Breaking into the talent industry is often a difficult task to complete without the help and support from trusted and experienced professionals. The Talent Associates, in the North East., is a highly regarded acting and singing agency which is renowned for helping performers discover their dream job. With a keen eye for natural talent, our dedicated and professional agents are on hand to help passionate actors, actresses, performers, and singers unleash their potential.
Whether you’re taking your first steps to become a performer, or you are looking for extra work, our experts are on hand to help and guide you towards the career that you long for. Simply get in touch with our team and tell us how you wish to succeed. As we love seeing you being successful, our specialists will do everything that they can to ensure that your dream becomes a reality. Working closely alongside Spotlight™ and receiving various submissions from them, we’re able to open you up to numerous opportunities, one of which may be the big break you need.
Having performed on various stage shows for more than 20 years, Andrew has also been involved in a collection of comedy and musical productions. As a very natural actor who is exceptional at characterisation and direction, he has had numerous roles in independent feature films as the main or leading character. Working tirelessly at all times, Andrew always gives his best and is completely dedicated to every project that he does. A professional both on and off set, he is always more than willing to help in any capacity he can. He has an IMDb™ profile which includes credits such as Fred Dineage Murder Casebook and The Tunnel.
Working on sharpening her talents over the past few years, Maria is now beginning to thrive in an industry which she is clearly meant for. Though she is predominantly a theatre stage performer, she is moving into films and professional singing. Open to a diverse range of opportunities, she is eager to discover new talents within herself by being willing to try new things. Maria is currently working with our soon-to-be sister company, The Talent Associates Theatre Company.
From her earliest days at sea during her unconventional childhood, Rowan always knew she wanted to act. Becoming a founder member of South Glamorgan Youth Theatre run by Theatr Iolo in Cardiff in the 1990’s and studying theatre at school and university, Rowan has spent 2 decades trying to decide whether to pursue an actor’s life. Since returning to the UK she has been pursuing her acting career with a vengeance after a chance meeting with Santa Claus in 2013. Being bi-lingual in English and Welsh has stood her in good stead to be well-placed for productions ‘made in Wales’. Rowan won ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at the ‘It’s My Shout’ awards last year; for playing Marilyn in ‘Tuesday at Jackie’s’, screened on BBC2 Wales, and on BBC iPlayer, in November 2016.
Robin is an American actress, voice-over actress, presenter, singer and model. She is very experienced in both stage and screen work, having worked on corporate videos, TV and film productions. Robin is extremely professional at all times and is eager to concentrate on her future career, open to considering any opportunity that express her talents and capabilities to the fullest.
Chris, although having started in the industry relatively late in life and expecting only to be able to acquire extras work, has started taking the acting world by storm. His first acting job in 2010, was a lead speaking part in an independent short film. It was from doing this that Chris realised he had found a new passion in performing for camera. Since then Chris has achieved roles on film (short and feature length), TV, commercials and music videos, more often that not being cast in lead roles. Chris is an Equity member and hopes his acting career will continue to go from strength to strength.
Based in the South East, has been acting and modelling for the last two years, playing a variety of roles in different projects and taking on training opportunities where he can to develop in any way he can. Tom is also trained in Krav Maga with a passion in historical fiction and also takes pride in being able to pull off a number of accents and voices across many ranges.
My name is Jemma Hennessy and I have been involved in the acting industry since I was a child. I attained my first professional credit as a member of the Joseph Choir in the UK Tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 2005 when I was nine years old, at both the Bristol Hippodrome and Bath Theatre Royal. I continued my drama studies throughout secondary education, and I then went on to complete a Theatre and Performance degree at Plymouth University, where I gained extensive training in acting, singing and movement. I graduated June 2017 with a First Class BA Honours Degree, but now the hard work begins in working up through the industry, from Shakespearean theatre to television and film. I am a committed, hardworking actress and no matter the difficulties of a role, I will always strive to succeed professionally and personally.
Jasmine Rose Jones
Jasmine is an 18 year old Actress and Singer/Songwriter from Porthcawl, South Wales. She has been performing since the tender age of 3 where she had her first solo as an Angel in a Christmas play. She then went on to train and perform with ‘Bridgend Youth Theatre’, ‘It’s my Shout’ films and ‘The Performance House’ in Wales, Guilford School of Acting in London, ‘Diverse Dance School’ & ‘Dubai Performing Arts’ in the UAE and iPOP in Los Angeles. She has won various singing competitions, performed on Virgin Radio, completed a West End Tour of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and undertaken many lead roles over the years including; 'Dodger' in Oliver, 'Liezel' in Sound of Music, 'Meatloaf' in We Will Rock You and most recently, 'Hodel' in Fiddler on the Roof.
Since moving to acting in 2012, Lynn has trained in performance at the City of Bristol College and The Old Vic Theatre School; and studied Unarmed Stage Combat and Weapon Handling for Film & TV; and will soon be undertaking Pinewood Studios’ Intensive Professional TV Presenter course. With such variety in her cultural - a Bristolian of Jamaican descent with an adoration of travel - and professional backgrounds, from Social Worker & manager, to Mixologist; to obtaining a BSc(hons) in Psychology; her broad life experience brings a realism to her performance.
