FAQ's

What does Universal Talent require from me as a client?

At Universal Talent we believe it's a collective partnership between Agent and client. Our clients are requested to:

  • Be an active member of Spotlight.
  • Ensure you’re CV and headshots are up to date and showcase you in the best light at all times.
  • Attend auditions on time and be fully prepared.
  • Notify your agent of any holidays booked or dates you are unavailable for castings.
  • Notify your agent of any allergies.
  • Notify your agent of any injuries.

It is important that clients remember that they are not only representing themselves, but Universal Talent too. It is imperative that clients remain professional at all times.

 

I would like to cross-over from commercial music to musical theatre (or musical theatre to commercial music), is this possible?

Yes, please contact James Pemberton on 0345 459 9066 for further information.

What does Universal Talent Group offer me as a client?

Universal Talent will offer you the following as a client:

  • Career guidance
  • Audition advice and preparation
  • Advice on repertoire, audition attire and suitable audition dialogue
  • Ensure that all contracts are legal and conforms to current legislation
  • Negotiate on all offers
  • Legal contracts that cover you as a client within the industry
  • And much more

 

I am a profiled actor. Do you offer personal management?

Yes, if you are an experienced actor with strong credits, you are welcome to discuss your individual needs with a member of the team. Please call our offices on 0345 459 9066 to discuss your individual requirements.

How much commission do you take?

Our commission rate for musical theatre, film, tv and commercials is 20%.

 

What Casting Directors do you work with in the industry?

Universal Talent Group prides itself on holding very strong relationships with high profiled West End casting directors such as; David Grindrod, Pippa Ailion, Cameron Mackintosh LMT, The Really Useful Company, Debbie O'Brien, Anne Vosser, Julie Harkin, Jill Green, The Royal Court, The National Theatre, Bill Kenwright LMT, Sooki McShane, Lucy Jenkins and Benjamin Newsome.

If I’m trained in musical theatre, can I attend television and film castings too?

We strongly believe that clients who have the necessary skills are able to cross over into other areas of the industry. As a client of ours we will continuously advise on suitable castings and the direction you should take.

About Us

Universal Talent Group is fast becoming a leader in talent management.

Our talent management department consists of a group of experienced and professional, forward thinking talent managers, who together make the impossible, possible.

Contact Us

If you would like any additional information, please contact us on the following options.

 

Universal Talent Group
71-75 Shelton Street
Covent Garden
London, WC2H 9JQ

 

 +44 (0) 203 802 6838