Sarah Hallam | Ensemble Member | Resident Casting Director (2016 - 18)
Sarah Hallam is a highly experienced actor, director, teacher and casting director based in Melbourne.
Currently in pre-production for Australian feature Antinomy, Sarah has also acted in short films and features including Fell, Blind Company, The Fox, Cracked, Schnipples, Eye for an Eye and Sue has a… Her television credits include guest and recurring roles in Wentworth, Neighbours, Rush, City Homicide, Canal Road, Blue Heelers, Stingers, ScooterSecret Agent, and Ocean Girl.
Sarah’s stage credits include Killer Joe, Dir. Daniel Frederiksen; The Truth Is Longer Than a Lie, Dir. Kieran Carroll; The Centenarian, Dir. Shane Savage;Australian Marriage Act, Dir. Marcia Ferguson; Foreplay, Dir. Greg Saunders; Musical Crash Landing, Dir. Alexander Bradley and Stripped & Bared, Melbourne Fringe.
She has trained extensively with acting coaches Howard Fine, Kim Farrant, Ivana Chubbuck, Kim Krejus and Andrew Prowse; and is a 2012 graduate of the Full-Time Program at the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia (HFAS). Sarah is also currently teaching at HFAS, and was handpicked by Howard Fine to be the first Australian acting teacher at the Melbourne Studio.
Her directorial credits include Webisodes for Southern Star’s Rush, Ten Network & Straightjacket Productions; Film Shit, six festivals and two nominations; and Stage Credits, Men by Brendan Cowell, Straightjacket Productions; Big Al by Brian Goluboff, Michael Braser Productions; and Blackrock by Nick Enright.
Sarah has also worked in film and television casting over the last 18 years alongside top casting directors, Thea McLeod, Christine King, Faith Martin, Kirsty McGregor, Wizzy Ringer, Jodie Brearley, Mel Mackintosh, Sarah Alekna, Ben Parkinson, Pete Einberg, Jo Rippon, Nick Hamon, Toni Higginbotham, 2 Divas, Chameleon Casting & Casting Sugar.