Gwen Hillier has been associated with ABC's award winning "General Hospital" for the past 22 years and was Associate Casting Director for "General Hospital/Night Shift", (2007 and 2008) the first original series for the SoapNet channel.
Gwen Hillier has been associated with ABC’s award winning “General Hospital” for the past 22 years and was Associate Casting Director for “General Hospital/Night Shift”, (2007 and 2008) the first original series for the SoapNet channel. She was also the Associate CD for the “GH” spin-off, “Port Charles” for its entire six year run. (1997-2003). Her responsibilities are not only casting the adult actors – they include children and babies studio teachers and nurses, animals, stunt performers, choreographers, language coaches and translators, and various other specialty skilled performers. She started her casting career with theater, television, and independent film and is also known for her work as a director and choreographer. Before Gwen went into casting she had a long career in front of the footlights. She has appeared on Broadway and toured the country in such shows as “HELLO DOLLY”, “IRENE”, “PIPPIN”, “MACK AND MABEL”, “EVITA”, “42ND STREET”,”MY FAIR LADY”,”HELLZAPOPPIN”,” SUGAR BABIES” working with everyone from Gower Champion to Bob Fosse. Her television and film credits range from “The Patty Duke Show”(!!) to “Pennies From Heaven” with Steve Martin. She has directed and choreographed for theater (Sacramento Music Circus, The Desert Inn/Las Vegas, Papermill Playhouse, New Jersey) and for commercials, television and film. Her directing credits include the critically acclaimed “BLITHE SPIRIT” at the Old Globe Playhouse in West Hollywood, “THE TAMING OF THE SHREW” for the Shakespeare at Play Company, “CYRANO” the New American Musical at the El Portal Theater. She has had the opportunity to work with and choreograph for such stars as Ethel Merman, Phyllis Diller, Rex Harrison, Mickey Rooney, Ann Miller, Juliet Prowse, Jerry Lewis, Constance Towers and Tommy Tune to name a few!