For those looking to launch their modeling careers, moving to New York or Los Angeles is no longer the only option. One of the largest talent agencies in the US, The Brown Agency, is located in the heart America: Austin, TX.
In 2010, Wilhelmina Austin acquired and joined forces with Heyman-Talent South and created The Brown Agency. The company was drawn to Austin by the fresh faces and hidden talent located in the heart of Texas as well as the eclectic, interesting vibe that is the core of Austin culture. By opening the agency in Austin, Wilhelmina Austin is giving young models that do not live in big cities the opportunity to work with some of the largest companies in the world (including Louis Vuitton, Dell, and L’Oreal) and get their foot in the door for even bigger chances at stardom.
CEO Justin Brown is one of the driving forces behind the growing talent at The Brown Agency. Brown has many years of experience in both modeling and business. He has spent time working with agencies in Los Angeles and New York which has given him to chance to lead his models into greater business opportunities. Brown states, “We are only as good as our talent”. The Agency takes immense pride in producing professional, elegant, and top of the line talent to move into the competitive world of modeling and acting. This approach to their business is what gives the Brown Agency the edge to compete with companies in more established modeling communities. Check out blog.brownagency.co
Models from The Brown Agency have been seen walking for fashion weeks in Austin, Dallas, New York and Miami. In addition to traditional runway modeling, The Brown Agency also hires talent for commercial and theatrical jobs. Recently, models from the agency have booked ads for Hilton, T-Mobile, and Ford. Brown Agency has also helped their talent book recurring roles on shows like American Crime and Queen of the South.
Currently the Brown Agency is holding open casting calls every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 PM. Aspiring talent can also submit their application and photos through the Brown Agency website.