How to Start a Talent Agency

There are thousands of young hopefuls each year who dream of fame and fortune and are actively looking for an agent to represent them. If you want to be an agent you'll be sure to have a talent pool to draw from. But how do you set up a legitimate agency so you can be taken seriously?

Obviously the first thing you'll need is an office. All legitimate agents have an actual office, not a home office.This way clients can come in for meetings and such. You'll also need to come up with a name that is not already in use by another agency.


  • Network to meet other agents and managers who can help you out Get to know casting directors


  • Don't lie to your clients, be brutally honest