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Elsie Stark

Casting Director | Casting Department | Executive
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Adrift (2016) | An Elf's Story: The Elf on the Shelf (2011) | Cassanova Was a Woman (2016)
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United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Not willing to work unpaid
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  • Queens College/CUNY * – BA - Communication Arts & Sciences/Theatre Arts & Sciences 1978 New York, NY

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  • Casting Director *
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  • * Casting Director, Elsie Stark believes diversity is the spice of life; diversity in the type of projects that she cast for, as well as diversity in the kind of actors that she works with. Diversity is what makes SNP one of the most experienced, creative, cutting edge and diversified casting offices in New York. It has been her mission and manifesto since she began casting.

    With many years of experience in casting she has attained extensive knowledge of the unlimited talent pool in New York, as well as other areas of the country. In addition, Ms. Stark's expertise, background and language skills has made SNP the premiere casting office for the rapid growing Spanish commercial market and other projects in many other languages.

    Film credits include the currently released in “Adrift” with Loren Luna Velez, which will be premiering in November 2016 at the International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival. In 2015 multi-festival award winner “Cassanova Was A Woman”, 2014 film short, “Dollar Night”, NY International Latino Film Festival and 2002 ALMA Award winner, “Blue Diner” directed by Jan Egleson. “All Night Bodega”, directed by Felix Olivier which won Special Jury prizes at the LA Latino Film Festival as well as the NY International Latino Film Festival. “Dance With Me”, written & directed by Ryu Murakami and “The Final Patient”, starring Bill Cobbs and the timely independent film “Ilegales” directed by Ric Dupont that deals with illegal immigration in the U.S. For many years SNP cast for The Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s Fifth Night series as well as the NYWIFT Screenplay Reading Series.

    Theatrically they have cast Broadway’s Latinologues at the Helen Hayes Theater. 2016 and 2015 NYMF musicals, “Children Of Salt” and “Manuel vs. The Statue of Liberty”. “4 Guys Named Jose...and a mujer named Maria”, which ran Off-Broadway at the Blue Angel to glowing reviews and at the Actor’s Playhouse in Coral Gables, Florida, as well as the musical revue “Latin Heat” at the Hudson Guild Theatre. Other theatre projects include the critically acclaimed drama "Trophies" which ran at the Cherry Lane Theater as well as the musical "Theda Bara and the Frontier Rabbi" (Jewish Rep.), "A Perfect Diamond" starring Josh Mostel, and "A Silent Thunder" starring Nestor Carbonell written by Eduardo Ivan Lopez for the Apple Corp. Theatre. They cast the American debut of “Ourselves Alone” by award winning Irish playwright Anne Devlin.

    In the area of television SNP coordinated and cast a Latino/Hispanic talent outreach for ABC in 2016. Also casting a variety of work for MTV, VH-1, Comedy Central, Spike TV and Nickelodeon. Other assignments have been NBC's "Missing Reward”, PAX TV’s “it’s a Miracle”, Lifetime’s “Unsolved Mysteries” and the History Channel’s “Breaking Vegas” and Discovery’s “Sensing Murder”. One of the most satisfying projects was the short film “UnSafe” for the non-profit organization Safe Horizon, which deals with domestic violence.

    She has cast over 7000 commercials of every conceivable type from on camera to voice over.

    Elsie Stark is a members of NEW YORK WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION. She worked on the N.Y. ADDY AWARDS from 1991-1996 and Elsie Stark was co-chairperson for the 1995 ADDY'S. Ms. Stark has been on the Board of Directors and on the Advisory Board of (H.O.L.A.) the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors.
    Ms. Stark can be reached at Stark Naked Production, Inc., 39 West 19th Street, New York, N.Y. 10011. Telephone (212) 366-1903 and Fax (212) 366-0495 or visit our website at

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