INSPIRE, EDUCATE &
ENRICH THE COMMUNITY
THROUGH ENTERTAINMENT ARTS
Inspire, Educate, and Enrich the lives of those who are underprivileged through entertainment arts by giving them opportunities to participate in the fields of Film, Music, Sports, and Fashion.
WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL
We attract top professionals who truly care about educating talents of all age groups on the professional side of the entertainment industry. Through free online and offline workshops, training materials, guest speakers and other special events, students receive motivation to pursue their passion for the arts. The endowment also provides resources to assist in the education and development of aspiring talent, including partial to full scholarships to the National Discovery Spotlight Full-day Workshops, Expo and Competition, which happens twice a year.
We provide workshops all over the country (Charleston, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Hilton Head, SC, Greenville, SC, Charlotte, NC, Atlanta GA, Washington DC, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Nashville, TN, Detroit, MI, Miami, FL, New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, PA, Cleveland, OH, Los Angeles, CA, Toronto, Canada). We also offer virtual workshop options to those that cannot make in-person workshops. Sign up now to start building your entertainment business resume, gain audition techniques & insight into the industry, access opportunities to work professionally in film & TV, learn modeling markets & requirements, network with agents, scouts & casting directors, and much more!
National Discovery Spotlight Workshops and Expo
Discovery Spotlight has a proven track record of connecting models and talents with the most influential agents, recruiters & casting directors in the entertainment industry. Apply to audition to win a scholarship!
Linda RutledgeLinda Rutledge oversees talent from babies to teens for print, commercial, TV & film on a national & international level at BMG Models. BMG is a full service model & talent agency, representing models & talent for over 20 years. BMG places talent in Asia, Milan, London & other major markets as it continues to nurture talent & promote to clientele worldwide.
Terri LandTerri Land has been an agent with Presence Models & Talent since its inception. She has worked as a model, actor, runway trainer & scout for over 30 years. As an agent & scout she has developed talent that has appeared in commercials, television, film & runway shows across the nation. Just a few of Presence Models & Talents clients include: Home Depot, Haverty’s, Rooms to Go, Coke, GA Lottery, Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead and The Avengers.
Jenni LuboJenni Lubo started working in the fashion industry as a domestic and international model over 20 years ago. After college, while still being employed as model, she used her knowledge to enter the business-side of the industry and started a boutique tradeshow modeling company in Las Vegas, NV. Over the past 30 years Click presently represents over 1,000 models with divisions focusing on Women, Men, Plus Size, Runway, Showroom, FIT, and Lifestyle. Click Atlanta has been opened for over 20 years.
Jeremy SicklesDaniel Hoff Agency is celebrating it's 25th year in business! Jeremy is an agent in the New York office and specializes in musical theatre. They have clients on Broadway, National Tours, and Regional Theatres around the country. Some recent bookings include Meangirls, Escape to Magaritaville, Book of Mormon, Beautiful, Cats, Aladdin, Phantom of the Opera, On Your Feet, Curvy Widow, The Color Purple, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, Love Never Dies, and The Bodyguard.
Allison MillarAllison Millar was discovered at the age of 15 at the Discovery Spotlight Model and Talent Expo. She was then signed with Next Model Management, Miami and Click Model Management, NY. She walked the runway for multiple designers in NY fashion week in her first season at age 17. She has been a finalist on Season 2 the hit show The Face with Naomi Campbell. She has since been working internationally in European Markets including Milan, Paris, London, and Spain.
Mathew PrescottMatthew Prescott has worked and performed with Donald Byrd's Spectrum Dance Theater, Alonzo King's LINES Ballet, Ballet NY, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Amanda Miller, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Alabama Ballet, Armitage Gone! Dance, BalletX and others. He is currently the Artistic Director for the Joffrey Ballet School’s Musical Theater Broadway summer intensive and is Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of The Institute for American Musical Theatre in NYC.
Freddie HendricksFreddie Hendricks, of Atlanta, GA has created over 20 critically acclaimed productions that promote self-empowerment for every generation as their underlying mission is to create art that inspires positive social change. Hendricks was the mentor and acting coach of Charity Jordan from the movie "Selma", Broadway’s “Fela!” stars, Saycon Sengbloh and Sahr Ngaujah.
Michael GoodMichael Good is an instructor and acting coach, whose career encompasses over 15 years of work for stage, screen and television. He is the founder of the Good Acting Studio and is a scout for Alpha Tyler Casting Atlanta. Alpha Tyler has worked on projects for Warner Bros, Paramount Studios, DreamWorks, Universal Studios, HBO and Comedy Central.
Mallory LevyDDO Artists Agency NY and LA
Mallory is the Director of the youth division at DDO Artists Agency in NY. With offices in Los Angeles and New York City, DDO provides performers representation across the country for Commercial, TV, Film, Voice-Over, Print, Theater, Hosting, and Sports & Specialty. The agency specializes in developing and maintaining careers for adults and children with open communication, direction for training, and providing every possible opportunity.
Lynsee GonzalesIMG Worldwide NY LA PARIS LONDON MILAN SYDNEY
Lynsee started her career as a model for such brands as Garnier, Nordstrom, Maybelline, and Nike. She is currently a scout for IMG Models. IMG Models boasts an impressive roster of top talent. A partial list includes fashion icons Kate Moss, Stephanie Seymour, Carolyn Murphy, Amber Valletta, Alek Wek, Gisele Bündchen, Noah Mills, Tyson Ballou, and Lauren Hutton; supermodels Karen Elson, Daria Werbowy, Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, and Lara Stone.
Mary TruntzKaren Greer Model and Talent Agency
Karen Greer Model & Talent Agency, LLC is a boutique full service SAG franchised agency located in Hollywood, Florida and New York City, specializing in Kids & Teens for print modeling, commercials, television and feature films. Their roster of talent includes some of the best models and actors in the South Florida market, who are regularly featured in leading or supporting roles in television series, commercials, feature films and major print campaigns.
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