There is a new talent agency in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. With the film and television world expanding as cities and towns give tax breaks to production companies to come and shoot on location there is a need to find local talent. Tout Models and Talent Agency is the newest player in the Charleston area. While Tout is new, their team is made up of seasoned professionals with years of experience between them.
Tout Models and Talent Agency: Mission: Tout Models and Talent Agency has placed the importance of their own name on the back burner. After all, you’re only as good as your weakest link. To that end, Tout is all about getting the top talent in the area and getting their top talent working. Tout is looking to be known for the quality of the models and actors that they send into the field; not how flashy their offices are or how fast their web page is.
Tout Models and Talent Agency: Executive Co-Director Tripp Adams: One of the three behind Tout Models and Talent Agency is Tripp Adams. Adams is a South Carolinian who was formerly with The Ford Modeling Agency in Chicago. Tripp Adams has all the charm of a Southerner with all the business accumen of a shark. Tripp has been in the rooms negotiating, been in front of the camea, and knows the in’s and out’s.
Tout Models and Talent Agency: Executive Co-Director Robin Lee Simmons: Simmons was born and raised in the midst of the television and film capital, Los Angeles. Robin Lee Simmons has training under her delicate and well styled belt from a variety of locations. Simmons studied Fashion Merchandising and Design at Brooks College, UCLA for Photography and Santa Monica College for Business Administration. Simmons has worked with the Academy Awards, Absolut Vodka and others as well as having been a talent scout and consultant for an LA agency. Robin Lee Simmons is now building up a roster of professional models and actors in the Charleston area.
Tout Models and Talent Agency: Model Director Michelle Wood: Having worked with The Ford Modeling Agency in New York and Paris Michelle Wood has been on the runway for many popular names. Armani, Chanel, Ralph Lauren and others, Wood has been involved in campaigns for Aveda, Target, Max Factor, and Pantene just to name a few. Wood has been in the bright lights of the runway and the intimate atmosphere of a photo shoot and has brought her knowledge to Tout Models and Talent Agency. Wood moved back to her native Charleston in 2009 where she is now working with models to show them how to be successful and be true to themselves.
Tout Models and Talent Agency: Conclusion: There is a new player in the Charleston area reaching out to find models and actors to work in the Carolinas and Georgia. With all the print, commercial work, movies and television shows coming to Atlanta and Charleston, Tout Models and Talent Agency looks to have the right people in the right place at the right time.