casting director
Bob Kale, CSA (CASTING DIRECTOR, Teacher, Coach)
Teacher/Coach: On-Camera, Legit and Musical Theatre Classes, Meisner Technique, Audition Technique

 

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Casting Resume: Theater, Film, Television


Bob has been an Assistant, an Associate and a Casting Director at Hughes Moss Casting/Barry Moss Casting for the last 19 years. He initially worked with both Barry Moss and Julie Hughes and, beginning in 2000, almost solely with Barry until his passing in 2014. Barry and Bob ultimately formed a partnership with John Anastasi to become MKA Casting. A partial list of the projects he has worked on during that time would include (* designates Theatrical National Tour as well):

BROADWAY CASTING DIRECTOR—A Tale Of Two Cities, Little Women—The Musical*, Souvenir, August Wilson's King Hedley II, An Inspector Calls*, The Who’s Tommy*, How to Succeed . . .* (1995), Titanic—The Musical*, The Life, Jekyll & Hyde* (1996), The Scarlet Pimpernel, Footloose*, A Christmas Carol (Madison Square Garden—Paramount), The Wizard of Oz* (Madison Square Garden—Paramount)

FILM CASTING DIRECTORJack & Jill (additional NY Casting), You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (additional NY casting), I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (additional NY casting), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (NY Voice Casting for Warner Bros. Feature Animation), Beavis and Butthead Do America (NY Voice Casting), The Quest for Camelot (NY Voice Casting), Big Daddy (NY Casting), Little Nicky (NY Casting).

TELEVISION CASTING DIRECTOR—As The World Turns (1996), FX, Ed (Pilot), Cosby Mysteries, Lifetime’s Sex and Mrs. X, HBO’s Scarred City, Due South, Elmo's World: Happy Holidays!, Victoria’s Secret 2005 Anniversary Special (Dancers), Old Navy “Drawstring” commercial (Dancers), PBS Sesame Street, and the miniseries Sally Hemmings (NY Casting).

ADDITIONAL NATIONAL TOURS CASTING DIRECTOR—The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas starring Ann-Margret, Barry Manilow’s Copacabana, Nunsense (25th Anniversary Tour), Bring in da Noise, Bring in da Funk starring Savion Glover.

OFF-BROADWAY CASTING DIRECTOR—Bedbugs! The Musical (picture below), Frank McGuinness’ Gates Of Gold, Rounding Third, Dracula, Dietrich & Chevalier, I Forgive You Ronald Reagan, Over the River and Through the Woods, Noel Coward in Two Keys, Avow, Tails, The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, Lone Star Love, Tap Dogs, How To Build A Better Tulip, Worm Day, the Melting Pot Theatre production of Tintypes.

CONCERT TOURS CASTING DIRECTOR—Three Mo’ Tenors and Three
Mo’ Divas
.

Bedbugs! The Musical   (Chris Hall and Grace McLean wearing Philip Heckman's wonderful costumes).

REVUE CASTING DIRECTOR—Her Song at Birdland, For Lovers Only at New World Stages. 

THEATRICAL WORKSHOPS and/or READINGS—The Astronaut Love Show (Kraine Theatre), Songbook (York Theatre), The Throwbacks (NYMF), The Moon In The Sea (Sommerfeld Foundation), Night of the Hunter, Freudian Slips, Dearest Cousin, Blackwater Angel (by Jim Nolan, playwright in residence at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre), The Cuban and The Redhead (NAMT), The Gay-No-More Telethon Musical (Fringe Festival), Sorority Queen In A Mobile Home (Fringe Festival), Time After Time (Somerled Foundation), The Member Of The Wedding (Peccadillo Theater Company).

BOB HAS ALSO BEEN A CASTING DIRECTOR FOR:

Goodspeed Musical (East Haddam, CT), 5th Avenue Theatre (Seattle, WA), North Shore Music Theatre, Dallas Summer Musicals, and Ford’s Theatre (Washington D.C.), Atlanta Theater Of The Stars, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

PHOTOS OF VARIOUS PROJECTS:

TITANIC; Below: Victoria Clark and Bill Buell

Titanic

Below: The Who's TOMMY; Cheryl Freeman as The Acid Queen

Below: JEKYLL & HYDE (1996); Linda Eder, Christiane Noll, Robert Cuccioli

Below: LITTLE WOMEN; Maureen McGovern, Sutton Foster

 

  Above: KING HEDLEY II; Viola Davis