Veteran Hollywood Casting Director Cathy Reinking to Speak at ESU on Thursday, January 23

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Cathy Reinking, a veteran Hollywood casting director, will discuss Cracking the Myths and Glimpsing the Realities of Working in Television, Film and Theatre at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 23, at the Smith-McFarland Theatre of East Stroudsburg University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

Reinking, a graduate of UCLA’s Theatre program, works and lives in Los Angeles and is a former manager of casting for NBC.  Some of the many television shows she has cast include Frasier, Arrested Development, According to Jim, The Office and Medium.

Reinking recently co-created, co-wrote, co-produced and cast a web comedy titled “The British Invasion” which involved ESU alumni.  She has also cast pilots, films, web series, commercials and plays.

A limited number of signed copies of her book, How to Book Acting Jobs in TV and Film, will be available for purchase at the lecture.  

The talk, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Theatre, is open to the public at no cost.  No tickets are required.  For more information, call the Fine and Performing Arts Events Line at 570-422-3483 or email