The Take2 casting agency is well established in the casting industry. Pamela Hughes set up the agency in 1988 & has a good working relationship with all the main casting directors in both Dublin, London, New York & beyond! Take2 Casting agency clients have worked alongside some of the greatest talent in the Industry including Jim Sheridan,Kirsten Sheridan, Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Alicia Duffy, Lance Daly, Neil Jordan, Pierce Brosnan, Julia Roberts, Christopher Lloyd, Matthew Goode, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Dan Stevens, Aidan Quinn, Stephen Rea, Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Sam Kiely, Saoirse Ronan, Jonathan Rhys Myers, Cillian Murphy, Elaine Cassidy, Sir Roger Moore & many more.
Shauna landed her first film role at the age of 5 playing a leading role in short film ‘Pluck’ directed by Nessa Hardiman. She also played ‘Jenny’ in the RTE Drama ‘Amber’ directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Chloe in ‘Dreamhouse’ project directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Saoirse Ronan, as well as being cast in the feature Film ‘Life’s a Breeze’, directed by Lance Daly, and various TV commercials.
Some of Shauna’s students have landed roles in Game of Thrones, Esso Campaigns, the new Aldi TV and radio commercial, Valhalla, Riverdance, the Animated Short; among many others! Shauna is very experienced in the audition circuit and understands how to prepare young people to feel confident going in to auditions. She more recently has worked with clients in the US, Canada, the UK & Ireland to improve their acting for camera skills.
She also took over Take2 Casting Agency and is working to further build relationships within the industry, both domestically & internationally.