Without an agent, you have no career and no hope of one. "How do I get an agent or a manager or both?" many of you ask.
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There is no secret but that hasn't held back the gallons of ink that have been spilled here and elsewhere trying to give insight as to how to get through that golden door. Most of the advice is exactly as good as all the rest, and precisely none of it is the Holy Grail.
Secret Agent Man
For some actors, being famous is the end game—but an encounter with Ryan Gosling has Secret Agent Man saying beware of what you wish for.
Emmy winner Greg Yaitanes, currently the showrunner of Cinemax’s “Banshee,” proves he has his finger on the pulse of how we watch TV now—with one hand on our smartphones.
The Working Actor
It may be sneaky, says Michael Kostroff, but sometimes passive-aggressive behavior is the best way to nip unprofessionalism in the bud.