JUDY BOALS - (Owner; Judy Boals, Inc. - A Talent & Literary Agency) Judy has represented actors and writers on Broadway and the screen for over two decades. Her clients have appeared in most major episodics plus studio and independent film projects as well.
Success Stories: Judy Boals has called back and signed Access to Agents participants.
CRAIG HOLZBERG (President - Avalon Artists Group) Craig will be coming from LA to NYC for this Access to Agents panel. Avalon Artists is a bi-coastal, full-service agency founded by Craig Holzberg. A former actor/model who started his career over 25 years ago in Los Angeles. Craig switched gears to work behind the scenes.
During a storied career in New York's fashion industry, Craig has also held senior management positions for top design houses including Calvin Klein and Diesel Jeans.
At Avalon Artists Group, Craig prides himself in being directly involved in all aspects of his clients' careers. Avalon Artists Group is a full service talent agency representing actors and models of all ages for FILM, TV, THEATER, COMMERCIALS, VOICE-OVER, and PRINT.
Avalon Artists Group is an AFTRA and AEA franchised agency as well as a proud member of ATA and NATR.
Success Stories: This will mark Craig Holzberg's first visit to Paul Russell's Access to Agents.
LISA PRICE (President - The Price Group Talent Agency) The Price Group is a boutique talent agency representing a select group of performing artists who have appeared on Broadway, in major television studio and cable episodics plus numerous studio and independent features.
Lisa Price is a top entertainment industry professional consultant, master class instructor and coach for musical theater and drama students at Baldwin Wallace. Lisa mentored as an agent for Beverly Anderson - the longest running female agent in New York City. She resided three years as the Casting Director at The San Diego Repertory Theatre plus directed in California, New York, and Pennsylvania at Penn State's Centre Stage Theatre. She has also worked for Universal Studios and Abrams Artists Agency.
Success Stories: This will mark Lisa Price's first visit to Paul Russell's Access to Agents.
Paul Russell; casting director, director, and author of ACTING: Make It Your Business – How to Avoid Mistakes and Achieve Success as a Working Actor (Random House/Back Stage Books) has 30 years experience in entertainment that includes film, TV and Broadway. He began his career journey as a successful working actor.
As an independent casting director, he has cast for major studios including Twentieth Century Fox, HBO, Warner Brothers plus casting for New York and regional theater.
As an SDC director Russell has directed at Tony award-winning L.O.R.T. theaters and Off-Broadway productions.
He has taught master classes on acting and the entertainment business on the campuses of America’s finest performing arts schools including: NYU, Yale, Elon, Temple University, The University of The Arts, James Madison University, and Northeastern University.