Jay has been a talent manager for over 20 years and is the CEO of the talent management and production company ROAR – headquartered in Los Angeles. Representing A-list actors like Chris Hemsworth (“The Avengers”), Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”), Brie Larson (“Captain Marvel”) and Cobie Smulders (“The Avengers”), ROAR has earned a reputation for providing smart and sophisticated management advice to artists around the world. Prior to founding ROAR, Jay was an executive for MGM Studios. He holds a law degree and MBA from Pepperdine University and a psychology degree from the University of Arizona.
THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO
BUILDING YOUR DREAM ACTING CAREER
7 secrets to thriving during & after a pandemic
Being a talent manager for 20+ years, I’ve obviously seen a lot of actor peaks and valleys…. One day you’re full of optimism and the next you’re all doom and gloom. Of course, the whole pandemic thing can stir up a lot more doom and gloom than usual. The trick is to find that optimism and feed it so that it can grow stronger.
Even during the worst lockdown, filmmakers have been filming, writers have been writing and actors have been acting. Whether it's as part of a quarantine pod or via Zoom, it's important to keep the wheels greased for when things get rolling again at full throttle.
If there was ever a time that actors could get creative with their craft, now is the time.
Download this guide to help you build momentum and take steps toward really owning your dream acting career, regardless of this dang pandemic or whatever challenging environment you are facing.
—Jay Froberg, Talent Manager