Casting Assistant: Richard Johnston
Pippa Ailion has cast over 200 productions internationally. She was Resident Associate Director casting three seasons of European classics for Jonathan Miller at the Old Vic between 1987 and 1991.
Natalie Gallacher has worked alongside Pippa Ailion for 16 years after training in Arts, Music & Entertainment Management at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Current West End/other: Beauty and the Beast the Musical (UK Tour), Come From Away (Phoenix & Dublin), TINA (Aldwych), The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales & UK/European Tour) and The Lion King (Lyceum & International Tour).
Selected West End/other Credits: On Your Feet! (Coliseum & UK Tour), Big! (Dominion), Motown the Musical (West End & UK Tour), Dreamgirls (Savoy), Wicked (Apollo Victoria), Rocketman (Film – Dance Casting), The Wind in the Willows, (Palladium), Funny Girl (UK Tour), Sunny Afternoon (Harold Pinter & UK Tour), Memphis (Shaftesbury), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Here Lies Love (National Theatre), Fela! (National Theatre, Broadway & US Tour), The Last Five Years (The Other Palace), The Go-Between (West Yorkshire Playhouse & Apollo), West Side Story (BBC documentary), Billy Elliot: The Musical (Victoria Palace & UK Tour), Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix), Top Hat (Aldwych & UK Tour), We Will Rock You (Dominion & UK Tour), From Here to Eternity (Shaftesbury), American Psycho, Decade (Almeida), Legally Blonde (Savoy), Million Dollar Quartet (Noël Coward), Spring Awakening (Lyric Hammersmith & Novello), Marguerite (Haymarket), The Drowsy Chaperone (Novello) and Blue Man Group (New London).
For Chichester & West End: Gypsy, Guys and Dolls, The Pajama Game, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Kiss Me Kate and Love Story.
For Regent’s Park: The Sound of Music, Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Ragtime, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Into the Woods, Lord of the Flies and The Importance of Being Earnest.
For Birmingham Rep: One Love – The Bob Marley Musical, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, The Wiz, Waiting for Godot and Follow My Leader.
For Young Vic: Tree, Twelfth Night, Far Away, Generations, Been So Long, The Enchanted Pig and Simply Heavenly.
Future Productions Include: Moulin Rouge (Piccadilly), Dreamgirls (UK Tour), Get Up, Stand Up! (West End) and Spring Awakening (Almeida).