Jen Rudin is an award-winning casting director who began her thirty-year career in show business as a child actor at age eight. She is the author of Confessions of a casting Director: Help Actors Land Any Role with Secrets from Inside the Audition Room (Harper Collins) and monthly columnist for Backstage magazine. As a casting executive at the Walt Disney Company, Jen conducted extensive talent searches all over the United States, identifying and hiring actors who went on to star on Broadway in The Lion King, Mary Poppins and The Little Mermaid and in beloved Disney movies like The Incredibles, The Princess and the Frog, Chicken Little and Brother Bear. Her company, Jen Rudin Casting, casts projects in New York and Los Angeles.
CSA Artios Award for "The Princess and the Frog"
CSA Artios Award for "Chicken Little"
University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI)