About Anna Dawson
Anna is an Edinburgh based Casting Director.
Anna co-casts theatre projects with fellow Casting Director Simone Pereira Hind. Their projects include: Life is a Dream (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), The White Card (Northern Stage/Soho Theatre), Scent of Roses (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), Red Ellen (Northern Stage/Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), Macbeth – An Undoing (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), Dracula (National Theatre of Scotland), Macbeth (Royal Shakespeare Company).
Anna has acted as Casting Consultant on several shows for Perth Theatre including The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, Don QuixoteandEducating Rita.
Aside from theatre casting Anna has been an associate to Simone on many screen projects over the years including 7 series of Outlander for Sony/Starz. She also has many Casting Director credits for screen projects including 3 series of the award winning The Brilliant World of Tom Gates for Sky and BBC series Float.
In 2021 Anna co-created and developed a tool with Tagmin to ensure all actors get an answer on auditions in support of the equity Yes/No campaign.