Considering how often we at Zalebs get asked about artist management, particularly for actors, we figured it was only right to compile a list of the country’s most reputable talent agencies for all you aspiring actors and actresses.
We also figured it was a great follow up to our article on how to work for Ferguson Films.
"People need to pester their agents because the bottom line is that we send out briefs to agents, we don't have one on one contact with actors,” explained Connie Ferguson.
1. MLA - Monyeen Lee and Associates
With a solid 40 years in the business, Monyeen Lee and her team are the people that every actor wants to work with. They rep damn near everyone in the industry from Akin Omotoso, to Abena Ayivor as well as Pallance Dladla, Israel Makoe and Sdumo Mtshali.
To get in contact with MLA, you can call +27 11 788 4873 or email [email protected]
Among Wendy’s most reputable clients are comedians Schalk Bezeidenhout and Deep Fried Man.
You can contact them on 083 792 2875 or by emailing wendy @wmta.co.za
3. Legends Actors and Performers Management
They represent talent such as Bridget Masinga, Mpho Malatsi, Doris Msibi and former OPW host, Aya Mpama.
You can contact them on 011 268 6535 or bookings @legends.co.za
4. Bluestar Management
The company has been in business since 2001 and reps the likes of 7de Laan’s Anelisa Phewa as well as Good Hope FM DJ and actress Ayanda Dlamini.
You can reach Blue Star on 021 448 3098 or via email at [email protected]
5. Artistse’s Personal Management
6. Made 2 Fly Entertainment
Ran by Charma Maluleka, this is the company behind the lovely Mbali Nkosi amongst many others and can be contacted on 011 057 2709, 078 109 0390, [email protected] and [email protected]. You can also head over to their website and fill out a contact form and upload two pictures of yourself if you would like to join the agency.