Rebekah is a professional Actress, Singer, Musician and Music Coach having trained in Musical Theatre in Manchester and completing a Teaching Degree in UWIC. She plays the Piano, Flute, Saxophone and is a strong vocalist; as well as a passionate Actress. As a Performer, Rebekah has had a varied career performing Musical Theatre, Orchestral and Wind Band concerts, Opera with the ‘Welsh National Opera’ and Variety Shows in various venues including: Cardiff, Manchester, London’s West End and UAE. Rebekah became a Music Teacher and Performing Arts coach in 2005 and has enjoyed working home and abroad instilling passion and excitement of the arts into students of all ages. However, having recently returned from the UAE, Rebekah fell back into what she loves most. She is now performing vocals in MT & Concert venues and has been filming for productions including: BBC, SKY TV & S4C.
Based on the Surrey \ Hampshire border Ryan has been a trained actor for the last 10 years. From a one off show in theatre, to featured roles, voiceovers and lots of musician work from pubs to UK festivals, his desire to perform has never been stronger.
Passionate & Professional, Victoria excels in both comedic & dramatic roles, crossing a wide variety of playing-ages. Her acting experience began with treading the boards at her local theatre, progressing to lead in the 1980s & 1990s, before she was introduced her to the immediacy of being in front of the camera and decided that was the way forward. She has recently been undertaking a variety of filmed roles such as a Newspaper Editor, A Murderer's Mistress, A Care Worker and the mother of the renowned murderer Kim Edwards; work which has contributed to her recently being accepted onto the definitive Professional Actor’s Register, Spotlight.
Anne Lyken-Garner is originally from Guyana in South America, where – for more than a decade – she was a professional Stage Actress, catwalk model, radio announcer and producer. Anne played at the National Cultural Centre, Guyana’s biggest theatre. Her lead roles were nationally acclaimed, as she worked alongside local, well-known directors and writers. Anne is also a published author, and her experience in writing brings a richer and deeper layer to her performance as an actor
Rob Murphy - Actor/Musician
Rob is a prolific actor, equally convincing in comedic and serious roles alike, as well as anything in between! He can be caught playing dodgy cockneys; Scottish anglers; recently bereaved husband or father, to teachers or MPs; even a geordie Zookeeper with Internet sensation Ben Phillips on one of his YouTube prank films. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor award in last year's It's My Shout awards, for playing the PE Teacher in Best Film 'Ludo'; and was recently seen on BBC 2 in one of this year's 'Short films from Wales', playing the caring manager of a care home, mentoring Best Actress Chloe Cooper as she came to terms with caring for title character Peggy (Sharon Morgan). His quick wit and cheeky sense of humour endears him to those he works with. He also sings and plays the guitar beautifully.
Lex Lamprey is an award winning actor and producer based in Cardiff. Starring in quirky supernatural comedy DisPossess, he has also appeared in Wolf Hall, Sherlock, Class, The State, The Bastard Executioner, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Human Traffic and many more. An officianado of the gothic, Lex's on-stage presence and flair for description enthralls his audiences and shows his role diversity and story-telling genius.
A product of Peter Wooldridge’s The Workshop in Cardiff, Craig has made his entrance into acting working his way up from playing various different characters in independent films all the way up to playing notorious American serial killer Gary Ridgeway in CBS Reality shows: ‘Voice of a Serial Killer’. Craig continues to work towards bigger roles and projects and hoped 2018 will be full of new opportunities!
Kelly is an award winning actress. Since graduating with a degree in Performing Arts, Kelly has been in many independent theatre productions, playing a variety of characters such as Mercy Lewis in The Crucible, Helena in A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Dominique in Bumps In The Night, which she also directed. She has also had lead roles in many short films, she played Perception in the award winning web series DisPossess, and has been part of the stunt team for feature film Order Of Kings: The Dark Kingdom. Though Kelly’s main interest is acting, she also enjoys utilising her skills in directing, photography, art, and most recently singing.
Ben has been an actor since 2014, playing the lead in various projects including web series ‘Whovians’, sell-out comedy stage play ‘The Universe PLC’, and comedy film ‘STFU’ and is also set to take on another lead role in original gritty play ‘Abandoned’, to be performed live in January 2018. Ben is committed more than ever to working towards growing his career as an actor and taking on new and exciting opportunities in 2018.
Daniel Flack is a talented actor, based in South Wales, whose loves of performance, both on stage and on the small and silver screen, has been growing steadily alongside his acting roles. As an accomplished all round performer, Daniel has a particular love of Shakespearian monologues and sonnets and enjoys performing these to any willing audience. Daniel has come a long way in the last year, from gaining Spotlight membership to gaining an agent, 2018 feels like the year Daniel will really be able to push himself towards new and exciting projects!
Julia J Rose
Julia is a bilingual Actress and Model having grown up in the South of France, her alternative childhood offered her lots of creativity and the freedom to express herself through choreographing and performing small theatrical shows and dance pieces from a very young age. Since then, Julia has continued choreography and dance and in recent times has been homing her performing and acting through acting in short films and other small projects. Julia is now concentrating fully on her acting career, ready to take that next step in the industry