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MEET

OUR

TEAM

The DK Casting team is comprised of industry-veterans who go above and beyond to deliver award-winning casting services.

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DAVID KANG

Founder | CEO

David founded DK Casting in 2005 and over the past 14 years, has worked for some of the top directors casting projects, artists, and brands in the world on over 350 music videos and 300 commercials, with over 50 Billion views on YouTube alone. Despite the demands of owning and running his businesses, David has found time to produce six feature films and two TV shows. He’s a member of the Producers Guild of America and is always looking for more opportunities to produce more projects.

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FELIX MARTINSSON

Casting Director / 
Coordinator

Felix was born in Sweden, and moved to Los Angeles in 2017 to study Acting at UCLA. His background includes acting in theater/film, photography, and project managing for entertainment. He's now a CD & coordinator at DK casting. Based in Stockholm, Sweden / Los Angeles, US

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NATALIE SESKO

Head of Las Vegas Casting

Since 2010, Natalie has worked behind the scenes booking talent for trade shows, commercials and features shot in Las Vegas. She has built an extensive network of important connections in the Industry and joined DK Casting in early 2019.

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ALISHA WATSON

Casting Associate

Alisha, originally from Elk Grove, California, received her BFA in acting from AMDA, College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and is currently pursuing a career in tv/film. Her interest in casting stems from her desire to be well-rounded in many crafts and to continue to grow as an artist by expanding her knowledge of the industry.

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DEMI LEHMAN

Casting Trainee

Born and raised in Atlanta, Demi is a rising senior at the University of Georgia studying Entertainment Media and Theatre. As an actress, she enjoys bringing her performance background to casting to find the best talent and help other actors achieve their dreams.

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JUDY COOK

Executive Director

Judy has been casting movies for 25 years, starting at [David Anthony's] Background Players in 1996, then shifting to principal casting for Matthew Barry & Nancy Green-Keyes [BGK Casting] since 2006. Her lifelong friendship with DK now allows her to coordinate all the departments at his studio and contribute her experience to the entire team.

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GABRIELLA CRUZ

Casting Director

Gabriella Cruz was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. She moved to Los Angeles to obtain her B.A. in Cinema and Television from Cal State Northridge and pursue her career in the entertainment industry. After graduating she has worked as an independent contractor and has been with DK Casting for 5+ years. Other main interests include writing fiction, traveling, and being a foodie.

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DANIE JUNG

Executive Director, Asia

Born and raised in Hollywood, California and now in Seoul, South Korea, Danie did his first international deal in 2009 with Kanye West and that opened up doors to bring and work with Artists such as Nelly, Keyshia Cole, Michael Bolton, Jeremih and recently DJ Khaled to K-Pop. His quest is for DK Casting to be the entertainment gateway between Asia and the US.

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BRENT HENRY

Casting Director

Originally from Kansas (by way of Texas, Hawaii, Virginia, Florida, Washington DC, and Central California), Brent settled in LA and remains active is all aspects of the entertainment industry. Also an avid traveler and proud owner of a Disney Annual Pass.

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JP STANLEY

Casting Director

JP is an actor, dancer, model, teacher, and casting associate. His common goal throughout all his art and work, is the betterment of society through inspiring others to become the best versions of themselves.

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SELLO ANDREW LYONS

Casting Assistant

Originally from the small nation of Lesotho in Southern Africa, Sello grew up in Ohio, moved to Los Angeles in 2016, and has worked on commercials, television, corporate training videos and voice overs. His interest in casting stems from wanting to learn every aspect of the business.

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ALVARD VAN GRAAN

Assistant in Training

A South African "lighty" living in Los Angeles, Alvard loves Star Wars and D&D. He has a background in acting, who also has a keen sense for remembering faces, so he decided to start casting. #nerdalert.