Commercial Agent Showcase w/5 Top Reps – June 28

1 Action Packed night to showcase your talent in front of 5 Agents & Managers that represent, and are looking for new commercial actors. Blow them away, get signed and start getting into the big commercial auditions! This is On-Camera and performances are recorded and sent out to Talent & Agents! 
The night starts off with a discussion panel about how the commercial acting business works and about each Agent. Then, each Actor will come to class prepared, and preferably off-book, to perform their commercial copy (of their own choosing) in front of the agents. After your first read, Agents will then make adjustments and see how you take direction after reading a second time. Both readings will be recorded on camera and sent to you within a week. Bring 5 Headshots & resumes, in color, and 8 x 10. * Limited spots available.*

June 28th – 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Ripley-Grier @ 520 8th Avenue


Earlybird Price is $150

For more questions about this class, email our Artistic Director: or call 646-577-7553.

Meet the Agents: 
Dave McDermott – Jordan, Gill & Dornbaum
Jordan, Gill & Dornbaum is a full service agency representing talent of all ages for commercials and represents children and young adults for film, television and theater. David McDermott has been a talent agent for over 20yrs, the last 10 at Jordan, Gill & Dornbaum. JGD’s clients can be seen in movies, television, Broadway and in hundreds of commercials. David is the director of the Adult Commercial division of the agency. Most recent bookings include Coke, Verizon, Altice, Visa, Tide, Apple etc. Additionally over the past 15years David has taught seminars on commercial acting and the business of the business. David is always on the lookout for new talent.
Gina Manfredi – DDO Artists Agency 
Gina Manfredi has been at DDO Artists Agency in NYC for five years. DDO Artists Agency is a bicoastal, full-service agency. Gina represents actors for Film, TV, and Commercial work. She has booked actors on commercials including Verizon, AT&T, Capital One, L’Oreal, Pizza Hut, UPS, and Comcast; and television shows including Law & Order SVU, Bull, Deceptiion, Gotham, Blue Bloods, The Deuce. She is looking for eager and reliable actors to join the roster.
Chris Cooper – Frontier Booking International
Chris has worked at Frontier Booking International for four years. Hailing from the UK he moved to New York to study acting at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and eventually transitioned from performing to finding, supporting and representing actors and helping them achieve their dreams
Robert Graham – Jamie Baker Entertainment 
Robert has been working in talent representation for 3 years. He got his start as an intern for Dulcina Eisen Associates and was promoted to a full-time assistant soon after. He is now an associate manager at Jaime Baker Entertainment where he represents actors across the board for commercials and voice-overs as well as theatre, TV and film.
Jackie Dixon – Zanee Entertainment
For 10 years, Jackie Dixon, of Zanee Entertainment LLC—a full-function talent management company—has been a leader in the entertainment industry. Coming from the world of casting into management; she has cast for the groundbreaking film Precious under the tutelage of Winsome Sinclair & Associates, and for the Oliver Stone film Pinkville. Her impressive roster of clients covers the entire spectrum of show business:  Theatre, Films, On Camera Commercials, Primetime television series, Commercial print, and Voiceovers. You have seen her clients over the course of her career in highly recognizable TV and films such as Blue Bloods, Blindspot , Jessica Jones, She’s Gotta Have It, The Brave, Luke Cage, Person of Interest, Power, Boardwalk Empire, Gotham, Orange is the New Black, Law & Order SVU, Girls, The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Friends with Benefits, The Sitter, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Dora the Explorer, Sleepwalk with Me, 30 Rock, One Life To Live, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The 22, Nurse Jackie, Gossip Girl, Sesame Street, and many more.
Please note: cancellations less then 48 hours will incur a fee in of a particular percentage depending the class you’ve signed up for, and will only be given a credit minus this fee. Also, this class is for educational purposes only.

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