Senior Vice President, Talent and Casting, The CW
Dana Theodoratos serves as Senior Vice President, Talent and Casting, The CW. Reporting to Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and CEO, Theodoratos oversees casting of series regulars, recurring roles and guest stars on all CW programming, as well as talent development for the network.
Theodoratos joined the network in 2006 as Vice President, Talent and Casting. Most recently, Theodoratos co-supervised the casting of the popular DC television series and critically acclaimed hit series such as “The Flash” and “Supergirl,” as well as hit series “Riverdale,” “All American,” “The 100,” “In The Dark,” and “Jane The Virgin,” for which the breakout star, Gina Rodriguez, received a Golden Globe. She also co-supervised casting on The CW mega-hits “Gossip Girl,” “The Vampire Diaries” and “Nikita,” starring international action star Maggie Q.
Prior to The CW, Theodoratos had served as Vice President, Talent and Casting, UPN, beginning in August 2002, where she supervised casting on several one hour dramas, and both multi camera and single camera comedies – including “Girlfriends,” “The Game,” and “Everybody Hates Chris.” There, she had a hand in discovering the network’s biggest breakout talent such as Kristen Bell, star of the critically acclaimed series “Veronica Mars,” and Christina Hendricks in the UPN series “Kevin Hill.”
From 1999 to 2002, Theodoratos was the Manager of Casting at Michael Ovitz’s television studio Artists Television Group. She worked closely with producers to assemble the casts of several acclaimed television pilots and series.
Theodoratos lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.