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Air Date 10-29-2020 Casting Director and agent; a power couple?


Air Date 10-29-2020

Casting Director and agent; a power couple?

Many actors don’t know much about the relationship casting has with your representative (agent/manager). Knowing about that dynamic will help you better understand how and why your career is progressing the way it is. It definitely has an impact. So let’s un-pack this power coupling of the agent and the casting director!

* Casting directors are advocates of the project (producer/director/artistic director)

* Agents (managers) are talent advocates…paid by the actor for the advocacy

* The relationship between the two are a varied as the people in those jobs

* Agent/manager o Business first-negotiator/contracts/career objectives o Career development (growth vs capitalization) o In it for the duration (mostly). Reputation counts

* Casting Director o Project oriented/obligated to fulfill the project vision o Employed by the producer/artistic director o In it for the duration. Reputation counts

* The relationship dynamic o Mutual understanding and the project requirements

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