Recently I was made an Expert Contributor for Backstage.com. It is a great honor for me as I grew up reading the publication and recommending it to every actor I know. It is the number #1 information resource for actors. I am proud to be a writer for Backstage now, it is a dream come true.
To read the first 2 articles: click the following links on Backstage.com
HOW TALENT MANAGERS REALLY SEE ACTORS by Wendy Alane Wright
HOW TO FIND A MANAGER ON BACKSTAGE (Featuring Wendy Alane Wright & Tammy Hunt) Writen by Rebecca Strassberg
Backstage.com lists projects all over the country and is great for finding short films, student films, web series, and regional theater casting notices. Set up an an actors profile and submit yourself for every project you are right for. Backstage also has great show business articles and I suggest you read every article you can, including the back issues.
Wendy Alane Wright
President WAW Entertainment
Wendy Alane Wright BioWendy Alane Wright is a Hollywood talent manager and the president of WAW Entertainment. Her clients have appeared on television networks such as ABC, NBC, TNT, CBS, Comedy Central, BIO, Lifetime, and more. They have booked TV shows including “Modern Family,” “Blackish,” “Extant,” “The Colony,” “Animal Kingdom,” “My Haunted House,” and “Henry Danger,” as well as hundreds of commercials for major spots including Shutterfly, Mercedes, Visa, Taco Bell, Honda, Legos, Hot Wheels, and many more.
Prior to being a manager and a talent agent at Burn Down Entertainment, Wright assisted many high profile managers, agents, and publicists. For 20 years she was a recording artist, actor, and music producer, and is now the author of five books called, “Secrets of a Hollywood Talent Manager.” Wright teaches the business of acting all over the country and is on the faculty of schools including the New York Studio for Stage and Screen in North Carolina and LA Acting Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. For years she has appeared in numerous magazines, and on radio shows and talk shows including “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”