Patti Kalles, CSA
Seattle native Patti Kalles is a member of Casting Society of America (CSA) and a two-time Artios Award winner. She has been casting for commercials and films for over 25 years in Seattle.
Television & Film projects include Northern Exposure, Frasier, Unsolved Mysteries, Snow Falling on Cedars, Mad Love, My Own Private Idaho, Say Anything and The Fabulous Baker Boys.
She has her degree in Drama from WSU and taught Drama in the public schools for 13 yrs. Patti also worked as an actress in Seattle doing local commercials while she taught.
Laurie Levine has been working in the casting field since 1991. Nominated by her peers to join CSA in 1995, Laurie joined forces with Patti Kalles casting numerous projects for television and film, commercials, industrials and live performances, as well as several feature film searches with Los Angeles casting agencies.
Laurie has taught on-camera classes for teens and adults, focusing on audition technique for film and television.
A drama teacher for the Mukilteo School District in addition to her casting position, Laurie has taught in the public school system for over 26 years.