ONLINE LEGIT MANAGER NIGHT - Showcase to 3 NYC Personal Managers!

Friday, February 26, 2021, 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT

This event is in the past.

Looking for representation during a pandemic is no easy feat and you need feedback to make sure you are understanding how different people in the industry think about your skillset and marketability - that's why we are launching ONLINE PERSONAL MANAGER SHOWCASES.

Showcase to THREE Personal Management Companies in NYC and get immediate feedback on your performance so you can continue to make smarter and more powerful choices in this ever-changing career.

You'll also receive written feedback that will be emailed to you 1-3 days after the event to provide even more clarity on your work.

This panel includes:

- Mike Cruz, Whole Artist Management - FIRST TIME GUEST!

Michelle Kittrell, Industry Entertainment - FIRST TIME GUEST!

- Denise Roman Dixon, CMA Entertaiment - Bi-Coastal Office!

What to Prepare:

For this showcase, please prepare a monologue OR a scene of choice that you feel best showcases your strengths as an actor. You can select a scene from the General Sides database (link located in your Actors Connection account upon registration), OR bring in your own 2-3 page scene. 

Please email your scene choice AS AN ATTACHMENT (file should be labeled YourName_CHARACTER) by 5pm (EST) the DAY BEFORE the event.


Please follow the procedures listed below:

  • Please update your headshot and fill out the MY INFO section of your AC account upon registration.

  • Arrive at least 10 MINUTES before your event is slated to start. Your host will give important information about the event at this time.

  • Instructions and the ZOOM link for access to this online event will be emailed to you in advance. If you have not received the link by 12pm (EST) the day-of the event, please reach out to at least one hour PRIOR to the start of class.

**Actors Connection classes and programming are for ADULTS (18+). With permission, some teens (14+) are allowed to take adult programming. To inquire about getting permission, please send an email to:**

**No recording of any kind is permitted by participants during class.**

**Please keep in mind that all programs at Actors Connection are for educational and professional development purposes. Participating in any class or event is not a promise of employment.**

Denise Roman Dixon

With over 10 years experience in the film industry, Denise has experience working in film / film production in Vancouver Canada and New York.

Cheryl Martin Allen Entertainment, CMA, owned by Cheryl Martin and Troy Allen, and the New York office run by DENISE ROMAN DIXON is a highly respected team in talent management and production with over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry. With our principal offices in the Los Angeles area, and New York, we represent clients in most sectors of the entertainment industry including motion picture, television, voice-over, theatre and music.

CMA is a professional firm engaged in advertising and counseling talent and personalities in every aspect of the entertainment industry. CMA works closely with their client in every facet of their career and acts in conjunction with their clients' agents, publicists, business managers, attorneys and all others.

We have also represented stars in the following shows:

"This is Us", "Hangover" , "Shameless", "Bunk'd", "Criminal Minds", "The Have and Have Nots", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". "Hawaii Five-O"," Rebel", " Deputy", "Younger", "Blue Bloods", "Gotham", "God Friended Me", "The Blacklist", "House Of Cards", "Bull", "The Code", "Marvel's Luke Cage", "Elementary", "Insecure", "Jessica Jones", "Daredevil", "New Amsterdam", "For Life", “Ghost II”, “succession”, “The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” . 

Michelle Kittrell

MICHELLE KITTRELL is a talent manager, based in the New York office, of bi-coastal management company INDUSTRY ENTERTAINMENT. Clients are represented in film, television and theater and can currently be seen working on such projects as DEXTER, ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING, THE GILDED AGE, GOSSIP GIRL, POSE, LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME, YOUNGER, GIRLS5EVA, SUCCESSION, and CINDERELLA (to name a few).

Mike Cruz

Mike joins the WAMfam directly from being an agent at The Luedtke Agency.

Cruz began his career a performing in such productions as the first NY revival of MARIE CHRISTINE, CAMELOT with Jeremy Irons, OLIVER! with Brian Stokes Mitchell, and was an original cast member of Broadway's Rising Stars at Town Hall. As a producer, Cruz went on to helm ZANNA, DON'T! in concert at The York Theater. After interning at Independent Artists Agency "in between performing gigs", he quickly moved up the ranks to become an agent. It was at IAA that Cruz really developed his love for representation. Later, he partnered with Cyd LeVin to re-form Cyd LeVin and Associates. Recognized for his work in New York City as an agent and manager, Cruz appeared as himself on The Next Big Thing for the Oxygen Network. Mike earned his Bachelor of Music at New York University.


Friday, February 26, 20216:30 pm

The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.