Acting Agencies In The UK

Acting Agencies Based In Cardiff And Wales

Research Comes First

There’s a lot of research you must do before applying to an agency. It will help you avoid scams, and make a better impression on the good agents. Have you read our article Acting Agencies: Which One Is Right For You?

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ADA – Actors Direct Associates

  • Based in Rhyl (LL18 3NN); also an Irish division
  • Is shown on Spotlight Contacts register
  • Website has a specific page for actors over the age of 16 seeking representation
  • Company incorporated July 2013 and dissolved December 2016
  • Facebook activity ended 2016, no other social media presence in May 2019
  • But website still operating so may have changed ownership and become a private business?

The A Gent

  • Located in Llanelli (SA14 8PA)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Events and brand promotion, no evidence of a talent agency

Andrea Casting

  • Based in Skewen (SA10 6HA)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Twitter @Andrea_Casting and popular Facebook Page
  • Established 2012
  • Represents actors, supporting artistes, presenters, voiceover artists, models, dancers, musicians, specialist artistes, chaperones, promotional staff and crew
  • Apply for representation as an actor – via the specified email address – ONLY if you are already Spotlight registered
  • Everyone else can apply to be a support artist via the dedicated page on the website


Anita Alraun Representation

  • Was located in Blackpool (FY4 2DG)
  • Is shown on Spotlight Contacts register
  • But no website or social media profiles found in May 2019

Astral Actors Management

  • Was based in Wales (SA31 3HX)
  • Listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • The company was incorporated 2004, dissolved 2013
  • No website or social media presence


BDiscovered 

  • Based in Roose, Barry (CF62 3LE)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts register
  • Not a sole agency
  • Facebook posts ended 2016, the news page is empty and Twitter account not found May 2019
  • Much online discussion elsewhere about the costs of additional services charged and unsolicited texts

Cinel Gabran Management

  • Located in Cardiff (YO21 3QL0
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Founded 1988 but the agency has moved location several times
  • In May 2019 the website had little information and no social media presence 

Clic Agency

  • Based in Bangor (LL57 1BS)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Founder Helen has range of industry experience
  • Agency founded over 20 years ago
  • Twitter feed ended August 2018 and no other social media presence found
  • Spotlight profiles show they still represent working performers in May 2019
  • They represent performers from London, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, North and South Wales
  • Actors, child actors, and supporting artists (extras) represented
  • Applicants should email their CV (presumably with a photo)

CV Actor Management

  • Was based in Wrexham (LL13 7EB)
  • Appears in Spotlight Contacts list
  • Twitter feed stopped March 2017
  • Website no longer exists

Fame Factory Theatre School

  • Located in Port Talbot, SA12 8TS
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Founded in 2009
  • Represents students at the part-time stage schools

Ignite Performance Academy

  • Based in Cardiff (CF63 2AW0
  • Spotlight registered
  • Company incorporated April 2015
  • Accepts applications from new and experienced performers
  • Represents actors, models, singers, songwriters, musicians
  • We couldn’t find a social media presence or news page
  • No performer profiles available on website
  • Suggests a lot of support and resources provided, but no costs shown on the website

Management 2000

  • Located in Treuddyn Mold, CH7 4NH
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Founded by Jacqueline Gerling
  • Represents actors from all over the UK
  • Not an extras agency
  • Apply via the email address in the Contact Us page, or write to the office address
  • CV and photograph, along with any upcoming performance
  • If the agency is interested in representing you, a personal meeting will take place

Mark Jermin Management

  • Based in Swansea (SA1 6ED)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Represents adults and young performers
  • On our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • See our article about Mark Jermin Management

Oh So Small Productions Ltd

  • Based in Pinewood Studios Wales (CF3 2GH)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Agency representing extreme height actors in film and TV
  • Established 2010


Oren Actors Management

  • Based in Cardiff (CF5 1QE)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established as a co-operative in 1985
  • Work in television, film, radio, theatre and commercials
  • Apply when books are open
  • They detail applications of particular interest to fill gaps in the roster
  • Prefer professionally trained actors
  • MUST already be a Spotlight registered actor
  • Enclose headshots, CV and a letter explaining your suitability to the co-op
  • By post, or via email (with links, not attachments, to large files)
  • Showreel or upcoming performance essential
  • Co-operative, so you frequently work in the agency office 

The Performance Factory Management

  • Based in Swansea SA6 8QF
  • Spotlight registered
  • Associated with the Performance Factory Dance School
  • Established in 2014 by Dean Verbeck
  • Children and Young Performers only
  • Apply for representation via their website

Phoenix Casting Agency

  • Located in Bristol (BS14 0BH) and Cardiff (CF11 9HA)
  • Read more in the Bristol listing above

Shelley Norton Management & Stage School

  • Based in Cardiff (CF11 8EQ)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established in 2016 by Shelley Norton
  • Represent both adult and child actors, plus supporting artists (extras)
  • English and Welsh speaking performers
  • Work in TV, film, theatre, radio, and commercials
  • Busy Facebook Page and Twitter feed @Shelley_Norton
  • All performers are met face to face at the agency
  • Actors should apply online through the Agency contact form
  • For your application to be taken further you will perform a monologue at the agency
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