TOM SHIELS (He/Him)
Tom is from Manchester and moved to London to train in Musical Theatre BA(Hons) at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
After a few years of working as a professional actor, he found his true passion and began to establish a career in casting. Tom has had the most incredible time working with some of the most respected casting teams in theatre and is loving every moment of working on Jill Green's team.
Credits as Casting Assistant for Jill Green include; Disney's ALADDIN (UK & Ireland Tour), Disney's THE LION KING (UK & Ireland /International Tour) & CRAZY FOR YOU (Gillian Lynne Theatre).
Credits as Casting Assistant for Pippa Ailion include;
AIN'T TOO PROUD! THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS (Prince Edward Theatre, West End),
DISNEY'S THE LION KING (Lyceum Theatre, West End),
GET UP, STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL (Lyric Theatre, West End)
CINDERELLA (Salisbury Playhouse).
Assisting for Cameron Mackintosh; LES MISÉRABLES (Sondheim Theatre, West End).
Tom made his Casting Director debut with ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS. (The Kings Head Theatre).