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Catlyne Lasser, CSA

Casting Associate

Catlyne is currently the casting associate on Chicago P.D (NBC), Chicago Fire (NBC), and Empire (FOX). It’s also been her pleasure to work on Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Amazon), The Girlfriend Experience (Starz), In An Instant (ABC), Divergent (2014), Sinister 2 (2015); and various other film, television, theater, and commercial projects. She joined the casting team in 2012, after graduating from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in English Literature, with minors in Film and Writing. She is an associate member of the Casting Society of America (CSA). Catlyne is a proud Chicago native, a dedicated coffee-drinker, and an a BIG fan of this fine city’s talented acting community.

Casting Advice

Listen. If you’ve prepared and are really listening to what your reader is saying, you’ll know the arc of the scene, and it won’t matter so much if the words are just right.

Fun Facts

Celebrity Crush:

Amy Poehler. (She’s the bomb dot com.)

When I’m not casting, I’m:

at the library, working on a writing project, or chilling with my nameless pet cat.

When I grow up, I want to be:

A Poet/Stand-Up Comedian/Yogi-That-Can-Do-A-Handstand.

Idea I wish I thought up first:


If I could set up another branch of Simon Casting, it would be in:

Paris, baby.

The Award-Winning Film/Series I Haven’t Written Yet:

Half hour comedy with tons of funny ladies.