Jo Hawes CDG

Training: LAMDA.

Children Casting includes: Oliver!, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium), Les Miserables (Sondheim Theatre, UK Tour), Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (UK Tour), The Drifters Girl (Garrick Theatre), Identical (Nottingham Playhouse), and Billy Elliot (Curve).

Stage Management includes: Annie, The Pirates on Penzance, On Your Toes, and La Cages aux Folles.

Books include: Children in Theatre – a guide for parents who find they have a performing child in their family.

Jo Hawes CDG was awarded the Special Recognition Olivier Award in 2020 after spending the last 27 years casting children in over 150 spectacular productions. She also runs a variety of courses and classes for children in the UK and abroad including Masterclasses in the Art of Auditioning, Performing Arts Holiday Courses, and Mental Health Courses for chaperones.