Rachel Hoffman - Casting Director
Casts the Broadway productions of Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, Wicked, First Date, Rock of Ages, and Motown
Casts for La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, The Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and the Paper Mill Playhouse
Casting director at the award winning casting office Telsey + Company
Currently a board member for the Casting Society of America
Rachel Hoffman, CSA, has worked in casting since 1999. She is currently a Casting Director at Telsey + Company, where she has been involved in the casting of “Smash” (NBC pilot and series), both Sex & The City films, and the Broadway productions of Wicked, Annie, Motown, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rent, In The Heights, Rock Of Ages, Legally Blonde, Memphis, Bring It On, Hands On A Hardbody, South Pacific, Catch Me If You Can, Next To Normal, Sister Act, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Addams Family, Grey Gardens, The Color Purple, Million Dollar Quartet, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Elf, and many others. Regionally, she regularly casts productions for La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, The Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and the Paper Mill Playhouse. Prior to joining Telsey + Company, Rachel was involved in the casting of The Boy from Oz, Brooklyn, Bat Boy: the Musical (Original Off Broadway production), Altar Boyz, Children of Eden (at The Ford’s Theatre), and Godspell (2000 Off-Broadway Revival at the York Theatre).
Rachel lectures and teaches audition workshops on musical theatre performing/auditioning at many colleges and universities around the US and produces senior showcases in NYC for graduating classes of some of the top musical theatre departments in the country. She is currently a board member for the Casting Society of America and is also an advisory board and staff member of the Broadway Dreams Foundation. Prior to casting, she worked as a performer in NYC, and received her BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan.