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.
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 NYC. 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.
The Agent Night
Agent Panel for June 13
Margaret Emory - SW Artists "I am looking to find skilled, ready-to-go, interesting actors."
Margaret is a veteran talent agent of twenty plus years as well as the creator of the popular “Ask An Agent” column for BackStage and the author of the popular book, ASK AN AGENT. She recently released the updated second edition of ASK AN AGENT which is available at the Drama Book Shop and Amazon.com
Cynthia Katz - Gotham Talent Agency
Cynthia has been a franchised agent for over 30 years. Working at various offices such as Abrams Artists, Carson-Adler and The Artists Group East. She was hired seven years ago to start Gotham Talent Agency. Gotham is a boutique agency whose clients include a series regular on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and AMC'S Hell on Wheels. Clients have recurring roles on The Defenders, House of Cards, Madam Secretary, Blue Bloods and The Path. Others have been on The Good Wife, The Blacklist, Elementary, Daredevil, Person of Interest, Royal Pains and Forever. Theater projects current and past include Hamilton, Paramour, Jersey Boys, Finding Neverland, Phantom, Lion King, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia, Ride the Cyclone, Spamilton, Saint Joan, Witness Uganda to name a few.
Lynne Jebens - The Krasney Office
B. Lynne Jebens earned her BFA in Theater from Illinois Wesleyan University and did her graduate work at the University of Georgia with acclaimed directing teacher Leighton Ballew and acting teacher James A. Baffico. She has been an agent in NYC for almost 40 years. She also teaches and does workshops in the city as well as doing symposiums at universities all around the country. She is originally from Aurora, IL. Krasny clients book all forms of Theater, TV, Film, and Commercials. Recent client bookings include 10 Broadway shows, 11 national tours, numerous regional theatres, and numerous episodics.
Diana Doussant – Leading Artists Agency
A legit agent since 1985, Diana has worked for Abrams Artists, APA and Talentworks representing many now well known actors. “Born In a Trunk” overseas while her father made his career in the Opera world, showbusiness is in her DNA. A graduate of the HS of Performing Arts she found her way to agenting as the way to be part of the business she grew up in. Now an agent for Leading Artists since 2007, Diana has the good fortune in representing actors such as Zeljko Ivanek, Ron Cephas Jones, Jayne Houdyshell, Richard Masur, Eisa Davis and Greg Jbara among others. Diana sees herself as a guide and teacher as well as a fierce advocate for her clients.