Verity Naughton CDG
Verity is a London based Casting Director working across projects in Film, TV and Theatre. She is a member of the Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain & Ireland, and a founding member of their equality, diversity & inclusion group, alongside 11 other members.
She began her career 10 years ago and has since worked alongside Casting Directors, Jina Jay, Kate Ringsell and Jessica Ronane.
Izzy joined VJN Casting in January 2022 and recently graduated from the NFTS Casting Course facilitated by Jane Arnell, Jina Jay and Shaheen Baig.
She previously worked in marketing and social media across various projects including film festival 16 Days 16 Films and a national education charity after completing a degree in English Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London.
CDG Awards: Best Casting in Musical Theatre 2023
Nominee: 101 Dalmatians, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (Children’s Casting Director)
CDG Awards: Best Child Casting 2023
Nominee: Bugsy Malone, UK Tour (Children’s Casting Director)
Nominee: Frozen, Theatre Royal Drury Lane (Children's Casting Director)
Nominee: School of Rock, UK Tour (Children's Casting Director)
CDG Awards: Best Casting in Musical Theatre 2022
Nominee: Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (Children’s Casting Director)
CDG Awards: Best Casting in Regional Theatre 2022
Nominee: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (Children’s Casting Director)
CDG Awards: Best Casting in Film 2022
Nominee: Enola Holmes (Young Person's Casting Search)
WhatsOnStage Awards: Best Regional Production 2019
Winner: Spring Awakening, Hope Mill Theatre (Casting Director)
Stage Debut Awards: Child Performer of the Year 2019
Winner: The Hunt, Almeida Theatre (Children's Casting Director)
Little Wing Festival: Jury Prize 2019
Winner: Mash (Casting Director)