Philly Agents & Talent Forum

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february, 2018

24feb10:00 am1:00 pmPhilly Agents & Talent Forum

Event Details

What will you learn at the Philly Agents & Talent Forum?

  • Learn what agents look for and how an agent/manager chooses/finds actors

  • What a headshot for your type(s) should be

  • How to create a resume effectively

  • How to self-record for specific auditions

  • Proper protocol for talent when working with agents/managers

  • The role of the agent or manager in the industry

  • How does an agent/manager find opportunities for actors

  • How an agent/manager negotiates a contract/rate

  • Typical percentages paid to an agent/manager

  • Breaking a relationship with an agent/manager

  • Can an actor have an agent as well as a manager (and why an actor could need both!)

Why should you attend? 

  • Work-shop pieces under Agent’s direction! You will have an opportunity to read, work with directives, and receive written feedback from Philadelphia’s Top Agents & Managers. Talent may choose two of the following to perform: 1-minute contemporary monologue and/or commercial and/or corporate copy (commercial and corporate copy can be provided by KWC).

  • The seminar portion is a rare opportunity to learn valuable audition information as well as get answers to many of your questions.

Enrollment is kept to a minimum so you receive valuable tutorial as well as one on one time.

Are you aware that casting directors procure talent primarily through agents and managers?

This is a rare opportunity for Agents/Managers to spend time with you.

AGENCY PANELISTS

Agency Connects

Joy Talent

Plaza 7 Talent

Hosted by Kathy Wickline

 

**This forum is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide an opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent.**

 

Date: Saturday, February 24th

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm (approximately)

Fees: $109 (+$20 admin fee)

Experience Level: Experience Required

Ages: 10+

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Kathy Wickline Casting

1080 North Delaware Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125

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