AARON SANKO, MANAGING DIRECTOR/Agent, UIA TALENT Agency - FIRST TIME GUEST!
Q&A/Sides with a reader or songs ONE on ONE
Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6:30pm
Aaron is currently interested in meeting all types, all ethnicities, and all ages (18+) especially singers & triple-threats!
After a Q&A he'll see Sides with a reader or Songs ONE on ONE
***The sides for this seminar are available through your Actors Connection account upon registration. You also have the option to bring in your own 2-3 page scene. Please remember to bring an extra copy of your chosen sides for the reader.***
Aaron Sanko is a Performing Arts Executive and Consultant with a diverse background in artistic and non-artistic ventures. He is currently Managing Director of UIA Talent Agency and UIA Presents. UIA Talent Agency represents a diverse roster of artists including singers, actors, directors, conductors, choreographers. Prior to his current appointment, Sanko founded Cruxory Group in New York City, which provides management consulting and executive production services to performing arts producing and service entities.
As General Partner and Music Supervisor for Mind the Art Entertainment in New York, Mr. Sanko helmed award-winning productions of Whiskey Pants, The Mayor of Williamsburg (Off Broadway) and Fatty Fatty No Friends (Best of Fest, NYMF 2018). In 2018, Cruxory produced a new musical at St. Lou Fringe, before Mr. Sanko served as Music Director for The Wiz in Monrovia, Liberia (the first musical presented in the country’s history) in the summer of 2018 in collaboration with Broadway Artists Connection and Matsiko World Orphans Choir.
Mr. Sanko served as the CEO of Sanko Ventures, a theatrical production entity, recently represented on Broadway by the Tony-award nominated Deaf West Theatre revival of Spring Awakening, and in Los Angeles with Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along at The Wallis Annenberg Theatre in Beverly Hills. Sanko’s résumé also includes leadership roles at corporations including Best Buy and Starbucks, serving in human resources, operations, and new market development capacities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sanko was an actor, singer, and educator.
Mr. Sanko takes pride in service to the community, and regularly contributes to the efforts of nonprofit organizations with social, educational, or developmental missions, and recently led a new initiative to create an organizational strategy for leveraging the young professional demographic of donors and leaders as a Founding Executive Committee Member of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ NextGen Advocates.
Mr. Sanko graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy before studying Voice Performance and Music Education at the Eastman School of Music. Additionally, he earned a degree in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University, and is a proud alumnus of the intensive programs at The Broadway League’s Commercial Theatre Institute.
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.