About LKC

Based in Ireland, we are Casting Directors for Film, Television and Commercials. Combining our creative and administrative talents, we at Louise Kiely Casting provide an efficient and innovative service.


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

KAREN SCULLY CDG – Casting Director. Karen has a Degree in Business & Politics from Trinity College Dublin. She also trained at The Gaiety School of Acting. She was an Actor for 15 years before starting work with Louise Kiely Casting in 2009. 

THYRZA GING – 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 – Child Casting & Casting Assistant. As well as being an Actress, Eva-Jane has been working with 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.

BEIBHINN JONES – Casting Assistant. Beibhinn has a Degree in Drama from DIT Dublin. She worked as an Actress and a Casting Assistant before joining Louise Kiely Casting in 2019.

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 Louise Kiely Casting 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 Youth Theatre Ireland. He joined Louise Kiely Casting 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 co-wrote and directed Feature Film A DATE FOR MAD MARY. He joined Louise Kiely Casting in 2015 to co-facilitate LKC Courses.  

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