Experienced Casting Director and Acting Coach with a diverse background in Broadway, Off-Broadway, musical theatre, television, film, commercials, and animation.  Expertise in all aspects of the auditioning process for theatre, on camera, and voice over. Served as liaison between talent agents, actors, directors, writers, and producers.  Efficiently organized and facilitated hundreds of auditions, resulting in the discovery of new talent and fully cast productions.

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New Haven, CT 06518
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Private lessons are specifically centered around the core elements of the acting process.  I also specialize in audition preperation for theatre, television, and film.  Students will be assigned material after an video interview OR they are welcome to be bring their own desired material based on their needs. 


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SUMMARY

Experienced Casting Director and Acting Coach with a diverse background in Broadway, Off-Broadway, musical theatre, television, film, commercials, and animation.  Expertise in all aspects of the auditioning process for theatre, on camera, and voice over. Served as liaison between talent agents, actors, directors, writers, and producers.  Efficiently organized and facilitated hundreds of auditions, resulting in the discovery of new talent and fully cast productions.

TELEVISION & FILM EXPERIENCE

JEN RUDIN CASTING, CSA

Casting Associate, New York, NY (2014 - 2017)

  • DISNEY CHANNEL:  Stuck in the Middle, Bizaardvark, Camp, Public Offenders, Boys in Blue (TV Pilots) High School Musical IV (TV Film)

  • ADDITIONAL TV/FILM:  Sesame Street (TV Series), Queen of the South (TV Series) Bing (Animated Series) Charmin Campaign (Commercial Casting) Vacation (Feature Film)

CARMEN CUBA CASTING, CSA

Casting Assistant, New York, NY (2015)

  • STRANGER THINGS (NETFLIX Original Series)

  • S1:E1 “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers”

KATHLEEN CHOPIN CASTING, CSA

Casting Associate, New York, NY (2014)

  • OUTSIDERS:  TV Pilot: SONY Pictures

KATE LACEY CASTING, CSA

Casting Associate, New York, NY (2014)

  • STAND UP GUY:  Indie Feature Film

VH1, VIACOM

Casting Assistant, New York, NY (2014)

  • DRUMLINE 11  (TV Movie)

  • BEST WEEK EVER (TV Series)

CAP - CASTING, CSA

Casting Assistant, New York, NY (2014)

  • HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC pilot)

  • ODYSSEY (NBC pilot)

THEATRE EXPERIENCE

MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB, New York, NY September 2011 – January 2014

Casting Assistant to Nancy Piccione, David Caparelliotis, & Kelly Gillespie, CSA

  • BROADWAY: WIT (by Margaret Edson, dir. Lynne Meadow), VENUS IN FUR (by David Ives, dir. Walter Bobbie), THE COLUMNIST (by David Auburn, dir. Dan Sullivan), AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (by Henrik Ibsen, dir. Doug Hughes), THE OTHER PLACE (by Sharr White, dir. Joe Mantello), THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES (by Richard Greenberg, dir. Lynne Meadow), THE SNOW GEESE (by Sharr White, dir. Dan Sullivan), OUTSIDE MULLINGAR (by John Patrick Shanley, Doug Hughes), CASA VALENTINA (by Harvey Fierstein, dir. Joe Mantello)

  • OFF-BROADWAY: REGRETS (by Matt Charman, dir. Carolyn Cantor), GOLDEN AGE (by Terrence McNally, dir. Walter Bobbie), THE MADRID (by Liz Flahive, dir. Leigh Silverman), CHOIR BOY (by Tarell Alvin McCraney, dir. Trip Cullman), TAKING CARE OF BABY (by Dennis Kelly, dir. Erica Schmidt), THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA (by Amanda Peet, dir. Lynne Meadow), TALES FROM RED VIENNA (by David Grimm, dir. Kate Whoriskey), WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID (by Sarah Treem, dir. Pam MacKinnon)

PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS, August 2010- September 2011, New York, NY

Casting Assistant to Alaine Alldaffer (Director of Casting) & Lisa Donadio (Associate Casting Director), CSA

  • OFF-BROADWAY:  A SMALL FIRE (by Adam Bock, dir. Trip Cullman), KIN (by Bathsheba Doran, dir. Sam Gold), GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE (by David Greenspan, dir. Leigh Silverman), THE SHAGGS: PHILOSOPHY OF THE WORLD (by John Langs, Gunnar Madsen, & Joy Gregory, dir. John Langs), MAPLE & VINE (by Jordan Harrison, dir. Anne Kauffman) COMPLETENESS (by Itamar Moses, dir. Pam MacKinnon), MILK LIKE SUGAR (by Kristin Greenidge, dir. Rebecca Taichman)

THE WILDROOT COMPANY

Casting Director,  New York, NY (2015 - 2017)

  • GLORIA - Benefit Reading featuring Dick Latessa (Tony Award Winner) & Zach Grenier (Tony Award Nominee) An original screenplay based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Beautiful and the Damned adapted by Daniel J. Mitura

  • THE BEAST IN MY PANTS - New Roots Reading Series featuring Julie Halston (three time Drama Desk Nominee & “Legend of Off Broadway Recipient)

PIPELINE THEATRE COMPANY

Casting Director, New York, NY (2012 - 2014)

  • CLOWN BAR (Original Production) by Adam Szymkowicz, Directed by Andrew Neisler



SELECT WORKSHOPS & COACHING  - NEW YORK, NY

ONE ON ONE NYC, PAUL MICHAEL’S THE NETWORK, PRIMARY STAGES



ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS

  • Data entry, directing phone calls, mailing and receiving packages, handling of confidential material, organizing meetings, maintaining calendars (Outlook and Gmail), arranging travel and transportation

  • Front Desk Operations, including: receptionist duties, high demand calls, dictation, maintaining calendars and appointments (Outlook and Gmail)

  • Microsoft Office, include: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint

EDUCATION

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven

B.S. Communications (Video Production) & Minor in Theatre, May 2010



REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Standard Pricing varies based on the students needs and experience.


How did you get started teaching?

Area Stage Company - Miami, Florida.  Private lessons & Group Classes for ON CAMERA, ACTING INTERMEDIATE, SCENE STUDY, & THE INCLUSION THEATRE PROJECT.


What types of students have you worked with?

Children, adults, and people with disabilities.


Lessons offered

Acting Classes Film And Tv Acting Classes Film Acting Classes Child Acting Lessons