Joining LINK Talent: FAQ
I would like to join LINK Talent. What should I do first?
We are always excited to hear from talented, dynamic performers that want to talk to us about possible representation. LINK PRO focuses on Musical Theatre performers and exceptional dancers - if you feel that is you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and send us a cover letter, an up-to-date CV and your showreel if you have one.
Is there a fee to join LINK PRO?
There is no fee to join LINK PRO, but you must join Spotlight and have professional Headshots taken if you wish to be a client with us.
When will I hear back from you?
LINK Talent is a small and very busy office, so it may not be possible to get back to you straightaway!
We aim to answer all our emails, but if you don’t hear from us after six months, it is likely that at this time we will not be taking things further.
If we are interested, we will contact you directly to arrange a meeting.
I’m signing with LINK Talent! What happens next?
You will be sent paperwork which you will need to complete and return back to us. You will be asked to have professional headshots taken by our preferred photographer, (if your Headshot is not up to Industry standard) and to join Spotlight. Clients will also be expected to regularly update their availability, skills, measurements, photos via our agency database, and also regularly maintain and update their own Spotlight page.
We assume that clients are happy for us to put them forward for any job, however if there are any stipulations, you will need to let us know before signing. Please be aware that we work best when we can put our clients forward for a wide range of things, as it gives us the best chance for us to find a great job!
Other General Questions:
Spotlight is the Industry’s premier way to be submitted for jobs, and to be seen worldwide by casting directors and production companies. All our performers must join Spotlight - for adults this costs around £154. Clients are expected to maintain their own Spotlight page and renew their own membership.
We are unable to submit clients for jobs until they are on Spotlight.
Your Headshot is your calling card to the industry and, as such, we do have a preferred photographer that we work with that we think is the best to showcase you.
If you approach us already having had professional Headshots done, we will have a chat with you about these, but if we do not think that they are up to standard, we may ask for the photos to be re-done by our preferred photographer.
Can I register with another agency?
We offer an exclusive contract, so it is not possible for you to sign with another agency.
However, if you are represented by a commercial dance agency, or if you are with a modelling agency for stills only, we would be happy to talk further with you about this.
What are your commission rates?
Our commission rates are Industry standard but vary depending on the type of job. A breakdown of our commission rates is included in the contract.
If you have any other questions about joining LINK Talent that hasn’t been answered by the FAQ, please get in touch with us via the Contact page and we will be happy to get back to you!