Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is this states capital as well as the most populous city within the state. While you may not automatically think that this Midwestern city has a booming entertainment industry, due to its size and location within the United States, Oklahoma City often sees film and television productions as well as a local independent projects. If you are a local actor and wish to further explore the industry you will need to sign with an Oklahoma City talent agency, however, it is important to sign with a reputable agency. This article outlines the top talent agencies in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Magna Talent Agency:
The Magna Talent Agency was started by Margie Madden and Peggy Luster after they successfully started the MadLust Productions. After they found much success with their WhoDunit Dining Room mystery theater, they created a talent division in 1996 and it wasn’t until 1999 when this division branched off into its own agency: Magna Talent. Throughout this time, this agency has cultivated a name for itself and it is the first stop many clients make when searching for talent. This agency represents actors, and while they prefer to have experienced talent they are known for taking in beginner actors and directing them to acting coaches and helping them start their careers. It is important to note, this agency does not perform their own workshops and do not require talent to sign up with any specific acting school or coach – they make their money through jobs booked by their talent roster.
Upon publication, Magna Talent requires all potential client to submit their materials electronically. Actors should submit their headshot, resume, cover letter and a demo reel (if available) directly to the agencies email address. At this time, the agency does not accept standard mail submissions, only email submission. Email all of the required information to the following address:
Magna Talent Agency
Box Talent Agency:
The Box Talent Agency first opened its doors in 1987, which makes it one of the oldest operating talent agencies in the Oklahoma City region. This agency is known for having some of the most talented performers, and they continually book talent for not only regional projects, but also nationwide ones. It is important to keep in mind this agency may not be ideal for every actor as they primarily book promotional projects.
Since this agency is unique with what type of performers they represent, their submission process is also unique within the industry. Upon publication, Box Talent Agency only accepts electronic submissions made directly through their website. Navigate your web browser to the Box Talent Agency website, and select “Submit Promo.” Upon doing so, you will be requested to enter your contact information, as well as your resume and audio clip to showcase your talent. If you do not have an audio clip or a demo reel, submit your materials and explain your experience and training within the cover letter portion of the form.
Box Talent Agency