Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Talent INC Opens the Nations First U.S. Corporate Office in Charlotte, NC.

Scott Cooper, the owner of Talent INC has named 2 new corporate leaders. Joshua Meeks has been named President and David Barbour is now the National Director of Talent INC. The executive office located in Charlotte North Carolina reaches to many major and minor markets across the United States. 

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 

    The Talent INC Corporate office will organize a National talent showcase to be held in Orlando, Florida in the spring and summer of each year. Talent INC pre-screens up and coming talent from around the United States. They specialize in taking raw talent and developing this talent to the full potential of each individual performer. Talent INC also markets talent from small markets and introduces them to agencies and clients from markets such as New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Japan, Milan, Paris to name a few.

    The Talent INC experience leads to a highly revered National Showcase where each talent can perform for representatives from these top markets in showcases featuring TV Commercials, Film Scenes, Monologues, Runway, Photography, Swim Suit, Singing and Dancing. After performing for these National and International industry professionals, each performer is able to network and interview with them to receive feedback, and possibly contract offers.

    Being named President was a natural progression for Joshua Meeks. Mr. Meeks has been coordinating and planning the Talent INC showcases since 2005. He has introduced and negotiated contracts for models and actors in all major markets nationally and internationally. Mr. Meeks comes from a Corporate Retail and Fashion back ground in Management positions like American Eagle Outfitters. Joshua Meeks is committed to keeping the quality of development high as well as the best opportunities for Talent INC clients.

     Meeks says, "I am taking on this challenge with pleasure. This job is not work for me. To see our talent working for clients like Elle, Glamour, Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie and Fitch, GQ, Cosmopolitan, major motion pictures and in various TV series is a reward like no other."

    David Barbour joined the Talent INC. company as a Director in Columbus Ohio last November 2011. At the Talent Inc. showcase this past March, David coached one of his talent, Clarence Zanders, to earn the title, Best Overall Male Actor.

    Mr. Barbour grew up in Charlotte, NC and comes from a long line of entertainers. His professional career got started at Carowinds Theme Park where he was singing and dancing in the stage productions for three seasons. David then moved to Nashville, TN. He worked a season in Opryland's outdoor show "Way out West". He then headed to Branson, MO to work in Louise Mandrell's first Christmas show "The Spirit of Christmas" at the Grand Palace Theater. Mr. Barbour also worked as a backup singer for many country stars. Throughout the past 25 years David has performed in many theater productions such as "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown", "Our Town", "Some Enchanted Evening", "Sarah Plan and Tall", "Peter Pan", "Big River", "Dames at Sea" and "The Music Man." David Barbour also had the opportunity to travel the world as a Singer, Dancer, Actor, Vocal Captain and Company Manager for entertainment companies including; Holland America, Norwegian, American Hawaii and Cunard Cruise Lines.

    National Director, David Barbour says "Talent INC is designed to help kids and adults that want to be educated and introduced into the performing arts legitimately. We believe that the arts should be accessible to any person that has the talent and desire. We offer programs that start as low as $150.00 so that our development can fit into any family’s budget."

 Scott Cooper

   Talent INC. Owner, Scott Cooper says, "I have surrounded myself with visionaries in the entertainment industry. The newest additions Joshua and David are no exception. I trust them implicitly to follow out my mission and to help young talent develop in a safe and truthful environment."


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