Talent Agents and Agencies
A talent agent’s job includes marketing and promotion of clients that have talent in acting, modeling, dancing and music and sends them out on auditions. A talent agent will spend a lot of time networking with directors, casting agents and other clients that have a need for talent for auditions. The agent is then be able to make audition recommendations, book auditions and even book real jobs for the various talents that they represent.
Many talent agents work exclusively to find auditions for actors or actresses, while others work with models of different ages or the talent agent might focus on just children or just adults. The talent agent can make audition recommendations, book auditions or even book jobs for the various talents that they represent. Setting up auditions is a large part of what the talent agent does for his or her clients. These auditions are vital for the talent to earn income and continue the learning experience.
Auditioning for an agent is a warm audition. The agent would not have called you in for possible representation if he or she did not see something of value from your resume and reel. Your goal is to convey your range as a performer and what you can do. This is different than auditioning for a certain role or part. They need to assess what type of work can they send you out for? It is also a two way street. Keep in mind that you are looking for a fit with your agent and potential agency as well. If you are just starting out and have no interest for auditions for a talent agent than read our article on where you can find auditions.