Lena Kaminsky (Casting Director) is honored to carry on the Selective Casting name and mission. Lena worked closely with Carol for over 10 years, first as an assistant and later as an associate casting director. During this time, she learned the ins and outs of casting corporate industrials and educational programs from the very best. She is currently the in-house casting director for WEB MD, casting training and educational videos for doctors. Lena is also an actor and has performed in many regional theaters around the country, as well as work in TV, film and voice overs. She loves meeting new actors and mixing these two worlds. Lena received her BFA from Emerson College in Boston.
Carol Nadell (Founder) has been a respected member of the acting community for over 35 years, both as a performer and as a casting director. Casting was a natural progression from an acting career which spanned 17 years and encompassed appearances on the Broadway stage, television, films, and commercials. Carol was an Artist-in-Residence at Princeton University and a special advisor and mentor for members of the Academy Company at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Along with her specialty in casting for the corporate and educational communities, she often called upon to act as a casting consultant for numerous theatre projects and independent films. She has given lectures at colleges, universities, and high schools on the business of acting as well as acting in industrials. She served as a board member for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Media Communications Association, and The New York Society for Ethical Culture.