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Tony
Your site is so great, it makes researching the business sooo much easier having all the info in one place! thankyou thankyou thankyou.
Amada, aspiring actress, Sydney, Australia

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Hi Tony!
Most people don’t even take the time to tell a person how to reach their goal. I want to thank you for everything and for responding to my messages. Sometimes I just test people to see if they really care about my career and you do. You can continue to send me some tips on how I can accomplish my goals, because you inspire me a lot. Thank you for caring.
Jeffrey, Dallas, TX

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Hi Tony!
Just wanted to say that this site is FANTASTIC! It's helped me quite a bit and it's now my #1 bookmarked item, which means I'm going to be visiting here regularly :) Thanks again,
Rob, aspiring actor, Canada

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Hi!
I absolutely love your site - it's SOOOO helpful and very impressive!
I am a frequent visitor and have signed up for the newsletter, plus I think it's so good I have recommended it to all my acting friends! Thank you for creating such a wonderful website!
Mischa, UK

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Wow Tony! I would just like to comment on how much you have affected my life.
First of all, any questions I have are answered extremely fast, and not only that, you give me a very helpful answer every time. Also, by reading your newsletters, I obtain just the right information that I need to succeed in the acting business. I am so happy I discovered your site, and I hope you know how much we actors appreciate you. Thanks again, and I can't wait to read your next newsletter!
Laura Doukas, Actress

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Tony,
I did what you said and…I got two interviews with two agents! Thank you! Sorry but can I ask you…how do I prepare to go meet the agent? What do I have to do?
Marsha P., New York, NY, USA

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This site has taught me a lot that I needed to know without dragging me all over the place.
Lauren, actress, Atlanta, GA

Exclusive Interview with
Talent Agent & Personal Manager Ingrid French

If you want to find regular work as an actor, having a talent agent to help you is a must. I'd like to share with you an interview I did with my agent in New York, Ingrid French of Ingrid French Management. She is unique in that while she is really a personal manager, she also functions as an acting agent and actually sends her actor clients out on auditions. She has great industry contacts, knows and has great relationships with all the top casting directors in the city and she is also well respected. If you are just beginning your search for an agent OR if you have been trying to find one for a long time and have had no success, then I strongly urge you read this entire interview. It will enlighten you and help you to maybe see why it is that you have been struggling. She will tell you a lot of things you need to know when looking for and contacting a talent agent. Read it all and you will be happy you did.

Why Agents & Personal Managers Want To Work With Actors
Part 1/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

How Agents & Personal Managers Choose The Actors They Work With &
How To Prepare For An Interview With An Agent

Parts 2&3/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

Should You Use Props In Your Audition Monologues? Here's something for you to think about.
Part 4/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

Why Some Actors Get Called Back For A Second Meeting With A Talent Agent and Others Don't?
Part 5/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

What To Do If Your Agent Isn't Getting You Many Auditions
Part 6/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

Where Can You Get Better Quality Auditions? From A Casting Website Or An Agent?
Part 7/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

Does Anyone Even Look At The Headshot & Resume You Send To Talent Agencies?
Part 8/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

What Happens From The Time You Are Submitted For A Project Until The Moment You Are Actually Offered The Job?
Part 9/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

Tips & Advice On Starting An Acting Career
Part 10/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

More Tips & Advice On Starting An Acting Career
Part 11/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

What Agents & Personal Managers Look For In Your Acting Resume
Part 12/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

When Is The Right Time To Join The Unions?
Part 13/12 of Interview with Personal Manager Ingrid French

  1. You should also know how to go about contacting not only a talent agent, but industry professionals in general.. Have a method and a process. There is more than one way to do it, but this 12-Step Method is one that I used a few years ago to get a couple of agents to represent me in a short period of time.
  2. If you do use that method to find a talent agent who will represent you, you will want to be aware of how much that will cost you.

 

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