Agency for the Performing Arts

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APA
Private
Industry Talent and Literary Agencies
Headquarters Beverly Hills, California
New York City, New York
Nashville, Tennessee
Key people
James H. Gosnell Jr. President and CEO
Website www.Apa-Agency.com

APA (also known as Agency for the Performing Arts) is one of the largest diversified talent agencies in Los Angeles[1] with headquarters in Beverly Hills, New York, Nashville and London.[2] Founded in 1962 in New York by a group of former MCA agents,[3] the company represents actors, writers, producers, showrunners, directors, performers, physical production services, film studios,[2] and luxury and lifestyle brands across all media platforms worldwide. The agency also packages feature films, as well as television series such as 24, 24: Legacy, Ash vs Evil Dead, Hell on Wheels, Grimm, The Librarians, Scream, Houdini & Doyle, Home Improvement and Roseanne.

History[edit]

APA was founded in New York in 1962 by former MCA executives David Baumgarten, Roger Vorce and Harvey Litwin. Early clients included Rowan & Martin, Victor Borge, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner, Rosemary Clooney, Liberace, The Doors and Harry Belafonte.

Current[edit]

The agency’s divisions include Talent, Feature and Television Literary, Alternative & Factual Programming, Intellectual Property, Physical Production,[4] Comedy Touring, Concert Touring, Branding + Digital, and Speakers & Lecturers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 25 largest talent agencies ranked by number of agents in L.A. County.". 
  2. ^ a b "APA Opens London Office, Signs Pinewood Studios Group". 
  3. ^ Longwell, Todd. "APA: Percentery's synergies". Variety.com. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Six Montana Artists Agents & Executives Led By Toppers Matt Birch & Ralph Berge Join APA". Deadline Hollywood. Deadline.com. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 

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