Film Industry Role: Casting director; Author; Acting Coach
Nationality: North American
Major works: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011); The Avengers (2012); Oliver Twist (2005)
Nancy Bishop is an Emmy-nominated casting director, author, acting coach, and head of the Film Acting Department at the Prague Film School.
Her most recent credits include Don’t Breathe and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.
With more than 60 major feature film and television projects among her credits, Nancy has cast and instructed literally hundreds of actors throughout Europe, the United Kingdom and the U.S..
Nancy has been retained as casting director by dozens of major feature film and television producers and directors, including George Lucas, Red Tails; Joel Schumacher, Bad Company; and Roman Polanski, Oliver Twist. She also was nominated for an Emmy Award for her casting work on Anne Frank: The Whole Story, ABC/Disney Studios.
Now in addition to a busy casting schedule, Nancy continues to guest lecture internationally, offering on-camera master classes and seminars to develop an actor on-camera skills and career marketing. In 2009 she founded the Acting For Film Program at the Prague Film School, which offers an intensive, conservatory style training (half year or full year) program for actors in English. She is also very active on the International Film Festival Circuit, where she regularly produces seminars and partakes in panel discussions and symposiums on the casting process. She is a member of the Casting Society of America and the International Network of Casting Directors. Although based in Prague, Czech Republic, she works throughout Europe and the U.S..