ABOUT MICHAEL DONOVAN CASTING

Michael and Richie after winning the 2018 Artios Award for “Outstanding Casting in Special Theatrical Performance” for A CHORUS LINE at The Hollywood Bowl

Michael and Richie after winning the 2018 Artios Award for “Outstanding Casting in Special Theatrical Performance” for A CHORUS LINE at The Hollywood Bowl

ABOUT THE TEAM

MICHAEL DONOVAN, CSA

Michael is the recipient of 8 Artios awards, presented by the Casting Society of America for Outstanding Achievement in Casting.  Michael has cast over 900 theatre productions, including shows produced at the Ahmanson Theatre, the Hollywood Bowl, Pasadena Playhouse, the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Geffen Playhouse, International City Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, the Getty Villa, the Ricardo Montalban Theatre, the Garry Marshall  Theatre, the Colony Theatre, the Theatre @ Boston Court, the 24th St. Theatre, the Soraya, San Francisco Symphony, Arizona Theatre Company, both the Palazzo Theatre and the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Arkansas Rep, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, Indiana Rep, as well as several national tours. Michael’s credits also include numerous films, over 1,000 commercials, and multiple TV series.  Michael, who also teaches at UCLA, is President of the Foundation for New American Musicals, and serves on the Board of Directors for Camp Bravo.  

ASSOCIATE - RICHIE FERRIS, CSA

The recipient of 2 Artios awards, presented by the Casting Society of America for Outstanding Achievement in Casting (as an Associate), Richie has been working with Michael Donovan for over 7 years. In that time, he has been a part of the casting process for over 300 projects, including TV shows, films, musicals, plays, and readings. 

RESUME

Click below to see a PDF of Michael Donovan’s Casting Resume:

Michael Donovan Casting Resume

ARTIOS AWARDS

30 Nominations

8 Wins

2019 - MAMMA MIA! (Hollywood Bowl) - Outstanding Casting in “Special Theatrical Performance”

2019 - MAMMA MIA! (Hollywood Bowl) - Outstanding Casting in “Special Theatrical Performance”

2018 - A CHORUS LINE (Hollywood Bowl) - Outstanding Casting in “Special Theatrical Performance”

2018 - A CHORUS LINE (Hollywood Bowl) - Outstanding Casting in “Special Theatrical Performance”

2011 - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Kirk Douglas Theatre) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2011 - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Kirk Douglas Theatre) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2010 - GUYS AND DOLLS (Hollywood Bowl) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2010 - GUYS AND DOLLS (Hollywood Bowl) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2009 - THE LITTLE FOXES (Pasadena Playhouse) - Outstanding Casting in “Regional Theatre West”

2009 - THE LITTLE FOXES (Pasadena Playhouse) - Outstanding Casting in “Regional Theatre West”

2007 - FENCES (Pasadena Playhouse) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2007 - FENCES (Pasadena Playhouse) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2006 - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Shakespeare Festival/LA) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2006 - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Shakespeare Festival/LA) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2005 - AS YOU LIKE IT (Shakespeare Festival/LA) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”

2005 - AS YOU LIKE IT (Shakespeare Festival/LA) - Outstanding Casting in “Los Angeles Theatre”