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August 2018

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Rachel Goldman

Casting Director

Rachel Goldman has worked at bi-coastal office, Barden/Schnee Casting, for over a year now, previously at McCorkle Casting.  Upcoming credits include: The Last O.G. (TBS), Crash...

Rachel Goldman has worked at bi-coastal office, Barden/Schnee Casting, for over a year now, previously at McCorkle Casting.  Upcoming credits include: The Last O.G. (TBS), Crash & Burn (Hulu), Untouchable (The Weinstein Company), Pitch Perfect 3 (Universal), The Chaperone (Arclight), and multiple independent films.  Previously for Barden/Schnee Casting, Rachel collaborated on Girlboss (Netflix), Good Girls Revolt (Amazon), and various independent films.  As an office, Barden/Schnee Casting is responsible for casting The Girl on the Train, Spotlight, August: Osage County, Pitch Perfect, Dallas Buyers Club, The Help, Winter's Bone, Still Alice, among many others.

Laura Gibson

Talent Manager

Laura is a Talent Manager at Generate and, along with two other managers, runs the talent management side of the company.  Generate is a management/production company along with...

Laura is a Talent Manager at Generate and, along with two other managers, runs the talent management side of the company.  Generate is a management/production company along with being owed by one of the largest digital companies, Defy. They produce shows such as WALKING DEAD, KC UNDERCOVER, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and many others under the Generate banner along with owning the digital brands CLEVER, ESCAPIST and SMOSH to name a few. Generate reps writer, producers and talent. Throughout Laura’s career she has had the opportunity to work for some of the biggest movie stars in the world and has also been successful in breaking new talent in both film and TV. She loves working with actors where she can help oversee and guide them through their careers.Laura is from Indiana and went to the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She relocated to Los Angeles right after college where she began her career at United Talent Agency, starting as an assistant to Tracey Jacobs, the first female board member and partner Billy Lazarus.  She was promoted to coordinator in the feature film department before moving to the boutique agency Rebel Entertainment partners for nearly 4 years.  She also spent time as an agent at ICM before making the move into management.

Dale Brown

Casting Director

“One thing I never realized when I was an actor was just how much Casting Directors love their work” - Dale  In his near 2 decades of casting, Dale has worked in independent fil...

“One thing I never realized when I was an actor was just how much Casting Directors love their work” - Dale  In his near 2 decades of casting, Dale has worked in independent film, reality television and industrial film, very happily settling into legit theater for the past several years.  His recent projects have included the upcoming off-Broadway production of America Is Hard To See for the Life Jacket Theatre and The Who And The What for Milwaukee Rep.  He cast the Drama Desk nominated Daddy Long Legs at the Davenport Theater, Paul Gordon’s version of Sense & Sensibility for Chicago Shakespeare Theater, May Adales’ production of Disgraced for Syracuse Stage and Lives of Reason for Two River Theater.  In collaboration with Duncan Stewart & Co. Dale cast the new musical Nerds for the Philadelphia Theatre Company, the NYC lab production of Maltby & Shire’s Behind the Painting, a tour of Kathleen Marshall’s production of Anything Goes.  Prior to this, Dale spent over 5 years years with Tara Rubin Casting, maintaining the North American companies of The Phantom of the Opera and Billy Elliot and worked on the Broadway productions of A Little Night Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys & Dolls and the off Broadway production of Old Jews Telling Jokes.  His work with regional theaters includes Chicago Shakespeare, Arena Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, Marriott Theater, Syracuse Stage, Two River Theater and the BANFF Centre in Canada. Dale has taught for many university programs including Stella Adler Studios teaching audition technique.  His casting career follows 15 years as a professional actor, bringing unique insight to the paths and challenges facing actors as they pursue their professional careers.  Dale is a member of the Casting Society of America and an honors graduate of Kalamazoo College and the BESGL Theater Program in London.  www.dalebrowncasting.com 

Erica Palgon

Casting Director

Erica Palgon was recently named one of the Top 25 NY Casting Directors to follow on Twitter! She is a Casting Director for all types of films, commercials, voice-over, TV, webs...

