NATALIE GALLACHER CDG for Pippa Ailion Casting

Casting Director

Pippa Ailion has cast over 180 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 has worked alongside Pippa for 13 years.

Current West End/other: Tina- the Tina Turner Musical; Dreamgirls; Motown – the Musical; The Book of Mormon; Wicked (also the international tour); The Lion King.

Recent West End/other: Twelfth Night (Young Vic); Rocketman, Teddy (Watermill, UK tour and the Vaults); My Fair Lady (Teatro San Carlo, Naples); Street Scene (Teatro Real, Madrid); Tiger Bay (Wales Millennium Centre); The Wind in the Willows; One Love – the Bob Marley Musical (Birmingham Rep); Funny Girl (UK tour); Sunny Afternoon (Harold Pinter Theatre and UK tour); Paw Patrol; Gutted; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Last Five Years; The Go-Between; West Side Story (BBC documentary); Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace Theatre and UK tour); Bend It Like Beckham; Memphis – the Musical and Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre and UK tour); Kate Bush – Before the Dawn; The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (WYP/Birmingham Rep); Here Lies Love (Dorfman); Far Away; We Will Rock You (Dominion and UK tour); From Here to Eternity; American Psycho (Almeida); Oh What a Lovely War (Theatre Royal Stratford East and UK tour); Legally Blonde; Fela! (NT, Broadway and US tour); The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne, Paris and New York); Million Dollar Quartet, Waiting for Godot, Decade, Spring Awakening, Marguerite, The Drowsy Chaperone and Blue Man Group.

For Chichester and 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, Porgy and Bess, Ragtime, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Into the Woods, Lord of the Flies and The Importance of Being Earnest.

Future: Come From Away (Dublin & Phoenix).