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Jen Namoff launches talent management and production company – deadline

Jen Namoff, whose 15-year career has included casting, artist representation, talent management and production in New York and Los Angeles, launches Namoff & Company, a bi-coastal talent management company and full-service production representative representing clients across television, film, music and theater with a client roster that includes Tituss Burgess, Tammy Blanchard, Katrina Lenk and others.

Joining Namoff in the new venture, which was announced today, are John Bautista as COO / Talent Manager and Doug Middlebrook as Creative Director / Producer.

In a statement outlining the mission statement for the new venture, the Top Three said, “We are inspired by artists who push the boundaries, guiding them to reach their creative potential in all fields. We are committed to telling stories that are relevant, inclusive and forward-thinking. “

Besides Burgess, Blanchard and Lenk, Namoff & Company’s current client list includes Gabrielle Carrubba, Julia Mattison, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Solea Pfeiffer, Ben Ahlers, Alison Luff, Lorna Courtney, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Caroline Bowman, Bobby Conte , Sarah Hunt, Maddie Baillio, Ava Yaghmaie, Hudson Oz, Peter Dager, Lisa Howard, Kelly McCreary, Jessica Phillips, Darius Fraser, Carl Lundstedt, David Patterson, Sasha Allen, Will Adams, Kuhoo Verma and Lea DiMarchi.

Namoff’s production credits include Broadway How to be successful in business without really trying (with at various times Daniel Radcliffe, Darren Criss and Nick Jonas) and Violin on the roof (with Danny Burstein), as well as other theater productions such as Carrie at Manhattan Class Company and In the woods at the Public Theater with Amy Adams and Jessie Mueller. Other credits include the webseries Submissions only, musical comedy The last five years (with Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan) and Lisa Howard’s debut album Songs of Innocence and of Experience. She was nominated for two Tony Awards and was a co-founder of Soffer / Namoff Entertainment.

Prior to joining the new Namoff & Company, Bautista worked in talent management at Soffer / Namoff Entertainment. He made his professional debut in the talent department of the New York office of Innovative Artists.

Middlebrook has spent the past seven years specializing in creative development and production management, and has worked on commercial Broadway productions, nationwide tours, concert tours, television, the record industry and music. film production. He worked with Jujamcyn Theaters for two years in the Creative Operations department under the direction of Jack Viertel, and before that he spent a year on international tour with Ariana Grande.