Barry Shapiro casts for commercials all around the world and also casts for film, television and theatre. (Click View More...)
Barry has been with Herman & Lipson for over 34 years casting over 8000 commercials both voiceover and on camera for such products as Loreal, ESPN, Advil, Verizon, Toy R Us and many other top accounts. He casts for commercials all around the world and also casts for film, television and theatre. Recently he cast for the play Facespace which was performed at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. Prior to being a casting director, Barry managed a rehearsal studio for Broadway shows and also was a producer for a top fashion commercial director working with every top model in the industry. Barry also keeps busy on the weekends, traveling around the country conducting acting workshops at several universities. In New York, Barry teaches commercial technique classes, improv classes, and also directs comedy showcases for children and adults.
Todd is the CEO and Owner of ATB Talent Agency, a bi-coastal agency with offices in Los Angeles and New York representing actors, directors, choreographers, and producers in TV/Film, Commercials, Hosting, Influencing, and Theatre. He is also the Head of the ATB Theatrical Department and personally founded the Stage roster in 2012. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance, Todd became a working member of the Society of Directors and Choreographers, Actors' Equity Association, the American Guild of Variety Artists, and Canadian Actors' Equity Association. Shortly after, he began his representation career as an agent trainee at Abrams Artists Agency in Los Angeles. He also is the co-founder of JRE Entertainment, a production company that creates shows for Stage, Theme Parks, Conventions and Special Events. Todd has clients currently working on TV, Film, Commercials, Broadway (Ain't Too Proud, Diana, Book of Mormon, Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge), National Tours (Hamilton, The Band's Visit, My Fair Lady, Jersey Boys, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Hamilton, Come From Away), Regional Theatres (La Jolla, Paper Mill Playhouse, Alliance Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Musical Theatre West, 3D Theatricals), Cruise Lines (Disney Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Princess Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines), Theme Parks (Disneyland, Universal Hollywood, Hong Kong Disneyland), and more.
Amy Lord is the Vice President and theatrical agent at Eris Talent. A boutique agency specializing in TV, Film, Commercial, Print, Literary, and Comedy/Hosting (more...)
Amy Lord is the Vice President and theatrical agent at Eris Talent. A boutique agency specializing in TV, Film, Commercial, Print, Literary, and Comedy/Hosting in LA, NYC and Mexico City. Prior to Eris Talent, Amy worked at LB talent and YPS management. Amy comes from a theatrical background and her career began as an actress in Tony n Tina’s Wedding. She has had two of her own shows produced off Broadway which afforded her the opportunity to be involved in the casting and producing end of the business. Amy represents actors in NY as well as LA.
Ann Goulder’s recent casting credits include the indie films GIVE OR TAKE and OUT AND ABOUT. Other recent credits include the independent feature WE THE ANIMALS (winner of the NEXT Innovator award at Sundance 2018), (Click View More...)
Ann Goulder’s recent casting credits include the indie films GIVE OR TAKE and OUT AND ABOUT. Other recent credits include the independent feature WE THE ANIMALS (winner of the NEXT Innovator award at Sundance 2018), the independent thriller DEAD OF NIGHT, and American casting for the films PAPER YEAR and STORY OF A GIRL (directed by Kyra Sedgwick). Other film casting credits: NERVE, 10,000 SAINTS, CHINESE PUZZLE, GIRL MOST LIKELY, ADVENTURELAND, AMERICAN SPLENDOR, THE NANNY DIARIES, THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR, the HBO films TAKING CHANCE and THE LARAMIE PROJECT (Emmy nomination for casting), New York casting on REQUIEM FOR A DREAM, and the five Todd Solondz films WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, HAPPINESS, STORYTELLING, PALINDROMES and DARK HORSE. She also cast the Todd Solondz play EMMA AND MAX, which played at the Flea Theater. Television credits include New York casting for HEMLOCK GROVE as well as co-casting for the HBO series BORED TO DEATH and the first three seasons of the FX series LOUIE.
Robert is a Talent Manager at Baker Entertainment where he represents a diverse roster of professional actors for theatre, tv, film, commercial and voice over. He started his career in representation at the Dulcina Eisen Agency in 2016 and has been with Baker since 2018. His clients work everywhere from cruise ships to Regional Theatre, National Tours to Broadway, on TV shows such as THE BLACKLIST, SUCCESSION, MANIFEST, NEW AMSTERDAM, SVU, etc, and films like Hulu's BIG TIME ADOLESCENCE and the upcoming HARRY HAFT.
Director/Associate Artistic Director
Alana Dietze is an LA-based director and Associate Artistic Director of the Echo Theater Company. (Click View More)
Alana Dietze is an LA-based director and Associate Artistic Director of the Echo Theater Company. KCRW’s Anthony Byrnes said “Ms. Dietze has directed a string of plays at the Echo, including Dry Land and A Small Fire, that have provided tender, poignant and fierce windows on the female experience. If you don’t know her work, you should.” Some of this work with the Echo includes the world premiere of Poor Clare (indefinitely delayed due to Covid-19), The Wolves (LADCC Winner for Ensemble, Ovation Nominations for Production, Direction and Ensemble, LA Times Critic's Pick, Stage Raw Nominations for Director, Production, Ensemble and Supporting Female Performance), Dry Land (Ovation Winner for Best Production - Intimate Theater, nomination for Leading Actress, 4 Stage Raw Nominations including Director and Production and 1 LADCC Nomination). Dry Land was subsequently remounted at the Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of Center Theater Group’s inaugural Block Party program (7 Ovation nominations including Best Director and Best Production - Large Theater). Other directing work includes The Found Dog Ribbon Dance (part of the Echo’s 2017 Ovation nomination for Best Season), A Small Fire (4 Ovation nominations,1 LADCC nomination, 2 Stage Raw nominations), Ripe Frenzy (NNPN Rolling World Premiere for Greenway Ct. Theater - LA Times Critic's Pick), as well as numerous workshops, short plays and readings for Luna Stage (NJ), Public Assembly, EST/LA, Occidental College, Moving Arts, Antaeus and more. She has also served as a Dramaturg for CTG's L.A. Writers Workshop Festival and is an Ovation-nominated actor.