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Victor Vazquez

Victor Vazquez, CSA is a casting director and founder of X Casting NYC.

Victor Vazquez, CSA served as resident Casting Director at Arena Stage for three seasons. There, he oversaw the casting department and served as casting director for over 25 productions and over two dozen new play/musical workshops. He has auditioned thousands of actors, and cast over 400 actors in professional plays and musicals. He has held casting calls in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. He now lives in New York City with his partner Bryan. Victor holds a master’s degree (with distinction) from the University of Oxford. He is the proud son of Mexican immigrants. Spanish is his first language. Victor is a member of the Casting Society of America.

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Identity-Conscious Casting
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Identity-Conscious Casting

Moving Beyond Color-Blind and Color-Conscious Casting

2 February 2021

Text-based director and adaptor Lavina Jadhwani chats with casting director Victor Vazquez about her shift from using “color-conscious casting” to “identity-conscious casting,” the importance of casting being seen as part of a show’s design and dramaturgy, and more.