Casting Professional | Podcast Producer and Host | Educator
Fiona is an NYC-based casting professional, podcast host, and educator born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia (#CanadiansinNYC). She studied at Montclair State University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre.
Fiona has worked regionally, on tour, and on television in the United States and Canada as an Actors Equity Association actor. She has taught dance, musical theatre, acting, and audition preparation to children and adults, privately and at performing arts studios and colleges. Fiona is co-producer and host of What's Your Backup Plan?, available on all streaming platforms through Broadway Podcast Network. She lives in Manhattan with her fiancé Charlie and their sweet rescue dog, Scout.
Fiona is passionate about facilitating opportunities for representation and diversity on stage and screen while providing a warm, collaborative environment for actors and creative teams alike.
Manager of Performer Casting
RWS Entertainment Group
Fiona currently works in casting at RWS Entertainment Group. She previously interned for Franck Casting, working on casting for the feature film TEENAGE MUSICAL, and went on to work at Brette Goldstein Casting as a freelance casting assistant and full-time casting associate. At Brette Goldstein Casting, Fiona worked on a number of independent films, a web series, and 40+ commercials and industrials.
When she's not casting, Fiona coaches actors and leads workshops at NYC acting studios and college programs. To inquire about teaching, email email@example.com or use the contact form below.
What's Your Backup Plan?
Broadway Podcast Network
Fiona is co-producer and host of What's Your Backup Plan?, a podcast that pokes fun at your Aunt Karen's question, "what are you really going to do with your life?" With her co-host, actor Olivia Valli (Wicked, Jersey Boys), Fiona interviews actors, directors, choreographers, musicians, casting directors, and multi-hyphenates who are changing the conversation about what it means to have a fulfilling, sustainable career. Their guests discuss equity and diversity in the industry, the COVID-19 shutdown, and creating work that is innovative, inclusive, and thought-provoking.
Recent episodes have included interviews with Broadway's Sharrod Williams (Cats, Hamilton, Tuck Everlasting, NEIGHBORS), Nicholas Edwards (Frozen, Les Miserables, The Last Five Years), Meg Zervoulis (Music Director of The Prom, Associate Music Director of Mean Girls, West Side Story), Built for the Stage trainer Joe Rosko, and many more. They have been featured on BroadwayWorld and in W42ST magazine.