About LKC

Combining our creative and administrative talents, we at Louise Kiely Casting provide an efficient and innovative service.


LOUISE KIELY CDG – Casting Director
Louise has a Degree in Law from University College Cork. She went on to train at The Gaiety School of Acting. She was an Actor for a period before setting up Louise Kiely Casting in 2005.

KAREN SCULLY – Associate Casting Director
Karen has a Degree in Business & Politics from Trinity College Dublin. She went on to train at the Gaiety School of Acting. She was an Actor for 15 years before starting work with Louise Kiely Casting.

THYRZA GING – Associate Casting Director
Thyrza has a Degree in International Commerce with Spanish from University College Dublin. She worked as both a Casting Director and an Agent for a number of years before joining Louise Kiely Casting in 2013.

EVA-JANE GAFFNEY – Casting Assistant
As well as being an Actress, Eva-Jane has been assisting Louise Kiely Casting since January 2013.

FIONNUALA O’ SHEA – Casting Assistant
Fionnuala trained in The Gaiety School of Acting. She worked in a variety of areas before joining Louise Kiely Casting in 2015.

COLIN THORNTON – Courses Co-ordinator and Casting Tutor
Colin works as a Writer/Director in Film & Theatre. He co-wrote Feature Film A DATE FOR MAD MARY. He joined LKC in 2014 to design and co-facilitate LKC Courses.  

ALAN KING – Casting Tutor
Alan has worked as an Actor, Drama Teacher and Facilitator for over 20 years.  He also works for the National Association for Youth Drama. He joined LKC in 2014 to design and co-facilitate LKC Courses.

DARREN THORNTON – Casting Tutor
Darren has been working as a Film & Theatre Director for over 20 years. He directed and co-wrote Feature Film A DATE FOR MAD MARY. He joined LKC in 2015 to co-facilitate LKC Courses.