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— WHO—How it all started for Glenn
Glenn began his career primarily as a child actor, working on various projects including BBC's 'Tess of the Durbavilles', 'Casualty' and various commercials. He then went on to work for the UK's leading childrens talent agency Mark Jermin Management as an assistant, with clients working across the industry.
Glenn then made the leap of faith, and moved to London where he started working with Amanda Tabak CDG, assisting her with casting various TV Commercials, Short Films and TV Series, The Next Step. Glenn then went freelance where he assisted various Casting Directors, on a wide array of projects. Glenn was then offered to cast the London production of Bedding Belle in London's West End with Roar Edge Productions which garnered notoriety within the industry.
Glenn then made his directing debut with the first production of 'I Sing' by SR Productions which garnered 4 & 5 star reviews. Since then he has gone on to direct various TV Commercials, Short Films, and Theatre Productions to rave reviews, and critical acclaim within the press.
Glenn now is able to accept scripts for directing, please email to [email protected]
Glenn's first passion was theatre. Coming from a rather stagey family he instantly knew that he wanted to be in the industry. He began working on the stage at the age of 11, before moving on to work professionally in the industry. Glenn was responsible for casting the original cast of 'Bedding Belle' in London's West End.
Glenn then made his directing debut with the London's Premiere production of the hit musical 'I Sing!' which garnered 4 & 5 star reviews. Glenn has a passion for new writing, and as he likes to say ''pieces that will make people think about a problem they didn't even know they had''. Glenn enjoys theatre that balances a fine line between poignant and completely outrageous. Glenn trained at Central School of Speech & Drama.
TV & Film
TV & Film
Glenn has had a busy start to 2018, and has filmed two short films already, which are in post production stages. He is also lined up to film another short later this year. Glenn gained a host of TV and Film Experience whilst working with Amanda Tabak CDG, where he assisted on the casting for BBC's The Next Step, and various short films including; Group B, Balcony to name a few. Glenn is very much looking forward to working on future TV and Film Projects.
Glenn trained at The Met Film School.
From working in Casting with Amanda Tabak CDG, Glenn gained a strong awareness of brand representation, casting, and more importantly the skills of making an excellent commercial. Throughout his career casting, as well as a Talent Agent Glenn has worked on over 500 TVC's these are just some of the brands he has worked with;
Harvey Nichols, Apple, Specsavers, Bosch, Carlsberg, Sky News, Littlewoods, Sony, Samsung, Sainsburys, Vodafone, Mcdonalds, Go Compare, Harveys, DFS, Dementia Friends, Tropicanna...
''Director Glenn Gaunt makes the most of the minimalist staging. The original creators can be proud; I Sing! is a wonderful show with a wonderful cast''
***** - The Guardian
***** - The Guardian
''Thanks to a great combination of book, music, direction and actors, is a wonderful night of theatre in its purest and most awesome form.''