Erica Palgon was recently named one of the Top 25 NY Casting Directors to follow on Twitter! She is a Casting Director for all types of films, commercials, voice-over, TV, webseries, theater, and reality casting. Erica works with all types of talent...improv/sketch/comedians, hosts, storytellers, writers, singers, musicians, influencers, voice over and beyond. Erica has worked on the casting of films “Hedwig And The Angry Inch,” “Shortbus”, “Series 7,” “Great World Of Sound;” “Just Like the Son” with Mark Webber and Brendan Sexton III, “The Project” with Michael Stahl David and Matt Servitto, “Doomsdays” with Leo Fitzpatrick, “Hannah Has a Ho Phase” with Kate McKinnon, “C Street” with Dylan Walsh, Don Stark, Michael Gross, Jessica Blank and Grainger Hines, “Dark” executive produced by Joe Dante, starring Brendan Sexton III and Michael Ecklund, dramatic feature “Hudson Tribes” featuring Godfrey, Sherman Howard, Liz Larsen, Owen Campbell. Short films “Visit 57” directed by Kate Phelan; and a hilarious short film “Murphy Crib, featuring an ensemble of creative female comedy talent. Erica served as casting consultant for 2014 Shorty Awards, the awards for best content in social media, attaching Natasha Leggero as host and presenters Matt Walsh, H. Jon Benjamin and Gilbert Gottfried. She is very proud of her casting work for “Unlocked The World of Games Revealed”, a docuseries about the video game industry. The cast of celebrity correspondents includes Sean Astin, Tom Arnold, Michael Rooker, Matt Walsh, Penn Jillette, and Zelda Williams. Erica also completed casting on a comedy series for TruTV’s Late Night Snack, titled “Blank meets Blank,” cast a home renovation team for a new series HOMEMADE.COM for A&E and FYI, hosts for HISTORY CHANNEL and dating show “Date Night Live” for LIFETIME. Her other TV and web credits include FULL FRONTAL with SAMANTHA BEE, SESAME STREET, HSN, PBS, TV LAND, BUZZFEED as well as a new series “West 40s” for Comedy Central writer/director Mark Sam Rosenthal. Erica also cast several hilarious promos for COMEDY CENTRAL for Amy Schumer Show, The Daily Show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, South Park, and Tosh.0. She has extensive commercial casting credits among them Sobe ad for the Superbowl; Booking.com commercial and ESPYS video, (both which aired during 2016 ESPYS Awards show), Geico, Google, Target, T-Mobile, Wheat Thins, Nature Made Gummies, Kellogg’s Lord and Taylor, Chevron, Volvo, Panera Bread, HGTV, voice-overs for Boar’s Head, T-Mobile, TJ Maxx, and Citibank. Over her 20 years in the business, Erica has worked with and learned from top commercial and film directors, including John Cameron Mitchell, Tom DiCillo, Jesse Peretz, Matt Aselton, Phil Morrison, Jeff Preiss, David Gordon Green, Pam Thomas, Kinka Usher, Frank Samuel, Dewey Nicks, Mark Pellington, Mark Tiedemann, Fredrik Bond, Stacy Wall, and Morgan J Freeman. Erica’s reputation and skills also caught the attention of renowned ad agency GREY Advertising, whose casting department hires her regularly to prep and cast for their top clients, over the past 9 years. Jobs include Pringles, Febreze, Olive Garden, TJ Maxx, Longhorn, Hasbro, Abreva, Emergen-c, Trulicity, Canon, Advil, Panadol, Ad Council, Radio Shack and Breathe Right.

Melissa Moss

Freelance Casting Director

Melissa is a casting associate/director in New York with credits including CBS' BLUE BLOODS for 5 seasons. She worked on the first season of Showtime's BILLIONS which she was no...

Melissa is a casting associate/director in New York with credits including CBS' BLUE BLOODS for 5 seasons. She worked on the first season of Showtime's BILLIONS which she was nominated for an Artios Award with Allison Estrin. This pilot season she worked on a series for a cable network.  Melissa worked on the ANNIE remake with Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne, Quevenzhané Wallis and Bobby Cannavale. She worked on THE BIG WEDDING with Robert De Niro, Susan Sarandon, Diane Keaton, Topher Grace, Amanda Seyfriend, Katherine Heigl, Robin Williams and Ben Barnes.. Melissa has worked on tons of Disney Channel movies in LA as well. She currently is freelancing on projects.

Brett Rigby

Agent, CGF Talent

Brett is a new Agent with Carlton, Goddard, and Freer Talent in New York City.  This very busy office currently has clients in many platforms of the business including: Guest-St...

Brett is a new Agent with Carlton, Goddard, and Freer Talent in New York City.  This very busy office currently has clients in many platforms of the business including: Guest-Star, Recurring, and Co-Stars on Television (Shades of Blue, Chicago Med, Vinyl, The Blacklist, Mysteries of Laura, Royal Pains, Orange is the New Black, Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU), Lead and Supporting in Feature Films (The Dinner, South Paw, Demolition, Fun House, A Normal Heart, Incarnate) and many on Broadway (The Crucible, Hamilton, School of Rock, Shuffle Along, Matilda, Beautiful, Wicked, Tuck Everlasting).  A Faculty member of NYU Steinhardt, Brett teaches Business Skills to the out-going Musical Theatre Grad and Undergraduate students, as well as producing their Industry Showcases.  He also is a private coach and adviser with Broadway Artists Alliance.

Jennifer DaRe

Talent Manager

Jennifer’s experience, expertise and work ethic make her one of the most respected and sought after talent managers in the business. ATN Entertainment's goal is to create and co...

Jennifer’s experience, expertise and work ethic make her one of the most respected and sought after talent managers in the business. ATN Entertainment's goal is to create and contribute to the success, livelihood and happiness of their clients, while servicing them with the highest level of integrity. Jennifer's background in talent management started in 2008 with a roster of 11 clients. In 2009, Jennifer joined forces with Bohemia Group, one of the top talent management companies in the industry. Over the next 6+ years, Jennifer amassed a roster of nearly 80 clients and held the title of Executive Vice-President for Bohemia Group. In late 2015, she launched her own management company, ATN Entertainment. Before her talent management career Jennifer was the lead singer of the folk-rock band The Extinct, and spent several years producing The ATN Showcase at SXSW, the largest and longest-running independent showcase in SXSW history to date. All in all, Jennifer has been an active member of the entertainment industry for over twenty five years.