Harriet Bass Casting Names Gama Valle Partner
Harriet Bass Casting announces that associate Gama Valle has been named a full equity partner in the company. With this move, Harriet Bass Casting now becomes Bass/Valle Casting.
“Gama has handled virtually every type of casting assignment since joining the company in 2017″, said Harriet, founder of Harriet Bass Casting. “He has worked his way from assistant to partner through his tireless work ethic, his commitment to BIPOC and LGBTQ casting, and most importantly his astute eye for talent. I have complete trust in his abilities and am excitedly looking forward to an innovative and fresh look at promoting diversity in new projects,” added Harriet.
In addition to being a casting director, Gama is a director, playwright, and screenwriter. He holds an M.F.A in Directing from The New School and a B.A. in Drama from University of Puerto Rico. Gama is an associate artist of New Light Theatre Project. Gama”s directing credits include: “The Lesson”, “L’Amfiparnaso”, “I Catch You Dreaming”, “Among Who, Whom and Ever”, “Jump It”, “In Love but Discreet”, “The Girl Who Used to Die Often”.
“I am excited to bring my extensive scope of experience to Bass/Valle Casting as a full partner,” said Gama. “It’s gratifying to be named partner in the newly launched company and I look forward to working with Harriet in bringing more inclusive projects to the company.”
Gama is presently a member of Broadway for Social Justice’s Casting Directive!, a nine-week training program to help up-and-coming BIPOC theatre professionals gain experience in the casting industry.
“Our mission at Bass/Valle Casting is to provide creative talent solutions for all projects. We pride ourselves on in-depth casting searches, and are committed to diversity casting,” said Harriet. ‘We will not consider a job done until the entire creative team is satisfied. We believe that casting is a collaborative effort and we will work closely with the creative team to provide the best possible service.”
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