Agent Panel for December 13th
John Shea – Frontier Booking International
John Shea works in all areas and has clients on Broadway/National Tours (Book of Mormon, Waitress, War Paint, Lion King, The Bodyguard, King & I), off Broadway (K-Pop), film (Death Note, The Big Sick, Rough Night, Love Strikes Twice, Rampage), TV (Shades of Blue, Blacklist, Elementary, RISE, Blue Bloods, Orange is the New Black, The Sinner, Homeland, Mozart in the Jungle) and numerous commercials..
Danny Prather - Hudson Artists
After working at a few offices, Danny is excited to open his own agency, and is constantly bringing in news clients. Currently working on Broadway and National Tours, he has clients in: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, WAITRESS, BOOK OF MORMON, HAMILTON, BEAUTIFUL, and on TV his current clients have appeared on THE BLACKLIST, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, GOTHAM, BLUE BLOODS, JESSICA JONES, BLINDSPOT, THE BLACKLIST, HOUSE OF CARDS, BROAD CITY, BRAINDEAD, ELEMENTARY, and HOMELAND (to name a few).
Chad Pisetsky - Henderson Hogan
Chad is the newest agent at this esteemed agency. Prior to that, he was an Agent at Bauman, Redanty and Shaul Agency, DGRW and a casting assistant at Elissa Myers Casting. Having clear knowledge of both sides of the business gives Chad true insight that will only benefit his clients. Currently he has clients on Broadway (Wicked, Come From Away, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Hamilton, Beautiful, Book of Mormon et al), on tour (The Phantom of the Opera, Dirty Dancing, Les Miserables, Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots, Book of Mormon) TV (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Gotham, Person of Interest, Blue Bloods, L&O: SVU, Broad City) and film (Straight Outta Compton, Bridge of Spies, The Hunger Games, Taken franchise, Bluebird).
Irene Cabrera - DDO
Irene is an agent at DDO Artists Agency (NYC), a boutique agency representing actors, singers and dancers for theater, film and television. Over the past few years, Irene has developed a first-class roster that can be seen on Broadway and off-Broadway stages, in regional, touring and international productions, and on episodic television and films. Prior to joining DDO, she was a producer and an artist manager, with a passionate commitment to nurturing artists of color and championing work that expands boundaries of race, gender and identity. She worked with visionary writer/director/producer George C. Wolfe at The Public Theater for 14 years. She began as co-founder of The Public's Community Affairs department, a nationwide model for audience development, and went on to become a key member of the producing team on countless award-winning plays and musicals, working with some of the finest artists working today. She is currently working on the pre-production of Black Girl, You've Been Gentrified, a television pilot with Epoch Films.
Actors will arrive at 6 pm and run through their song(s) alone with the accompanist. Agents will arrive at 7 pm. Actors will reenter the room one at a time in the same order they rehearsed, presenting their material to the Agents. Agents will fill out feedback forms on each performer during and just after each performance. After all performers have been seen, everyone will reenter the room for a Q & A and feedback forms will be distributed.
Each song is an audition cut of approximately 32 bars and monologues should be no more than 1 minute. Each actor may do either 2 contrasting songs or 1 song and a monologue.
The Agent Night
Meet 4 Legit Agents in 1 Night!
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Designed mainly for musical theatre actors, this night is unique among agent panel events in the city. This is an opportunity to be seen by four legit NYC agents at once and get valuable feedback on how you are perceived by the industry - and maybe get an agent! We work with a wide variety of agents throughout the year giving you an opportunity to find your ideal agent/talent relationship and to learn important information about your presentation. This event takes place about 4 times a year.