Lynne Cardy

Children's Casting

Lynne is the Associate Director at Auckland Theatre Company. As well as working alongside Colin McColl and guest directors on casting for the ATC subscription season, Lynne masterminds the company’s youth and creative learning programmes. A creative producer, director and teaching artist, Lynne has produced and developed 22 new plays for young people for ATC including Like There’s No Tomorrow by the Playground Collective and Giant Teeth by Company of Giants. Other ATC highlights include directing the multi-performance pop-up community show Dominion Road Stories for the 2013 Auckland Arts Festival. “Casting the six boys who play Billy and Michael in Billy Elliot The Musical has been a career highlight, and it has been a privilege to combine my passion for teaching and learning with the joy of nurturing amazing young talent.”