Helena Palmer CDG

Casting Director

Helena is a freelance casting director with over 20 years’ experience.

She began her casting career at the Royal Exchange, Manchester and then with the

National Theatre. She was Casting Director at the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2008 to 2021, casting over 50 classical and contemporary plays. 

Recent projects include Untitled F*ck M*ss S**gon Play (Manchester Royal Exchange/Young Vic) No Pay? No Way!, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Beginning (Manchester Royal Exchange), The Tempest and Cymbeline (Royal Shakespeare Company), Linck & Mülhahn, Mary and The Fever Syndrome (Hampstead Theatre), The White Factory and Dmitry (Marylebone Theatre), The Wind in the Willows and The Child in the Snow (Wilton’s Music Hall), Sarah (Coronet Theatre), Blackmail and Antigone (Mercury Theatre, Colchester) and The Mirror and the Light (Gielgud Theatre).

Helena is a member of the Casting Directors’ Guild.