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Donna DeSeta Casting is one of the most successful and respected casting offices for commercials, film, theater, TV, music videos, and print.

Donna DeSeta and the casting directors who make up the firm, Kyle Coker and Marie LaDuca, have defined professional taste and constantly demonstrate their experience upon which all of their clients rely.
Donna DeSeta Casting has worked with the directors, choreographers and photographers who shape and define the entertainment industry.

our team

KYLE COKER
Casting Director

kyle@donnadesetacasting.com

With over a decade of experience, Kyle Coker is the hardest working casting director in New York City.

With a resume boasting hundreds of union and nonunion commercials, voiceovers, beauty projects, industrials, print, and real people casting, Kyle makes clients happy by providing the best session in town. Whether you need a nonunion 60 year old actress with a page full of copy, a gorgeous model that can speak, a new fresh face in comedy, or someone to go on the street in the winter to do real people casting, Kyle gets the job done.

Favorite commercials include spots for Target, Ikea, and Apple, and memorable films including working alongside Donna DeSeta on films such as Knight & Day, Enchanted, and The History Channel's Men of War.

As a director, Kyle's work received distribution in the UK, and went to twelve prestigious festivals across the country winning multiple Audience Awards. Kyle never forgets a face and is casting machine.

MARIE LADUCA
CASTING DIRECTOR

marie@donnadesetacasting.com

Marie joined Donna DeSeta Casting this year and is very excited to be working with Donna and Kyle.

Marie began her foray into the commercial world at Paradigm, one of the top commercial agencies in NYC. Marie then worked for 6 years as a business consultant for a top entertainment law firm, becoming well-versed in union contracts and working with some of the top talent in film/tv.

DAVID CADY
FREELANCE CASTING DIRECTOR

david@donnadesetacasting.com

David has cast over 1500 commercials for clients as diverse as Target, Burger King, Ford, Sun Trust Bank, Bounty Paper Towels, Disney, Mod's Hair (for Japan) and NY Lottery. He began his professional career as an actor in the original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along," directed by Harold Prince. Other roles included Peter van Daan in the off-Broadway chamber musical "Yours, Anne" and Motel the Tailor in a North American tour of "Fiddler on the Roof," opposite Herschel Bernardi. After a brief stint in a theatrical agency, David became a casting assistant at Grey Advertising, where he learned the ropes of commercial casting. This led to the job at DeSeta Casting, where, in addition to commercials, he has cast two projects for Harold Prince, including the world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Whistle Down the Wind." For information regarding David Cady's acting classes, please visit his website.

PARKER & NOOKLYN
OFFICE MASCOTS

clients

DIRECTORS
Alexsander Bach • Anthea Benton • Arthur Elgort
Bart Timmer • Bob Odenkirk • Brett Ratner
Bryan Singer • Caleb Deschanel • Floria Sigismondi
Jacy Judelson • Jake Scott • Jim Sheridan
Joe Pytka • John Madden • John Waters
Jonus Akerlund • Josh Marston • Kevin Smith
Marcus Tomlinson • Matt Badger • Michael Bay
Michael Gracey • Michael Haussman • Michel Gondry
Paula Greif • Paula Walker • Ridley Scott
Spike Lee • The Coen Brothers • The Crook Brothers
The Russo Brothers • Todd Fields • Tom Schiller
Tony Scott • Wes Anderson • Mark Romanek
CHOREOGRAPHERS
Alan Johnson • Joey McKneely
Rob Marshall • Mia Michaels
John O'Connell • Michael Rooney
Maria Torres • Rich and Tone
PHOTOGRAPHERS
Michele Asselin • Richard Avedon • Olaf Brandt
Michel Comte • Patrick DeMarchelier
Michaelangelo di Battista • Tony D'Orio
Arthur Elgort • Brad Harris
Greg Heisler • David LaChapelle • Peter Lindbergh
Dennis Manarchy • Brian Nice
Trevor Owsley • Michael Zeppettello
Warwick Saint • Melvin Sokolsky • Cleo Sullivan
Max Vadukul • Albert Watson
Nigel Parry • Marc Hauser

contact

Phone
212-274-9696