DIRECTOR & AGENT
With a solid background in Talent Management, Sam co-founded Simon & How Agency in 2007. As well as overseeing and directing the growth of SHA, she represents an exclusive list of film, tv and stage actors.
Simon has over 20 years experience in running a successful agency. Simon co-founded Simon & How with the ethos of investing in people, which has meant that the agency growth has been rapid and completely organic.
With her keen interest in the performing arts from a young age, Jess has developed an eye for spotting exciting new talent and proudly represents a client list of emerging young actors and new faces.
DANCE & TALENT AGENT
Bex began her career as a professional dancer and went on to become Senior Talent Agent for a leading dance agency. Bex now heads up SHA’s Dance and Special Bookings departments.
Tom’s passion and knowledge for film and TV has led him to work with directors such as Michael Winterbottom, Chris Morris and Matthew Vaughan. He now looks after a diverse roster tailored to screen.
Jen joined SHA after a career in dance, assisting top choreographers Kendrick Sandy and Supple Nam. She has a wide range of knowledge in dance styles and hopes to keep bringing the urban styles into the limelight!
MT & TALENT AGENT
JBR began his performing career over thirty years ago. Since leaving acting he has worked in TV Production and West End Casting and now works with a strong list of actors who work across all areas of the industry. JBR has a particular focus on Musical Theatre.
Freya studied one of the top Drama and Theatre Arts courses in the UK, before quickly moving into work at The Observatory Studio, where she made contacts with some of the top commercial casting directors. She’s now leading the Commercials Department and is looking to expand her books.
Marcus trained as an actor and has over a decade of experience in the industry. As well as acting in plays and musicals, Marcus has a wealth of experience in directing and casting for theatre. He is now developing a diverse talent list with specific emphasis on Musical Theatre.
Emily started professional life as a Theatre Producer and has produced work at venues including the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Park Theatre, Trafalgar Studios, Theatre Royal Bath and the Arcola Theatre. She has also enjoyed freelancing for the BBC. Ultimately, her passion for championing acting talent saw her turn to artist management and for the last two years she has been thrilled to develop and nurture the careers of top, upcoming actors as an Agent.
Laura trained as an actress but her passion was always in discovering new talent. She began as a freelance Casting Director casting both theatre and the occasional pilot. Laura's passion and interest in the industry makes her the perfect person to support our busy agency and she looks forward to creating her own client list.
Hanna’s previous experience includes working at Model’s 1 and ITV’s This Morning as well as spending time working within the performing arts industries in both California and Tokyo. Her varied interest in all aspects of the entertainment industry makes her the perfect person to look after our younger models.
Kat is an Agent by day and a Creative Producer by night. After completing work experience at the Irish National Theatre, setting up her own Theatre Company and working on several creative projects, she has found her way into Talent Management and excited to further the careers of our young talent.
Ty has been within the Entertainment Industry since he was 6 months old landing an editorial in a Japanese Fashion Magazine. He gave that up as he prefers tennis balls to test shoots! Ty needed a new career move and has been in the security sector since the tender age of 2.
Foxton joined SHA at 5 months old and has been an integral part of the team ever since. He has a vital role to play in assisting Ty with security and makes a point of meeting and greeting all of our guests!