RSVP-ed members will receive the Zoom link by email one hour prior to the start of the program, and will be able to ask questions through Zoom's chat function.
Join us for a remote Zoom discussion with Casting Director Theo Park of TED LASSO. This is an "Ask Me Anything" style Q+A. Member participation encouraged. This session will last approximately one hour.
Theo Park - Theo comes from a background in production (BLACK BOOKS, SPACED) and within a talent agency. Once an associate of Nina Gold, Theo has cast such wide and varied projects such as SIGHTSEERS (directed by Ben Wheatley) CUBAN FURY, PADDINGTON and Thomas Vinterberg’s FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD. Recent credits include VANITY FAIR for ITV/Amazon, MGM’s THE HUSTLE, Paramount’s OVERLORD and the Netflix original CALIBRE.
Moderated by Rochelle Rose, National Director of Performers Programs, SAG-AFTRA Foundation.
Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.
In addition to starring, Sudeikis serves as executive producer, alongside Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”) via his Doozer Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content. Doozer’s Jeff Ingold also serves as an executive producer with Liza Katzer as co-executive producer. The series was developed by Sudeikis, Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt, and is based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports.