About Janet Foster

Scott Schwartz – director

“It was a great pleasure working with Janet Foster on ‘tick, tick… Boom!’ At Westport Country... 

Don Scardino – Producer/Director “30 Rock”

Janet Foster has been my casting director On and Off Broadway, in Feature Films, HBO specials, and big-time Network... 

Bartlett Sher – Resident Director, Lincoln Center Theater

“Janet is one of our finest casting directors, not only can she handle any classical or contemporary assignment... 


Janet began her casting career in 1986 as an assistant to the late Stanley Soble after receiving her MFA in acting from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. When Stanley left to begin his work at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, Janet joined the team at Playwrights Horizons, a non profit Off-Broadway theater, as a casting assistant and worked her way up to casting director during her tenure there. While at Playwrights Horizon, Janet developed an association with the Intiman Theatre in Seattle becoming their NY casting director.

During her career at Playwrights ... Read More