Is your child a star in the making?
Whether the dream role is to be on stage on the West End, in the cast of School of Rock, Charlie in Charlie in the Chocolate factory or even Matilda. Make Believe Talent is about creating opportunities and opening the door for children of all ages to star in TV, Theatre, Film and Radio! Our current clients are based all over the UK and we are proud to have had such talented and inspiring kids represent us alongside some huge brands such as Coca-Cola, Kinder Surprise, Marks & Spencer’s, Sainsbury’s, JC Penney to name a few.
Senior Talent Manager
Eilidh trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama now known as Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and completed her BA Honours in Musical Theatre at Northumbria University. After graduating in 2014, Eilidh moved to London to continue her career as a performer.
Eilidh has appeared in TV/ Internet adverts such as Cadbury’s Dairy Milk and TV Programmes such as River City, M.I High (CBBC) and Waterloo Road (BBC). She has featured in many theatre performances such as Cabarets (Criterion Theatre, West End), Annie The Musical, Bad Girls The Musical, All shook Up and Into The Woods.
Moving from acting to teaching, directing and casting, Eilidh hopes to combine her skills, her industry connections and place Make Believe Talent at the top of the UK agents list.
What is a talent agency?
A talent agency is a company that represents talent in the Performing Arts. We put clients forward for auditions and arrange contracts between the artist and employer.
Does each child chosen to join the agency have to have their headshots taken through MB Talent?
How do I register?
If you attend Make Believe then Eilidh will be requesting Principals to put students forward via video submission (this occurs twice a year). If you are not a member please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When are the auditions for non members?
Get in touch with MB Talent and send over your details. After this, should you be successful, an audition will be arranged.
Does MB Talent register me to Spotlight?
Yes we do. When you join the agency we take your information and create your Spotlight page for you.
Is there a registration fee?
There is no fee to join MB Talent. Although we recommend our clients to sign up to Spotlight for a year and to have professional headshots taken.
Do I have to be a member of Spotlight?
It is highly recommended to join Spotlight. Otherwise you are limiting yourself from being put forward for a large amount of work.
Who runs the agency?
Senior Talent Manager: Eilidh McCole
Do I have to audition?
We need to see young people perform before we represent them.
Does MB Talent receive commission on each job?
We take a commission of 20% on each professional job that our clients are a part of.
If I attend Make Believe am I automatically registered to the agency?
What is the length of representation?
We represent our clients for the duration of their Spotlight membership (12 months) with the option of extending.
What is Spotlight?
Spotlight is an online casting directory. Casting directors post jobs onto the site, with a breakdown of the project and a list of the cast they are looking for. Agents go through the roles available and submit the clients who they feel are best suited to the part.