Burbank, CA — From Broadway to CBS Entertainment. Cesar A. Rocha has been hired by CBS Entertainment as Director, Casting. He joins the network’s casting department and will report to Peter Golden, EVP, Talent and Casting and head of the department.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Rocha attended the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music (CCM) in the Theatre Design and Production program concentrating in stage management. He has been working on Broadway as part of Telsey + Company since 2009 and has worked on numerous projects, some of these include Cirque Du Soleil’s Paramour, The Bridges of Madison County The Musical national tour, Pump Boys and Dinettes and West Side Story at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Also Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Into the Woods with Meryl Streep; Smash on NBC and various other Theatre and TV/FILM projects.
He is on the NY board of the Casting Society of America. Cesar has also appeared on the Lifetime reality series Dance Moms.
Rocha will work on CBS’ current series, as well as upcoming comedy and drama pilots and alternative projects.
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