Thea McLeod of McLeod Casting is one of Australia’s most prominent casting directors with a wide breadth of work ranging from international films to television, Thea has a passion for discovering and nurturing the next generation of A list actors from Australia and beyond. 

Thea spent eleven years in the UK where she was both an actress and a casting director, gaining much experience on an international level for film, television, and commercials. This is Thea McLeod’s 11th year as the resident casting director for Australia TV serial  “Neighbours”, Other television credits include most recently “Lie With Me” Fremantle Media, Network 10 & Channel 5 in the UK plus credits include the highly acclaimed “Better Man” for the SBS network, the controversial telemovie “Schapelle” for Channel Nine, based on the fascinating story of Schapelle Corby and her trial, and “UnderBelly Files: The Man That Got Away” for Screentime, which was a part of the highly successful crime series Underbelly plus “City Homicide” for The Seven Network, “What ever happened to that guy” for Foxtel,  As well as many successful Australian Feature films including “Pawno”, “Spin Out”, “Emo The Musical”, “Summercoda”, “Blinder”, “The Menkoff Method” & “Measure 4 Measure ” which she cast & Executive Produced which will be release in 2020.

Thea McLeod has cast many A- List Australian actors including Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, Noah Taylor, Robert Taylor, Rachael Taylor, Maeve Dermody, Kerry Armstrong, Don Hany, Remy Hii, Felix Mallard, Vince Colosimo, Claudia Karvan  Kerry Armstrong, Angus Sampson, Colin Friels, Josh Lawson, Xavier Samuel, Josh Helman, Rose McIver and the Academy Award Winner Jacki Weaver. 

McLeod Casting prides itself on casting A-list Australian talent and discovering outstanding new actors.  Thea continues to cast Neighbours and many other feature films & Television productions.