Agent-a-thon: Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21th January
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Agentathon is a fundraising event help support The Actors Centre during the pandemic and the donations made through Agentathon will allow The Actors Centre to continue supporting artists and creative talent during this time through our ongoing digital workshop programme. Agentathon will give you a fantastic opportunity to spend 15 minutes, one-on-one, with some of the UK's leading agents, representing clients in theatre, TV and film. These agents have generously donated their time and expertise to help you. This is your chance to get individual feedback and tailored advice about what you're doing right and what you're doing wrong whilst at the same time raising money to help safeguard The Actors Centre.
Wednesday 20th January
Rebecca is a highly experienced agent who enjoys representing a wide range of clients across all areas of the industry and is the founder of Rebecca Singer Management.
After nearly a decade working as an agent within the entertainment industry, Jessica Lowe set up her own boutique talent agency; Trulowe Talent Management, which works across television, film, theatre, musical theatre, commercials and voiceover.
Alexandra McLean Williams is the founder of McClean-Williams, a leading theatrical agency with clients working in all areas of the industry including film, television, theatre, musical theatre, commercials and radio. Clients of McClean-Williams regularly work in musicals in the West End and in plays at some of the country’s most acclaimed theatres such as The National, The Bridge Theatre, The RSC. On screen, McClean-Williams actors have worked with BBC, Netflix, ABC, Warner Brothers, Canal +, Mammoth, Lionsgate, Ridley Scott Productions, Red Productions and many more.
Suzann Wade founded Suzann Wade Agency in March 2006 and continues to represent talent of the highest calibre in all mediums including but not limited to feature films, TV, radio dramas, musical theatre, stage, corporates/events, voiceovers, commercials, animations, motion capture and gaming. In addition, the agency offers personal management and represent talent predominately based in London, but also talent in Europe, the USA and Australia for work globally.
Aileen McEwan has been working at tHatton McEwan Penford for over 23 years and co-owns the company with James Penford. Aileen’s interest in theatre started at University whilst studying Business and Marketing. Aileen has a particular interest in working with clients who act and also write or direct, and has a strong passion for new writing. We are very proud of the fact that over the past few years a number of our acting clients have gone on to have TV series commissioned including multi-award winning Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Maddie Rice, Kadiff Kirwan, Kathy Burke and other clients have projects in development.
Emma Harvey is the founder of Harvey Voices, a voiceover agency representing some of the most renowned and talented actors, presenters and DJ’s available for voiceover work in the UK. After studying Costume Design at Royal Central School of Speech & Drama Emma decided to give up the glamour of styling actors and popstars by joining the advertising industry, helping develop The Aerials Foundation & Aerial Awards on behalf of the RAB. In 2006 she set up Harvey Voices with the simple goal to provide talented actors a good ‘home’ to allow their voiceover career to flourish while providing a friendly, efficient service to our clients.
Amanda Evans works for Scott Marshall Partners, a dynamic, proactive agency whose aim it is to nurture talented actors and creatives with knowledge, experience and integrity and build long lasting careers in all media, at the very highest level.
Allie Sumners works for ARG Talent, the leading bespoke agency for talent in the UK. ARG provides highly individual personal management for its elite list of creative talent and has an unrivalled reputation for building and sustaining successful careers. With offices in London, Beverly Hills and New York, ARG forms part of the Avalon Group, the UK’s largest independent creative company.
Linda Edwards is one of the founders of CBL Management. Linda is also the founder and creator of London’s Landor Theatre which she ran for nine years from 1994, producing outstanding musical revivals including ‘City of Angels’, ‘The Apple Tree’ and ‘Into the Woods’ amongst many others, all to great critical acclaim. Linda has worked in company and stage management and lighting design for more than 30 years and became the youngest production manager in the country at age nineteen. She went on to work extensively in repertory, touring and the West End.
Katherine Darke works for ARG Talent (Artists Rights Group), the leading bespoke agency for talent in the UK. ARG provides highly individual personal management for its elite list of creative talent and has an unrivalled reputation for building and sustaining successful careers. With offices in London, Beverly Hills and New York, ARG forms part of the Avalon Group, the UK’s largest independent creative company.
Mildred represents world-class performers and creatives at United Agents, with a specialty for recruiting clients with a background in Musical Theatre and Dance. Her clients include Olivier award-winners, National Television Award winners and household names. She helps clients to find their superpower and guides them to take control of their careers. Mildred joined United Agents in 2012, following on from her previous career as a management consultant where she advised top FTSE 150 brands across a range of industries. Originally from the States, she has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Harvard University and an MA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Cambridge. She is a member of the Diversity Committee at United and also serves on the Diversity Committee for the Personal Manager's Association (PMA).