Fiona is an NYC-based casting assistant and podcast host 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.
Upon graduating, Fiona worked regionally, on tour, and on television in the
United States and Canada as an actor, and is a proud member of Actors Equity Association. She has worked as a teacher in dance, musical theatre, and audition preparation for children and adults. Fiona is the Co-Founder and host of What's Your Backup Plan?, available on all platforms through
Broadway Podcast Network.
Fiona is excited to continue her work as a Casting Assistant, learning from casting professionals and developing the skills to support creative teams. Fiona is passionate about helping to facilitate opportunities for artists of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.
On What's Your Backup Plan?, hosts Fiona McIntyre and Olivia Valli aim to help artists find ways to stay creative, connected and fulfilled through the ups and downs of a career. Each week, they interview actors, musicians, casting directors, writers, photographers and directors who are creating their own businesses, overcoming obstacles, and finding inspiration in the world around them.
The first season of What's Your Backup Plan? can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, on Broadway Podcast Network, and wherever else you
find your podcasts. Check back in 2021 for Season Two!