About Us

Garth Williams Casting LLC, the Phoenix, Arizona Casting Service was founded with the vision that the best projects are illuminated by the very best talent. Garth & Jan Williams have over 40 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry as successful actors, acting coaches and casting directors. Experience on both sides of the camera give Garth & Jan a unique perspective and understanding of the client’s expectations and the ability to inspire talent to perform to their fullest potential creating win-win results for everyone on your project.

Garth Williams Casting had the opportunity to drive the casting success of these recent productions: Gillette Fusion, PetSmart, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Goodwill, Massage Envy, Tilted Kilt, Pearl Drops, Cable One and Arizona Lottery.

We provide more than a service to you; we deliver the art and technology of casting.

Garth Williams

Casting Director, Garth Williams is a master at communicating the vision of the director to achieve the best performance from each actor while providing the highest quality audition.

Garth Williams brings over 20 years of professional experience both as an actor and casting director in Los Angeles and Phoenix markets. Garth spent 5 years performing on the NBC daytime drama Santa Barbara and appeared in a variety of television movies, films and commercials.

One of the talents that differentiates Garth from other casting directors is that he studied with the late, Great Paul Sills, co-founder of Second City. Garth’s expertise in directing improvisation delivers “real” life auditions and results.

His business savvy in the film industry was honed by a decade spent in the financial services industry.

He provides on-time and on-budget casting solutions.

Jan Clevenger Williams

Jan worked in Los Angeles as a professional actor and studied extensively with the LA Casting Director, Joan Sittenfield, who cast and packaged shows like Law and Order and Taxi. Jan is a native of Chicago where she performed as an on-camera spokesperson for McDonalds, Bank of America, General Motors, Fuji Film, Marshall Field and the United States Airforce.

On the other side of the camera, Jan worked as Entertainment Programing Manager for Disney Entertainment where she cast hundreds of performers for live, interactive shows. Jan has produced and directed for Arizona Women’s Theater Company and the Red River Opry. She has been a member of the Screen Actors Guild for over 20 years.

In addition to Jan’s professional experience, she holds a Bachelors degree in Theater from Arizona State University and a Masters Degree in Education.

Lora Blume

Lora is a transplant from the Windy City. Along with receiving her Bachelors degree and obtaining employment in the Chicago corporate sector, she also performed in community theaters and trained with the Players Workshop of the Second City. Intrigued with the production side of film, Lora worked on major motion picture and television productions for Rosen Knutsen Casting in Chicago with the primary responsibility of onset coordination and supervision of extras.

Lora relocated to Phoenix and managed a corporate law firm. She also studied with local acting professionals, gaining significant insight into the Phoenix entertainment community.

Lora brings to Garth Williams Casting her firmly established business background, coupled with her experience, passion and enthusiasm for the commercial and film industry in Arizona.