Acting Agencies In Scotland

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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?

Remember: Can you see evidence that performers get regular paid work through the agency?

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Talent Agencies In Glasgow

All Talent Agency

  • Located in Glasgow (G51 1AE)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established in 2005 by Sonia Scott Mackay
  • Represent actors, models, background artists (extras) and child actors
  • Clear application form and process on dedicated page
  • Regular open evenings held in Glasgow
  • Twitter feed ended late 2018 @All_TalentUK but Facebook page is active

Brennan Artists Associates

  • Located in Glasgow (G1 5HD)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Established in 2015 by Claire Murray
  • Represents actors, writers and creatives
  • Only apply via the dedicated form on the website

Coulter Management Agency Ltd

  • Located in Glasgow (G3 8AZ)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 1996
  • Represent both Scottish and London based actors
  • Applications must be via the dedicated email address on the ‘becoming a CMA client’ page
  • Include your photo, CV, a short covering email and showreel if you have one

Gaelforce 10 Management

  • Was located in Glasgow (G12 9LR)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, social media or active links to the agency in May 2019

Talent Agencies In Edinburgh

Bridges: The Actors’ Agency

  • Located in Leith, Edinburgh (EH6 8RG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • A co-operative of actors (the only one in Scotland)
  • Theatre, television, film, radio, voiceover and corporate work
  • Everyone works roughly three days a month in the agency office
  • Apply by submitting a headshot, CV, and covering letter why you want to join a co-operative
  • Must be professionally trained or have extensive experience

Hunwick Associates

  • Spotlight registered agency located in Edinburgh, EH3 6TH (not EN3)
  • Founded in January 2000 by Maryam Hunwick, who also gives her time and support to Drama Schools, Youth Theatres, casting workshops and the development of performance spaces
  • A number of award winning and well known performers are on the books
  • Applications ONLY via the email address on the contact page
  • Include your CV plus links to showreel, clips, website, Spotlight

Infinity Artist Management

  • Located in Edinburgh (EH6 8RG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established by Susie Dumbreck 
  • Represent actors and voice artists from across the UK
  • Busy news page
  • Applications ONLY by email with “Representation Submission” in the Subject Field 
  • JPEG headshot, Word/doc CV, Spotlight link required
  • LINK to showreel, singing reel or voice reel if you have one

Stiven Christie Management

  • Located in Edinburgh (EH3 9JD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established in 1983 as ‘The Actors Agency’ by a co-operative, it developed into a venture run by Douglas Stiven
  • 1994 saw the opening of a London office
  • film, television, radio, theatre, commercials, voice-over, presentation and role-play projects
  • Applications accepted from around the UK
  • Most represented performers have attended drama school, the rest have extensive industry experience

Van Rensburg Artist Management (VAM)

  • Located in Edinburgh (EH15 2HD)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Established by Michelle van Rensburg
  • Associated with the Little Shakespeare Company (Edinburgh)
  • Child actors and young performers

Talent Agencies Elsewhere In Scotland

The Talent Associates

  • Located in Lochgilphead (PA31 8LU)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established in 2015 by Laura Mackintosh 
  • Represents adult performers and child actors
  • Attach your CV or Spotlight link, plus headshot, and a showreel if possible
  • Active Twitter feed @TalentAssocUK

UK Screen Acting Academy (SAFA)

  • Registered in Hamilton (ML3 9XE), with regular classes in Glasgow and Edinburgh
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 2014 by Psychologist Julie McGowan and actor Stuart McGowan
  • Offers a variety of screen-based acting classes and courses
  • Represents adult actors and young performers, plus a small group of non-Spotlight actors